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VP, Enterprise Architect, Technology Group

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14625

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

 

We are looking for a Lead Enterprise Architect (VP), who will facilitate enterprise-wide technology and business discussions, architecting and decision-making, develop and manage enterprise level business, application and technology architecture documents and repository - in respect to future enterprise direction, tightly aligning technology capabilities with business objectives. This role will support the effort needed to - establish the next iteration of GIC’s technology transformation journey, drive the research and evaluation of emerging industry and technology trends, and construct a multi-year roadmap that executes on and fulfills the goals and deliverables of this journey. This includes effectively synthesizing the diverse enterprise needs to spearhead new technology initiatives, solutions/products, innovation, and capabilities.

 

The Lead Enterprise Architect (VP) will enable the maturation of an agile, reliable, secure, and responsive technology organization that fuels our technology transformation journey and delivers business value. This role will report directly to the Principal Enterprise Architect who leads the Engineering & Architecture division for the Technology Group.

 

Responsibilities

 

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


Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • 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

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.