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Project Officer - Full Stack Developer, Singapore Global Network (1 year contract)

Apply Now Work type: Contract, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Others

About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg

About Singapore Global Network

The Singapore Global Network (SGN) is a division in the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) tasked to re-energise our efforts towards building a strong and extensive ecosystem of overseas Family, Friends, and Fans for Singapore.

SGN leads the Whole-Of-Government effort to coordinate across agencies and strengthen our collective networks whose skills, affinity and influence could help build linkages to global business and talent communities, and enhance the international mindshare of Singapore as a leading globally-connected city.


This role works closely within SGN’s digital products team to develop, deliver and maintain a digital platform for connections between and within Singapore’s global business and talent communities. There is also opportunity to work on other digital products within the wider EDB organisation.

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer with a strong technical background to join our passionate and purpose-driven team. You will be responsible for the design, implementation, testing and deployment of end-to-end software solutions, using modern software development practices such as agile and devops methodologies.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a start-up environment with a pioneering team, building up the digital platform and infrastructure to serve a large-scale network all around the world.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Take an active role in the development projects throughout the various phases of the project life cycle
  • Work closely with other team members to develop shared best practices and development standards
  • Responsible for quality assurance of releases, debug issues, fix bugs, and identify bottlenecks
  • Ensure responsiveness and security of applications
  • Design and develop RESTful APIs
  • Maintain existing code and functionality once it is assimilated into the ongoing operations of the Web business
  • Document new development, procedures or test plans as needed
  • Implement DevOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Development strategies to improve velocity and quality of development and operations teams
  • Communicate effectively with development team, internal and external stakeholders
  • Work in an Agile development cycle using advanced Scrum methodologies
  • Stay abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages to identify existing components and technologies that can be leveraged to deliver on our goals


Resourcefulness, integrity, initiative, and a good team player are must-haves. Some combination of the following would help for favourable consideration:

  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Business Information Systems (IS), Computer Science or related field in a reputed institution
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in professional enterprise software development developing and delivering modern web applications
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience utilising the Agile software development methodology
  • Experience in gathering user’s requirements – clarifying them with Product Owners and Designers through high fidelity mock-ups or prototypes
  • Expert knowledge of Software Engineering best practices, software development life cycle including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Proficiency in:
    • C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS. Proficiency in other modern programming languages is a plus.
    • Relational and non-relational databases, such as MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB etc
    • Front-end frameworks such as React, Node.js, or Angular 2
    • Deploying and maintaining content management systems and web applications in the cloud
  • Experience in leveraging on Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools to enable rapid delivery of value such as scripts for automated testing tools, scripts for configuration management
  • Familiar with version control systems such as Git
  • Strong collaboration skills, ability to partner and work effectively across teams and with business stakeholders
  • Good communication skills, ability to articulate technology concepts, participate in discussions on requirements with stakeholders
  • Proactive and self-motivated with the willingness to learn and has the ability to focus on priorities to deliver in a fast-paced environment
  • Singaporean


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect an application outcome within 8 weeks of application

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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