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Platform Engineer, Information Technology

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Corporate Development


About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore. For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg.


About the Information Technology (IT) Division, EDB

Our IT Division works in close partnership with EDB’s business divisions to drive digital transformation. We build digital products that leverage technology to improve EDB’s operational efficiency, create exceptional customer experience and deliver enhanced business value for EDB. We thrive on teamwork, and form cross functional teams of product managers, designers and engineers who work hand in hand to develop solutions for our organisation and customers.


Role summary

We are looking to hire a Platform Engineer to join our team of passionate and creative technology professionals committed to using modern software development practices to achieve EDB’s business objectives. 


As a Platform Engineer, you will envision, design and implement platforms to host applications, systems, programmes and database protocols in support of end users’ needs. You define innovative approaches to platform development and integration of security aspects as part of the software development lifecycle. We are looking for a team player, who communicates effectively with others and works well with other members in the team.


This is an excellent opportunity for a technology professional looking to build on your competencies and experience and serve in an organisation with a clear mission and strong culture of purpose to drive impact.


Key roles and responsibilities

  • Define, design, implement and improve CI/CD platforms, processes, governance and standards that are used to support application development lifecycle.
  • Manage collaborations within DevOps team as well as with other stakeholders and teams.
  • Own, recover and improve from incidents and non-compliance.
  • Manage procurement, from issuing requirements until award.
  • Manage vendor performance and service level.
  • Involve in the development of DevOps competencies and enriching the DevOps practices.
  • Define and implement tools required for Infrastructure as Code development.
  • Define configuration guidelines to automate software deployment.
  • Set up Containers or Cloud Native hosting for deployments.

To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a DevOps engineer, software engineer or similar role.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience with Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure).
  • Strong experience in the following technologies:
    • OS: Linux, Windows
    • Scripting: Shell, PowerShell
    • Database: Redis, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, MS SQL Server
    • Logs: Elasticsearch, Splunk
  • Familiar with CI/CD and Container Orchestration using Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Good experience with CheckMarx, Clair or other leading SAST (Static Application Security Test) tools.
  • Hands-on individual who is experienced in troubleshooting and working in an agile environment.
  • Experience in deploying micro-service applications and has knowledge of open-source technologies.
  • Good team player and communicator, with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Singaporean.

We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.


Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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