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Portfolio Lead, Shared Architecture (Group IT) in Singapore at Great Eastern

Date Posted: 12/25/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 000988


Job Purpose

To lead as an IT program manager with a strong technical background to drive, manage and deliver Group IT projects and initiatives.

You will manage multiple project teams in areas of SOA (Service Orientated Architecture) Integration, cloud application management, IAM (Identity and Access Management), Micro services.

You will manage a team of solution leads to provide technical design expertise in areas of Web / Mobile channels, SOA integration services and cloud application design.

The Job

• Focus on a bird’s eye view of everything within this portfolio.
• Lead and manage multiple IT teams / projects as part of an integrated program / portfolio management.
• Lead teams to facilitate techno-functional design & implementation.
• Engage multiple stakeholders to align projects delivery to strategic business objectives.
• Engage multiple stakeholders for demand planning and project prioritisation.
• Manage cross-projects / cross-team / cross-portfolio activities, dependencies and trade-offs.
• Plan, mobilize and manage resources optimally to execute against plan(s).
• Ensure alignment of application roadmap with overall IT architecture and strategy.
• Establish and governance best practices in the respective teams and domains.
• Align projects deliveries and IT solutions with IT Enterprise Architecture, i.e. ensure synergies in IT projects and systems delivered.
• Ensure compliance to both Group IT and Corporate principles and policies.
• Drive change and adoption for continuous improvement to optimise delivery processes.
• Train, coach and mentor Project Managers and/or Team Leads.


Job Requirements


Our Requirements

• Relevant degree level qualification or equivalent.
• Minimum of 15 years of technical experience in both IT software development projects and operational IT operations system support roles.
• Minimum 5 years working experience managing a complex project involving multiple teams.
• Strong technical and business acumen with the ability to lead teams with multiple discipline representation.
• Able to lead and manage technical teams in areas of SOA Integration, cloud application management, IAM (Identity and Access Management), Micro services, Web/Mobile Channel applications, API gateways, DevOps, etc.
• Worked in a large-scale enterprise environment involving hybrid architectures with complex and heterogeneous systems integration.
• Worked with Agile and waterfall delivery methodologies.
• Worked with project management and collaboration tools (E.g. Microsoft Project, Confluence, Jira Software, Kanban Boards, etc.).
• Understanding of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) or other formal architecture frameworks is desired.
• Working knowledge of application design frameworks, UML or equivalent design artifacts is required.
• Worked in a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery 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 from Senior Management to technical teams.
• Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Independent team member being able to make judgements calls in a fast changing environment with limited or ambiguous information.

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