VP, Lead Infrastructure Architect, Technology Group

GIC Private Limited
Singapore, Singapore
11 Mar 2023
10 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
GIC is one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world's industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore's financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.

Technology Group
We experiment, design, and lead a 24×7 global business where we support core capabilities in asset management, trading, investment operations, and risk management. We deliver secure, reliable, and integrated solutions, and provide insights on new, and emerging technologies.

Architecture & Infrastructure Team
You will help to build and sustain strong technology foundations forming the bedrock of GIC's digital solutions.

What impact can you make in this role?
You'll be empowered to be at the top of your game by providing strategic partnership, and innovative technology solutions that supports GIC's vision of being a tech-driven, global, long-term investment firm.

What will you do as an VP, Lead Infrastructure Architect, Technology Group?
  • Develop and maintain enterprise infrastructure architecture
  • Design and implement secure, highly available, and scalable infrastructure solutions
  • Develop a 3-5-year target infrastructure architecture
  • Create an implementation roadmap prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and technical feasibility
  • Establish and enforce infrastructure architecture standards
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement infrastructure solutions
  • Define and implement infrastructure automation strategies to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and increase agility
  • Design and implement scalable, reliable, and agile cloud platforms
  • Advise project teams on selecting appropriate cloud platforms and services and assist with migration
  • Continuously monitor and optimize cloud infrastructure, stay up to date with emerging cloud technologies, and provide technical guidance and mentoring
  • Collaborate with CBO to define infrastructure strategy and ensure alignment with organizational goals
  • Establish KPIs for infrastructure and develop systematic approach to measure and monitor progress
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies, prioritize initiatives, and work with cross-functional teams to design and implement scalable infrastructure solutions
What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or related field, with relevant certifications such as TOGAF, AWS Certified Solutions Architect Expert, or Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert.
  • 8+ years' experience in infrastructure architecture with focus on hybrid cloud.
  • Proficiency in cloud architecture design and implementation on AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • In-depth knowledge of compute, storage, networking, cloud, and end-user computing technology domains.
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools and scripting languages, large-scale cloud migration projects, and implementing FinOps programs.

Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.

GIC is a Great Place to Work
At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility. As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the 'office as a hub' for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.

GIC is an equal opportunity employer
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.

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