Lead Application Infrastructure Architect

Remote Friendly DevOps & Sysadmin Asia Full-time

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) aims to transform the delivery of Government digital services by taking an "outside-in" view, putting citizens and businesses at the heart of everything we do. We also develop the Smart Nation infrastructure and applications, and facilitate collaboration with citizens and businesses to co-develop technologies.
Join us as we support Singapore’s vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering.

We are seeking a Principal Infrastructure Architect with deep technical expertise across one or more infrastructure domains, good depth of knowledge of best practices (e.g. infrastructure automation) and technologies, and with experience in deploying cloud infrastructure for applications. This senior role calls for passionate individuals who loves solutioning and relishes the opportunity to create innovative application infrastructure answers to solve real-world problems, resulting in a more secure, robust, resilient, and high-performance IT infrastructure architecture and operations. The role will also lead the rest of government agencies’ infra teams in the adoption of cloud infrastructure for existing and new applications.

What you will be working on:

  • Provide subject matter expertise around the area of application infrastructure and cloud computing. Domains include server, storage, network, security, and operations/governance.
  • Provide leadership to other Infrastructure Architects, Engineers and Managers in GovTech managed agencies to support the design of application infrastructure architecture and integration patterns, resource planning, system and application performance management practices and overall infrastructure operating environment for one or more private or public cloud computing platform.
  • Exhibit deep understanding in the technology domains of cloud technology and collaborate closely with other architects (information/data, application, solution, and enterprise) to jointly develop blueprints, reference architectures, tools and overall solutions for all government agencies.
  • Be conversant with Application Infrastructure/Technical Architecture and Infrastructure Governance Processes in ensuring smooth and sustainable IT Operations and management (including both security and resiliency) across the whole-of-government.

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electronics Engineering or InformationTechnology or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years of proven track record of having application infrastructure architecture capabilities in the domain of on-premise and cloud computing (either private cloud utilizing virtualization technology or commercial cloud technologies).
  • Advanced Certification in one or more Cloud Technology platform (either in Architecture, Network/Security and/or DevOps), will be preferred.
  • Demonstrate both deep and broad level of technical expertise in one or more areas of Infrastructure Architecture and Operation Management concepts, Infrastructure Network and Security, Cloud Computing and DevOps Engineering concepts.
  • Must be passionate, proactive and willing to act as a guide or mentor to larger community.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skill, with the ability to present ideas and influence stakeholders at senior levels.
  • Passion and belief in GovTech core values – Agile, Bold and Collaborative.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company as we believe that diversity is meaningful to innovation. Our employee benefits are based on a total rewards approach, offering a holistic and market-competitive suite of perks. This includes generous leave benefits to meet your work-life needs. We trust that you will get the job done wherever you are, and whatever works best for you – so work from home or take a break to exercise if you need to*. We also believe it’s important for you to keep honing your craft in the constantly-evolving tech landscape, so we provide and support a plethora of in-house and external learning and development opportunities all year round.

*Subject to the nature of your job role that might require you to be onsite during fixed hours

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