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Vice President, Technology Group

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  7242

GIC Technology Group

 

The Technology Group (TG) is a key enabler to keep our business moving forward and is constantly exploiting state-of-the-art information technologies to enhance GIC’s ability to be the leading global long-term investment firm. We aim to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment.

 

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our technology group (TG) as a System administrator/IT infrastructural manager based in our London office and will report to VP/SVP of Regional Technology, who is based in Singapore.

 

Key responsibilities:
 

  1. Plan and manage regional IT infrastructure and end user IT equipment, including cost effective procurement, installation and maintenance
  2. Act as Technology Group ambassador and strategically push forth technological solutions/policies which is impactful to regional offices
  3. Coordinate with HQ in rolling out and change management of new or existing IT application
  4. Engage and advise regional stakeholders in all IT matters, including IT security
  5. Management of regional IT CAPEX and OPEX
  6. Ensure DR readiness of IT infrastructure and business continuity management
  7. Supervise a small team in London

 

Preferred experience:

  1. AWS setup and administration
  2. Networking appliances such as switches, routers, firewall, VPN and proxy
  3. End User Experience

 

Useful Experience:

  1. Windows/Unix server administration
  2. Virtual Infrastructure administration (VMWare)
  3. Backup technologies such as Symantec Netbackup
  4. IT security appliances
  5. Communications and telephony administration

 

Other required skills:

 

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  2. Ability to work independently and as a part of global collaborative team. Ability to work after-hours, as needed
  3. Ability to reprioritize tasks. Actively contribute to major projects. Collaborate with other teams when required to resolve complex problems.
  4. Strong skills in analysing system logs to identify potential issues. Recommend improvements to technology and process. Contribute ideas, solutions and documentation to improve knowledge base of the IT team.
  5. Desire to learn new technologies and compare/analyse/test/implement IT solutions

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.