Principal/ Senior Analyst, Behavioural Science

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
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Job Description

At DSTA, we develop leading-edge technological and engineering solutions for the defence and security of our nation. Look forward to comprehensive professional and personal development programmes, and grow in a collaborative and dynamic environment. Join us in the engineering, IT or the corporate domains to make an impact on the defence and security of the nation!


We are looking for individuals to join us in our Information Programme Centre where you will conceptualise and develop models and analysis to research behavioural science insights, trends and case studies using the appropriate simulation or behavioural science methodologies and approaches. The role will require you to:

  • Conduct impact analysis, sensitivity analysis
  • Validate simulation models
  • Engage the various stakeholders to gather data and insight reports, to evaluate and report on behaviour changes through data visualisation
  • Model and analyse both the staff and user preferences, behaviour and interactions


  • PhD in Behavioural Science, Computer Science, Psychology, Sociology, Computer Science and Engineering in Cognitive Science and Human Factor Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in developing behavioural science or predictive models for behaviour, preference or demand
  • Strong knowledge of research methods, experimental design and statistics
  • Good understanding of model integration into simulation and experience in real-world model validation
  • Efficient and detail-oriented time analyst who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced working environment
  • Proficient in statistical programming in languages such as Python and R and knowledge in machine learning will be preferred

Closing on 17 Apr 2021