Senior Platform Engineer, DevOps (1+1 year contract)

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD
  • Job Category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Job level
    Manager
  • Contract type
    Contract

Job Description

About EDB
The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

For more information on EDB, please visit
www.edb.gov.sg

The Senior Platform Engineer envisions, designs, implements, tests, and rolls out platforms to host applications, systems, programmes and database protocols in support of end users’ needs. He/She defines innovative approaches to platform development and integration of security aspects as part of the software development lifecycle.

With his/her vast experience in the various automation tools for developing DevOps pipeline (CI/CD), he/she develops prototypes, creates software tools for tests and automation, and evaluates latest best practices.

He/She applies structured thinking to develop solutions and is creative and innovative in designing new and improved platforms and approaches. He/She is a strong team player, who communicates effectively with others and guides junior members in the team.

The official title for this role would be Software Engineer.

Responsibilities

  • Define, Design, implement and improve IT infrastructure, CI/CD platform, processes and standards that are used to support application development lifecycle.
  • Define, Design and improve the governance of IT infrastructure, CI/CD platform, processes and standards that are used to support application development lifecycle.
  • Manage collaborations within DevOps team as well as with other stakeholders and teams.
  • Own, recover and improve from incidents and non-compliance.
  • Manage procurement, from issuing requirements until award.
  • Manage vendor performance and service level. 
  • Collaborate internally within DevOps Team as well as with other teams to define and improve IT infrastructure, CI/CD platform and processes used for application development lifecycle. 
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to Devops Team, maintain and promote the DevOps culture.
  • Develop competencies within Devops Team. 
  • Define and implement tools required for Infrastructure as Code development
  • Define configuration guidelines to automate software deployment 
  • Set up containers or cloud native hosting for deployments

 

 

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as DevOps engineer or similar role. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting the following tools:
  • Operating system: Linux and Windows
  • Scripting: Shell, PowerShell
  • Repository and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery: GitLab, MS VSTS
  • Container/Container Orchestration: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Logging: Elasticsearch, Splunk
  • Visualisations: Kibana
  • Security: Checkmarx, Clair
  • Infrastructure as Code: Terraform, Ansible
  • Database: Redis, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, MS SQL Server
  • Platform-as-a-Service: VMWare PKS
  • Cloud: AWS
  • Hands-on experience on troubleshooting network issues
  • Hands-on experience working with product team using agile methodology.
  • Experience in deploying micro-service application.
  • Knowledge of various open source technologies.
  • Good team player and communicator, with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities 
  • Experience in leading DevOps Team
  • Background in Computer Engineer/Computer Science Bachelor's degree preferred, candidate who demonstrate strong relevant experience and skill sets will be considered.
  • Certifications in the above-mentioned tools on point 1, DevOps and/or application development using agile methodology would be advantageous.
  • Strong system troubleshooting skills.
  • Singaporean

 

Certifications in the above-mentioned tools, DevOps and/or application development using agile methodology would be advantageous.

 

We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.


Closing on 30 Nov 2021