A Research Platform for Singapore

Java Software Engineer

Posted Date:26 July 2021
Closing Date:Open until filled
Hours:Full Time
Duration:Fixed term



TUMCREATE is a research platform for the improvement of Singapore's public transportation, including the deployment of electric and autonomous mobility. Researchers from Technical University Munich and Nanyang Technological University join forces and are funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation as part of the Campus for Research Excellence And Technological Enterprise (CREATE).

In TUMCREATE, over 100 scientists, researchers and engineers work together, led by Professors from the Technical University of Munich and Nanyang Technological University. The Mission of TUMCREATE is to seek the ultimate public transport system for the people of Singapore. Our innovative road transport solutions will provide high comfort and a positive travel experience, best protection of the environment and maximum benefit to the society and the economy.

More information about TUMCREATE can be found on our web pages at www.tum-create.edu.sg.


Job Description

We have an open position for a Java Software Engineer at TUMCREATE in Singapore. We are a multi-cultural research and development team based at the University Town Campus at the National University of Singapore.



At TUMCREATE, we have been developing CityMoS, a high-performance traffic simulator to solve the challenges of today’s and tomorrow’s intelligent transportation systems. In CityMoS we evaluate private, public, and commercial transport on a city scale. This includes topics ranging from electric vehicles to autonomous cars to optimising public transport. We are looking for a talented software engineer who will enrich the CityMoS-Suite, a JavaFX application which helps users setup, configure, optimize, and alter simulation scenarios.


This includes features such as editing road networks, adjusting travel demand, running calibrations, and setting various simulation parameters. We are looking for a strong team player who is able to step out of their comfort zone. As we are working closely with the government, academic, and industry sectors, you will be working on topical problems where you have the opportunity to see your work have a sustainable impact in the real world.


What we expect from you

  • Master or bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • At least two years of experience
  • Profound expertise in Java
  • Experience with JavaFX
  • Expertise in software design and development processes
  • Knowledge in modelling and simulation techniques advantageous
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills for internal and external presentation as well as scientific discussions
  • Fluent in spoken and written English


What we offer you

  • A modern, positive, and relaxed working environment where you can interact with interesting and smart people from all around the world.
  • Respect for work-life balance.
  • Extensive health insurance.
  • Generous amount of leave days.
  • A competitive salary.
  • A vibrant campus location with a vast variety of food courts and restaurants.
  • In-building perks including gym, game room, spacious outside terrace, coffee room etc.


How to apply

Please email your CV and a short cover letter to jobs_aida@tum-create.edu.sg

Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents preferred. 
Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, applications from outside Singapore cannot be considered.