Research Engineer, SIA-NUS Corp Lab

30 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

SIA-NUS Digital Aviation Lab at National University of Singapore (NUS) offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Software Engineer (Research Engineer) to use data to uncovered new user insights that have the potential to inform the creation of new products, services, and processes that will improve passengers’ comfort, sleep wellness, and experiences. This is done by analyzing and making connections of data across multiple sources.

The Software Engineer (Research Engineer) will be responsible for 1) building an API to collect Covid-19 policy, 2) applications for algorithms and methodologies based on state-of-the-art research in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data, 3) visualization of research results, 4) development of simulator. He/she will be working closely with the Principle Investigator and lab members on one or more research projects with external collaborators on interesting and challenging real-world datasets and problem statements.


  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or related disciplines with a focus in AI/Machine Learning/Big Data
  • Candidate must be able to work with fast-moving, “hands-on”, results-oriented environments. He/ she will have a ‘can-do’ attitude and be passionate about building and developing new ideas and models
  • Solid programming and application development
  • Relevant skill sets in Python, SQL/MySQL, Tableau, and data science.
  • Good writing and presentation skills.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • An ability to work in a collaborative team environment

About Us

NUS, Singapore’s flagship university, and SIA, Singapore’s flagship carrier, jointly established a 5-year SIA-NUS Digital Aviation Corporate Laboratory (Corp Lab) to create and commercialise innovative technologies that could accelerate the digital transformation of Singapore’s aviation sector and redefine the air travel experience.

To emerge ahead in today’s digital transformation era, SIA and NUS will jointly target Revenue Management & Dynamic Pricing (for smart data-driven optimization), Transforming Competency and Skill Development (for intelligent and personalised pilot and cabin crew training), Employee Wellness (for data-driven and scientifically-backed improvements to workforce safety, performance and productivity), and Passenger Comfort, Sleep and Cabin Service (for next-generation product offerings and unparalleled customer service within the cabin).

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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