URGENTLY lookinf a Senior Infrastructure Network Architect

Salary 96000 - 10500 SGD
Number of positions to fill : 1
Reference number : 8707

Employment terms
Length of employment
Employment date
Years exp required
5 - 7 years
• Design planning and technical specification skills, incorporating advanced problem solving and analysis of network, security infrastructure and communications technology systems • Industry certification, e.g. CCNP, CCIE, CISM, TOGAF qualifications are highly desirable • Expert knowledge of LAN, WAN and Data Centre network architectures, enterprise design and industry standards relevant to data communications / networking and computing. • Expert knowledge of command structures and system component relationships for latest generation Network and Security infrastructure • Good understanding of the business for which the Infrastructure Architecture is developed • Ability to direct project design and planning activities associated with complex or large sized network infrastructure development projects. • Experience in dealing with vendors on technology and services • Good knowledge of IT governance and operations • Understanding of financial modelling related hardware, software and services • Understanding of project and program management planning and methodologies • Broad Technical knowledge of all Infrastructure Technologies: Servers (RISC, x86, Mainframe, etc.), Operating Systems, Storage and Backup, Networking – Voice, Video and Data, Security – Firewalls, Intrusion and Data Loss Prevention, End User Technology • Big picture thinking - the ability to see how parts interact with the whole • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand • Demonstrable experience in presenting to senior business management teams i.e. ELT or Board level • Innovative thinking capability, with a passion for thinking out of the box and introduction of new technologies


  • The Senior Infrastructure Network Architect is responsible for the overall coordination of the design of the Infrastructure Network Solutions. Applying an integrated approach to design by working together with the Infrastructure Designers within a formal method and framework, the Senior Infrastructure Network Architect ensures consistent and compatible solutions are produced. The solutions developed should be in line with the Infrastructure Enterprise Architecture to meet the Group Infrastructure Operations (GIO) strategic objectives.

  • Producing an integrated solution covering all areas and in line with the GIO strategy

  • Signoff and acceptance by all relevant stakeholders

  • Gathering the Infrastructure requirements fo r all projects with infrastructure deliverables

  • Working closely with the Infrastructure Project Team (IPO) on project engagements

  • Working with Infrastructure Designers to provide a consensus based enterprise outcome that is scalable, adaptable and in line with ever changing business needs

  • Producing a network diagram that identifies all network components of the solution

  • Document and communicate enterprise Network and Communications strategies and standards

  • Ensure solution compliance and integration with enterprise architecture and Infosec policy for Network and Security systems by reviewing and advising on new and existing Information Technology projects

  • Providing advice and guidance to management during planning phases to ensure that non-functional requirements are included in the overall specifications

  • Providing advice and guidance to all areas of IT and Business Management, analysts, planners, designers and developers on all aspects of network Infrastructure

  • Playing a major role in the selection of any new IT, infrastructure or technology solution

  • Maintaining a knowledge base to ensure network intellectual property is retained

  • Collaborate with a global workforce of technology professionals to maximise capacity and integrated communications capability

  • The role of the Senior Infrastructure Network Architect is instrumental in implementing the Infrastructure Strategy. Based on the non-functional requirements, the Senior Infrastructure Network Architect creates solutions in line with the overall Network and Infrastructure Strategy and Infrastructure Platforms Roadmap.

  • By working closely with the Infrastructure Design team, the Senior Infrastructure Network Architect ensures that the Infrastructure solutions make the best use of the technology platforms to meet the business requirements. In addition to the non-functional requirements, the solutions are delivered at optimal cost using the appropriate technology platforms.

  • The Senior Infrastructure Network Architect is the technical contact for the project engagement. As such the Senior Infrastructure Network Architect will work closely with the project to:

  • Identify, gather and document the requirements

  • Ensure that the requirements have been signed off by the project

  • Create and document the solution using the existing Infrastructure Standard Platforms and Design Patterns

  • Produce a cost estimate for the Hardware, Software, ITO Labour and Facilities cost

  • Ensure that the solution documented covers the Operational Support components for all network components

  • Explain the solution and the technology cost to the requestor

  • Support the IPO project manager in obtaining of the formal approval signoff for the solution with the associated cost estimate

  • In addition, this role may act as a mentor in order to develop less experienced senior network designers and architects.

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