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Global Infrastructure Engineering Director

Ambition - Expires on Apr 22, 2015
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Reference
  • Malaysia
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 15+ years
  • Expat and local
  • JS30836
Engineering / Technical
Job Category
Banking / Financial Services
Above 35,000 MYR/ Month

Job Description

Our client is a premier global virtual operations centre for an international bank in KL. They are already one of the largest IT hubs in Asia and are driving extremely ambitious plans for continued growth. The bank itself is a tier-1 bank operating across all areas of retail, corporate and investment banking. To support ongoing growth and transition, they are seeking a director of global infrastructure engineering to drive migration of services and lead all engineering activities across platforms, networks, data centre, and cloud services.

  • Reporting into the global head of infrastructure, the range of activities will be extremely varied and will include the following:
  • Proactively identify areas of process improvement, interlink gaps between various processes and standards and implement improvements in line with the bank's goal;
  • Integrate information from customers, markets and trends in the market to define a context for decision making and strategy;
  • Embed a strong orientation towards process and methodology into the Engineering division; Implement best practices around architecture design and engineering methodologies;
  • Lead and manage a very large engineering hub of 500+ staff and handle global matrix working relationships with all stakeholders up to board level. 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or computer science
  • 15+ years' experience in infrastructure engineering and management
  • Exceptional understanding of cloud technologies, multi-platforms environment, and data centre infrastructure
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all related systems design techniques, and ability to apply them on a broad scale at all levels of complexity in relation to various technical platforms, as well a guiding others to use
  • Superior strategic vision with a sense of practicality so to translate architecture roadmaps and demand pipeline into actionable infrastructure engineering artefacts
  • Top leadership skills - to drive the transformation and push change agenda
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - capability to both have technical detailed discussions and to influence C-level stakeholders
  • Able to navigate complex matrix environments
  • Articulated, methodology driven and data oriented
  • Vendor negotiation skills

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