This role will focus on driving technology innovation via leveraging of R&D IP, application of deep/modern technology. The candidate needs to be able to think out of the box, and come up with latest innovative technology solutions. He/ She would also need to be able to convince various stakeholders who might not have the domain knowledge or technology appreciation.This role is the first hand to Develop technology roadmaps and strategic foresight, by collaborating with research institutes and institutes of higher learning, on key emerging technologies and industry trends, assessment of their implications, recommendation of strategic direction in order to ensure the entire nation stay abreast of emerging technology trends and capitalize on opportunities. Drive the leveraging of R&D IP for competitive advantage in the innovation drive for sector digitalisation and solution providers;
Collaborate with industry on projects which requires strategic technology capabilities and building ecosystem of partners to support industry development.
Acquire/build in-house strategic technologies capabilities (raise engineering capabilities within government) such Artificial Intelligence and applying it to practical areas such as Green Data Centres.
Develop technology roadmaps and strategic foresight, by collaborating with research institutes and institutes of higher learning, on key emerging technologies and industry trends, assessment of their implications, recommendation of strategic direction in order to ensure IMDA stay abreast of emerging technology trends and capitalize on opportunities.
Identify key areas of research that would be required to support projects which the economy requires by collaborating with the sectoral transformation group and the industry development group.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics.
At least 20 years of relevant working experience in applied research, systems engineering/architecture and/or product development, and/or have led teams of solution architects/engineers for at least 10; proven to be a top contributor in a tech MNC.
Be at home in roles as a manager, a leader or as an individual contributor expert.
Must to be an expert in at least AI/Machine Learning, Internet Of Things, Internet and Infrastructure.
Chinese speaking is a Must as the incumbent will need to liaise with Chinese counterparts
Level of experience (years):
Senior (5+ years of experience)
How to apply:
Please mention NLP People as a source when applying