Solution Architect (Enterprise)

  • Job Category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type

Job Description

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) aims to transform the delivery of Government digital services by taking an outside-in" view, putting citizens and businesses at the heart of everything we do. We also develop the Smart Nation infrastructure and applications, and facilitate collaboration with citizens and businesses to co-develop technologies.

Join us as we support Singapore’s vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering.



As a member of Solution Architect Practice Group, you will be responsible for the end-to-end architecture for a system and ensures the detailed design and development is aligned with the Enterprise Architecture of the Agency.  Success in this role will be demonstrated by your strong technical aptitude and ability to communicate in an effective and efficient manner.


What to expect:

  • Provide technical expertise and contribute to establishing the direction for the IT architecture, standards, design and implementation approaches for the agency systems
  • Creates, evaluates and implements plans and design proposals for high impact IT solutions
  • Translate business requirements, including application resiliency requirements, into application architectural specifications
  • Evaluate and recommend the use of leading edge technologies and methods, considering factors, such as their long-term effectiveness (service delivery and cost), practicality, technical limitations and criticality
  • Design the architecture blueprint of the organisation's business, information and ICT assets, by using multiple architectural models. Use, govern and enhance the architecture blueprint to ensure that the business and ICT are in alignment.
  • Manage technical project delivery; Perform code reviews and make recommendations of code changes; Collaborate with vendor development staff to resolve technical challenges; Help analyze and determine performance tuning and scalability improvements of code and queries
  • Provide architecture and technical support during production incidents


How to succeed:

  • Graduate Degree in any discipline
  • Min 7 years of design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications - must have a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience as a tech lead and system architect (i.e. system design, performance tuning, and system prototyping & maintenance)
  • A solid software development background and multiple industry certifications.
  • Should have experience designing and implementing .Net and/or J2EE applications. Must possess excellent data modelling and SQL skills.
  • Solid understanding of Server-side, .Net and/or Java development, Service Oriented Architectures, web services, RESTful API and public web sites / e-services development.
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
  • Able to independently analyze and identify comprehensive solutions considering all functional implications while developing a workable solution
  • Team player with strong organization and people handling skills
  • Strong in writing, presentation and stakeholder management




Closing on 24 Jan 2022