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Engineer, Cybersecurity Systems Management & Deployment, Ops Systems Sustainment Centre

Agency: Home Team Science and Technology Agency (HTX)
Job no.: 556698
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 job holder will be a key member of the MHA Security Ops Centre’s Systems Management unit involving in the management of logs onboarding (i.e. to oversee the overall site deployment of SIEMS logs collectors.) To lead, design, implement logs including the knowledge of logs parsing and sensors placement in large scale deployment environment to meet MHA SOC situation awareness monitoring. To work with the Home Team Departments (HTD) and SOC operation team to design, deploy and configure log collection infrastructure for MHA SOC situation awareness monitoring. To liaise with the HTDs’ Infrastructure support officers to plan and execute the rollout of log collectors and sensors in the HTDs system.  The Job holder is also expected to involve in the maintenance of the SIEM Systems and its infrastructure. The job holder must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills as he/she is expected to de-conflict differing stakeholder needs, assess the vendor’s technical solution and drive the maintenance of System infrastructure to meet MHA’s needs today and in the future. He/ She will lead and be responsible for driving the technical maintenance efforts in System Infrastructure and jointly with the HTD Technical Teams and Vendor to resolve issues, governance and policies to ensure the maintenance is aligned to MHA SOC needs and in compliance to Government and MHA IT policies and guidelines.



  • Establish a system maintenance programme for MHA SOC systems.
  • Project manage the Facility Management team and maintenance vendors to support the maintenance programme e.g. the day-to-day running of the systems in SOC operation. This include ensuring the availability of Systems Infrastructure comprising servers, storage, logs collectors at all remote sites, network connectivity, system backup, daily update of security signature, system patch, users account management, port scanning against current systems.
  • Liaise with the HTDs’ Infrastructure support officers to plan and execute activities during Operation & Support period.
  • Monitor the performance of the all System infrastructure solution to ensure that it continues to meet MHA SOC needs throughout the system life-cycle.


Job Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Engineering or IT equivalent education and experience, preferably with advanced technical credentials.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant working experience and candidates with prior experience in IT security infrastructure maintenance.
  • A good grasp of IT industry best practices and processes, and keeps abreast of advances in Technology and best practices.
  • Strong technical skills in several technical areas and experience in programme, project, contract and vendor management.
  • Good change management skills.
  • Experience in maintaining SIEMS, SOC support and network infrastructure security, vulnerabilities management and/or related tools.
  • Government Home Team Ops knowledge and good understanding of their systems & networks are preferred.
  • Excellent planning and analytical skills.
  • Be able to appreciate issues from a systems perspective.
  • Ability to work with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong and effective communication skills.


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 4 weeks upon closing of the advertisement.

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