Model, simulate and analyse the urban environment. Plan and manage city operations effectively. Visualise and experiment with assets digitally.
Beyond the display of information on a map, geospatial information and technology enables government and businesses to analyse patterns and generate insights to make more informed decisions and execute seamless operations. In addition, Geospatial information and technology is essential to our daily lives, driving everyday applications such as private hire, food delivery, and navigation.
Geospatial is multi-faceted, encompassing the areas of: Mapping and Remote Sensing, Geospatial Data and Database Management, Geospatial Information System (GIS) Design, Development and Management, and Geospatial Modelling and Analysis. When you choose a career as a Geospatial Engineer, you embark on a journey of discovery and change.
The deep expertise you develop will drive Singapore’s digital transformation into a Smart Nation.
Hear from our tech talents
Executive Manager, Geological and Geospatial Development Department, BCA
“My job revolves around the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to process building data and presenting them on a map. In response to government’s move towards a smart nation, BCA uses GIS to create an internal web-based platform, Building Geospatial Information System (BGIS), to support BCA’s functions. I am proud to be part of a team involved in preparing the user design requirements and overseeing the development of BGIS.”
Ishpal Singh Gill
Senior Systems Analyst, Business Information Systems Department, HDB
“Leading the Corporate & Geospatial Data Team, we drive HDB’s digitalisation of corporate and geospatial data and initiatives as we move towards being an organization that is “Digital to the Core”. We support the planning and management of HDB towns, with the aim of providing affordable, quality housing and a great living environment where communities thrive.”
See Shan Yi
Geospatial Analyst, Land Planning and Redevelopment Group, JTC
“As a geospatial specialist, I fuse GIS and data analytics to provide data-driven insights for industrial land-use planning. It enabled better decision-making, higher productivity with automation and improved engagement. These motivated me to conceptualise more innovative geospatial solutions that will further impact, streamline and transform JTC’s urban planning process.”
Manager, Imagery Support Group, SAF C4I, SAF
“If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. My SAF career combines both my passions - geospatial technologies and the defence of Singapore. I leverage my problem-solving skills and contribute to national security by conducting geoanalysis using state-of-the-art technologies. This includes using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to do light detection and ranging (LiDAR), geospatial and spectral studies. My work supports the SAF’s full spectrum of operations and the Whole-of-Government in keeping Singapore safe.”
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