Research Engineer (RFID Technology) - ICDG6

Job no: 498571
Department: Professional Officers
Contract type: Contract
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As a University of Applied Learning, SIT works closely with industry in our research pursuits. Our research staff will have the opportunity to be equipped with applied research skill sets that are relevant to industry demands while working on research projects in SIT.

The primary responsibility of this role is to deliver on an industry innovation research project where you will be part of the research team to design and develop a RFID management system incorporating both QR and RFID technology. The goal is to create an efficient prototype for managing RFID-enabled assets, facilitating seamless interaction between QR and RFID technologies for improved asset tracking and management within the premise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in and manage the research project with Principal Investigator (PI), Co-PIs, collaborators, and the research team members to conduct research on RFID tags and QR technology, focusing on the development of a RFID Management System.
  • To design and develop RFID-based prototypes tailored to meet specific project requirements. Preferably experienced in UHF RFID system with multiple readers.
  • Experienced in developing Android applications and adept at leveraging cloud services like AWS for database functionalities.
  • To collaborate with client’s IT Team, Quality Assurance Team, as well as other stakeholders to ensure the robustness and seamless integration of RFID system performance.
  • To conduct thorough testing and troubleshooting to identify and resolve issues that may arise.
  • To collaborate with the client and relevant stakeholders to ensure personal data and its security are not compromised.
  • To be able to mentor and collaborate with the university undergraduates and junior researchers, providing guidance and support in the research activities.
  • To maintain comprehensive documentation of RFID technology research, system designs, and testing procedures.
  • To develop technical documentation and manuals for internal and external use.
  • Assist in writing grant proposals and securing funding for future research projects.
  • Carry out Risk Assessment, and ensure compliance with Work, Safety, and Health Regulations.
  • Coordinate procurement and liaison with vendors/suppliers.
  • Work independently, as well as within a team, to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment.

Job Requirements 

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in RFID technology research and development.
  • Strong programming skills, particularly in languages such as C, C++, or Python.
  • Knowledge of RFID standards, protocols, and system architectures.
  • Experience with programming of RFID tags
  • Familiarity with IoT (Internet of Things) concepts and applications.
  • Experience with RFID hardware.
  • Knowledge of security considerations in RFID systems.
  • Proficient in Android app development.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to critically evaluate and interpret research data.
  • Good written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a research team environment.

Key Competencies

  • Self-directed learner who believes in continuous learning and development.
  • Proficient in technical writing and presentation.
  • Possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Show strong initiative and take ownership of work.

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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