Research Engineer, SCIS

Jun 04, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jul 03, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore | Closing On 03 Jul 2021

5-mth contract or contract till 22 Dec 2021

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

The candidate will be responsible for developing a web application to offload some of the work involved in conducting client onboarding and know-your-customer (KYC) reviews. Successful candidate will be part of an active research team led by Asst. Prof. Alan MEGARGEL from School of Computing and Information Systems, Singapore Management University.

Candidate’s core responsibility is to develop a web application which exposes an underlying AI model (to be developed by another team). Some capabilities expected from the web application and the AI model include;

  1. identity validation using machine learning or digital ID infrastructure,
  2. document validation
  3. source of wealth analysis by analyzing holdings and relationships
  4. scanning publicly available information to detect negative, financially sensitive news and contextual information that is deemed material and should trigger a KYC profile update on a real time basis
  5. augmentation of advisor capacity and decision support.


  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Web application development using a javascript framework (React.js is preferred).
  • Usage of visual analytics web-based tools (Power BI is preferred).
  • Usage of python based libraries to expose Restful microservices.

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