Research Engineer (1-year contract), Living Analytics Research Centre

Singapore (SG)
15 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

  • Gather requirements from project partners through discussions and correspondence
  • Develop, design and implement research prototypes and test-bed systems to achieve project requirements targets, as well as to showcase the centre's analytics capabilities
  • Showcase Living Analytics Research Centre's (LARC) projects at events or conferences Assist other researchers to collect and extract relevant data for research pruposes


  • Bachelor/Master in Computer Science/Engineering or relevant disciplines
  • Good knowledge of Databases, Data Mining, Distributed Computing, Operating Systems
  • 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 Apache Storm RabbitMQ Redis 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
  • Self-motivated and able to carry out tasks independently Excellent team player and possess strong inter-personal skills