We have a great opportunity for a talented and self-motivated Lead IT Architect to join us. At NCS, we seek to nurture talents in creating and developing innovative solutions. If you are passionate about new technologies and new ideas, NCS could be a place for you!
To lead overall technical architecture and direction during solutioning and delivery phases across various domains of technologies, for NCS-EDMS line of business which covers Government and Enterprise.
Working in a dynamic and fast-evolving business environment, this architect role is expected to keep abreast of latest ICT technological developments. A typical technical solution usually involves broad infrastructure covering fundamental IT areas like Network, Infrastructure Security, Compute Systems, Storage & Backup, Directory Services, Service Management and Enterprise Management System and also newer areas like automation capabilities, cloud services etc.
The architect is also required where required to work closely with NCS CSU and Competency team to grow business revenue in new technology areas.
During solutioning phase, the key functions are designing overall solution architecture that meets customer requirements, preparing tender proposals, presenting solution to customers, and responding to clarification queries on the proposed solution.
During delivery phase, the key functions are delivering the proposed architecture design, working with various delivery teams in the technical design, security compliance, inter-dependencies and manage deviations (if any) to the original proposed solution, bill-of-materials, requirements or scope awarded.
The key expectations for this role are :-
• Leading and facilitating the solution architecture and managing any exceptions or gaps.
• Aligning proposed solution architecture to overall business strategy.
• Analyzing the current architecture (where relevant) for weaknesses, identify opportunities for improvement and perform architecture review.
• Leading and collaborating with different technical competencies / delivery teams on architecting overall solution design, integration considerations and adopting different perspectives to develop innovative solution whereby the different technical competencies/delivery teams will be taking care of their respective pre-sales, solution design, implementation and operations.
a) Provide presales support and lead solution team comprising of technical presales, competency centre subject-matter-expert (SME) and partners in proposing innovative end-to-end ICT solution that meet customer requirements cost-effectively, resulting in successful bids / sales.
b) Ensure that the proposed solution and approach is agreed with both internal stakeholders and practices to drive for an outcome that are viable and acceptable.
c) Work closely with the technical competencies team on relevant technologies required by customers and for new business growth.
d) Engage and build close partnership with product principals for better synergy in both solutioning and delivery phases.
e) Coordinate and support solution deliverables (e.g. risk and proposal) that are subject to internal solution governance and review processes.
f) Keep abreast of key technology trends and introduce innovative solutions to customers that enhances user experience, organisational efficiency, ICT service reliability, availability and operational excellence.
g) During delivery phase, support technical team, competency SME / architects and partners in delivering end-to-end integrated solution architecture based on proposed solution; and resolve any arising architectural issues or gaps.
h) Support the delivery team to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
i) Provide technical leadership, guidance, and inspire project team to achieve success through alignment of strategic objectives, teamwork, quality deliverables with an independent and objective point of view.
The ideal candidate should have/be:
Apply today to be part of the winning team that does great work!