Data Programmer, Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing

02 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore

Closing On 25 Dec 2019

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

  • Implement 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 IT hardware is accounted for, serviceable and maintained.
  • Ensure 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 with at least 5 years of relevant work 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.

Other Information

Candidates who do not possess the stipulated educational requirements and/or work experience may be considered. If successful in their job application, they will be offered a job title and salary package commensurate with their educational qualifications and work experience

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