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Willowglen Services Pte Ltd
Willowglen Services Pte Ltd   via MyCareersFuture

Roles & Responsibilities
•Administer and support network infrastructure and configuration, maintenance of hardware and software, applications and IT infrastructure.
•Provide helpdesk support to all users.
•Manage email configurations and issue troubleshooting for Outlook.
•Perform routine system backup.
•Respond promptly to incident. Evaluate, conduct root cause analysis and implement preventive measures.
•Planning and updating windows patches and ensure that latest patches are applied.
•Responsible for network security and ensure that the network security compiles with IT    Read more

security requirement.
•Maintain and updated documentation of IT systems.
•Perform asserts and inventory management.
•Assist in G-Suite deployment.

•Diploma/Degree in Computer Science/Engineer or equivalent.
•MCSA/MCSE and/or VMware certification is an added advantage.
•Must be knowledgeable, with hands on experience in troubleshooting and MS Window administration.
•Experience with Linux, Solaris and OpenBSD systems is preferred.
•Strong technical knowledge of infrastructure technologies, router, firewall, application administrative and maintenance functions.
•Knowledge of PowerShell, Bash or other scripting languages for automation is a plus.
•Able to commit to work beyond office hours and on weekends as and when required.
•Good communication skills and a team player.

IT Engineer

Roles & Responsibilities

We have an opportunity for an IT Engineer . In this role you will be responsible for all IT related tasks and issues including hardware and software at the designated unit and shall:
•Handle daily technical support activities on desktop support, data network and server management
•Setup desktop computers and peripherals and test network connections
•Install and test desktop software applications and internet browsers
•Test computers to ensure proper functioning    Read more

of computer systems
•Perform data acquisition and automation of testing equipment’s
•Website administration
•Image Dell/HP laptops and desktops
•Manage photocopier and telephone system
•Develop and maintain Data integration modules for testing Lab equipment’s like Cube compression machine
•SQL query writing and debugging of SQL queries
•Develop training materials and deliver technical training to colleagues;
•Order or buy computer systems and liaise with purchase and supplies department
•Work effectively with diverse business users and articulate the substantive issues clearly and concisely to peers, senior management and clients;
•Assist in any ad-hoc task or project as assigned.


What we are looking for
•Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
•Knowledge in troubleshooting desktops/laptops/printers
•Basic knowledge in Router, Firewall and switches
•High level of proficiency in .NET technologies especially ASP.NET MVC and C#;
•Creating and consuming Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Web API services
•SQL Server experience with ability to create stored procedures, triggers, etc.
•Experience in HTML/XML/AJAX/CSS/JavaScript and jQuery;
•Experience working with 3rd party UI controls such as Kendo UI or DevExpress;
•Experience in networking and automation ( an advantage);

Who we are looking for
•Someone with a minimum 2 year experience in the criteria listed above.
•Self-motivated team player with excellent organizational skills.
•Exceptional communicator with communication skills in English

This position is based at Sungei Kadut Loop. Transport will be provided at Yewtee MRT Station.

For interested candidates, kindly email your latest CV with current and expected salary to

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre
Senior Software Engineer (Ref: IRG_FM_2018_027)
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre   via MyCareersFuture

Roles & Responsibilities

Project Overview

The Future Urban Mobility Interdisciplinary Research Group is seeking a highly motivated Senior Software Engineer for the development of the SimMobility Short and Mid Term activity-based simulation software.

SimMobility is an integrated agent-based micro-simulation model with three levels: Long Term, macroscopic simulator of land use and real estate market; Medium Term, mesoscopic simulator of activity based travel demand and Short Term, microscopic simulator of transportation network    Read more


The project comprises of teams from both MIT and SMART in collaboration with several international research and industry partners. This position will be based at the SMART Centre in Singapore.

•Develop massively parallel SimMobility Short and Mid Term Simulator framework to simulate large network with millions of agents
•Design and implement software systems using object-oriented analysis, design, and programming techniques
•Work with other researchers and application developers to bring research results to practical implementation
•Collaborate with researchers in one or more of the following areas:
•Traffic simulation
•Programming models for scalable parallel computing
•Application performance modeling and analysis
•Scalable tool development
•Running simulation in HPC
•Distributed computing
•Develop and implement improvements in advanced software development practices
•Solve abstract and complex problems/ideas and convert them into useable algorithms/software modules
•Work with the researchers on publishing research papers

•Masters in computer science or a related field
•Highly conversant in C++ programming
•3-5 years’ experience in programming large software applications/simulators/game development is required
•Multi-threaded, parallel/distributing system programming experience is desired
•Skilled in all aspects of software project life cycle: feasibility, requirements, design, implementation, integration, test and deployment
•Knowledge on Python, QT or LUA will be an advantage
•Demonstrated ability to effectively manage concurrent technical tasks with competing priorities.

•Demonstrated ability to work independently and implement research concepts
•Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of personnel.

•Good command of written and spoken English

Interested applicants are to submit their full CV/resume, cover letter and list of three references (to include reference names and contact information) via the stated website. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre
Financial Analyst (Ref: HQ_2019_007)
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre   via MyCareersFuture

Roles & Responsibilities
•Review and monitor all account budgets, transactions, expenses and balances;
•Conduct financial analysis and modeling to aid in strategic decision making;
•Partner with finance colleagues, principle investigators, and programme administrators to provide financial reports with narrative analysis;
•Review and process expense reports;
•Identify any high audit risks and lead efforts to improve fiscal controls;
•Work with the MIT Financial Analyst to continuously monitor and report on expenditures;
•Work with SMART and MIT    Read more

Finance colleagues to provide guidance on account expenditures and balances;
•Maintain expense records; assist with the review of budget requests and justifications; and
•Perform related duties/special projects as requested.

•Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, data analysis, management, or related field;
•At least four years’ relevant experience with increasing levels of responsibility;
•Ability to navigate complex operational and financial systems;
•Willingness to dive deep into details while keeping a big picture mindset;
•Strong time and project management skills; self-motivation; must be willing to work collaboratively with colleagues;
•Advanced Excel skills, including querying, pivot tables, and formulaic knowledge;
•Working knowledge of budget management, financial analysis, and financial modeling;
•Must be able to work with all levels of management, adapt quickly to changing circumstances, work independently, manage multiple projects simultaneously, organize workload to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, and clearly communicate in writing.
•Experience with SAP is a plus.

Interested applicants will have to submit their full CV, cover letter and a list of three references (name and contact information). We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre
Human Resource Manager (Ref: HQ_2019_006)
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre   via MyCareersFuture

Roles & Responsibilities

SMART seeks a dynamic professional to lead SMART’s human resource activities. Reporting to the Executive Director, the job responsibilities shall include but not limited to the following:

•Oversee and manage the recruitment and appointment functions, including but not limited to staff appointments, visiting appointment, affiliate appointment, casual appointment and student attachment appointments.
•Assist with the application and submission of the appropriate employment/work pass.
•Oversee and manage the compensation and    Read more

benefits policies and administration.
•Handle all HR related reports, statistics and surveys for Management, government and government related agencies.
•Conduct new staff orientation.
•Ensure that SMART complies with Singapore’s laws in employment, employment standards, and any other relevant laws or regulation;
•Manage and provide guidance to the human resources staff so as to deliver the full spectrum of human resources services to support the IRGs and SMART Headquarters;
•Ensure the human resources activities and programmes are conducted in compliance and consistent with SMART’s policies and procedures;
•Recommend revisions to human resources policies and procedures;
•Develop and prepare reports related to human resources activities and employee benefits;
•Conduct periodic audits of human resources activities;
•Provide guidance, advice and recommendations to SMART employees regarding SMART policies, work performance, and/or employee relations;
•Analyze the compensation and benefit structure of SMART, periodically;
•Recommend and implement innovative human resources programmes; and
•Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

•Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources/Business Management or equivalent;
•At least 5 years of relevant HR management experience;
•Well versed in Employment Act & various Government legislations;
•Resourceful in recruitment and manpower resources;
•Pleasant personality and excellent written and spoken communication skills;
•Meticulous and possess good time management;
•Must be able to maintain confidentiality;
•Proficient in MS Office applications; and
•Must be able to work as part of a cohesive team.

Interested applicants will have to submit their full CV, cover letter and a list of three references (name and contact information). We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Research Engineer (IT Specialist), TCOMS

Roles & Responsibilities
•Assist in the planning and development of high-performance computing and human-digital interaction
•Lead in the operations of the IT systems including the interfacing with National Super Computing Centre (NSCC), TCOMS IT system maintenance and safeguarding system security.
•Attend to researchers' computational needs in research programmes.
•Develop new IT procedures to enhance efficiency and workflow
•Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor

•Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science,    Read more

Engineering or other related fields
•Minimum 3 years of experience in IT systems and high-performance computing
•Experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems
•Excellent IT, communication and management skills
•Able to work independently and in a team.

The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on its prevailing recruitment policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre
Part-Time Research Assistant – 6 months (Ref: IRG_CENSAM_2019_001)
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre   via MyCareersFuture

Roles & Responsibilities

This is a part-time appointment for six months for up to 20 hours per week.

Job Description

The Part-Time Research Assistant will be involved in a project related to thermal comfort in urban areas. The candidate will contribute to the maintenance of meteorological devices and the collection of data from specifically deployed measurement stations at two meters above the ground.

The main tasks are:
•Help in the set-up and installation    Read more

at the meteorological stations.
•Visit the stations regularly (once per week) for maintenance and data collection (from data loggers)
•Help in the post-processing of measured data

The candidate will work with Dr. Juan A. Acero, at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) in Singapore, and under the supervision of Professor Leslie Norford.
•Experience with installation, wiring and power management of outdoor sensors
•Possesses data logging and data transfer skills
•Programming skills (experience with Python is a plus)
•Self-motivated, with initiative

Candidate who possess the below skills will have an advantage:
•Experience with meteorological devices and/or other closely related fields
•Knowledge of communication protocols

Clinical Team Manager

Roles & Responsibilities

Providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. But innovation just for the sake of innovation isn’t why we do it. Side-by-side with our clients, we strive to move drug discovery forward, to help them develop life-saving and life-improving drugs. We help change people’s lives for the better every single day. It’s who we are. And it’s who you could be too.

As a Clinical    Read more

Team Manager you will create and maintain all relevant clinical project documents, and tools pertinent to the phase of the study, ensuring compliance with company, applicable regulatory and customer requirements. You will need to ensure consistent implementation of PRA methodologies during the different phases of the study. You will serve as the primary liaison and primary point of escalation for clinical activities and team issues, interacting with clients, vendors and other PRA functional areas. You will work with the Project Manager to build and foster the client relationship and provide data as required for clinical performance metrics and project status metrics - applying and drawing conclusions between project activities/deliverables and project metrics and initiating measure to improve metrics. You will liaise with Clinical Operations Managers to resolve resource and performance issues and contribute to Business Development activities participating in proposals and bid defenses as needed.

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree or its international equivalent in clinical, science, or health-related field from an accredited institution or a licensed health-care professional (i.e., registered nurse). You will have substantial experience using computerised information systems, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and CTMS. You will have thorough knowledge of ICH GCP and an awareness of local regulatory authority regulations regarding drug research and development required. You must have a considerable amount of experience in clinical research with experience of managing clinical projects.

Blackbox Research Pte Ltd
Research Manager
Blackbox Research Pte Ltd   via MyCareersFuture

Roles & Responsibilities

Responsible for managing existing accounts and responding to ad-hoc research enquires from potential clients. Primary focus will be on commercial brands across varied sectors, inclusive but not limited to financial services, education, leisure & tourism, automobiles. However, manager/sr. manager might also get exposed to other kinds of research work such as working with semi-government and important institutions in the country etc. as required. Requirements

Research Skills
•Serve as    Read more

ongoing account manager for designated clients.
•Take care of the day-to-day research needs of the assigned clients.
•As the main project leader, take responsibility for all project stages from pitch/proposal through to final reporting
•Accept incoming briefs from Directors or directly from existing clients and prepare research proposals
•Provide help and guidance in designing the survey questionnaires and discussion/interview guides
•Work closely with operations teams/off-shore partners to ensure proper co-ordination and completion of fieldwork; brief field manager and interviewers [where required]
•Collaborate with Executive Directors and Research Directors in developing new research products designed specifically for commercial research, ad-hoc or tracking
•Produce high quality research reports and actionable recommendations for clients. Imperative for the candidate to adopt the Blackbox style of reporting and help enhance the overall presentation
•Oversee preparation of presentations for clients and present findings, where required
•Challenging in house data processing teams on giving high end analytics and helping junior team members in translating analytics outputs into meaningful and understandable visualizations for the clients Business Skills
•Take active role in growing business prospects and opportunities via personal initiative, networking [e.g. marketing and research events], cross selling and up selling to clients
•Actively looking for opportunities for cold, warm and cross-selling and initiation discussions with clients
•Willing to learn new dashboards and constantly innovate the work stream
•Have a high appreciation for day to day business related challenges and have solution oriented mind set People Skills
•Supervise work-in- progress of junior executives’ including individual workload, balance of project/ non-project work, analytical and reporting guidance
•Play a role of mentor in helping junior team members by coaching them on various facets of the research
•Adept at working in a fast-paced environment with multi-cultural team
•Provide platforms and means for the team to showcase, develop and grow their research and business knowledge
•Demonstrated ability to adapt and be flexible in different situations

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre
Scientific Director (Ref: IRG_2019_001)
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre   via MyCareersFuture

Roles & Responsibilities


The Scientific Director will be a key member of an interdisciplinary research programme addressing key technology bottlenecks in cell therapy manufacturing: (i) critical quality attributes of safe, effective cell therapy products and (ii) integrated process analytics to monitor and modulate those attributes. While cell therapies are poised to transform healthcare for both the industry and the patient, there remain many outstanding scientific and technical challenges to    Read more

significant global impact that this R&D programme addresses. This high-impact focus includes measurement and feedback control of processing parameters that contribute to cell viability and function during cell proliferation, and the measurement at intermediate and final steps of the cell product properties correlated with positive therapeutic outcomes.

This interdisciplinary team comprises engineers, biologists, clinicians, and manufacturing experts from multiple MIT academic units, and multiple Singapore-based universities, research centers, and hospitals who are experienced at translational demonstrations of technologies in safety-regulated industries such as cell therapies. Our unique, enabling and cross-cutting capabilities include cell and clinical biology, microfluidics, real-time optics and spectroscopies, 3D-printed devices, process analytics, data analytics, and bioinformatics. This programme will demonstrate these approaches required of cell-based personalized medicine through three translational testbeds (three Flagship Projects), ultimately facilitating access for more patients to life-saving, approved cell therapies for currently intractable health challenges

SMART seeks a Scientific Director with experience and expertise in cell therapy manufacturing. She or he will:

•Assist the Co-Lead Principal Investigators to support a team of investigators in executing technical scope and milestones of the program;
•Participate in a Council of co-investigators who will set scientific operation milestones and internal operation policies of an interdisciplinary research team and programme;
•Manage internal (within SMART Interdisciplinary Research Group) and external communications;
•Support external partnerships and collaborations with clinical, industrial, and regulatory stakeholders;
•Act as technical expert within the wider clinical and cell therapy production / commercialization landscape in Singapore and facilitate team awareness on potential opportunities, complementary efforts by other R&D teams, and emerging production challenges in industry and clinical settings;
•Act as a subject matter expert and provide consistent co-mentorship to postdoctoral and graduate student researchers in the program;
•Represent the research programme at meetings with governmental agencies, industry sponsors, or visitors;
•Oversee financial administration of the program; and
•Perform other related duties as required.

•Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry, Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Cell Biology, or Biophysics;
•Biopharmaceutical experience, particularly with experience in industry, clinical, and/or manufacturing settings;
•At least 3 years’ experience in research management in a medium/large scale research center or industry;
•Demonstrated ability to build strategic collaborations to strengthen and enhance the research projects;
•Proven ability to manage complex, multi-stakeholder programs;
•Excellent written / verbal communication skills; and
•MIT alumnus/alumna or previous MIT or SMART research appointment preferred.

Interested applicants will have to submit their full CV (including papers published, patents filed, etc.), a cover letter, a research leadership statement (2 pages), and list of three references (to include reference names and contact information). We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.