IT Enterprise Solutions Department provides high-quality and innovative business application solutions (non-wagering) and IT services to all divisions and departments within the Club in the portfolios of Racing, Customer and International Business Development , Corporate Planning, Branding, Membership, Charities and Community, Legal and Compliance, Corporate Affairs, People and Organisational Development, Finance, Audit, Property, Security & Integrity, and Integrated Project Management Office.
Design the technical infrastructure architecture for the new data analytics platform and produce required deliverables for the project
Recommend technical architecture and infrastructure for the new data analytics platform in an efficient and scalable environment
Define the infrastructure standards, requirements, and configuration of the hardware and system software required based on the agreed architecture
Define the hardware requirements for high availability and disaster recovery strategy
Define the instance strategy for the implementation and deployment, and capacity planning
Prepare infrastructure and technical requirements for the new data analytics platform technology architecture
Manage vendor to implement system infrastructure (hardware and system software) and IT solution infrastructure based on the agreed infrastructure requirements and standards
Review infrastructure related documents prepared by vendor to ensure technical and operational requirements are met and conformed to IT’s standards
Analyze non-functional and technical requirements to ensure the application performance and availability meet the business users and IT’s requirements
Trouble-shoot the performance of hardware and apply performance tuning skills to resolve technical problem
Provide training and coaching to internal IT people on the new data analytics platform technology
Plan and deliver quality project deliverables within schedule and good quality
University degree in Computer Science or equivalent
10+ years working experience in IT infrastructure management in both a technical and managerial capacity in a medium to large enterprise.
10+ years of experience in technical infrastructure design and implementation, database administration, compute and system performance tuning
Sound knowledge of Networking, Windows, Linux, Server hardware and database
Knowledge on setting up different database technology, including NoSQL, MongoDB, Oracle database and Microsoft SQL database, is preferred
Professional knowledge in designing and implementing high performance computing and network infrastructure for large scale data lake / data warehouse project is preferred.
Experience using Jira, Confluence, and other software development and documentation tools used in DevOps.
Familiar with private cloud technology using Kubernetes
Experience on Hadoop is an advantage
Knowledge on different public cloud technology (GCP, AWS, Azure) is an advantage
Certifications in Project Management certification (PMP, Prince2) and IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) a plus
Strong interpersonal skills and able to communicate effectively and deal with different levels of internal users and external service providers & suppliers
Good understanding of software development lifecycle, project and service management, governance, policy and compliance
Strong skills in system performance tuning and trouble-shooting, analytical and problem solving
Awareness of commercial and contractual issues
Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills
Terms of Employment
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate.
Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.