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Lead Engineer / Engineer, Programme Management Centre / Capability Sustainment

Agency: Home Team Science and Technology Agency (HTX)
Job no.: 551144
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore

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.

The jobholder is to manage and deliver projects related to Project Management, Proof of Concept Implementation and Maintenance of assigned projects/systems, ICT infrastructures, systems and applications, cybersecurity technology stack, sense-making and surveillance.

All new appointees will have the opportunity to be assigned to any of the following Divisions listed below:

Programme Management Centre (PMC)

  • Immigration & Checkpoints PMC
  • Policing PMC
  • Joint Capabilities PMC
  • Corrections & Narcotics PMC
  • Civil Defence PMC

Capability Sustainment (CS)

  • Ops Systems
  • ICT Infra



The principal accountabilities of the job holder are to (but not limited to):

  • As part of project management, work with relevant stakeholders (internal and external) and vendors to deliver the system(s) and/or projects, ensuring that budget, specifications and any other requirements are being adhered to.
  • Manage the operation of the end user computing, systems, applications, network and application hosting infrastructures to ensure that these are well maintained and operational at all times.
  • Formulate Operation & Support Standards for Systems & ICT Infra across MHA for ease of maintenance.
  • Provide guidance in Integrated Logistic Support and RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) concept so that Maintenance Requirements are addressed during implementation.
  • Review and initiate plans to maintain and sustain functions and capabilities of the systems throughout their life cycle.
  • Plan and review projects/systems maintenance strategy to incorporate Predictive & Pre-emptive Maintenance approaches as part of project requirements.
  • Manage the operation of the end user computing, systems, applications, network and application hosting infrastructures to ensure that these are well maintained and operational at all times.
  • Carry out regular review of the adequacy of the security measures and capacity of the IT infrastructures to ensure that the existing protection measures and infrastructures are relevant and sufficient to address the existing and future operational requirements.
  • Any other tasks as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering/ Computer Science/ Information Technology or relevant disciplines.
  • Preferably 1-5 years of relevant working experience for Engineer and at least 8 years for Lead Engineer.
  • Strong planning and project management skills, with facilitation skills, problem-solving skills and organising capabilities
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification would be an advantage.
  • Strong interest in technology and innovation.
  • Competent, self-motivated, pro-active, dedicated and responsible as well as having the ability to work independently without the need for close supervision.


All new appointees will be appointed on a two-year contract.

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

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