Lead Infra Architect

Lead Infra Architect

Standard Chartered
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Job Description

About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities &Our Ideal Candidate

  • Effectively understand the way how we consume onprem infrastructure and at the same time explore every avenue to migrate to cloud.

  • Strong knowledge of various AWS Resources (primarily EC2, S3, ELB, VPC, Subnets, NAT, RDS, KMS, IAM) and understand how the design is different from onprem and accordingly educate users with Public Cloud First strategy.

  • Strong experience in providing solution using virtual environment and be the advocate to not allow any anti-pattern (e.g using physical servers) but the at the same time meeting user expectations.

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills to articulate Infra Solution Design to various forums as required.

  • Strong handson experience to promote the idea of Design and Build instead of the traditional approach of just Design as the primary scope for Architect.

  • Interact with application team to understand the various software requirements and ensure alignment with tech standards.

  • Develop methodology for Right Sizing and ensure infrastructure is not over/under provisioned.

  • Perform regular capacity review to the applications that overspend on Cloud and provide recommendations to optimize the Infra resources.

  • Thorough understanding to deep dive into a system to analyse performance and to understand the performance bottlenecks.

  • Full understanding of various monitoring tools and be able to create custom dashboard.

  • Work with Solution architect to understand various AWS resources requirement for the application

  • Engage with vendors and architects to determine strategic direction and align implementations accordingly.

  • Establish best engineering practices through solid design decisions, processes, and tools.

  • Provide expert advice to development and support teams to create robust production topology that are highly available, scalable and can cope with burst demand.

  • Champion Agile best-practices, processes, and tools in support of DevOps processes.

Technical Competencies

  • Required &ndash expertise with:

    • Automation - Shell scripting, Python, Perl, Ansible

    • Operating System - Linux Administration & Troubleshooting

    • Messaging &ndash IBM MQ, ActiveMQ, Kafka

    • Application Server &ndash IBM WAS, Jboss AS, Tomcat

    • Database &ndash Oracle, PostGres, MongoDB, Cassandra

    • Container technology &ndash Docker / Podman

    • Container Orchestration &ndash RedHat OpenShift / Kubernetes

    • Monitoring Tools &ndash ELK, Splunk, Prometheus, Fluentd, Grafana, Metric beat, File Beat

    • Collaboration Tools &ndash Confluence, JIRA

    • CI/CD &ndash Jenkins, GIT, bitbucket

  • Strongly advantageous to attain Certifications on the above skillsets

  • Required &ndash experience and expertise in Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment practise, tooling and techniques (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, git Jenkins, Artifactory, Ansible)

  • Required &ndash experience with at least one of data analytics tools such as Splunk and/or ELK.

  • Required &ndash Ability to write code. Ideally in Python or Perl or bash.

  • Strongly advantageous &ndash experience and demonstrable accomplishments as a DevOps or automation engineer.

  • Strongly advantageous &ndash experience of successful and demonstrable achievements in collaborative working with compliance, technology risk and regulatory requirement specialists.

  • Advantageous &ndash deep experience in multi-tier application architecture, development, deployment and support.

Service and Finance

  • Demonstrates delivering services as a business (understanding and analysing the cost base of a service, controlling a recharge and recovery model)

  • Experience in Quotation of Infra Solutions, differentiating CAPEX and OPEX concepts and evaluating different options to find the most cost-effective solution.

  • Vendor interaction, understand the product/technology lifecycle (end-of-life) and provide recommendation for changes/upgrades.

Personal and Interpersonal Skills

  • Delivers by possessing productivity, professionalism, customer service attitude, attention to detail and quality ability to multitask strong interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills and adherence to standard operating procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and ability to take direction from multiple areas.

  • Comfortable in an agile and fast-moving environment.

  • Developing Self & Others through Coaching, Contributing to Team, continuously learning and sharing knowledge.


  • Degree/Diploma in the Computer Science

  • Professional Certification on Cloud, Microservices, Container platform will be an added advantage

  • Certified Project / Program Management

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our . We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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