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AVP/VP, Cloud Native Engineer


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  6178


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.


Cloud Native Engineering is focused on the development of platform services, self-service tools, architecture, guidelines and automated processes, which enable teams to adopt cloud-native practices in project implementation.


We are looking for an AVP/VP, Cloud Native Engineer for our “Cloud Native First” program, which is one of the core pillars of our future “Techcelerate” roadmap. The role will span across GIC as an enterprise and will have the opportunity to influence at the senior level.




  • Participate in the evaluation and implementation of an enterprise container management platform, together with project members from infrastructure, security and other functional areas, as well as application teams.
  • Evaluate and implement/integrate Service Mesh capabilities.
  • Develop initial set up container based development and deployment process, such as code analysis, automated testing, security scanning, auto deployment, etc.
  • Develop reusable assets such as Pod manifests, Helm charts and reusable base classes for common Microservices functionalities.
  • Help teams to build microservices/cloud native applications (refactoring, building new capabilities of existing system, or building new bespoke applications) via project attachment or consulting.
  • Explore and build ecosystem with the container management platform and various PaaS/IaaS on AWS and Azure.
  • Help teams with DevOps transformation.




  • 10+ years as a Software Engineer, with a minimum of 3+ years in cloud implementation.
  • MSc or BSc in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 4+ years’ experience in designing, building and managing large scale application platform in Azure and/or AWS, leveraging PaaS and IaaS services.
  • Proven track record in writing clean, high quality, high performing, scalable code with strong knowledge in microservices and monolithic architecture design/development, capable of advising development teams.
  • Expert understanding and hands-on experience with Kubernetes implementation on specific platforms such as EKS, AKS, OpenShift or PKS.
  • Excellent understanding of software development best practices including SDLC, Software Configuration and Change Management, Agile, Scrum, Kanban etc.
  • Experience using microservices frameworks, container platform and CI/CD toolings for cloud-native development such as Docker, Istio, Fluentd, Prometheus, Envoy, Nginx, Helm, Jenkins, Ansible and Terraform.
  • Good hands-on knowledge of API design and usage of API gateway platform.
  • Comfortable using the Atlassian suite to track tasks and code (JIRA/Confluence).
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills with good influencing skills.
  • Someone who is independent, self-directed and can learn our environments, configurations, and systems quickly.
  • Ability to influence, guide, and reinforce the adoption of standards and processes across the development teams.

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.