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Senior Trainer / Trainer (Contract)

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Educational Technology, Programme Management, Others

Virtual Singapore is championed by the National Research Foundation (NRF), Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore, the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) and the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech). It is a dynamic three-dimensional (3D) city model and collaborative data platform, including the 3D maps of Singapore intended for use by the public, private people and research sectors. The aim is to enable users from different sectors to develop sophisticated tools and applications for test-bedding smart city concepts and services, planning and decision-making, and research on technologies to solve emerging and complex challenges for Singapore.

The SUTD Virtual Singapore Competency Programme has the following objectives:

  1. To model digital twin, create complex use cases, develop apps, widgets and software robots as well as to define and develop APIs as necessary to be proficient and conversant with the capabilities of Virtual Singapore
  2. To undertake the role to train batches of users from government agencies and research institutions and commercial organisations with different levels of expertise

This project is a collaboration between the SUTD Academy, SUTD’s Architecture and Sustainable Design Pillar and SUTD-MIT International Design Centre, who leads the project.

SUTD Academy is the professional and continuing education arm of SUTD. It was established to enable its faculty and industry practitioners to update and upgrade the knowledge and skills of professionals, managers, executives and its Alumni through professional education and training. SUTD Academy believes in lifelong education that goes beyond formal learning and that is self-driven, self-planned and self-initiated. Courses are designed to develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to help them stay relevant in the knowledge-intensive and technology-driven economy, overcome the numerous challenges of tomorrow and excel in their career.

The Architecture and Sustainable Design Pillar encompasses teaching and research and research in building design, planning, analysis, construction and manufacturing. The pillar is one of only two universities in Singapore accredited and endorsed with the Board of Architects. Its work is focused on understanding and supporting Singapore and the region but also seeking transformative new approaches to architecture and master planning with global relevance inspired by a local approach. It seeks to address the major challenges of sustainably, liveability, and urbanization though intensive research and development of new technologies and approaches with collaborations with government agencies such as URA, BCA, and HDB.

The mission of the SUTD-MIT International Design Centre (IDC) is to drive design research and innovation, in collaboration with a wide spectrum of researchers, global enterprise, government and social stakeholders. Its three core objectives are to advance design theory and methodology, using design to address key societal challenges, and integrating design theory and methods with practice.  IDC has to date trained over 13,000 people in Singapore in Design Innovation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: -

  • Learn and understand the use of Virtual Singapore platform developed by Dassault Systemes.
  • Work with the Business Developer to develop introductory, intermediate and advanced training courses for current and prospective public and private sector users of Virtual Singapore
  • Deliver introductory, intermediate and advanced training courses for Virtual Singapore platform to current and prospective users.
  • Develop in JavaScript (and possibly Python) working examples of ‘widgets’ (utilities linked to Virtual Singapore urban analytics) both as training examples and research use.
  • Develop systems for processing data from multiple sources to build graphs and network representations of data in an urban/transport context.
  • Work with researchers to investigate and implement new computational methods in urban and transport analysis
  • Be able to develop UI/UX interface components for Virtual Singapore guided by researchers or trainee input.

Job Requirements: -

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Architecture or Geography/Urban planning.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in development of front-end web systems, or client focused urban-analysis, or 3D graphics/computational design.
  • Knowledge and experience in geospatial and/or digital twinning software would be desirable.
  • Excellent presentation skills. Educational experience would be desirable.

 

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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