Research Assistant for Computational Engineering Software Development
Singapore University of Technology and Design, Digital Manufacturing and Design (DManD) Centre

Research Assistant for Computational Engineering Software Development


Job no: 494148
Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Bachelor Degree, Masters, Digital Manufacturing & Design (DManD), Others


Job Description


is looking for a research assistant for computational engineering software development. The successful candidate will be deeply involved in an effort to develop a cloud-based software platform that will help create digital workflows out of the program codes, design tools & software, and data that are being developed as part of the research at DManD more accessible to researchers, faculty and students. 


Responsibilities/expectations will include:

Supporting the installation/implementation and maintenance of the general, cloud-based web framework (that includes a web server, database, container management etc.)

Expected to work independently in an interdisciplinary team, collaborate and be a pro-active team player

Understanding, enhancing, and developing CLI/GUI for existing program codes and software tools developed by other researchers

Support researchers in development of new computer-aided design (CAD), engineering (CAE), and manufacturing (CAM) software applications and design workflows


Required/Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, computational, mechanical or manufacturing engineering, or a related field
  • Advanced technical proficiency in Linux (should be comfortable using command line shell environment) and programming in at least one programming language (e.g., Python, Javascript, C/C++)
  • Familiarity with cloud computing and web development in PHP (experience with server-side programming will be favored)
  • Experience in professional software and application development will be a bonus
  • Experience in computer graphics, geometric modelling, and computational design, and engineering software will be an advantage (e.g., MATLAB, VTK/ParaView, Rhino, Solidworks, FEM, 3DS Max, Maya etc.).



About SUTD and DManD Centre:

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) has established the SUTD Digital Manufacturing and Design (DManD) Centre, through the support of the National Research Foundation (NRF). DManD has an ambitious long-term vision to create the frontiers of digital design and manufacturing by bringing together new ideas and methods in computational and engineering sciences, industrial and manufacturing engineering, technology-intensive design, architecture, and the humanities, arts, and social sciences in a way that facilitates the rapid transition of ideas to things.


How to apply:

Please submit your application including a CV/resume specifying your education background, work experience and technical skills, as well as expected salary. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applications close: 31 Dec 2019 Singapore Standard Time

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