Job Summary

Job Type


Years of Experience
At least 3 years

Tech Stacks
Rest API
React Native

Job Description

Join us as we support Singapore’s vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering.

What We Are Looking For:
The Government Digital Services (GDS) Team aims to orchestrate the digital transformation of government. Our team aims to design and develop software applications that help government agencies to better serve the needs of the people of Singapore. You may check out our various initiatives here: https://www.hive.gov.sg/

We are looking for Software Engineer for Workpal, a product to provide single experience for public officers to access their Employee and Workplace services. The vision is to enable public officers to achieve easier and faster work transactions anytime, anywhere.

Be part of an awesome team, that values quality, automation and user experience of the product we deliver. Join us in the journey to develop a super-app for the Whole-Of-Government (WOG).

What You Will Be Working On:

You will be involved in a range of tasks including the following:

Deliver and deploy high quality software, including
  • Writing code that is clean, readable, testable
  • Reviewing fellow developers' code
  • Participating in technical/architectural design

Collaborate closely with other specialists within an agile and collaborative team environment, including:
  • Advocating a positive team culture
  • Working with UX Designers to implement their designs into working software
  • Working with Business Analyst to craft user stories by providing technical analysis
  • Working with Backend Engineers to integrate APIs into frontend features
  • Working with Quality Engineers to develop automated tests and fix defects
  • Working with DevOps Engineers to manage builds and releases
  • Working with Security Engineers to address security issues/vulnerabilities
  • Assisting Product/Delivery Managers in technical assessment of new feature requests or engagements

What We Are Looking For:
  • A minimum of 3 years' relevant working experience
  • Experience in agile development teams, employing relevant methodologies and practices such as Scrum, Continuous Integration and Deployment.
  • A desire to serve the public through the use of technology
  • A hunger to learn, and to share your learning
  • A healthy discontent with the status quo, and an itch to improve things
  • Good communication skills, as we believe software development is a team sport
  • Experience with mobile/web application technology stacks, such as Web front-end technology and frameworks, such as ReactJS, Webpack; Mobile app development (React-Native, having native development experience will be a plus)

Preferred Skills:
  • Relevant degree or diploma, for example in Computer Science, Information Systems
  • Computer Engineering, or related disciplines • Working experience in an agile environment
  • Working experience with the following: NodeJS, TypeScript, and associated ecosystem, JSON REST API design & implementation, Cloud platforms (e.g. Azure, AWS, GCP), Automated testing tools

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company as we believe that diversity is essential to innovation. Our employee benefits are based on a total rewards approach, offering a holistic and market-competitive suite of perks. This includes generous leave benefits to meet your work-life needs. We trust that you will get the job done wherever you are, and whatever works best for you – so work from home or take a break to exercise if you need to*. We also believe it’s meaningful for you to keep honing your craft in the constantly-evolving tech landscape, so we provide and support a plethora of in-house and external learning and development opportunities all year round 

*Subject to the nature of your job role that might require you to be onsite during fixed hours

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