Research Engineer, School of Computing and Information Systems

03 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore | Closing On 01 Jan 2022

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

  • Develop new and novel smart urban strategies and algorithms
  • Develop easy-to use Applications to visualize the research outputs (such as interactive maps via Leaflet)
  • Apply novel ML algorithms to classify individual and collective behavior in urban spaces
  • Package the relevant documents and implementation code for public release
  • Assist other researchers to collect and extract relevant data


  • Minimum Bachelor in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Java, Python, C++, C is required
  • Good knowledge of deep learning/ neural networks and urban mobility/transportation analytics
  • Experience in the following technologies is an advantage: MySQL/Postgresql/Elasticsearch
  • Project level experience with preferably in ML-based classification techniques
  • Good analytical, technical and problem-solving skills
  • Applicants with research publications in data science/data management/data minin g/machine learning areas will be advantageous
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members
  • Fast learner who is able to adapt quickly to change and is eager to learn new skills/techniques and explore new topics

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