Manager - Cloud Solution Architecture

10-13 years
a month ago 1 Applied
Job Description

Bring your career aspirations to life with AIA!Responsible for analyzing business (technology) requirements, solution development, risk & impact assessment, implementation & transition, documentation & compliance to AIA Architecture Standards. The role will support Project Management and infrastructure initiatives of AIA across the globe.Job Description

  • Technical support and expertise in analyzing & defining the scope of business requirements in conjunction with technology landscape's current capabilities and ensuring technical solutions are fit for purpose and will accomplish the business objectives.
  • Owns the solution design, testing, implementation and transition of project builds to delivery/operations support.
  • Engage all (cross-functional) technical resources required for an accurate solution design.
  • Produce technical specifications and integration requirements for the solutions. And technical design documents to match the solution design specifications.
  • Document all deliverables and what constitutes a successful implementation of a solution.
  • Lead and execute architectural solutions (including project related proof of concepts), features and provide assessment report and recommendations to ensure they are viable.
  • Ensure that solutions are agile, robust, cost-efficient and meet AIA business needs without compromising the quality.
  • Lead, prepare, justify and present to the related Company governing committees where applicable: Architecture Review Board (ARB), Technology Review Board (TRB), Sourcing Committee (SC), Change Assessment Board (CAB) for project related changes and enhancements.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on infrastructure technology platforms & services. Act as technical lead on infrastructure related projects, scope of work, and negotiate with respective vendors.
  • Together with Information Security function, ensure effectiveness of infrastructure security.
  • Collaboration framework with suppliers and partner organizations to offer solution leadership and design.
  • Contribute in technology selection, define & implement standard design patterns/templates.

Job Requirements :

  • Degree holder in IT / Computer Science or equivalent discipline.

  • At least 10 years work experience within IT Infrastructure functions with at least 5 years in architecture & design role.

  • Proficiency in architecture design & implementations on public clouds (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS on Azure, AWS & AliCloud etc.) Preferably experienced on DevOps, hybrid cloud integration with on-premises infrastructure.

  • Cloud Architecture related certifications (AZ-300)

  • Proficiency in working with Kubernetes and Docker.

  • Scripting knowledge (yaml, json, PowerShell and bash)

  • Deep knowledge on database and middleware platform layers

  • knowledge on cloud networking.

  • knowledge on DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Bitbucket, GitHub, Ansible.

  • Knowledge on cloud orchestration tools.

  • Ability to analyse, develop and recommend long-term strategic solutions to ensure capacity meets current and future requirements.

  • Ability to drive multiple vendors to support a complex enterprise infrastructure environment

  • Work with internal and external partners, carriers, facility operators and our hardware vendors to design and develop connectivity strategy

  • Public cloud (Azure, Google, AWS) design and support experience at enterprise level required

  • Strong project implementation background, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Strong sense of ownership & self-driven

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Cooperative, good teamwork and able to work independently

AIA Group Limited, often known as AIA , is a Hong Kong-based American multinational insurance and finance corporation. It is the largest public listed life insurance and securities group in Asia-Pacific. It offers insurance and financial services, writing life insurance for individuals and businesses, as well as accident and health insurance, and offers retirement planning, and wealth management services, variable contracts, investments and securities.

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