Cloud Architect

Job Category: Technology
Job Type: Permanent
Date posted: 26 Oct 2021
Application expiry: 28 Feb 2022


Validus is looking for a passionate Cloud Architect who will help us deliver exciting and scalable customer facing platforms. As a Cloud Architect, we expect you to bring a high level of passion in Auto Scaling Architecture as well as continuing to learn new tech that will bring value to the team and Validus in general.

Validus is a leading SME financing Fintech, based in Singapore and having operations in Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand.


Job Responsibilities

  • Proven experience assessing clients workloads and technology landscape for Cloud suitability, develop business case and Cloud adoption roadmap
  • Provide an Overall view of the Architectural landscape of Validus’ Infrastructure
  • Produce Strategic Roadmaps towards Modernization of Validus’ Architectural Landscape
  • Oversee the entire Cloud Operations, Infrastructure & Application Security, and DevSecOps
  • Oversee and Provide Governance on Validus’ Enterprise Architecture
  • Develop architecture blueprints and detailed documentation. Create bill of materials, including required Cloud Services (such as EC2, S3 etc.) and tools;
  • Understand compliance and regulations (i.e. Government, Company, etc…) to better assess the Architectural and Integration decision
  • Design the overall Virtual Private Cloud VPC environment including server instance, storage instances, subnets, availability zones, etc
  • Drive Integration Points between different 3rd Party Service Provides (i.e. Xero.. etc)
  • Provide enterprise architecture and system architecture guidance and strategy for a future driven scalable platform
  • Design the AWS network architecture including VPN connectivity between regions and subnets
  • Establish Application and Infrastructure Security Framework that will be implemented across the entire Company
  • Drive cross-platform solutioning and development across all channels
  • Produce Technical design documents such as UML, Sequence Diagram, API contract, etc


Job Requirements

  • 2 to 5 years’ experience as a Cloud Architect
  • At-least 3 years as a Sr. Cloud Engineer / Sr. Solution Architect
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate, AWS Solution Architect Professional, AWS Solution Arc
  • Exception understanding of AWS Cloud Services
  • Have good understanding of other Cloud Service Providers such as GCP, Alibaba, and Azure to provide guidance
  • Exception experience on System and Network Management
  • Experienced in 3rd Party Vendor Management
  • Experienced in drafting contract and cost allocation with 3rd Party service providers
  • Have worked on a Large Scale Architectural
  • Good understanding of Microservice Architecture
  • Great sense of Software Engineering Principles
  • Have experience working in an Agile Team
  • Exceptional Technical, Analytical, and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Able to articulate technical issues & solutions approach with stakeholders as well as higher management

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