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Deputy Manager, Systems, Information Technology (Contract)

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Information Technology

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning, developing, implementing and running a comprehensive Systems Architecture for the University.
  • Required to manage and operate (hands-on) systems (server & storage) used in the University. Familiar with Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Databases, Linux, Cohesity Backup System, Office365, Microsoft HyperV, VMware/Netapp storage, Storage Spaces Direct, Hitachi (HCP) and Azure Cloud Platform. A strong knowledge on Microsoft Active Directory Architecture, PowerShell, Group Policies and Active Directory Federation Service is required.
  • Required to provide Systems Administration / Management systems availability statistics, administration of Multi-Factor Authentication such as Okta, IT DR support, IT support for teaching-learning, Systems hardening, Systems patching, Systems onboarding and decommissioning and other Systems related support services .
  • Establish and implement processes to improve operational effectiveness of the Systems Operations unit, provide prompt and effective support to existing systems.
  • Familiar with System Capacity and Performance Management and analyze the System and Storage performance charts and statistics on monthly basis to ensure maximum availability of the systems.
  • Work with users to identify, understand requirements and develop deployment plans, assist with planning, developing, implementing and managing all system assets deployed in the University.
  • Develop and manage project tender specifications documents, call tenders, conduct tender evaluations and prepare award recommendation, manage and monitor project scope, project schedule and quality of deliverables.
  • Conduct vendor negotiations and contracts/agreements administration, evaluate and recommend appropriate IT solutions/services to meet users' requirements.
  • Rotational on-call duty along with team members and after office hours support.
  • Formulate IT policy, procedures and assist with budgeting.


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with at least 5 years of relevant working experience in design, configuration and management of Windows and Linux Infrastructure.
  • Strong technical competencies and analytical mind, with specialized certifications such as MCSE, RHCE, CDCP, CCNA, CISSP, ITIL, etc. would be preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of IT governance, systems, security and system technologies and able to work with cross-functional departments.
  • Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Other traits include positive attitude, self-motivated, customer service oriented and a team player.

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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