Network Infrastructure Engineer

GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY AGENCY| Date Posted: 3-Jun-2019
Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Manager, Senior Manager

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

The Government Infrastructure Group (GIG) is responsible for providing the ICT Infrastructure where the whole government will rely on for its digitalization effort and smart nation initiatives. The infrastructure layer covers the data centres, networks, cloud and endpoints. The modernization of the infrastructure and related services are underway and further efforts will be required to drive the adoption of advanced technologies to bring greater value to the country.

If you are someone with strong cloud background and passionate about technology, looking for opportunities to work with a team of practitioners and leading industry experts, we welcome you to join GIG.

We are seeking a Network Infrastructure Engineer to join our Secured Infrastructure Programme Office (SIPO) that strategizes and delivers Whole-of-Government (WOG) secured infrastructure and services. You will be responsible for the conceptualisation, design and delivery of secured network infrastructure and end-to-end network solutions for new WOG initiatives. As the subject-matter-expert (SME) in networking, you will be expected to lead in architecture and infrastructure planning, as well as the exploration of new technologies, such as Software Defined Network, in order to meet the technology needs of the government.

 

What to Expect:

  • Architect and design security-centric networks and infrastructure solutions 
  • Lead technology explorations and validation of solutions and systems components through proof-of-concepts
  • Develop and translate solutions into technical specifications and functional requirements
  • Planning and budgeting of the overall solution and participate in the overall procurement phases from pre-tender planning to tender award
  • Lead contractors in the detailed design of the solution and ensure tender requirements are met
  • Perform analysis and testing functions in the evaluation of technology solutions to ensure shortlisted products meet requirements
  • Ensure processes and controls are put in place for effective management of the network services delivery according to Service Level Agreements
  • Serve as SME in the area of design, deployment, operation and management of enterprise and/or cloud network infrastructure

 

How to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 5-8 years of working experience in the Infocomm industry, preferably with exposure to the deployment, management, consultation, support and operations of sizable enterprise and cloud network infrastructure
  • Good understanding of and experience in the following will be an added advantage:
  • WAN & LAN
  • Network-based systems
  • Software Defined Network 
  • Security infrastructure
  • Security policy orchestration
  • Network automation tools 
  • Professional certifications (e.g. Network, Security, Cloud, Virtualisation, ITIL) will be an added advantage
  • Team player who is pro-active, analytical and creative
  • Good communication (written and interpersonal) skills