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Cloud Solutions Lead - Group IT in Singapore at Great Eastern

Date Posted: 1/1/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 001022


Job Purpose


You will define and drive cloud strategy and lead adoption to cloud platforms. You will understand emerging business needs and cloud technology solutions, assess if there is new cloud adoption or cloud infrastructure that must be engineered and, if so, engage the appropriate teams to lead the deliverables.


The Job

  • Act as cloud platform architect to develop an enterprise cloud strategy to champion cloud adoption initiatives
  • Act as a subject matter expert and work as a project team through successful project implementation, provide guidance on the full life cycle of cloud based solutions including tools, technologies, and best practices for development, deployment, and maintenance of cloud hosted services
  • Technical lead to drive, design and implement projects around cloud strategy, adoption roadmap, cloud application design and migration, best practices
  • Promote the appropriate architecture, design principles and patterns to be leveraged for hybrid cloud solution and related integration technology/solutions
  • Maintain cloud infrastructure roadmaps and decision matrices that outline when and where to use various technology solutions and/or components
  • Collaborate with other technology teams and to define framework for on-boarding workload on public cloud and be responsible for usage of cloud to implement cross-functional, multi-platform applications systems
  • Participate in “first contact” efforts with 3rd parties or internal project teams that require cloud related platform and components
  • Help stakeholders identify, assess and solve complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Analyse business requirements and develop functional and non-functional system requirements
  • Provide consultation and issue resolution services to IT colleagues for one or more technology architectures, consulting with other architecture leaders as required.
  • Understand details of underlying/on-premise systems and liaise with on-back-end teams for cloud design and integration
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders to perform comparative analysis, proof of concepts and other studies to assess viability of new products/solutions
  • Interface with senior stakeholders including other architects to drive architectural directions and product/system roadmaps
  • Design and develop strategic and tactical solutions which optimise trade-offs across design, quality, cost, time-to-market and/or other business or technical constraints
  • Communicate and influence key elements of one or more technology architectures to technical and business stakeholders
  • Follow closely digital and mobility landscape and identify technology trends and potential vendors/products to ingest into solutions
  • Identify opportunities to leverage technology synergies to save costs and improve efficiencies
  • Initiate innovative application of technology to capture new business value

Job Requirements

Our Requirements

  • Strong technical and business acumen with the ability to lead a small technical team
  • Working knowledge and experience implementing distributed solutions in a secured multi-tier heterogeneous environment is mandatory
  • Minimum of 10 years of technical experience in both IT software development projects and operational IT operations system support roles
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with hands-on experience on multiple domains of Cloud based technologies (E.g. PaaS, IaaS, Cloud Infrastructure, Cloud based development, Docker, Kubernetes, Pivotal Cloud Foundry)
  • In-depth knowledge/experience with external hosting providers and their capabilities (Amazon, Google or other external hosting products and services)
  • Strong in platform integration/architecture technical skills such as SOA, API-centric, microservices, containerisation, serverless, managed file transfer, messaging protocols, etc
  • Worked with Agile and waterfall delivery methodologies
  • Understanding of TOGAF or other formal architecture frameworks is desired
  • Working knowledge of application design frameworks, UML or equivalent design artifacts is desired
  • Understanding of cloud application design principles such as 12 factor apps
  • Worked in a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) environment with strong appreciation of change/version control process and methodologies
  • Worked with Automation tools (E.g. Selenium, SOAPUI, Bamboo, Jenkins, Ansible, Marvin, Github, Bitbucket, etc)
  • Working experience in a financial services industry and/or operating under strict regulatory constraints is an advantage
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies/platforms in Mobility, Analytics, Cloud and Social with a strong self-initiative to keep up with Digital trends
  • Problem solver with ability to see things in multiple angles, constantly challenge the norm and constantly looking for better solutions to problems
  • Strong presenter being able to articulate differentiated value to a wide range of audiences
  • Independent team member being able to make judgements calls in an fast changing environment with limited or ambiguous information


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