Job title: Lead Digital Architect
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Singapore
Job published: 18/07/2021
Job ID: 32511

Job Description

The Lead Digital Architect will be part of our Digital Architecture group and will operate at an enterprise level; helping clients shape; solutions and deliver large-scale solutions; focused on digital whilst modernizing legacy technologies for Retail & FMCG Clients. The Lead Digital Architect is expected to have breadth across enterprise technologies and appropriate depth in digital technologies; sufficient to be able to lead digital delivery teams.


 Example responsibilities:

  • Leading the end-to-end design of secure, robust and maintainable technical architectures across disparate technologies using architecture blueprints
  • Supporting the development and delivery into the production of the architecture; coaching delivery teams during the delivery phase by using a variety of methodologies;
  • Analyzing and resolving architectural problems throughout the lifecycle of the solution working closely with the development and operations teams;
  • Leading technical architecture assessments at client sites with key client stakeholders;
  • Providing technical input to business development activities;
  • Leading teams of other Architects and delivery resources as part of client delivery;
  • Being seen as an expert in digital technologies by clients and colleagues; constantly learning to stay ahead;
  • Contributing technical architecture expertise to new sales activities; communicating why the architecture designs and meets current and future business requirements;
  • Working day-to-day with clients ranging from developers and testers through to CxO level.



 The ideal candidate for this key role in shaping the digital vision for our clients will have experience in a professional services environment; solution/technology architecture or technical services role; working with digital and legacy technologies


  • Track record of working in large organizations; dealing with enterprise systems; integration with those systems; and with the technical and organizational challenges in evolving those systems (e.g. cloud migration; service enablement)
  • Solid understanding of key architecture concerns such as availability; scalability; operability; maintainability and how to ensure that they are delivered as specified;
  • Knowledge of and experience of the application of modern architectural principles and patterns;
  • Supporting platforms in live production environments;
  • Ability to communicate design concepts to deeply technical development teams as well as non-technical staff up to CxO level;
  • Hands-on experience in several digital technologies or platforms such as:
  • Integration – APIs; micro-services patterns;
  • Analytical software experience: i.e. SAS
  • Ideally from a Retail or FMCG background
  • Content management;
  • Analytics tools / real-time data processing;
  • Ecommerce;
  • Data Visualization tools: PowerBI or Qlikview
  • Digital marketing: social media; personalization; targeting; SEO; PPC; DMP;
  • Front-end technologies: HTML5; CSS; JS and related frameworks;
  • Google Analytics experience 


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