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Network Specialist (IoT Specialist) - Contract

Agency: Housing and Development Board
Job no.: 553453
Work type: Contract, Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications, Engineering

We provide affordable homes of quality and value. We create vibrant and sustainable towns. We promote the building of active and cohesive communities. We inspire and enable all staff to give their best.

As Network Specialist (IoT Specialist), you will be part of the multi-disciplinary team working on one of the following projects:

  • Cyber security and Management of IoT Devices for Smart Initiatives
  • Smart Solutions Translation & Advanced Urban Analytics
  • Enhancing the capabilities of HDB Smart Hub to support scaling up of Smart and Sustainable HDB Towns



  • Engage business users to gather and evaluate requirements and use cases
  • Turn requirements and use cases into system architectures and designs
  • Assist user to translate requirements into functional and technical specifications
  • Perform risk assessment with business users and provide guidance in terms of cybersecurity and sensor connectivity
  • Lead the project alongside business users and vendors to ensure project delivery and sustainability.
  • Develop and implement process to ensure smooth operation and security of IoT devices and systems
  • Perform system administration duties to manage and support highly available ICT infrastructure environment and related operations, which includes monitoring, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, system recoveries and periodic updates and patches of servers
  • Provide technical leadership through innovation, research and evaluation of IoT technologies and solutions

You are also required to keep abreast of the latest industry IT and IoT trend, security practices and technologies as well as emerging threats and vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate controls for implementation to improve security.



  • Strong Background in Computer Science or a relevant discipline. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Preferably with knowledge and experience in some of the following areas:
    • IoT connectivity such as 4G/5G, WiFi, LoRa, NB-IoT, Zigbee and Bluetooth
    • IoT protocols such as MQTT
    • IoT device management
    • IoT security
    • Operating systems such as Windows Server and Linux
    • Networking technologies such as LAN,WAN, DNS and DHCP
    • Cloud hosting environment in Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure
    • Database schema design/development/management (SQL or NoSQL Database such as MongoDB
    • IT security principles and IT/IoT controls as well as industry best practices and frameworks

You should also possess good interpersonal and communication skills, have good command of written and oral English and be able to demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and have good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with good attention to detail.


Successful candidates will be offered a 1+1 year contract.

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted for the position within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.

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