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Lead IT Architect, Next Architecture (Cloud)

Date: 12-Jun-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

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.

 

Main Job Responsibilities:
1. Project Delivery

  • Provide technical leadership in complex project(s) independently.
  • Define system-level application architecture that includes high-level design, architectural policies and principles, design and programming guidelines, implementation risks and mitigation measures, software development and integration strategies, software configuration controls, etc.
  • Maintain control over the architecture throughout the entire software development lifecycle by continuously making critical adjustments to the architecture to ensure desired results are achieved.
  • Involve in requirement analysis phase to ensure the implementation feasibility of functional specifications. Highlight requirement gaps, disproportional construction efforts, technical challenges and any other issues to business analyst teams.
  • Develop the Technical Design Specification (TDS) independently.
  • Provide technical leadership in the project through established design and development methodologies, to ensure system meets functional and system requirements.
  • Engage customers to explain the rationale of architecture’s selection, or other technical issues.
  • Ensure best practices, frameworks and re-useable components are employed in the project.
  • Trouble-shoot technical problems faced by the project team.

 

2. Organisation Development

  • Coach, train and mentor Associate Architects and Architects.
  • Share technology knowledge with the rest of organisation through Community of Practice (CoPs) or other in-house forums.
  • Package and conduct in-depth technical courses.
  •  Contribute to knowledge repository on experience learnt through project implementation.

 

3. Business Development

  • Be involved in pre-sales solution activities to review technical solution and estimated effort prepared by proposal team.
  • Help NCS to win mindshare to be speaker or panellist in IT-related trade show or seminar.

 

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Typically 15 years’ experience in technical role with responsibilities that apply in-depth knowledge of architectural principles and design.
  • Experience in developing and deploying complex scalable production applications on Cloud/PaaS platforms and Containers.
  • Working knowledge of DevOps software development tools and methodologies.
  • Broad and deep knowledge in current IT technologies.
  • Proficiency in Java-related technology specification and standards.
  • Certification in appropriate technologies is an advantage.
  • Self-motivated with a positive “can-do” attitude, creative with excellent presentation, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills including strong persuasive techniques.
  • Ability to lead, develop and maintain respectful and trusting relationship.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Information Technology related field, or IT equivalent.
  • Able to travel as required

 

Apply today to and be part of the team to Make Extraordinary Happen!