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DevOps Lead (Group IT) in Singapore at Great Eastern

Date Posted: 2/2/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 001025


Job Purpose

You are responsible for delivering the strategy and implementation of DevOps by establishing a core team to lead the adoption of the DevOps methodology across the organisation. You will be working closely with business teams, application teams, infrastructure teams, test teams and other architect / security teams to implement on-premises, cloud and hybrid technology stacks to drive maturity of DevOps culture in Great Eastern Life.

The Job

• Establish a culture of high performance, transparency and continuous improvement as it relates to the effective flow of processes / interactions across business requirements, development, testing and deployment pipelines.
• Establish and lead a team to establish and mature DevOps best practices for cloud based and on-premises applications.
• Define a DevOps strategy and methodology that provides for multiple speed and delivery models across teams, vendors, and products that supports rapid delivery and quality benchmarks.
• Define an approach and framework to measure DevOps maturity improvements resulting from changes to skills, practice and technology
• Coordinate across the business and IT organization to scale adoption of Agile, DevOps, continuous testing and service management practices through effective communication and collaboration with cross functional teams
• Work with OCM and HR to drive the professional development of new/existing resources and skills that support DevOps practices and enable the organization to achieve measured DevOps outcomes.
• Evaluate and implement tool chains that support the DevOps practices, optimize automation to reduce excess efforts by projects and teams.
• Identify opportunities for automation and optimization and lead the incremental adoption into the delivery to improve productivity, quality, and innovation.


Job Requirements


Our Requirements

• Strong desire for process optimisation and gaining efficiency through automation
• Minimum 10 years of IT experience and 5 years leading teams undergoing DevOps related transformation
• Ability to work at several levels of an organization to define and implement a transformation strategy with specific measured outcome goals.
• Familiar with both waterfall and Agile/DevOps practices and processes
• Experience in relevant IT process optimization activities is required
• Project experience in one or more DevOps roles as a DevOps lead, configuration management lead  or release manager is desired
• Familiar with the use of basic project management tools for planning and tracking
• Prior experience in software development using one or more programming/scripting languages is desired  (e.g. Shell scripting, Java, etc)
• Worked with DevOps tool chains (E.g. Jira, Confluence, Kunernetes, Selenium, SOAPUI, Bamboo, Jenkins, Ansible, Marvin, Github, Bitbucket, SV, etc.)
• Worked in a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery environment with strong appreciation of change/version control process and methodologies
• Experience with on-premises, legacy, hybrid and cloud native applications and delivery models
• Experience working in a secured multi-tier heterogeneous environment is mandatory
• Experienced at driving institutional change in culture, skills, practices/processes and technology while maintaining day to day productivity goals
• Knowledge of emerging technologies/platforms in Mobility, Analytics, Cloud and Social with a strong self-initiative to keep up with Digital trends
• Working experience in a financial services industry and/or operating under strict regulatory constraints is an advantage
• 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

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