Digital Platform Architect

Job Title: Digital Platform Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD Attractive
Contact Name: Mark Ellwood
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Job Published: April 01, 2021 14:44

Job Description

About our client

Our client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. They combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across a multitude of industries, providing solutions to clients in more than 100 countries. This organization brings continuous innovation to help their clients improve their performance and create lasting value.


About the role

In this client-facing role, you will be responsible for designing, architecting and delivering transformational type of work on a large scale for complex accounts operating in a multi-geography delivery model.

It is expected the Digital Platform Architect possess a strong delivery and consulting background combined with proven technical acumen in cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things, mobile applications and enterprise cloud platforms e.g. Salesforce, Workday.


Your responsibilities

  • Understand the product backlog to drive out the full set of application requirements, considering scalability, agility, security, integration complexity and quality assurance.

  • Define the applications required to operationalize the business imperatives.

  • Define how the components of all the applications relate to each other, and how the system landscape (new or existing) will support the capability or business area.

  • Work with other architects to ensure the application components align with the application architecture and meet application performance goals.

  • Based on the integration requirements and client's overall technical architecture guiding principles, perform a software framework selection for the integration architecture components with the assistance of the enterprise architect.

  • Assess the impact of the integration requirements to the technical architecture and specify the integration service requirements.

  • Obtain stakeholder buy-in for architecture design and its impact on system landscape, security, and business needs e.g. client enterprise architect, product management.

  • Work with the application designer to create a high-level design of an end-to-end integration solution.

  • Increase the level of buyer confidence by providing key inputs to a compelling value proposition using technology and integration expertise.

  • Validate that the application requirements meet overall business process needs, are within the project scope, and are internally consistent.

  • Validate that the integration solution and integration architecture designs utilize the integration architecture components appropriately.

  • Participate in pre-sales activities such as solutioning, prototyping and estimation of in-scope items, working with domain specialists and sales team in opportunity pursuits.


You will have

  • 10+ years design/implementation/consulting experience in software application and/or enterprise cloud platforms.

  • 10+ years of experience in adopting integrations patterns and scaling architecture. Familiarity with micro-services is a plus.

  •  8+ years of experience in application architecture/infrastructure design and implementation, software engineering and DevOps.

  • 5+ years experience around cloud (AWS/GCP/Azure) application development and migration. Accompanying cloud certifications are preferred as proof of proficiency.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.

  • Experience working within software development or Internet-related industries.

  • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud.

  • Experience designing and developing system and process based solutions.

  • Able to set the standards and guidelines for software developers and client IT to follow.

  • Mentor and lead the team on the technical direction for implementation and support.

  • Experienced with Agile Scrum methodologies.

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment.

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have willingness and ability to travel approximately 50% of the time to meet client needs.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (12 years) work experience.