Head of Enterprise Cloud APAC Head of Enterprise Cloud APAC …

Schroders Investment Management
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jun 21
Schroders Investment Management
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jun 21
Posted by:
Bien Law • Experienced Recruiter
Schroders Investment Management
Posted by:
Bien Law
Experienced Recruiter
Head of Enterprise Cloud APAC
Who we're looking for

We are looking for a seasoned and highly technical, hands on, cloud engineering manager to come and join our Enterprise Cloud team and lead the Enterprise Cloud APAC function. We have embarked on a multi-year cloud transformation program and require someone who has lead technical cloud engineering teams, who in-depth experience of engineering and integrating cloud platforms and services, someone who has worked with development and business agile teams on successful, medium-large scale, cloud migrations and who has a deep understanding of cloud best practices, industry trends, modern technologies and new ways of working.

About Schroders

We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base

The role will be based in Singapore, a mix of working from home as well as working from our central business district office in Capita Green.

The team

You will be part of the Enterprise Cloud team that is comprised of two functions, the Cloud Centre of Excellence covering Azure and AWS Platform SRE, Classic Hosting SRE, Cloud Enablement, Cloud Infrastructure Architecture as well as the Cloud Business Office who cover Cloud Programme Management, Training & Knowledge Management, FinOps, MI Reporting and Governance. Functionally you will be part of the AWS Platform SRE team who are subject matter experts for AWS cloud and responsible for building a best in class AWS cloud platform and providing great user experience to the Schroders development and business community who consume AWS cloud services. You will also lead the Enterprise Cloud APAC function, managing a team of engineers across the APAC region. You will join a highly technical team who are solely focused on building a best in class cloud offering who are integral to a successful cloud adoption and migration programme over the next 3 years.

What you'll do
  • Lead a team of technical cloud engineers for the APAC region providing guidance and mentorship
  • Create a high performing culture
  • Engineer a best in class Cloud platform on AWS
  • Engineer and integrate cloud solutions & services to industry best practice with scalability, fault tolerance, highly resilient, highly secure, observability, and simplicity in mind
  • Run proof of concepts for new cloud services or cloud third party tooling
  • Work with InfoSec colleagues to review and enhance the AWS security posture
  • Devise innovative ideas for solving hard technical problems involving distributed systems, scale and security and translate these ideas into designs and implementation
  • Work with peers to refine the cloud strategy, cloud adoption plan & cloud migration plan
  • Work closely with development teams to help them through the cloud journey, evaluate and identify new cloud service requirements, and engineer and implement globally
  • Identify, triage, and constantly automate and evolve the platform by pushing for change that improves reliability, operability and developer experience
  • Every week solve exciting new challenges with an amazing team and technology stack
  • Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity
  • Engineer solutions that are fully automated using infrastructure-as-code and integrated in the CI/CD toolchain

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
  • At least 8 years of cloud engineering experience
  • Cloud certifications - AWS Solutions Architect Associate/Professional, Security Speciality
  • Experience of leading technical teams, creating high performing teams
  • Experienced in designing, engineering, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS and/or Azure
  • Experience of cloud transformation and change programs across technology organizations
  • Strong experience across the infrastructure stack with Virtualisation, Kubernetes, Windows, Linux, environments as well as Storage, Database and Networking
  • Experience with modern DevOps tooling (e.g., GIT, Azure DevOps, Terraform, Azure ARM, Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Deep understanding of PaaS, Infra-as-Code, Compliance-as-Code, and when/how to use & enable
  • Experience with modern engineering and agile practices as well as shift left CI/CD
  • Passionate about building and delivering services via APIs
  • Experienced with scripting and/or ideally one language, (e.g., Python, .NET, PowerShell, Nodejs, Ruby, Java)
  • Proven ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams of business analysts, developers, data scientists, and subject matter experts
  • Deep understanding of broader cloud ecosystem including Cloud Computing Technologies, business drivers and leading-edge cloud emerging technologies and trends.
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to self-manage
  • Strong stakeholder management experience

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
  • University degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Understanding of Azure
  • Understanding Cloud Service capabilities and relative strengths (AWS, Azure, GCP, Ali)
  • Experience of Power BI, Azure Power Platform What you'll be like
  • A passionate leader and technologist
  • An engineer who has the hunger and desire to learn new technologies
  • An advocate of cloud, cloud adoption and cloud transformation
  • Someone who embraces collaboration and change

(Reference No: SIN01430)


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