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Systems Analyst / Senior Systems Analyst (Python)

Date: 22-Jul-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

About NUS IT

NUS Information Technology is the cornerstone to providing reliable, high-performance and secure IT solutions and effective IT governance for the campus. Here at NUS IT, we aim to transform NUS into a borderless computing community providing knowledge at its fingertips by enhancing the use of effective applications and services for teaching and learning. 


We drive a culture that is forward-looking. With a strong passion for IT, our people are always striving to improve, push boundaries and innovate with a "can-do" attitude.  We embrace collaboration, open communication and knowledge sharing. If you see yourself thriving in a dynamic environment and breaking new grounds with innovative ideas, you will find yourself at home in NUS IT. 


As part of our team, you can look forward an empowered work environment that allows you to take charge of your own career path. We provide competitive remuneration as well as flexible work arrangements to enable your growth and development. We pride ourselves on our diverse workforce and are committed to transforming NUS into a leading global University shaping the future. 

Job Description

You will join the Solution Architecture Team as a Senior Python Developer responsible for conceiving, developing and maintenance of Zato ESB which is a highly-scalable, Python-based integration platform.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain large code base by conceiving, developing and maintaining the enterprise integration platform and application server (Zato ESB) using Python.
  • Build highly scalable enterprise level components and applications, specialized in service-oriented architecture, queues/multiprocessing/multithreading and effectively making use of design patterns in Python.
  • Responsible for resolving any bugs identified or reported, and develop new features based on the requirements.
  • Assist system administrator to maintain, upgrade, and manage on a wide range of servers and storages mainly on Linux platforms
  • Ensure compliance with security, development and quality standards.
  • Document and update the technical design specifications, etc.


  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • 4 years of experience in application development environment.
  • 2 years of experience in system administration is a plus.
  • In depth Python programming experience in building highly scalable enterprise level applications, specialized in queues/multiprocessing/multithreading
  • Excellent core python skills with good knowledge and making use of design patterns in python.
  • Thorough knowledge on UNIX/Linux platforms, scripting experience with Shell, XML, JSON etc.
  • Experience in consuming or exposing web services (i.e. SOAP, REST APIs)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases, such as Oracle, MSSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Elastic Search etc.
  • Experience in full system implementation life-cycles (Analyse, Design, Build, Test, Implement, Support, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning, engineering best practices, and deployment methodologies
  • Experience with asynchronous tasking and remote procedure calls; concurrency in Python: Multiprocessing, Multithreading, Asyncio
  • Sound knowledge on network, application security and server administration
  • Familiarity with Linux OS and system management
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of management, users and vendors.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Must be a good team player, proactive in nature, fast learner, highly organized and positive attitude.
  • Experience in Higher Education industry is a bonus.

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 presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: NUS Information Technology

Department : Applications - Applications Architecture & Technology

Employee Referral Eligible: Yes

Job requisition ID : 15263