• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job Description 

  • Ensure all the applications systems remain in good working order.
  • Support new application systems when they become operational.
  • Respond to production emergencies in a timely manner based on given Service Levels. This includes bringing up the server (in a crash) or system processes, fixing problems or finding workarounds.
  • Perform routine checks and to escalate to the Project Manager any anomaly detected. Show the initiative to alert and conduct troubleshooting together with other system engineers, database administrator (DBA) and outsourced vendors.
  • Committed to meet the Service Level Agreement (SLA) timelines.
  • Follow through every issue / problem till closure; and complete the necessary documentation as required 
  • Assist users and answer queries regarding the supported operational systems.
  • Interact with the helpdesk agents, end-users and external vendors during application support and problem resolution.
  • Be on standby support on weekends / public holidays. In the event of scheduled downtime or during a crash, the Candidate is required to be in office during off-office-hours to support the systems.
  • Besides application support, make some code changes/ enhancements that arise from service requests. The Candidate shall follow the given technical standards and update the necessary documentation.
  • Report to the Project Manager the tracking and management of the project timelines and resources that he/she has been assigned to undertake.
  • Understudy and undertake the development of new applications and maintenance of any existing systems as assigned by Project Manager.
  • Work independently with minimum supervision. Also work effectively as a team member among the system support and application development teams.

Job Requirements 

  • Possess at least a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (IT), Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • At least EIGHT (8) years of work experience in IT development, with exposure to end-to-end software development lifecycle (SDLC – system analysis and design; application development and testing; and operational support and maintenance).
  • At least EIGHT (8) years of development and system support on Open source development platform
  • At least EIGHT (8) years of JAVA development experience using JDK 1.7 and above.
  • At least EIGHT (8) years of development experience on Linux/Apache/MySQL/Php/Perl (LAMP).
  • At least EIGHT (8) years of working experience with one or more of the following relational databases and be proficient in using SQL.
    • MySQL
    • MS-SQL
    • Oracle
  • At least EIGHT (8) years of experience on web crawler development, administration and support.
  • Strong in writing shell scripts to automate deployment and maintenance of the applications both in standalone and cluster environments.
  • At least FIVE (5) years of experience in leading a team of developers and support engineers.
  • At least FIVE (5) years of experience in development and system support on SOLR search engine, HADOOP Big Data, Heritrix Crawler and OpenWayBack.
  • Possess experience in developing applications using SOAP and/or REST based web services and APIs.
  • At least FIVE (5) years of experience and be proficient in:
    • Requirements and impact analysis, including evaluating and recommending feasible technical implementations etc;
    • IT operational support, including incident management, defect tracking, source code version control, release management, deployment to Production etc; and
    • Project management support, including maintaining issue log and change control records, documenting operational procedures/guides, coordinating with users etc.
  • Good command of English and effective communications skills to be able to interact with project teams, end-users to gather user requirements, communicate the proposed solution, conduct user acceptance testing, end-user training, and trouble resolution with helpdesk agents and external vendors.
  • Minimum of FIVE (5) year of work experience in Singapore, and thus to have minimally equipped well in understanding and meeting the user requirements.

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