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Senior Technical Solution Architect (Cross Functions)

Req ID: J2275612

  • Location
    Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
  • Category Information Technology
  • Posted Monday, June 14, 2021
  • Time Type Full time

Job Description


Provides technical leadership and is responsible for determining the direction for the IT architecture, standards, design and implementation approaches for the company’s application systems, infrastructure and/or network-based cloud product systems. Creates, evaluates and implements plans and design proposals for high impact IT solutions and their use involving leading edge technologies and methods considering key factors such as their long-term effectiveness (service delivery and cost), practicality, technical limitations and criticality. This is an expert-level role requiring independent action to establish methods and procedures on new and/or special assignments.


IT Architect

  • Know and understand Jabil business strategy
  • Know and understand Jabil IT strategy & objectives
  • Define the overall solution architecture consistent with Jabil’s methodology
  • Be responsible for the technical solution by providing leadership for the customer, project manager, domain architects, domain specialists and application engineers to advance and deliver solutions
  • Consult and Inform Enterprise Architects and Senior IT Architects to design and deliver solutions
  • Earn trust of clients and management
  • Assess merits of alternative technical approaches and gain consensus for best approach
  • Learn, follow, promote, and improve recognized methodologies to design and deliver solutions
  • Ensure that the non-functional requirements are satisfied including, but not limited to, security, disaster recovery, availability, and performance
  • Researches technology and industry trends to hone both personal and Jabil’s competitive edge
  • Through modeling or prototyping, validate solution prior to full implementation
  • Develop expertise in one of the following disciplines: Enterprise Architecture, Business Architecture, Information Architecture, Application Architecture, Technology Infrastructure Architecture
  • Mentor IT professionals

Management Practices

  • Develop project plans and influence project organization
  • Apply recognized system sizing methodology
  • Vet change(s) with respect to scope, schedule, cost, risk, etc.
  • Cross train staff to reduce delivery risk
  • Define processes & methods necessary to support delivery/deployment
  • Define management tools to support production environment

Continuous Improvement

  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma or other methods to identify & provide guidance on organizational improvement opportunities
  • Perform root cause analysis and remediation actions
  • Contribute to Jabil IP though development and submission of patents

Policy & Procedures

  • Comply with IT policy, procedure, and process
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy

Training & Development

  • Define technical job content & qualifications of key roles required to support technical infrastructure
  • Work closely with management to assess and aid the development of staff skill sets
  • Assist management to assess and help resolve staffing knowledge gaps


  • Publish and present to customers, IT leaders and business executives
  • Engage with vendors and third parties as needed
  • Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style
  • Ask questions; encourage input from staff
  • Develop peer relationships with Senior IT Architects


  • Typically reports to management.
  • The purpose of this role is not primarily managerial, and the job is typically NOT directly responsible for managing employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).



  • Understanding of all architectural components and their interrelationships
  • Knowledge of Software Engineering and Architectural Principles and methods
  • Solid presentation and written communication skills
  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations
  • Team lead experience in application development
  • Knowledge and experience of one or more languages e.g., Java, C#, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with server-side technologies
  • Knowledge and experience with client-side technologies e.g., Node, Angular
  • Knowledge and experience working in an Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of SOA, including REST, SOAP, API Management, and other integration patterns e.g. ESB, EIP, etc.
  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of UML or ArchiMate
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Post-graduate degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems expected
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in a related discipline
  • Or, equivalent combination of education, training, or experience

Preferred Certifications:

  • Open CA Level 1: Certified
  • TOGAF 9 Foundation
  • ArchiMate 3 Foundation

Specifically, the following responsibilities are for the JGP Division

  • Maintain the Division Architecture framework and ensure that it is up-to-date, relevant and accessible to the stakeholders for Business/IT alignment.
  • Collaborate with various Divisional IT Functional Leaders to ensure that their system architectures and associated artifacts are accurate and updated in the Division Architecture repository and meet the quality standards
  • Participate as IT consultant or project member in advising or supporting JGP sites (covering mechanics and FATP) as needed from the IT perspective
  • Participate or/and lead in assigned projects as Solution Architect lead, especially for the strategic projects involving multiple IT Functional teams, or introducing new capabilities and those that are critical to Jabil
  • Work with project solution architects to ensure that the target architectures and system designs can meet both the project needs and align with Jabil long term goals
  • Architect, design and develop cloud-native applications as POC or prototypes to demonstrate the technology capabilities for use in the manufacturing environment
  • Respond to project demands and document Use Cases and prototype requirements
  • Own the technical engagement and successful implementation of the projects
  • Analyze and recommend the technology implementation architectures for the Division while maintaining consistency with the Global technology framework
  • Provide technical design and thought leadership to the JGP stakeholders
  • Lead efforts to capture and share best practice knowledge among the solution architect community in JGP

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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