Software Engineer, Virtual Intelligent Chat Assistant

GovTech Singapore

Singapore Remote

Full-time

Engineering

Jan 10

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.We are looking for a MERN stack full-stack developer to help design and build our next-generation Chatbot Platform (VICA).

 

VICA (Virtual Intelligent Chat Assistant) is GovTech's next-generation Chatbot/Virtual Assistant/Conversational AI SaaS cloud platform. It will serve as the platform to enable the tech refresh of all 90+ existing Ask Jamie govt agency chatbots. VICA will also leverage Machine Learning/AI technologies to perform advanced analytics on chatbot content, to improve the citizen experience when interacting with govt agency chatbots.

 

Projects will involve building chatbots and and chatbot platform front-end and back-end components, developing integrations with 3rd party components, and developing and consuming SOAP/REST web services.

 

What you will be working on:

  • Developing and maintaining server-side network components.
  • Ensuring optimal performance of the central database and responsiveness to front-end requests.
  • Collaborating with front-end developers on the integration of elements.
  • Designing back-end services for various business processes.
  • Developing and maintaining client-side frontend components.
  • Collaborating with product owners, designers and other developers on the integration of elements.
  • Developing high-performance applications by writing testable, reusable, and efficient code.
  • Implementing effective security protocols, data protection measures, and storage solutions.
  • Running diagnostic tests, repairing defects, and providing technical support.
  • Documenting Node.js processes, including database schemas, as well as preparing reports.
  • Recommending and implementing improvements to processes and technologies.
  • Keeping informed of advancements in the field of Node.js development.
  • Keeping informed of advancements in the field of JavaScript frontend development, especially React, Redux and etc
  • Our technology stack is based on MERN (MongoDB, Express, React, Node.js), with Python for our ML components
  • We use Kubernetes and Docker for CI/C
  • REST APIs
  • Infrastructure running on Cloud (AWS)

 

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Expertise with JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, Express.js
  • Experience with Python or Golang is a bonus
  • Working experience in back-end development and various frontend frameworks, e.g. React.js, Storybook, MUI and etc
  • Expertise in architecting scalable and reliable cloud-based software solutions
  • Experience with Python backend frameworks like FastAPI and Flask is a bonus
  • Knowlwdge in web technologies like WebSocket or WebRTC is a bonus
  • Working experience with agile teams
  • Working experience in automated software testing
  • Working experience with cloud platforms such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Microsoft Azure
  • Working experience developing and integrating with SOAP/REST APIs
  • Working experience with DevOps and CI/CD
  • Working experience with Google Dialogflow is a bonus
  • Working experience with other Chatbots/ML/NLP is a bonus
  • Works well as part of a team in a fast-paced, startup-like environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


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