Data Programmer, ROSA

Monday, 27 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 26 August 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

2-year contract 


  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore 
  • Closing On 26 Aug 2020

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • This position is for the Centre for Research on Successful Ageing  (ROSA).
  • Implement the technical design of the monthly SLP survey (programming, testing, coding and deploying).
  • Generate and analyse report for daily survey responses.
  • Manage PHP-based survey web applications by deploying application enhancements, patching of application and ensuring data integrity.
  • Liaise with University’s IT department to ensure compliance and make changes to Centre’s IT systems as required.
  • Perform constant checks and maintenance of the Centre’s data security measures according to University’s policies and guidelines.
  • Provide day-to-day IT Support for Centre operations and research teams, advising on technical specifications for IT related procurement and editing of Centre website.
  • Ensure SMU policies are strictly adhered to.
  • Ensure that IT hardware is accounted for serviceable and maintained.
  • Ensure that timelines and milestones of the project relating to IT are met and adhered to.
  • Provide periodic reports on the progress of the project.
  • Ensure internal and external stakeholders’ needs are met in a timely and efficient manner.


  • Degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience. 
  • Proven relevant and recent (within past 3 years) hands-on experience working specifically within the following environments and programming languages:
    • Programming in a LAMP stack environment (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).
    • Management of Windows RDP (Remote Desktop Server).
    • Manage web applications in PHP (Drupal / Laravel framework), HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

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