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HTX Science & Technology (S&T) Associate Programme

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Agency: Home Team Science and Technology Agency (HTX)
Job no.: 549149
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications, Engineering, Sciences (e.g. life sciences, bio-technology etc.)

Home Team Science and Technology Agency (HTX)

HTX is the world’s first Science and Technology agency that integrates a diverse range of scientific and engineering capabilities to innovate and deliver transformative and operationally-ready solutions for homeland security. As a statutory board of the Ministry of Home Affairs and integral to the Home Team, HTX works at the forefront of science and technology to empower Singapore’s frontline of security. Our shared mission is to amplify, augment and accelerate the Home Team’s advantage and secure Singapore as the safest place on planet earth.

Overview

The HTX Science & Technology (S&T) Associate Programme is designed for recent Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates who are keen to exponentially impact Singapore’s Safety & Security.

 

What we do

HTX develops and delivers cutting edge technologies to empower the Home Team to solve crimes, save lives, secure our borders, safeguard our data and systems and enhance public safety and security. The capabilities we deliver can be broadly grouped into three spheres:

  • Science: applied to areas such as the forensics investigation of crime scenes, study of chemical / biological / radiological / explosives threats and understanding of human physiology and psychology.
  • Engineering:  delivering a diverse array of vehicles and systems including vehicles, robots, drones, sensors, weapon systems, buildings & infrastructure, and communications systems.
  • Digital: building the Home Team’s digital enablers (network systems, data analytics, apps and more), protecting our cybersecurity, and providing investigative leads through digital and information forensics.

 

What we offer

As part of the team, you will work closely with the Home Team Departments to develop, deliver, and sustain S&T capabilities to safeguard national security. You will take on challenging projects under the guidance of experienced specialists and hone your technical expertise. You will also be expected to lead one greenfield project to unlock new S&T capabilities for the Home Team. Professional development opportunities such as training, overseas learning trips and job rotations will hone and enrich your S&T expertise as you grow alongside HTX.

 

What we look for

  • STEM disciplines/background preferred (Engineering, Computer Science, Sciences or relevant specialisations).
  • Candidates who have completed internships, projects or personal achievements which reflect a passion for S&T work.
  • Possess skills relevant to the S&T Domains and are technologically savvy and collaborative.
  • Recent graduates, with less than 3 years of working experience.

 

What to submit together with your application

In your resume’s last page, please indicate the following:

  • Your earliest join date in 2021.
  • Ranking of your preferences out of these 3 spheres:
    • Science
    • Engineering
    • Digital
  • A write-up of your passion for Science and/or Technology with specific examples of how you would force multiply a specific field of work you are keen in.

Applicants will have to undergo psychometric tests and only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews for further evaluation.

All new appointees will be appointed on a two-year contract in the first instance.

We wish to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified within 30 days upon closing of the advertisement. Please note that any application that are incomplete or have missing information will be rejected.

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