Cloud Architect – Infrastructure Architecture and IT Project Management – AVP

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)

About the job

To support HKEX strategy, modernizing infrastructure including speed up cloud transformation will be one of the top priorities to help HKEX running in a global industry that is rapidly transforming and being disrupted by such things as digitization, tokenization, big data, personalized finance and ESG consideration. The Cloud Architect is responsible for leading the creation of cloud technology framework and providing technical leadership to support HKEX’s initiatives in cloud computing and automation. The Cloud Architect reports to Technology Infrastructure – Infrastructure Architect team which is responsible for ensuring that critical applications are designed and optimized for good performance, high availability and disaster recovery based on business requirement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Introduces industry relevant best practices & act as trusted advisor to management regarding enterprise value improvement opportunities.
  • Defines technical direction and roadmap of Cloud migrations and managing the implementation and technical solutions.
  • Create a well-informed cloud strategy and develops and organizes cloud systems.
  • Develop 3-year roadmap on Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Technologies.
  • Develop architectural artifacts to lead the delivery of a successful implementation.
  • Define Cloud architecture principles, strategies, standards, guidelines and processes.
  • Evaluate IT technologies, market trends and industry plus identify prospective impact on business and operations.
  • Recommend alternative technologies and improvements to increase operations efficiency or cost reduction.
  • Liaises with Information Security, IT Compliance and Technology Risk Management to ensure security, reliability, integrity and robustness of solution design.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information System or IT related disciplines.
  • At least 8 years of working experience of providing infrastructure design and implementation.
  • Extensie project experience migrating from legacy systems and deploying complex cloud-based solutions.
  • Experience on design and implementation experience in different Cloud Service Providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, etc.
  • Experience on providing total solution to support cloud service i.e. Provisioning, Automation, Monitoring, Security, Resilience, Backup and Recovery, etc.
  • Experience on providing cloud native application infrastructure design e.g. Serverless, Kubernetes (K8S), etc.
  • Experience on DevOps and Infrastructure as Code e.g.Terraform, Ansible, Git, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience on Cloud and on-premise single sign-on and authentication e.g. LDAP, Forgerock, Azure AD and ADFS.
  • Experience on mission critical, high availability, high performance and large-scale systems infrastructure.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and presentation skill.
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese. Proficiency in Mandarin is an advantage.

Applicants who do not hear from us within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. Personal data provided will only be used for the purpose of employment application to HKEX.

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