Lead Infra Solution Architect (China, MNC Bank)

  • Negotiable
  • Guangzhou, Guangdong Sheng, China
  • Permanent, Full time
  • McGregor Boyall Associates Pte Ltd (Singapore)
  • 19 Sep 16

The Infrastructure Architecture function partners with Application Delivery Architecture to Deliver high quality technology platforms with tiered service levels, cost savings & efficiency through reduced complexity, and Enable effective regulatory, audit & security controls

Infrastructure Architecture focuses on:

  • Investigate new infrastructure technologies to meet GF & ITID's business requirements.
  • Provide technical governance over the Products used in the bank through the Technical Reference Model (TRM)
  • Provide service governance of both existing and new technical non-functional service definitions maintained within an Infrastructure Service Catalogue
  • Infrastructure Architecture Designs, approved by the Solutions Architecture Board (SAB)
  • Manage relationships across Operations, Services & Technology (HOST), GBM and GPB Application Development (ADM) areas on an on-going basis
  • Keep up to date with business strategies & road maps; technology roadmaps and feeding wider business IT requirements into central infrastructure engineering and strategy teams
  • Use of knowledge of the exiting client business, applications and infrastructure to pro-actively make recommendations where it can be seen that improvements can be made



Have a good understanding of Global Functions business area challenges and demands (IT Security, Risk, Finance, HR, Legal). Able to translate business needs into appropriate IT solutions.


Have a system engineering background and the ability to compare and contrast different solutions to meet a business requirement. Provide technical thought leadership in evaluation of new technologies to meet business requirements and influence key stakeholders leading to adoption. Have in-depth conceptual functional and non-functional knowledge of:

  • Networking (Cisco, TCP/UDP, Broadcast/Multicast, LAN/WAN)
  • Server Operating systems internals, benchmarking and performance tuning (Linux, Windows, Solaris), CPU Microarchitectures (Intel, AMD, SPARC) & Server Virtulization (VMware, Xen, Hyper-V, KVM)
  • Storage (EMC SAN - FC, FCoE, iSCSI, SRDF; NetApp NAS - CIFS, NFS)
  • Databases (Oracle & MS SQL; VCS & MSCS)

Good to have

  • Cloud (Public - AWS and Azure, Private & Hybrid)
  • Databases (Oracle RAC, Sybase, Apache Hadoop & Hbase)
  • Middleware and Grid (IBM MQ & Platform, Tibco RV & Datasynapse)
  • Market Data (RMDS, 29West, Wombat, Solarflare)

McGregor Boyall Associates Pte Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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