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Lead IT Architect, Journey-to-Cloud

Date: 14-Sep-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

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About NCS

NCS is a leading technology services firm with presence in Asia Pacific and partners with governments and enterprises to advance communities through technology. Combining the experience and expertise of its 10,000-strong team across 61 specialisations, NCS provides differentiated and end-to-end technology services to clients with its NEXT capabilities of digital, cloud, platforms as well as core offerings in application, infrastructure, engineering and cyber security. NCS also believes in building a strong partner eco-system with leading technology players, research institutions and start-ups to support open innovation and co-creation. For more information, visit ncs.co.

 

 Job Summary

The Lead Cloud Architect is responsible for creating the most appropriate cloud architecture for a software development project, and maintaining control over the cloud architecture throughout the entire project lifecycle. Define design and programming guidelines, and establish the design of the cloud system, taking into considerations integration of various components, identification and mitigation of known technical risk, architectural principles, infrastructure solutions, technology standards and best practices.

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the deep Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the development of cloud infrastructure solutions which includes multi/hybrid cloud design and implementation
  • Constantly explore new solutions and technologies, integrate learning and recommendations into the development process
  • Demonstrate good expertise in all major Cloud Service Providers’ products and solutions
  • Specialize in the best practice design, operations, and support of private/public/hybrid cloud infrastructure including Network, Storage, Compute and Security
  • Ensure proposed design gels and aligns to Application, Enterprise, Security architecture
  • Create architecture artefacts and documentation to effectively explain architecture design concepts and solutions to various level of stakeholders
  • Recommend new services to complement and enhance infrastructure elements to stream-line and support applications development and deployment
  • Apply knowledge of Agile software development and DevOps to infrastructure as code development and deployment
  • Lead continuous enhancement and exploratory work to design, develop, test and deploy new Cloud Infrastructure technologies using agile methods
  • Identify potential and emerging technologies relevant to innovation
  • Project management of cloud infrastructure setup and implementation

 

Teamwork

  • Adopt Cloud standards and methodology in implementation.
  • Share knowledge within or other NCS teams
  • Participate in peer reviews to improve project quality

 

 

The Ideal Candidate Should Have:

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineer, Information Technology or related discipline
  • Has minimally 8 years’ experience in designing/implementation/consulting of large-scale private/public/hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions
  • The candidate should have attained professional certifications in the following areas with at least 8 years of implementation experience in:
  • AWS/Azure
  • Possess hands-on experience and good technical skills with proven track records in IT infrastructure and/or emerging IT technologies engineering in the following area:
  • Platform, storage, database and virtualization
  • Cloud infrastructure (IaaS/PaaS)
  • Container technologies like Dockers, Kubernetes and AWS ECS
  • Knowledge of with DevOps techniques and Agile practices is an added advantage
  • Proficient in multi-tiered architecture, design and implementation
  • Experience with Web and server technologies including Virtualization, Web services, EAI, with knowledge of J2EE and SOA concept
  • Knowledge of client/server and distributed computing knowledge with messaging, SOAP, .NET and AD
  • Strong working knowledge and ability to apply architecture concepts, frameworks and methodologies to projects
  • Experienced in business and technical analysis, architecture design, project management.
  • Ability to communicate IT architecture methods, concepts, standards and policies
  • PMP, ITIL and TOGAF certification is an added advantage
  • Good written and verbal communication and presentation skills, able to interact professionally with all levels of the organization

 

Apply today to be part of the team to Make ExtraOrdinary Happen!

 

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