SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

Research Engineer, Living Analytics Research Centre

Location
Singapore
Posted
Apr 19, 2021
End of advertisement period
May 16, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore | Closing On 16 May 2021

1-year contract

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

  • Conduct research in the above areas- Gather requirements from project partners through discussions and correspondence
  • Develop, design and implement research prototypes and test-bed systems to achieve project requirements and targets, as well as to showcase the centre’s analytics capabilities
  • Showcase the work from the respective projects at events or conferences
  • Assist other researchers to collect and extract relevant data for research purposes

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant research experience in Human-Computer Interaction, computer vision, or natural language processing
  • Proficiency in programming software/languages such as C/C++ and Python will be required
  • Demonstrated experience and know-how on conducting research, particularly in the area of Human-Computer Interaction, computer vision, or natural language processing, will be a plus
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members
  • Good knowledge of Databases, Machine Learning, and NLP
  • Proficient in at least one or more of these programming languages: Java, Python, C#, C++, C
  • Experience in the following technologies will be beneficial:
    • Elasticsearch
    • MySQL, Postgresql
    • Tomcat, NodeJS, Apache, Nginx and Xampp
    • Linux Environment (CentOS 6.x, Ubuntu 14.x), Bash Scripting
    • Virtualization (VMWare, KVM, Vagrant, Docker)
    • GPU Computing and Deep Learning

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