Infrastructure /DevOps Architect

Salary: $150,000 - $180,000 SGD  
Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a start-up Hedge Fund headquartered in Asia.  The firm has been in operation for 12+ Months so is now looking for a hands-on Infrastructure Specialist who can also set up the DevOps environment.

Job Responsibilities:

The role is looking for a very proactive, driven and enthusiastic individual who has come from a strong infrastructure background working as a System Admin / Infrastructure Architect.  The organisation is also looking for the type of individual who is extremely passionate about the latest technologies and looks to explore these in their spare time.  You will need to have a background within Financial Services as you will need to understand the regulations / added security required in this sector.

As our client is a small and growing organisation the suitable candidate must have a “roll your sleeves” up type attitude and previous experience in setting up infrastructure environments from scratch.  The aim is to help look at the existing set up to then stripe this down and then rebuild this environment using the latest technologies and processes.  They would also want this individual to help set up a proper DevOps environment.  As the first and only Infrastructure member in the business you will have complete freedom in dictating which technologies are used as well effectively being the Head of Infrastructure as you grow the team.


Key Technical Skills

The ideal candidate should have the following skills / background:

- 5+ years of relevant professional experience in technology roles (Systems admin. - Microsoft & Linux, Network Engineering, data centre)
- Self-starter who requires little supervision
- Network design, implementation, troubleshooting, installation
- Coordinate and oversee build, rack, cable, configuration and provisioning of servers and workstations with relevant third parties  
- Demonstrated ability to adeptly assess and fix technical problems
- Unambiguous passion for technology and desire to learn and incorporate the latest in technological innovation
- Hands-on project management is a must
- Experience in people management is looked upon favourably
- Experience with microservice/ container architecture is a plus
- Programming skills beyond scripting are a plus
- Be the bridge between people and technology by ensuring a seamless, responsive, and proactive user experience
- Own build, configuration, problem solving, troubleshooting, maintenance, and support across end-user technologies
- Handle general systems administration across an array of back-end platforms
- Participate in new technology selection, testing, and rollout
- Coordinate with third party providers to ensure seamless rollout's, knowledge management and operational excellence

Additional Skills (highly beneficial but not essential)

- Understanding within Machine Learning / Algorithms
- Experience in setting up DevOps CI/CD environments
- Docker
- Kubernetes
- Mesos
- Apache NiFi
- Scripting in Python / Perl / PowerShell etc


For more information on this opportunity please contact Fahad Ahmed at FahadAhmed@EC1Partners.Com or +65 6812 7835