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Head, Information Technology (Platform Services)

Apply now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Corporate Development

About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

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Job Description

As a key member of the IT Team, you will work closely with internal business users, IT team and external partners to deliver infrastructure services to support EDB’s digital initiatives.

The work includes:
  • Overseeing the delivery of the critical infrastructure services such as server compute; network; information security; and data centre services.
  • Managing multiple IT infrastructure projects, from design; project planning; procurement; to project completion
  • Supporting business users and the application team in their digital initiatives.
  • Planning, designing, assessing and implementing new technology platforms.
  • Assist in managing IT infrastructure budget.
  • IT vendor management.
  • Ensuring all documentations are up-to-date.
  • Performing periodic review and improvement of system capacity; system performance; access control; risks; compliance; and processes.
  • Planning and executing business continuity plan, including disaster recovery.
  • Acting as 3rd level support for infrastructure-related cases.
Job Requirements
To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be:
  • At least 3 years’ experience in managing and leading the projects on two or more of the following:
    • Setup, configuration and maintenance of Microsoft platforms: such as Windows Servers, SQL Server, Hyper-V, SharePoint, TFS, SCCM, Application Release Management
    • Setup, configuration and maintenance of SAN and backup systems
  • At least 3 years experience in managing and leading IT Infrastructure Projects
  • Working experience with the following:
    • DevOps
    • Web; DDOS; and CDM services
    • LAN and WAN setup and configurations
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Writing and maintaining PowerShell
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Able to work with different groups of stakeholders.
  • Good written and spoken communication skills.
  • Proactive, self-motivated with the ability to work independently when required and to focus on priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience on the following would be advantageous:
  • Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure.
  • Oracle Solaris and Oracle Database.
  • CITPM / PMP certification would be advantageous.
  • Degree in Information Technology or equivalent.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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Last updated: Dec 13, 2017