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Research Engineer, Cyber Special Ops-R&D

Date: 11-Sep-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

NCS – a leading regional B2B digital services company – is partnering the National University of Singapore (NUS) in a joint research lab to conduct research and development in next generation cyber security technologies driven by emerging digital transformations based on AI, 5G, cloud computing, robotics, autonomous vehicles and so on.


We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about developing rapid prototypes of cutting-edge new security technologies. Prior experience in technology commercialization and good understanding of cyber security related products and services are also required. With a strong desire to work on problems that really matter for our customers, the candidate is expected to collaborate with researchers in the NUS-NCS Lab and security vendors with the goal of developing and productizing top-notch and highly innovative solutions.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop research prototypes of emerging security technologies
  • Support IP translation based on research projects within the NUS-NCS Lab
  • Improve code quality through unit, functional, and security tests
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies that help in building better products or services
  • Advocate and practice agile principles in software development
  • Maintain user guides and technical documentations
  • Create impactful demonstrations to showcase emerging security technologies
  • Design and build services with a focus on business value and usability


  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electronics Engineering
  • At least 3-5 years of programming experience in any language, such as Java, C#, C/C++, and Golang
  • Experience in UI/UX development or front-end applications
  • Experience in network programming using TCP, UDP, multicast
  • Experience in software design and development using API infrastructure, such as API gateway and API marketplace
  • Familiar with cloud-based application development
  • Strong understanding of API and databases
  • Knowledge of embedded software development on Linux is an advantage
  • Possession of professional security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA) is an advantage
  • Creative thinker with the passion to learn and innovate in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated with a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills