VP, Lead Network Reliability Engineer, Technology Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15245

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. 


Architecture & Infrastructure Team
You will help to build and sustain strong technology foundations forming the bedrock of GIC’s digital solutions. 


What impact can you make in this role? 
You'll 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 VP, Lead Network Reliability Engineer, Technology Group?

  • Design and maintain the network infrastructure: The candidate is responsible for designing and maintaining the network infrastructure to ensure it is reliable, available, and scalable. This includes configuring routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and other networking equipment.
  • Ensure network security: The candidate must ensure that the network infrastructure is secure and compliant with IT security standards, policies, procedures and industry standards. The candidate should be familiar with security protocols, such as SSL/TLS, IPSec, and VPN, to secure the network
  • Plan, Manage and Monitor network performance: The candidate must plan, manage and monitor the network performance and availability to detect and respond to issues quickly. The candidate should set up monitoring tools and alerts to ensure that the network is functioning optimally
  • Troubleshoot network issues: The candidate is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving network issues. The candidate must be able to diagnose network problems quickly and efficiently. Respond and manage incident escalations.
  • Automate network tasks: The candidate should automate repetitive network tasks to improve efficiency and reduce errors. The candidate should be skilled in scripting and automation tools
  • Collaborate with other teams: The candidate must collaborate with other teams, including developers, operations, and support, to ensure that the network infrastructure meets the organization's needs
  • Continuously improve network infrastructure: The candidate should continuously improve the network infrastructure to ensure it meets the organization's current and future needs. The candidate should stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies and implement best practices
  • After office hours and weekend support is expected


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in network connectivity services, preferably in financial services or investment banking industries
  • Networking knowledge: The candidate must possess strong foundation in networking concepts, protocols, and technologies. NSRE should be familiar with routing (BGP, OSPF, Static), switching (VLAN, Spanning-Tree), security (802.1x, ACLs, working experience with major firewall brands), and load balancing (GTM, LTM). Possess a valid Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification or equivalent. CCIE is preferred
  • Automation: The candidate must be proficient in scripting and automation tools such as Python, Ansible, or Chef to automate repetitive tasks and improve efficiency
  • Monitoring and alerting: The candidate should be skilled in monitoring tools such as Solarwinds, Datadog, or Splunk to set up alerts to detect and respond to incidents quickly
  • Collaboration: The candidate must have strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with other teams, including senior stakeholders, developers, operations, and support. Good oral, written, and presentation skills, coupled with technical reporting writing skills across various types of target audiences
  • Problem-solving: The candidate must be able to think critically and solve complex problems quickly under pressure
  • Continuous learning: The candidate must have a passion for learning and staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies


Work at the Point of Impact
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. 


GIC is a Great Place to Work

At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer 
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: 


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.