Senior Engineer/ Engineer, Data Engineering

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type

Job Description

DSTA is a top-notch technology organisation that drives innovation and delivers state-of-the-art capabilities to make the SAF a formidable fighting force. Our engineers and IT professionals harness multidisciplinary expertise to equip our soldiers with advanced systems to defend Singapore.

We also contribute our technological expertise to support national-level developments. To achieve our mission, DSTA performs a variety of roles ranging from acquisition and procurement to cybersecurity and software development.


We are looking for an individual to join us in our Enterprise IT Programme Centre or Digital Hub Programme Centre where you will participate in data analytics, artificial intelligence and software development initiatives. This role will require you to:

  • Translate business problems into data integration and processing requirements
  • Design, build and maintain data integration programmes to collect, store and process large datasets into a format suitable for data analytics
  • Recommend ways to improve data confidentiality,┬áreliability, efficiency and quality
  • Manage and optimise core data infrastructure
  • Build effective partnership with data science teams on building data pipelines and realisation of data driven systems to improve decision making and deliver business value to MINDEF and SAF


  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or related fields
  • Demonstrated understanding and expertise in processing various datasets
  • Good knowledge of Python, MapReduce, SQL programming languages
  • Knowledge of big data technologies e.g. Hadoop, NoSQL, Hive, Sqoop etc is advantageous
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Passionate and self-motivated

Closing on 02 Jul 2021