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Senior/ Engineer, Digital Platforms


Job Purpose

Digital Systems (DS) 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. 

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 including Digital Twin, digitalizaiton, predictive decision support systems, condition monitoring (sensors) and IOT & ICT infrastructure.


The duties and responsibilities of a Senior Engineer, Digital Platforms are as listed below. Note that the list is not comprehensive, and related duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time.

  • Design and integrate architecture solutions for Digital Transformation projects.
  • Develop and maintain software applications (Web/Mobile)
  • Ensure responsiveness of applications
  • Work alongside vendors for web design features
  • See through product projects from conceptualization to implementation 
  • Meet both technical and consumer needs
  • Continuous research on current and emerging technologies and proposing changes where needed
  • Support, maintain and enhance system performance to ensure SLA standards are met.
  • Assess system architecture currently in place and work with technical staff to recommend solutions for improvements
  • Draw insights from data to design new business models
  • Engage and manage various stakeholders or technical solutions being implemented
  • Report and monitor system perofmrance
  • Assist the supervisor in organizing, managing project activities and being involved in system testing and debugging
  • Evaluate and negotiate project proposal/ requirements with vendor
  • Create Digital Twin using 3D software and run simulations to measure operation, maintenance and service performance in varying conditions
  • Use machine learning alongside with real-time usage and performance data to optimize operation, maintenance and service activities

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Possess a Bachelor degree in STEM, Digital or Informatin Technology, Engineering, Computer Science of related fields
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience required
  • Preferred keen interests in learning and demonstrated proficiency with fundamentals front/backend programming languages such as Javascript, Java 8, HTML, C#,, CSS, JSF (Java Server Faces), Vue+Vuex, mobile App (Andriod and iOS), .NET and Web Services
  • Good knowledge of digital platforms, IoT, operating systems and databases. 
  • Effective communication skills


Technical & Soft Skills include:

  • Engineering and/or Digital Project Management
  • Programming (preferred)
  • Design Thinking & Agile Development
  • Business Acumen
  • Innovator mindset
  • Attention to details


SMRT Trains Ltd was incorporated in 1987 and operates Singapore’s first mass rapid transit system. Today, we manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, East-West Line, the Circle Line, the Thomson-East Coast Line, and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. With over 5,000 employees, more than 250 trains, and 141 km of rail tracks across 108 stations, we serve millions of commuters daily.

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

Core Values
Respect, Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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