Now we've all heard of Silicon Valley, the technology hub of the United States and arguably the world. We're also familiar with Europe's popular tech hubs in Berlin and Stockholm. But what about Asia?
In the past 10 years, there has been a massive cultural shift in the ASEAN region due to the rise of the internet and exponential mobile penetration rates. This creates huge potential for the emerging markets of Asia to become the world's largest internet/online marketplace.
Leading this charge is Singapore, which is the most developed country in Southeast Asia.
Thousands of companies and startups have set up their operations to expand their businesses in this strategically regional location.
More and more people are therefore looking for opportunities to work in our Lion City instead of Hong Kong, despite the fact that expatriates are earning more in Hong Kong. In case you are interested but don’t know where to begin, we might have just the role you're looking for here:
Grab is Southeast Asia's leading ride-hailing platform that offers the fastest booking service for taxis, private cars, and motorbikes through one mobile app. Beyond just being a ride-hailing platform, Grab also operates payments and food delivery businesses. In March of 2019, Grab had secured an investment of $1.46 billion from SoftBank's Vision Fund. With such a huge injection of new investments, Grab plans to continue to evolve its technology to solve the real world problems.
Grab is currently expanding its Data Science Department that works on some of the most challenging and fascinating problems in transport, logistics, and economics. Learn more about Grab's latest opportunities:
- Data Scientist (Food)
- Data Scientist (Geo)
- Data Scientist (Trust, Identity, Safety)
- Data Scientist (Transport - Optimisation)
- Data Scientist (Transport - Machine Learning)
- Data Scientist (Architecture)
- Data Scientist (Economics - Machine Learning)
ViSenze is an Artificial Intelligence company that provides visual search and image recognition cloud services for enterprise users from different domains, across different continents. In Februrary of 2019, ViSenze raised $20 million in Series C Funding which follows after their rapid growth where headcount nearly tripled within the last three years.
ViSenze is growing quickly and expanding their team to tackle challenging technical problems at the intersection of machine learning, distributed systems, and high-performance computing. Learn more about ViSenze's latest opportunities:
- Solution Engineer
- Senior Software Engineer (Visual Search Platform)
- Applied Research Engineer (Computer Vision and Deep Learning)
- Tech Lead (Machine Learning Platform)
- Senior Technical Program Manager (Machine Learning Platform)
- Senior Software Engineer (Application Backend)
In Bengali, Tookitaki actually means hide-and-seek. Hide and seek is a frequently demonstrated cognitive ability of human beings. In the current business scenario, where ‘data takes on a life of its own’, Tookitaki uses machine learning to construct an automated model to simulate the hide and seek behavior in humans. Tookitaki provides enterprise software solutions that create sustainable compliance programs for the financial services industry.
In March of 2019, Tookitaki raised $7.5 million in Series A round in order to continue its growth and strengthen their R&D capabilities. Currently, their engineering team, who are responsible for building the robust predictive platform, is looking to expand. Learn more about Tookitaki's latest opportunities:
Singtel Group is Asia's leading communications group where they provide a diverse range of services including fixed, mobile, data, internet, TV, infocomms technology (ICT) and digital solutions. Singtel believes that the world is a better place when technology is used to help people and businesses communicate effortlessly.
Singtel's core values underpin their desire to create a unity of purpose across the Group. They reflect their common aspirations to foster a performance-based culture that is open and innovative, and that promotes mutual trust and engagement. Learn more about Singtel's latest opportunities:
- Product Manager (IoT)
- Senior Engineer (Embedded)
- Research Engineer/Scientist
- Robot Management System Developer
- Robot Engineer
Central Provident Fund (CPF)
The Central Provident Fund (CPF) is a comprehensive social security system that enables working Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents to set aside funds for retirement. It also addresses healthcare, home ownership, family protection, and asset enhancement.
The Central Provident Fund (CPF) wants to continue to be a trusted and respected social security organization, committed to enabling Singaporeans to have a secure retirement. The Information and Cyber Security team is looking for passionate talents with security specializations. Learn more about the Central Provident Fund's latest opportunities:
Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)
The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) is the main tax administrator to the Singaporean Government. IRAS collects taxes that account for about 70% of the Government's Operating Revenue that supports the Government's economic and social programmes to achieve quality growth and inclusive society. IRAS also represents the Government in tax treaty negotiations, drafts tax legislation and provides advice on property valuation to the Government.
The IRAS envisions to be the leading revenue authority in the world by becoming a partner of the community in nation-building and inclusive growth. The IRAS continues to expand its dynamic team of competent and committed people. Learn more about IRAS's latest opportunities:
ST Engineering is a global technology, defence and engineering group specialising in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. Across the globe, its employees bring innovation and technology together to create smart engineering solutions for customers in the defence, government and commercial segments.
With more than 500 smart city projects across 70 cities, ST Engineering also helps transform cities through their suite of Smart Mobility, Smart Security, and Smart Environment solutions. In order to support their ongoing expansions, ST Engineering is looking for talented cybersecurity specialists and engineers. Learn more about ST Engineering's latest opportunities:
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