Senior Director: Distributed Systems Architecture and Engineering (Singapore)

Job Location:

Singapore, Singapore

Job Description:

Job Description

This Sr. Director will be responsible for leading a Distributed Systems Architecture and Engineering team based in Singapore, which is responsible for architecture and engineering of Compute, Cloud, Containers and tools Infrastructure and associated infrastructure management solutions at Visa especially in designing and deploying. In this role you will be accountable for designing and building innovative infrastructure solutions to support a Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). Extensive experience managing engineering teams as a "Technical manager" is a must along with experience with open source solutions to encapsulate the infrastructure making it available as code to our partners. Knowledge and experience managing teams that provide tooling support for infrastructure is also a key requirement. Prior experience with Cloud, Virtualization, Containers and deployment of infrastructure for large enterprises is also required. This position reports directly to the Sr.Director Distributed Systems Engineering based in US.

- Provide Compute as a Service offerings to customers that are easy to consume, elastic, secure and reliable using Open Source based Cloud solutions.
- Partner with the team in us to design, implement and integrate Open Source based private cloud in Visa’s data centers across the globe, enable the cloud solution to interoperate smoothly with existing IT infrastructure and processes, ensure reliability, elasticity and security
- Building and leading a team of highly skilled systems engineers.
- Design and implementation of agile innovative infrastructure solutions that take advantage of technology advances that allow cost reduction, standardization and commoditization.
- Provide highly reliable infrastructure solutions that are extremely secure enabling Operations to manage environments simply and effectively.
- Drive the adoption of standard toolsets to reduce complexity and support Operational goals for increasing automation across the enterprise
- Champion the adoption of open infrastructure solutions that are fit for purpose yet forward the Visa goals to keep technology relevant
- Understanding of CAPEX/ OPEX  

Job Requirements:


- Bachelors degree in Computers/ Electronics/ Electrical Engineering
- 15+ years Infrastructure technology experience
- 10+ years of managing a team of systems engineers in delivery of complex infrastructure solutions
- Proven ability to lead with passion and execute vision with little guidance
- Must have prior hands-on experience in designing, building and implementing Opensource based cloud/ container infrastructure solutions.
- Clear understanding of modern network protocols and processes running on each of network layers; Deep understanding of OpenVswitch, knowledge and experience of SDN & SDS is plus
- Must have prior experience in building automated solutions through tools and software that enable infrastructure to be remotely provisioned, configured and decommissioned.
- Solid technology background in the Compute, Network and Storage space
- Experience in selecting, designing and developing a tool-chain with loosely coupled software components to perform specific technical functions.
- Excellent understanding of Cloud technologies in application of hypervisor, storage and network automation capabilities.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

- Private Cloud, Container orchestration platforms (must have)
- Expert level Hypervisor Experience: VMWARE, KVM, Hyper-V  (must have)
- Hands on experience with LINUX, Windows (must have)
- Expert level Compute Experience managing OCP, HPE and Dell Infrastructure  (must have)
- Expertise in one or more configuration management tool: Chef or Ansible/Puppet/Bladelogic Server automation/ SCCM for managing medium & large environments (must have)
- Containerization concepts, experience with clustering and scheduling suites such as Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, DCOS (must have)
- Good Understanding of Software Defined Network(SDN)  & Software Defined Storage (SDS) (must have)
Experience with Monitoring, Configuration tools(must have)

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Contact Information:

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January 2, 2018
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