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AD/SAD Joint Capabilities - Wireless Broadband

Agency: Ministry of Home Affairs
Job no.: 532169
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore

We work as a team, in partnership with the community, to make Singapore our safe and secure Best Home.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) aspires to be a world-class organisation in delivering safety and security for our people. In pursuing our mission to make Singapore our Safe and Secure Best Home, we remain always constant and true to our core values of Honour and Unity.


The jobholder is responsible for the following:

Programme/Project Scope

  • Support his team head technically to obtain approval of Approval of Requirement papers for cross-cutting projects.
  • Ensure proper integration and testing of all hardware and software components so that they can be integrated into the intended system.
  • Ensure that the system is able meet the system availability required by design, and to incorporate life cycle costing (LCC) considerations and spares optimisation as part of the technical requirements.
  • Prepare the various technical documents like the technical specifications (for tenders), system design documents, technical interface agreements, various test plans (factory acceptance, on site acceptance, etc.) and test reports.
  • Decide on how sub-system emulators are deployed to various parties for pre-integration testing.
  • Liaise with relevant units for the necessary development of ICT components (including the necessary security modules reviewed, tested and delivered), and to ride on the existing MHA ICT infrastructure (including any data exchange among Home Team Departments (HTDs) and external agencies).
  • Work with external agencies and/or HTDs to bring in the necessary data (which can be, for example, sensory data and images) through proper technical interface agreements.
  • Manage software components including the necessary technical specifications, design, tests, acceptance, etc.
  • If external sites are to be acquired for equipment installation, he/she will study (including site surveys) and recommend the optimal sites to be deployed to his team head.
  • Take charge of the System Configuration Management of the system. He/she controls the proper delivery of hardware and software components into the system, with proper system versioning and ensures the Senior Executive does the proper assets updating as necessary.  If delivery is meant for bug-fixing or upgrade, he/she has to ensure that regression testing has been done.
  • For the systems that have been commissioned, he/she will work with the stakeholders to conduct the system upgrade appropriately (e.g. during the time of the day/week when the system is least utilized).

Trial Scope

  • Work with relevant MHA Divisions and HTDs to organise testing of joint CONOPs that leverage on future technologies.
  • Systematically identify technologies that are potentially useful to the Home Team.
  • Organise and oversee ops-tech clusters to, inter alia, systematically identify HTDs’ ops needs and potential supporting technologies, and facilitate intra-Home Team collaboration on technology exploration.
  • Organise Proof of Concept trials.
  • Develop test protocols & provide advice to HTDs on test protocols.
  •  Monitor trials across the Home Team and prevent duplication of trials.
  • Evaluate the test results and ensure that the results are disseminated to the appropriate parties and senior management.
  • Track the progress of the trials, including milestones and expenditures, and furnish progress reports. He will bring to his supervisor’s attention any slippage.
  • Advise the HTDs when it is time to stop testing a particular technology.


Job requirements

  • Tertiary Education in Engineering, information technology or computer science
  • Strong planning and project management skills
  • Several years of experience in hardware aspects of projects (in particular, large and complex projects).
  • Preferably 5 years of working experience.
  •  Familiarity with the Home Team environment would be an advantage.


We wish to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified within 30 days upon closing of the advertisement.

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