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VP, Enterprise Architect, Technology Group

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14625

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.

 

Technology Group
We experiment, design, and lead a 24×7 global business where we support core capabilities in asset management, trading, investment operations, and risk management. We deliver secure, reliable, and integrated solutions, and provide insights on new, and emerging technologies. 

 

Engineering and Architecture

You will help to build and sustains strong technology foundations forming the bedrock of GIC’s digital solutions.

 

What impact can you make in this role?

You will be empowered to be at the top of your game by providing strategic partnership, and innovative technology solutions that supports GIC’s vision of being a tech-driven, global, long-term investment firm.

 

What will you do as an Enterprise Architect?

 

Develop enterprise architecture strategy and roadmap

  • Play an enabling role in the Enterprise Architecture Board by facilitating corporate management level technology and business discussions, planning and decision-making
  • Play a driving role in the Enterprise Architecture Working Group to develop and manage enterprise architecture that espouses business-technology alignment and reflects organizational and business goals
  • Articulate the next iteration of GIC’s technology transformation journey and the accompanying multi-year technology roadmap
  • Bring stakeholders and partners on-board the technology transformation journey through effective storytelling, communication and change management


Develop and manage architecture artifacts and maintain oversight

  • Define enterprise architecture artifacts such as enterprise architecture landscape, business architecture, data architecture, application architecture and technology architecture with respective business and technology teams
  • Lead the development and maintain the oversight of governing principles to guide enterprise architecture and technology decision making
  • Enable the development and governance of architecture blueprints, standards, and processes


Review project level system architecture

  • Enable the Architecture Review Working Group, which comprises various technology domain subject matter experts, to ensure that system architecture and design of new/evolving solutions/products align to enterprise architecture roadmap and blueprints and comply with pre-stipulated architecture principles and technology standards
  • Advise project teams on options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impact and technology priorities, especially in complex and large-scale projects


Research emerging technologies

  • Enable the Technology Working Group to consult on, decide on and upkeep the relevancy of the Technology Standards and Technology Radar 
  • Enable the proactive research and evaluation of emerging industry and technology trends


What makes you a successful candidate?

  • Bachelor’s or higher Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
  • At least 7 years of experience in enterprise architecture, system integration, project management, software design/development and/or infrastructure design/implementation, with at least 3 years of relevant experience on large-scale financial market applications/platforms
  • Proficient knowledge of relevant enterprise architecture methodologies, frameworks, and modelling tools such as TOGAF, ArchiMate, etc.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal abilities to influence key stakeholders ranging from C-level executives, MDs, business stakeholders, application architects and subject matter experts
  • Familiar with the modern cloud-based and cloud-native architecture, solutions, services and technologies, such as AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Preferred to have good knowledge in the domains of financial markets, trading and investment processes, and risk and performance management


We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact. 

 

At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility.  As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.

 

As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.

 

Learn more about our Technology Group here: 
https://gic.careers/group/technology-group/

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.