Senior DevOps Engineer (Digital Platform)

Date: 24 Sep 2023

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

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The Senior DevOps Engineer shall support the implementation of digitalization strategy for Group Technology and Networks which aims to loosen the IT architecture, increase organizational agility and enable an API driven digital ecosystem.


The Engineer’s main responsibility is to design, implement and maintain the hybrid cloud container platform that is based on Kubernetes (K8S) which is used to support various digitalization initiatives such as Network as a Service (NaaS), Network Service Bus (NSB) and Service Orchestrator (SO).


The responsibility also includes design, develop and maintain the Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) software development pipelines required by the various teams and projects which include backend Java based application, frontend Node.JS based application, automation ansible based application, analytics Python-based application.


The Engineer shall ensure that the automation toolsets supporting software feature delivery, as used by developers, is efficient, repeatable, secure and reliable. The Engineer shall also ensure that the digital platforms are supported with proactive monitoring, and the infrastructure/container stack is kept in-step with evolving technology.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Design, build and maintain the software development pipeline automation with its related tool sets (e.g., JIRA, GIT/BitBucket, Jenkins, Nexus, etc.) to enable Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD).
  • Design and implement the infrastructure and operating environment for container based microservices that meet the agreed high availability, performance and security requirements.
  • Design and develop the test automation to validate the builds in the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Work closely with development teams or other internal teams to ensure that solutions are designed with customer user experience, scale/performance, security and operability in mind.
  • Support and ensure that the software releases are align with the organization’s internal software release and deployment process.
  • Facilitate and support the troubleshooting or root cause analysis of platform issues or incidents with other internal teams.
  • Proactively monitor and identify opportunities for automation, process improvement and architecture simplification for the platforms
  • Participate in project planning and management activities.
  • Research and develop prototype using the latest, most relevant technologies and trend for continuous improvement of the platform


The ideal candidate should possess:


  • Bachelor's Degree in IT/Computer Science/Computer Engineering or relevant discipline
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of working experience in DevOps automation, containerization and orchestration.
  • Good to have Programming knowledge in Java
  • Strong knowledge and experience in software development automation tools (e.g., Ansible, Terraform, Nexus, Jenkins, SoapUI, SonarQube)
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g., Python, Bash, JavaScript, Ruby)
  • Strong understanding and experience in virtualization and networking in a container environment, such as OpenShift/Kubernetes
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing/container deployment and management such as AWS/Azure/OpenStack etc
  • Breadth of knowledge – OS, system administration, networking, infrastructure, storage, distributed computing, cloud computing
  • Strong understanding and practice Agile projects (such as SCRUM/KANBAN) and the usage of related tools such as JIRA.
  • Good teamwork management
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skill, working independently is essential
  • Excellent problem-solving skills


We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated