GovTech Singapore

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Android Software Engineer (Tracetogether) at GovTech Singapore

Job Description

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) aims to transform the delivery of Government digital services by taking an "outside-in" view, putting citizens and businesses at the heart of everything we do. We also develop the Smart Nation infrastructure and applications, and facilitate collaboration with citizens and businesses to co-develop technologies. Join us as we support Singapore’s vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering. At Government Digital Services, we endeavour to improve the lives of people in Singapore, one line of code at a time. We work closely with a range of government agencies to build high-quality, citizen-centric products. Given the scale and lifespan of government products, we prioritise clean code and maintainable systems. We bring modern engineering practices such as CI / CD, TDD, DevOps, and XP into the work we do. We continually prototype and iterate, in order to build the right products and deliver the best experience for citizens. We believe in a flat team structure, where everyone takes strong ownership of the work. We practise Agile, and each product team is self-managing, cross-functional, and empowered to move quickly. We thrive off each other’s positivity and energy, constantly challenging one another to improve our craft. What To Expect You’ll be working on TraceTogether, an app that mitigates the spread of COVID-19 through community-driven contact tracing. TraceTogether is the first national deployment of a Bluetooth contact tracing app in the world, and has sparked many similar international initiatives. Within Singapore, TraceTogether has 1.6 million downloads, and is used by the Ministry of Health as part of the contact tracing process. You’ll be working on adding more features to TraceTogether, as well as improving existing functionality. You can find out more about TraceTogether at You can also read the technical white paper at In This Role, You Will Write code that is clean and maintainable Practice code reviews Tackle a wide variety of challenges across the technical stack Participate in regular tech-sharing sessions and team retrospectives Work closely with designers to understand customer pain points, come up with solutions, and then continually prototype, test, and iterate You’ll be part of the Government Digital Services team, which means you’ll have opportunities down the line to work on a range of other products that utilise various technologies. We choose languages and frameworks that best fit the product we’re building. Other technologies we use in GDS include Node.js, TypeScript, React, React Native, Ruby on Rails, Golang and Kotlin. How To Succeed Solid programming fundamentals Experience developing native Android apps in Kotlin is valued but not compulsory. Minimally, you should be interested in diving into this and picking it up. Familiarity with software engineering best practices Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Learning agility. Given the speed of change, a hunger for learning is essential Be a team player with good communication skills Have the desire to serve the public through the use of technology Possess a healthy discontent with the status quo, and an itch to improve things Our employee benefits are based on a total rewards approach, offering a holistic and market-competitive suite of perks. This includes generous leave benefits to meet your work-life needs. We trust that you will get the job done wherever you are, and whatever works best for you – so work from home or take a break to exercise if you need to*. We also believe it’s meaningful for you to keep honing your craft in the constantly-evolving tech landscape, so we provide and support a plethora of in-house and external learning and development opportunities all year round. Subject to the nature of your job role that might require you to be onsite during fixed hours Show more

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Employment Type: Full time
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