Principal Technologist (Cloud)

Mariia Sotnikova
Mariia Sotnikova
Recruitment Partner


Singapore, Singapore

For people in Singapore, traveling far means traveling by air, and that means Singapore Airlines (SIA). The carrier flies to about 65 cities in some 30 countries, primarily in the Asia/Pacific region but also in Europe and North America. It boasts a fleet of more than 100 aircraft. SIA extends its network via code-sharing with fellow members of the Star Alliance marketing partnership, including United Airlines and Air China. (Code-sharing allows airlines to sell tickets on one another's flights and thus offer service to additional destinations.) 

About position:

  • Provide technical leadership for cloud and related technologies including DevOps, CI/CD, Lean. 

  • Strong architecture skills with ability to design and guide others designing solutions. 

  • Understand business and technical requirements and evangelise modern Cloud, DevOps, CI/CD, Lean practices. 

  • Design cloud consumption models, processes and technical solutions to ensure application teams are able to build and deploy solutions with minimal friction while ensuring security and operational control. 

  • Manage transformation initiatives. 

  • Operate within assigned budget and demonstrate fiscal responsibility. 

  • Support audit and infrastructure/network security improvements, disaster recovery and security related drills. 

  • Build automation wherever possible to improve developer agility. 

  • Provide training or conduct talks to the cloud community within the company. 

  • Explore, learn and deploy new technologies to help the company to reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies. 

  • This position requires periodic system administration outside of normal business hours. 


  • Possess a degree in Information Technology or related fields. 

  • Minimum of 10 years of IT experience with at least 4 year working hands-on with AWS or Azure. 

  • Expert and “hands on” knowledge of AWS cloud and ideally good familiarity with another cloud provider (e.g. Azure / GCP). 

  • AWS Certified Solution Architect (Professional) certification preferred. 

  • Advanced python scripting skills. 

  • Strong experience with security (cloud compliance, vulnerability management, patching, encryption, best practices etc). 

  • Understanding and ability to communicate cloud business benefits, cloud economics, cloud migrations, cloud native architectures, etc. 

  • Conversant with many different areas of infrastructure, infrastructure definition tools (Cloud Formation, Terraform, ARM templates) and automation tools (Ansible). 

  • Strong analytical, project management, communications and interpersonal skills.  

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