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Web/ Mobile Solutions Lead - Group IT in Singapore at Great Eastern

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 001013


Job Purpose

You will define and drive Web and Mobile architecture, strategy, projects and initiatives. You will understand business needs and technology solutions, assess if appropriate solutions must be engineered and, if so, engage the appropriate teams to lead the deliverables.



The Job

  • Act as a web/mobile platform architect and subject matter expert during project establishment and work as a project team through successful project implementation.
  • Technical lead to drive, design and implement projects around web/mobile applications, channels mobility solutions, web/mobile security.
  • Promote the appropriate architecture, design principles and patterns to be leveraged for web/mobile technology enabled solutions
  • Collaborate on the architecture and be responsible for the development and implementation of cross-functional, multi-platform applications systems
  • Participate in “first contact” efforts with 3rd parties or internal project team that require design and solutioning for web/mobile channels related projects.
  • 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.
  • Analyze 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.
  • Define Web/Mobile architecture strategy, working with Enterprise-level architects. 
  • Document and implement application architecture and define application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools
  • 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 IT operations system support roles
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in project implementation involving a mix of web/mobile technologies / solutions.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in software development using one or more programming languages (e.g. Java, Javascript, HTML5, CSS, Shell scripting, C#, etc )
  • Experience with iOS mobile apps management/ development, Apple HIG, ApplePay and other  related services in the apple ecosystem is required
  • Hands-on experience developing solutions using one of more mobile/web application framework and tools E.g. Cordova, Adobe AEM, Chorme DevTools, Bootstrap (or similar), AngularJS, Weblogic/Websphere (or similar web application server), CDN solutions, etc
  • Strong understanding of web/mobile concepts E.g. MVC, MVVM, Responsive web design, SPA design, etc
  • Strong understanding of web/mobile security E.g. web vulnerability, native apps security, authentication mechanism, session management, application-level encryption, PKI, application signing, etc
  • Hands-on experience in one of more programming languages E.g. Java, Javascript, HTML5, CSS,Shell, C, C#, etc
  • Familiar with SOA, API integration, service design and development with hands-on experience using REST, SOAP, webservices and/or other web protocols for application integration
  • Application performance monitoring and tuning experience is desired
  • 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 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
  • Independent team member being able to make judgements calls in an fast changing environment with limited or ambiguous information