Software Engineer with HDB


$60K - 108K a year

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has been at the forefront of the Public Service Transformation effort, iteratively building towards the successful delivery of HDB’s services to our customers digitally. The Information Services Group in HDB champions this effort, developing customised IT solutions that affords HDB the flexibility and efficiency in serving its missions.

What Will You Do?

You will be in a pioneer team in HDB’s Information Services Group that seeks to embrace DevSecOps culture and practices for application development. With the goal of creating cross-functional teams that would be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of IT services, we aim to adopt a you-code-it, you-run-it approach to software product development and maintenance. The success of our endeavour will form the blueprint upon which all subsequent in-house DevSecOps teams can be modelled after.

As a software engineer on this team, you will work with fellow developers, your Technical Lead, Product Owner and ScrumMaster in iteratively delivering IT solutions for both internal and external stakeholders of HDB. You will have the opportunity to be exposed to different aspects of software delivery, including solution design, CI/CD pipeline configurations, frontend and backend development, and test automation.

You will be a Great Fit if you Have:

  • 2+ years frontend and/or backend software engineering experience in building scalable products, with a demonstrated ability in designing and building well-structured enterprise applications on commercial cloud:
  • Adept skillsets in modern web application technology stack, such as React.js, Spring, FastAPI, Django, PostgreSQL.
  • Experience in development and deployment on commercial cloud such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in containerisation technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Exposure to infrastructure provision tools, such as Terraform and Ansible
  • Knowledge on the concept of DevSecOps and CI/CD, with experience in relevant CI technologies such as Git, Jenkins, and Bamboo.
  • Understanding of the concept of Secure-By-Design Lifecycle for Agile and the utilisation of technologies for SAST and DAST
  • Practised Test-Driven Development with the utilisation of automated testing

Good to Have:

  • Adaptability and thrives in dealing with uncertainties
  • Can articulate software problems and proposed solutions clearly
  • Thrives in working as a team, and embraces a team-first mentality
  • Takes initiative, pride and ownership in work
  • Growth mindset

Successful candidates will be offered a 1+1 year contract in the first instance. Conversion to perm is dependent on good performance.