Principal IT Architect, Appl Architect

Principal IT Architect, Appl Architect

15-18 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :

The Principal Solution Lead analyses, designs and develops roadmaps and implementation plans based on a current versus future state solution architecture. The candidate assesses near-term needs to establish business priorities. Taking inputs from the SME's and Technical/solution architects, the solution lead analyses the solutions architectural requirements, and ensures alignment of solution requirements with the IT strategy. To be successful, the candidate must retain crystal-clear clarity on the weaknesses and opportunities, while remaining vigilant against competitive and environmental threats.
The Principal Solution Lead works in dynamic and evolving business environments, in support of large and complex deals. The candidate is expected to keep abreast with the breadth of industry architectural methodologies and frameworks, architecture modelling tools, as well as product development methodologies. This allows the person to be able to source the right technology and solution to match the requirements and needs of the clients.
The Principal Solution Lead collaborates with other technology teams in onshore and offshore locations across all aspects of technology relevant to the opportunity. The resulting solution design is expected to be just right while garnering the acceptance from internal approving authorities. Upon contract award, the candidate will ensure an orderly transition of the technical solution to the delivery team for implementation.
The Principal Solution Lead will be the leader in cross-technology issues and risk mitigation, even when presenting fresh ideas and different perspectives to client executives. As such, the candidate is expected to possess strong leadership and communication abilities, maintains a creative and innovative streak, and can influence key stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities
  • Render presales technical support to client service teams
  • Analyse tender / client specifications or requirements and manage the plan for multiple solution workstreams
  • Drive and maintain conceptual integrity of the solution design that addresses client's business objectives and needs in order to create differentiated value propositions
  • Coordinate and prepare solution deliverables (e.g., cost estimates, risk assessments and proposal) that are subject to internal solution governance and review processes
  • Ensure the architecture and design is agreed with both internal stakeholders and external clients, while collaborating deeply with the practices to develop solutions that are on the mark and viable.
  • Maintain a clear, independent and objective point of view in order to exercise thought leadership and advise senior leaders on technical value and solution guidance for client, organization and community
  • Ensure all the appropriate standards and quality expectation are adhered to
  • Develop and refine solution patterns for common and recurring problems
  • Be the expert resource to support interventions on projects where solution quality or progress has become an issue.

The ideal candidate should possess:
The Application / Cloud Specialist ought to have / be:
  • University Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 15 years of experience in ICT infrastructure architecture either as Solution Architect / Delivery Lead in a System Integration environment and/or management of large-scale projects across different technology stacks
  • Experience in Digital capabilities, Data Architecture and Cloud-based Architecture
  • Experienced in delivering highly integrated and multi-platform solutions
  • Experience with the full software development life-cycle using traditional and agile methodologies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - ability to explain technology from a customer perspective
  • Highly analytical and able to manage complex solutions
  • Naturally inquisitive - asks questions to ensure understanding
  • Ability to influence and negotiate
  • Confident decision maker
  • Strong presentation Skills
  • Highly resilient and team player - demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders to deliver a common goal

Technical Plus
  • Working knowledge of DevSecOps, CI/CD and automation technologies
  • Certifications in ITIL, TOGAF and Cloud (e.g., AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner) would be advantageous
  • Experience in enterprise architecture, Service Oriented Architecture, microservices, containerization, API and modern integration methodologies (e.g. Kafka)

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About SingTel

Singapore Telecommunications Limited, commonly known as Singtel and stylised as SingTel, is a Singaporean telecommunications conglomerate and one of the four major telcos operating in the country. The company is the largest mobile network operator in Singapore with 4.1 million subscribers and through subsidiaries, has a combined mobile subscriber base of 640 million customers at the end of financial year 2017.The company was known as Telecommunications Equipment until 1995. Singtel provides ISP, IPTV (Singtel TV) and mobile phone networks and fixed line telephony services.

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