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Senior Manager/Manager (Big Data Architect) - 2 year contract

Agency: Info-communications Media Development Authority
Job no.: 539803
Work type: Contract, Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications

Info-communications Media Development Authority ( offers a rewarding career that gives you a front seat in the fast-changing infocomm media sector, where technology and content are shaping the way people view the world more than ever.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, where talented individuals and teams can make a difference. Whether you are developing a telecommunications policy affecting consumers or spearheading a scheme to nurture budding media talents, each member of IMDA contributes towards driving innovation, enhancing productivity for economic growth, and improving the quality of life for all Singaporeans.

As a statutory board in the Ministry of Communications and Information, IMDA promotes and regulates the infocomm and media sectors.

The incumbent plays a key role in partnering IMDA’s business divisions to conceptualize and drive implementation of data solutions, which leverage on proven as well as new technologies to transform how business divisions can do their work more innovatively and effectively. As the domain expert, the incumbent is required to contribute immensely to the Enterprise Architecture practice and Big Data stack development to support IMDA’s digitalization initiatives. The incumbent need to work closely with business stakeholders, IT and Digital teams to execute digital initiatives and deliver impactful business outcomes.


  • Develop and maintain the Enterprise Architecture, common data models and framework on methodology, processes, tools and artefacts

  • Design, build and optimize the Big Data stack with internal Digital, IT teams and external vendors

  • Assemble large, complex data sets for both functional and non-functional business requirements

  • Design and develop enterprise grade Data Products with business analysts, product managers

  • Benchmark existing data solutions, identify gaps, and propose improvements or replace with better alternatives

  • Present and clearly articulate data solutions, technologies and platforms to senior stakeholders

  • Research and develop proof of concepts, prototypes for new technologies and data solutions

  • Provide actionable insights on business value creation, operational optimization and other key performance metrics

  • Support implementation of continuous integration and continuous delivery processes to deliver data apps to production, fostering a culture of continuous process improvement

  • Create and maintain data pipeline architecture in Big Data technology for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data



  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or an Engineering discipline.

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in Big Data Architecture Development

  • Strong application development skills in Java/Spring, REST WebServices, Python

  • Have built and optimized Big Data platform, pipelines, architecture and data sets

  • Experience with Big Data tools, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka

  • Prior use in relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including MySQL and Postgres

  • Experience in using data analytics tools such as Power BI, Alteryx, Talend, Tableau

  • Proficient in using Enterprise Architecture tools such as Mega, Sparx Systems

  • Pro-active, dedicated, committed and responsible self-starter with strong customer orientation.

  • Results-oriented, self-directed and able to interact with the various business units.

  • Good EQ and excellent communication (both oral and written).

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time.

  • Be an innovative and hands-on leader capable of looking at both the technology and strategy around data assets and new insights

  • Continuously learn and be at the leading edge of industry trends

Position will commensurate with experience.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. 

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