Senior Engineer, Cloud / Cloud Security

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type

Job Description

DSTA is a top-notch technology organisation that drives innovation and delivers state-of-the-art capabilities to make the SAF a formidable fighting force. Our engineers and IT professionals harness multidisciplinary expertise to equip our soldiers with advanced systems to defend Singapore.

We also contribute our technological expertise to support national-level developments. To achieve our mission, DSTA performs a variety of roles ranging from acquisition and procurement to cybersecurity and software development.


We are looking for an individual to join us in our Infocomm Infrastructure Programme Centre where you will lead, develop, design, implement and support infrastructure system, specifically in areas of cloud and cloud security. The role will require you to:

  • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the development of cloud infrastructure solutions which includes multi/hybrid cloud design and implementation
  • Demonstrate good expertise in all major Cloud Service Providers’ products and solutions
  • Architect best practice design, operations, and support of private/public/hybrid cloud infrastructure including Compute, Storage, Network and Security
  • Participate in the design, tender & contract evaluation, systems integration and commissioning of cloud solutions for MINDEF/SAF
  • Recommend new services to complement and enhance infrastructure elements to stream-line and support agile application development and deployment
  • Lead continuous enhancement and exploratory work to design, develop, test and deploy new Cloud Infrastructure technologies
  • Identify potential and emerging technologies relevant for innovation
  • Project management and cloud infrastructure implementation


  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or related discipline
  • Has minimally 2 years of experience in cloud project management/implementation/design or architecture 
  • Professional cloud related certifications from one or more of the following cloud service or technology provider: AWS/Azure/Google Cloud/VMware/Nutanix/HyperV
  • Proven track records in managing IT infrastructure technology and domain areas (e.g. Compute, Storage, Network and Security)
  • Possess deep knowledge and/or expertise in Cloud infrastructure and Services (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS)
  • Familiar with open-source and container technologies like Dockers and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of DevOps techniques and Agile software development practices is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Data Centre design and operations is an added advantage
  • Project Management certification is an added advantage (e.g. PMP, ITIL)
  • Strong analytical skills, resourceful, meticulous and a team player
  • Good written and verbal communication and presentation skills, able to interact professionally with all levels in the organisation
  • Thrive in a dynamic working environment

Closing on 18 Jun 2021