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Distinguished Cloud Engineer

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cloud computing
distributed computing
big data
Application Services


  • Be responsible for the architecture, design, and implementation of cloud products, including product definition and road map.
  • Develop distributed cloud-native software platforms to orchestrate and automate hybrid cloud infrastructure.
  • Analyse and solve complex engineering problems, and translating architecture into implementation.
  • Be the bridge between engineering and product line management and translate market requirements into product definitions.
  • Educate the team on new technological advances and work alongside them to produce proof of concepts.
  • Direct and oversee long term research projects, along with short-term production-driven model iterations.
  • Provide an expert perspective and help shape GovTech’s related strategy and initiatives.
  • Be the technical ambassador for the organization and demonstrate field of expertise by writing internal blogs or publish white papers.


  • You have a PhD in engineering or a related field and 12 years of experience in corporate or academic research; alternatively, you have a master’s degree in the above-mentioned fields and 16 years of experience in research and development or a bachelor’s degree and 20 years’ experience.
  • You have strong knowledge and experience with cloud computing infrastructure, application development platforms and popular programming languages.
  • You have 10–15 years’ experience in IT infrastructure and/ or software development, with special emphasis in areas of Compute, Storage, Databases, Networking, Application Services, Big Data and distributed computing.
  • You have practical experience in cloud computing architecture work, systems or application design, development or operations.
  • You have past experience on Cloud Computing platforms (AWS, Azure, Google).
  • You are a company-recognized expert in one or more technical areas.
  • You have made compelling contributions to a technology area through new technology developments and research.
  • You have proven technical leadership.
  • You are a key influencer in new product or service development and have demonstrated experience launching in collaboration with a business or partner.
  • You have proven expertise developing complex systems from architecture to implementation.


  • Want to develop big systems, has great ideas

Compensation & Benefits

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Job description

Distinguished engineers will connect teams to one another in a spirit of collaboration and will champion opportunities to make teams more efficient. You'll work with senior leaders, vendors, and partners to influence technology roadmaps and the adoption of new technologies across the enterprise. In addition, you will teach, mentor, and grow other domain experts within the organization.

The company

Life at GovTech

At GovTech, we use technology to improve the lives of everyday Singaporeans. We need a special group of people who share the same passion, ambition and courage to help us do it. Individuals who value diverse views and ideas, and actively solve problems through creating new and innovative solutions.
Join a workplace that empowers you to learn, grow and excel professionally in an agile, bold and collaborative environment. You will gain invaluable experience, and adopt a multi-disciplinary approach developing innovative solutions for citizens and businesses.

The Location


Moving to Singapore

If you hold the passport of a visa-free country, you can get your employment pass as soon as within 7 days of arrival to Singapore, or a maximum of 31 days. If you require a visa to enter Singapore, allow for an added time of approximately 2 weeks for visa processing.

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Distinguished Cloud Engineer