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Manager, Digital Systems


Job Purpose

Digital Systems functions as SMRT Engineering’s capability hub to innovate for the New Normal and explore New Possible to develop and deliver Digital Solutions for Trains’ Digitalisation and Internationalisation. 

Digital Systems (DS) manages a wide range of projects to enable SMRT Trains to leverage on technology and digitalization to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of rail operations, engineering and maintenance. A key capability to be developed is the Digital Twin for Railway, which harnesses Big Data Analytics, IOT, AI/ML and Immersive Media and Visualisation. 

The incumbent will be exposed to various facets of project management including engineering analysis, data analytics, change management, technology scan and strategic road-mapping. Projects currently undertaken by DS include Digital Twin, digitalization, predictive decision support systems, condition monitoring (sensors) and IOT & ICT infrastructure.



The duties and responsibilities of a Manager, Digital Twin and Full Stack Development are as listed below. Note that the list is not comprehensive, and related duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time. 

•    Manage Digital Twin development and collaboration for monetization and internationalization.
•    Perform project management including the management of budget, timeline, user, vendors and all relevant stakeholder.
•    Understanding and consolidating user requirements from various Rail Ops, Engineering and Maintenance functions. 
•    Facilitate innovation strategy and conduct of hackathons, ideations and design thinking workshops. 
•    Work with all stakeholders to develop capability development plan and define project specifications.
•    Identify and review technologies and potential vendors for suitability of proposals.
•    Ensure on-time and on-target delivery of project requirements.
•    Developing and maintaining front end website architecture, back end website applications
•    Designing, developing and maintaining user interactions on web pages
•    Developing and maintaining mobile apps
•    Creating servers and databases for functionality
•    Ensuring responsiveness of applications
•    Working alongside vendor for web design features
•    Seeing through a project from conception to finished product
•    Designing and developing APIs
•    Meeting both technical and consumer needs
•    Staying abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages
•    Support, maintain and enhance of system performance to ensure meet SLA
•    Report and monitor the system performance to Manager
•    Create Digital Twin using 3D software and run simulations to measure operation, maintenance and service performance in varying conditions
•    Draw insights from data to design new business models 
•    Use machine learning along with real-time usage and performance data to optimize operation, maintenance and service activities

Qualifications & Work Experience

•    Candidate must possess a good Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
•    More than 5 years relevant working experience
•    Proficiency with fundamental front end languages such as JavaScript, Java 8, HTML, C#, ASP.net, CSS, JSF (Java Server Faces), Vue+Vuex, mobile App (Android and IOS) and Web services
•    Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular JS, React and Amber
•    Proficiency with server side languages such as Java and .Net
•    Experienced in User Experience (UX) design
•    Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL, MsSQL and Oracle


Technical skills include:

  • Engineering and/or Digital Project Management
  • Programming (preferred)
  • Design Thinking
  • Attention to detail


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) is a public transport services provider. Our primary business is to manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, the East-West Line, the Circle Line, the new Thomson East-Coast Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. This is complemented by our bus, taxi and private hire vehicle services. 

An exciting and rewarding career is waiting for you at SMRT. Join us and embark on a journey that matters. You Matter – we take care of you and your well-being. Your Work Matters – your ideas and contributions work towards building the future of our transport system and create positive impacts to the community. Your Development Matters – we offer diverse careers and learning opportunities for our people to grow you to the fullest of your potential.

Come onboard the SMRT journey today.

Moving People, Enhancing Lives

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