• Job Category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type

Job Description

The Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT) is an agency in the Ministry of Defence that focuses on R&D and solutions development in infocomm and infosecurity technologies.

Job Scope

  • Conduct and lead research in cryptography as applied to communications and data security
  • Study and evaluate the implementation and security of cryptographic algorithms and protocols used in communications software and hardware products
  • Advance organisational knowledge and methodologies and keep track of developments in cryptography
  • Provide consultation in cryptography and related aspects of communications and data security


  • An Honours degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical/Computer Engineering or related disciplines
  • Strong interest in applied cryptography research
  • Strong analytical and conceptual abilities
  • Good written and oral communications skills in English
  • Independent and motivated
  • Prior knowledge of cryptography is not essential but would be an advantage
  • Familiarity with programming (e.g. C programming) would be an advantage

As CSIT is an agency under the Ministry of Defence (Singapore), only Singapore Citizens will be considered.

Closing on 18 Jun 2021