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AI Engineer for AI Singapore (AI Technology)

Date: 18-Jun-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

AI Singapore (AISG) is a national AI programme launched by the National Research Foundation (NRF) to anchor deep national capabilities in Artificial Intelligence (AI). 


The programme office is hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and brings together all Singapore-based research institutions and the vibrant ecosystem of AI start-ups and companies developing AI products to perform use-inspired research, grow the knowledge, create the tools, and develop the talent to power Singapore's AI efforts. 


The AI Engineer will be responsible for the implementation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques used by AI Technology.


Duties & Responsibilities 
•    Work with Senior Engineer (AI Technology) in achieving both long and short term priorities for software engineering, data management, and AI model development/deployment.
•    Contribute directly towards software development through writing of source code, documentation, and appropriate “white-box” tests like unit testing while keeping with the industry-standard best practices and processes to support AI Technology’s initiatives and projects.
•    Contribute directly towards AI development through writing of source code, documentation, to support data engineering, model development, and testing methodology to ensure mission fit of the created model.
•    Keeping up to date with the relevant development tool chains/frameworks to ensure that software and AI artefacts are kept up-to-date in security and performance as practicable.
•    Execute data access policies and other related operations-related upkeep.
•    Providing maintenance support for software and AI systems that AI Technology possesses through established processes.


•    A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related discipline.
•    Hands-on programming/implementation ability in Python/Java , NO-SQL DBs
•    Experience in working with large datasets with statistical analysis
•    At least 2 years of experience building data science models (Regression, Decision Trees, K-Means, ensemble models, Neural Networks, etc.). 
•    At least 2 years of experience in developing software, implementing AI models, data engineering, and/or data management, preferably at an enterprise level for either on-premise or cloud-based services.
•    Familiarity in execution of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including following coding standards, participating in code reviews, using source control management, build processes, testing, and operations, for either software-only projects or AI projects.
•    Familiarity of execution of professional data management practices for the data life cycle used in AI systems.
•    Familiarity of communicating technical design decisions/issues with peers both in and out of technical team, and/or requirement feasibility with Senior Engineer/user.
•    Capable of handling at least two simultaneous projects that involve development effort with acceptable quality and speed.
•    Meticulous, a good team player with an eye for detail.
•    Strong problem solving skills with keen interests in working with emerging technologies and frameworks to build systems.
•    Must be a self-starter and self-learner, working mostly independently with minimum supervision.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Office of the Deputy President(Res&Tech)

Department : AI Singapore

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 13629