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Advertised on: 29 Oct 2019

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) is the holding company of the award-winning attractions Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo.  WRS is dedicated to the management of world-class leisure attractions that foster conservation and research while educating visitors about animals and their habitats. As champions for Wildlife, we lead actions to protect them, inspire a love for wildlife and spark a sense of wonder in everyone, regardless of our roles.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

We are seeking a highly driven individual to be part of our Information Technology Team. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Information Technology, the Senior/Principal Solution Architect will be responsible for establishing an Enterprise Architecture in driving business goals with leading edge technologies.

As a Digital Transformation change enabler, he/she is expected to understand complex business problems and commercial frameworks and how to apply a logical, systematic approach to arrive at an appropriate digital product, solution or service. He/she will be responsible for the formation and organizing of the IT Architectural Review Board in the IT Project Management Office, driving the technical cloud vision, implementation Hybrid API management and Data Analytics platforms for WRS.

The candidate must be able to work collaboratively with technical peers and appointed vendors on IT projects in providing technical direction on solution strategy and will also provide an oversight of technical delivery of all projects in IT Master Plan and assess change impact on inter-systems dependencies.


Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Technology related fields
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in business application design, development, implementation, and/or enterprise/ solution architecture
  • Previous experience in a Solution Design, Technical Lead or Architect Role within a digital environment delivering medium to large-scale digital transformation or software projects
  • Experience of working across varied technology domains such as Cloud Technology, API management, Marketing Technology, Data Analytics and Cybersecurity
  • Domain knowledge in the travel & attractions, hospitality, retail industry and/or financial services is highly beneficial.


Required Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge on software development methodologies like Waterfall and Agile (Scrum, Kan Ban)
  • Experience of implementing architectural governance and proactively managing issues and risks throughout the delivery life cycle
  • Experience in implementation and migration of systems/ applications in Azure hybrid cloud integration and on-premise critical systems deployment with continuous migration of on-premise workloads to cloud
  • Experience in implementation of hybrid API management architecture and ESB application integration such as Mulesoft, Biztalk
  • Experience in delivery of marketing technology stack such as Adobe Experience Cloud, e-Commerce, MS Dynamics 365 CRM, Marketing Automation Platform, Azure Active Directory B2C and integration with online payment gateway, onsite ticketing system and POS solutions
  • Experience in implementation of Azure Data Analytics Platform transforming structured data and unstructured data from multiple O2O sources, IoT and social sentiments into actionable insights
  • Good familiarity with the disciplines of enterprise software development such as configuration & release management, source code & version controls management tools such as GitHub, GitLab and Team Foundation Server.


Preferred Qualifications (added advantage):

  • Experience with Microservices, container-based platforms and related deployment technologies to include Kubernetes, Docker and Serverless
  • Applied knowledge on in Windows Server HA design Architecture design using HAProxy, Azure Load Balancer, Nutanix Hyperconverged Architecture and Cloudflare content delivery networks
  • Experience in native mobile app development for IOS and Android with multiple programming languages such as Java, Python, Swift, JavaScript frameworks
  • Excellent experience in software development using Microsoft stack and scripting languages (.NET Framework 3.5/ 4.x/ Core 2.0, C#, MVC, IIS)
  • Strong knowledge of Node.js, Angular, WCF, RESTful and Json or similar technologies
  • Experience in high performance database design using MS SQL Server clustered always-on
  • Experience in setup of code vulnerability analysis, automatic testing, continuous integration and performance testing framework
  • Proficient in using Project Portfolio Management tools preferably in JIRA.


Professional certifications preferred:

  • ITIL3/ 4
  • Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud platform and infrastructure

Specialization : Information Technology
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 5
Work Location : WRS Corporate Office

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