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Senior Data Scientist/Data Scientist, Enterprise IT

Job no: 2001514
Work type: Permanent
Location: DSTA Singapore
Categories: NA

The Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) brings you to the forefront of cybersecurity, digital transformation and engineering. From working on software development and systems integration to unmanned technologies and artificial intelligence, you can have an impact on Singapore’s defence.

Achieve your fullest potential with opportunities to build your technical expertise and hone your competencies in diverse domains. You can also expect an immersive learning experience, where you will work with bright minds and collaborate with global industry experts.

DSTA is recognised as one of the top 10 employers in the Engineering & IT sector, where our engineers and IT professionals work alongside procurement specialists to deliver state-of-the-art capabilities for Singapore’s peace and security.

Internship opportunities and a meaningful career await you.

Learn more about DSTA at https://www.dsta.gov.sg. You may also email us at hrjobs@dsta.gov.sif you have any enquiries pertaining to careers.


The Enterprise IT Programme Centre works at the forefront of digitalisation of MINDEF and the SAF. We are looking for motivated data science engineers to join the Enterprise IT Programme Centre

You will be joining a young, agile, multi-disciplinary team of data scientists who are excited about harnessing data and technology to transform MINDEF/SAF’s business processes and operations. As an engineer in the data science team, you will have a chance to make an impact to Singapore’s defence by solving challenging problems through state-of-the-art advanced analytics and deep learning techniques applied on large datasets. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of problems ranging from healthcare, NS engagement, human resource, procurement, governance and maintenance.

This role will require you to:

  • Translate business problems into analytical or deep learning models
  • Build complex models and perform exploratory analysis on the wealth of data to generate actionable insights
  • Build effective partnership with data engineering and data science platform teams on building data pipelines and realisation of data driven systems to improve decision making and deliver business value to MINDEF and SAF


  • Tertiary qualifications in Data/Business Analytics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or related fields
  • For Senior Data Scientist role, you have at least 2 years of experience in development and deployment of data analytics solutions
  • Demonstrated expertise in manipulating data and developing models
  • Good understanding of data analytics concepts
  • Proficient in Python, R, SQL programming languages
  • Excited to gain knowledge in a new domain
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Passionate and self-motivated

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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