Head of Infrastructure and Platform Services (Banking)

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: BF/WYS/HIPSB/03112022C
Posted: 5 months ago
Consultant: Wong Yu Shan
Consultant Email: email Wong
Consultant Phone: +65 6950 0365

Job description

Our client, an established regional bank is looking to hire a Head of Infrastructure and Platform Services in Singapore. The role will include managing the Infrastructure that hosts the bank's business-critical systems, and the various Infrastructure Run teams including Compute, Storage, Network, Database, Middleware, Voice Infra, End-User Computing, and Workplace Technologies.


The successful candidate will be responsible for building Infrastructure technology capabilities and processes to significantly uplift the Service reliability of the Bank Critical Infrastructure. You will be making decisions of a strategic nature that would influence Infrastructure Architecture, Solutions, and Technology Operations in the Group. You will leverage your expertise in analyzing complex systems, anticipating problems, and finding ways to mitigate risk will be key to your success in this role.

You will primarily be managing IT Infrastructure and 24/7 production support teams, with leadership responsibilities in large, cross-functional teams, effectively influencing senior-level management/key stakeholders within complex contexts. You will partner with Infrastructure Engineering and planning teams to define the Infrastructure build and operational standards, drive down manual work through automation and improve monitoring, fault-tolerance as well as system scalability. You will also, manages the budget, resourcing, and strategic expenditures for a multi-million dollar cost center to ensure the delivery of effective, efficient, and predictable operations


To qualify, individuals must possess:

  • Bachelor Degree

  • At least 15 years of experience in Infrastructure Management, Architecture, and/or service delivery role

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in IT/Banking organization leading 24/7Production support and Infrastructure Operations

  • Solid background in managing Enterprise platforms, Open Systems, Storage, Network, Mainframe, AS400, and Database systems.

  • Experience in Cloud operations and migrations.

  • Well-versed with Infrastructure tools within the Data Centre environment

  • Experienced in leading teams across multiple geographies

  • Strong stakeholder and team management experience.

  • Good communication and analytical skills.

  • Preferably ITIL certified and conversant in ITSM and ISO

Interested applicants, please contact Wong Yu Shan at or +65 6950 0365 for a confidential discussion.

EA License no.: 16S8066 I Reg no.: R1980894

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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