Lead IT Architect, Adv Comms

Date: 6 Nov 2023


Singapore, Singapore

Singtel Group

Are you looking for value adding and impactful work?  
Do you want to make a difference with your expertise?  

With us, you’ll be able to make it happen.   


NCS is the leading technology services firm, operating across Asia Pacific in over 20 countries, providing services and solutions in consulting, digital services, technology, and more.  

We believe in utilizing the power of technology to make extraordinary things happen and to create lasting impact and value for our people, communities, and partners. Our diverse 12,000-strong workforce has delivered a wealth of large-scale, mission-critical, and multi-platform projects for governments and enterprises in Singapore and the APAC region. 

What we do:
We drive our passion for harnessing technology. 
We bring people and technology together. 
We advance communities and transform industries. 
We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Lead Architect, Advance Communications 

The Lead Architect is responsible for providing technical leadership of mobile network projects.  The activities also include defining a high-level architecture focusing on the mapping of cellular capabilities to business needs, defines the relationships, flows and implementation of entire mobile network technology architecture.
What we seek to accomplish together: 
  • Entire mobile network architecture solutioning and design

  • Liaise with partners and team to ensure end to end solution integrity

  • Creates mobile network architecture solution to address client’s needs

  • Radio planning for cellular outdoor and indoor coverage

  • Provide technical leadership in mobile network projects

  • Define system-level architecture that includes high-level design, architectural policies and principles, design and programming guidelines, implementation risks and mitigation measures, software development and integration strategies, etc.

  • Maintain control over the entire mobile network architecture throughout the lifecycle by continuously making adjustments to the architecture to ensure desired results are achieved

  • Involve in requirements analysis phase to ensure the implementation feasibility of functional specifications. Highlight requirement gaps, technical challenges, and any other issues

  • Provide technical leadership using established design and development methodologies to ensure system meets functional requirements.  

  • Engage customers to explain rationale of architecture as well as address their concerns if any
  • Ensure best practices, frameworks and re-useable components are employed in the project
  • Trouble-shoot technical problems


A little about you


  • Degree in Telecommunication, Electrical, or Computer Engineering

  • Possess strong problem solving, time management and analytical skills

  • > 8 years’ experience with in-depth knowledge across cellular radio, access and core network architectural principles and mobile technology standards

  • Broad and deep knowledge in latest mobile network technologies

  • Proficient in technology specification and standards

  • Possess key certifications with key partners

  • Ability to lead, develop and maintain respectful and trusting relationship

  • Highly motivated with the aptitude and attitude to continuously upgrade and refresh knowledge

  • Proficient in written and spoken English

  • Able to travel as required

  • Good inter-personal, organizational, problem solving and teamwork skills 


About NCS Group 

We want to create the extraordinary, and to impact millions of people every day.  
We believe in building a talent-led delivery model to enable our best people to lead, and to support them with the right structure, processes, and tools to ensure that our clients are delivered top quality services.  


We want to invest in you!  
Great work is never done alone, and that’s why we also believe in creating a collaborative work environment to bring people with different expertise and talent together.  
We create opportunities for our people to grow in our organization with well-defined career tracks and specializations to ensure that our people and talent can continuously deliver new value for our clients.  

We’re here to make the extraordinary happen. 


About Singtel

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has 140 years of operating experience and played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub. Optus, our subsidiary in Australia, is a leader in integrated telecommunications, constantly raising the bar in innovative products and services.

We are also strategically invested in leading companies in Asia and Africa, including Bharti Airtel (India, South Asia and Africa), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines) and Advanced Info Service (Thailand). We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications industry.

Together, the Group serves over 700 million mobile customers around world. Singtel is one of the largest listed Singapore companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation.

The Group has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs more than 23,000 staff worldwide.