Power X Software & Product Development is a 12-month programme that aims to equip you with the essential skills to embark on a new career as a Software and Product Developer. Designed closely with industry partners, you can look forward to a highly relevant and robust curriculum that combines theory with professional practice in a Deep Tech startup.
- Full-time modular training with tests / projects
- Capstone project
- Integrated on-the-job training (OJT) with a partner company
- Full-time OJT with a partner company
- Customised traineeship development plan
- Mentored by tech leads
- Potential full-time employment with a partner company
- Opportunity with other hiring companies
- Computer Science Fundamentals (Object Oriented Programming, Data Structure, etc.)
- Software Development Tools (Git, Cloud Services and Containers, etc.)
- Frontend (ReactJS) and Backend (SQL, Node.js, etc.)
- Web Application Security
- Agile Methodologies
- Business Needs Analysis
- Design Thinking Practice
- User-testing and Usability Testing
Curriculum is co-developed by:
With inputs from industry domain experts and partner companies.
Curriculum is jointly developed by SGInnovate and Local IHLs with inputs from Industry domain experts and partner companies.
Intensive structured &
on-the-job training (OJT)
with a capstone project to call your own.
Monthly stipends of up to $4,000
& subsidised training fees.
Acquire essential skills
that Software & Product Development companies are actively looking for, with guidance from domain experts.
Attractive career opportunities
as a Software & Product Developer in a partner company.
You should be a Diploma Holder or University Graduate preferably with a background in STEM.
At least 1 year of full-time working experience in any field. You should preferably have worked on projects in IT systems, Software and Product Development.
Technical Lead, STACS
Cloudsine is an up-and-coming cloud and Cybersecurity technology company headquartered in Singapore that provides consulting services to help customers adopt, secure and innovate in the public cloud such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud. They also have a unique cloud security product, WebOrion® - it uses patent-pending technologies to provide their clients with a unique set of counter measures against web hackings including defacements, ransomware, DDOS, Blackhat SEOs, etc. Its flagship cloud software, WebOrion®, is used by large enterprises such as Banks, Government, Telcos, and Large Forbes Global 2000 companies spread across Asia such as Australia, Indonesia, India, Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Project: Cloud Software Engineer- Full Stack Cloud Development for Cyber Security Platform
WebOrion is a platform built to detect visual web defacements and invisible script hackings such as card-skimming. Trainees will develop new features and enhance existing features, such as improving the dashboard, building new engines and other frontend/backend enhancements. Trainees will also be involved in deploying and optimising the cloud architecture for the platform, using services from AWS and other cloud providers.
Forty Two Labs Pte Ltd (Evie)
Evie.ai is a venture-backed enterprise (B2B) SaaS startup. We power smarter workplaces with Evie - the Intelligent Assistant for the Intelligent Enterprise. We enable people to partner with AI employees, amplifying human intelligence and creativity in order to deliver superhuman productivity, unprecedented operational efficiency and new business opportunities.
Project 1: Scaleable Enterprise-grade Self-Service On-boarding
As Evie matures, we would like to target mid-size enterprises with a more 'self-service' approach. The project aims to enhance our entire sign-up, onboarding and service configuration so that the product becomes more personalised and scalable, and more companies can take advantage of Evie's rich autonomous coordination capabilities. As a Trainee, you will work on developing the React-based web UI and collaborate with backend developers and designers to deliver functionality.
Project 2: Evie Metaflow Platform Enhancements
Evie is the first of many enterprise AI workers to transform how companies operate. Evie is built on our proprietary Metaflow engine, with 3 core components: natural language understanding, reasoning & workflow orchestration. Metaflow is complemented by multi-channel communications capability (SMS, Email, MS Teams, etc.) and an Integrations layer.
The goal of this project will be to deliver enhancements to Metaflow, the communications layer or the integrations layer depending on our feature roadmap at the time the project commences.
STACS is an award-winning Singapore FinTech development company with a vision to provide transformative technology for the financial industry, with their complete infrastructure of live institutional platforms that make global markets simpler. STACS provides green finance and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)-enabling infrastructure that leads the way forward by digitalising assets and processes. STACS aims to empower financial institutions to unlock massive value and discover new opportunities through our technology.
Project: Sustainable financing orchestration on the STACS blockchain
Trainees will work on a full-stack project that aims to build and extend specific sustainable finance workflows according to the financial and sustainable industry's requirements within the STACS Vetta platform. This project will be related to the ESG Registry project that MAS and STACS have partnered together to build for the wider industry.
The project scope includes data collection, orchestration and the full digital lifecycle of sustainable projects within a private permissioned blockchain (STACS blockchain) using smart contracts built in Solidity.
FathomX is a Medical Imaging AI spin-off from the National University of Singapore & National University Health System that aims to automate mammogram images' screening. The company's vision is the improvement of women's health through breast cancer screening by enhancing speed, accuracy and efficiency of existing mammography screening reporting process. Our flagship product, FxMammo, was built on an algorithm that won top places in global competitions including the US White House DREAM Challenge, top five among 123 worldwide research and commercial teams and other Asian competitions.
Project: Module Development
Trainees will assist our CTO, and Principal Engineer in developing features based on customer needs as we deploy across various hospitals. These include a mixture of feature enhancements, user testing, useability/compliance testing and integration with local and overseas hospitals. Trainees will get a chance to learn from industry standards for medical device development and will have the opportunity to apply these knowledge to a fast growing industry where the knowledge requirements are niche.
Aevice Health Pte Ltd is a Singapore-based MedTech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University at the forefront of addressing chronic respiratory disease, one of the generation’s biggest healthcare challenges.
The company’s non-invasive wearable devices enable the early detection of cardiopulmonary abnormalities remotely and in real-time, so that patients can receive fast and targeted care from the ease of their homes. Clinicians can also gain insights into their patients’ health and track their responses to treatment plans easily from the Aevice analytical platform.
In Aevice Health, our mission is to drive medical innovations that transform healthcare, improve outcomes and empower lives.
Project: Frontend Development
As a Trainee, you will develop responsive web and mobile applications that interfaces with our IoT devices. You will focus on improving app usability by creating custom layouts, app interactions, transitions and animations, as well as assist in integrating external APIs to connect the application to backend services. You will receive close guidance from senior engineers on developing and documenting Medical Device Software in accordance with regulatory standards.
Xnergy Autonomous Power Technologies
Xnergy is a Venture and Sovereign-backed local Deep Tech startup incorporated in 2017, with headquarter in Singapore focusing on innovative charging technology for mobile robots. The company has strong industrial experience founding members and is active in Asia and Europe for pilots with several Fortune 500 companies. Xnergy has successfully created the smallest high power universal contactless charger in the market.
Xnergy has successfully obtained TUV SUD CE certification in Q3 2020, and it marked the beginning of its products, qualifying for a great leap in revenue-generating competency, a key milestone achieved from prior phase where revenue was only generated from pilots. The company has reached out to customers in multiple markets such as China, Taiwan, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Europe and gradually secured orders from customers in different application fields. Today, Xnergy has reached out to over 200 customers on a global basis. Due to the business expansion, the company has an office in Suzhou, China and Boston, USA.
Project: Cloud Platform for Smart Charger and Battery Management
Xnergy wireless charger plays an essential role in the robot ecosystem, and it fills the last gap of fully automobile capability for robots. Xnergy charger comes with a smart module giving it the power of remote control, monitoring and remote diagnosis, and the cloud platform is the key to implementing all the features for it.
The cloud platform separates the backend and frontend such that the backend provides an API, and the frontend is interactive with users. Users can monitor and control the charger remotely based on the platform. The API is also provided to the customers for integration.
With a mission to help e-commerce brands influence millions in the fastest possible way. Affable is an easy-to-use, end-to-end influencer marketing platform. Affable's self-service platform helps brand streamline their influencer marketing campaign planning and execution, right from finding the most relevant influencers to measuring their impact. Currently, the platform tracks 5M+ influencers globally across various social media platforms - Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, TikTok & Twitter.
Project: Full Stack Development of Influencer Marketing Platform
The Trainee shall work alongside a team responsible for:
1. Full stack software development to create sleek APIs, search engines and beautiful front-ends around our data
2. Software Architecture to acquire and process data from various sources at scale
3. Agile Software Development working closely with Senior engineers, designers and PMs to deliver features that delight.
Responsible Cyber Pte. Ltd. is a Singaporean company, and its corporate shareholders include Singtel Innov8 and NUS Enterprise. The company provides cybersecurity as a service, and it is building an amazing cyber platform IMMUNE.
Project 1: React Back-End Developer
Project 2: Cybersecurity Product Management
As a Cybersecurity product manager in our fast-growing development team, Trainees will get the opportunity to spearhead the development and to-market strategy of our flagship Security-as-a-Service & cyber risk management platform. Trainees will work closely with the engineering team to define, manage and execute a product vision.
Phaos Technology Pte Ltd is an advanced optics technology startup based in Singapore. We strive to make nano-scopes at a fraction of the cost of expensive microscopes, using advanced technology.
The patented Optical Microsphere Nanoscopy (OMN technology) can resolve target features down to 137nm scale in visible light and ambient air observation, breaking the ~200nm Abbe’s resolution Limit and bridging a major gap between optical and electron microscopy.
Our software team created the system that supports the microscope. Each feature is well-thought-out, intending to provide users with the utmost convenience and ease. Our team constantly adds new features and improves the user interface to make your job easier!
Project: IOT Ready Microscope
The Trainee can expect to work on the following:
1. Learning and Knowing our GUI programming with C# and C++. Assist in the GUI design and development.
2. Integrated IOT into our microscopy including distance control and operation of the microscope through Hand Phone and WWW.
3. Work on and setup Cybersecurity for the online microscopy system and all software systems developed by the company.
OraStream Pte Ltd
OraStream Private Limited is a digital audio technology company founded in 2011 and is based in Singapore. The two founders of the Company are Frankie Tan and Kelvin Lee.
The Company’s business focus is in network adaptive audio streaming solutions. The company targets at extending licensed music and video streaming services to lossless and high-resolution audio quality with an integrated and cost-effective streaming delivery solution.
The OraStream Service (“OraStream”) is an end-to-end audio delivery platform for music services to offer full native resolution music in lossless quality on any network or player device. OraStream uses a scalable to full high-resolution audio coding method to marry the convenience of streaming with the best quality that users’ player devices can handle. OraStream is operational and fully proven in high-fidelity music services, including primephonic, the Neil Young Archives, Presto Music and HDtracks.
Project: Software Development & Implementation for Audio Content Marketplace for Independent Artists & Labels
SoundEye Pte Ltd
SoundEye is a startup spun-off by a researcher from the Agency of Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR). SoundEye is a social enterprise that keeps innovating and challenging ourselves to use technology to help our society. Our solution can now be found in the airport, shopping mall, elderly nursing homes, orphanages, destitute homes, etc. We are currently expanding to Japan, Australia, China, and Thailand.
Project: IoT Engineer - Firmware and AWS IoT
Shrink Pte Ltd
Shrink is a healthcare technology company that connects healthcare providers to consumers through medical blogs, telehealth services, and virtual Over-The-Counter storefronts.
Formerly known as WhoseDoctor, we are a team from a venture building cohort who emerged as the winner of a fundraising game organised by NTUitive. With NTUitive as our Accredited Mentor Partner and Enterprise Singapore supporting us, we founded Shrink.
The word “shrink”, originated as a playful slang comparison of primitive tribal head shrinkers to psychiatrists shrinking mental pains. We adopted the name because it resonates with what healthcare workers really do - we are shrinking pains. Our core business is about making health connections and it encompass our mission to bring communities together to work towards a common goal of making healthcare accessible and affordable, while striving to deliver better care.
Project: Build and Maintain Healthcare Web and Mobile Application
As a Full-Stack Developer Trainee, you should have a knack for visual design and utility. You must possess an analytical mindset and a keen eye for detail. If you’re passionate about translating code into user-friendly apps, we would love to talk to you.
Heron Technology Pte Ltd (Heron) was formerly known as Nova Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd. The company was founded in February 2017 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Australian defence & aerospace company Nova Aerospace Pty Ltd. In June 2021, the company was wholly bought out by its founding Managing Director, Ryan Lee Swee Ann, following the Nova Group's decision to divest its non-defence business in Asia. Heron's current business comprises Cybersecurity and digital aviation technology services.
Project: AirBridge Development and POV Demonstration
The Heron AirBridge aims to enable efficient and optimised use of airspace for AAM operations while ensuring safety and security, through an effective airspace management concept. AirBridge will be a fundamental piece to realise the true value of sustainable productivity and efficiency that could be brought about with AAM, as it enables pervasive but safe unmanned aircraft operations in the low-level airspace, and interfacing with various stakeholders. While the foundational technology blocks had been developed as part of the prototype UTM delivered under MOT/CAA funded project from 2018-2021, further work will be required to develop the various sub-systems and accompanying models, and to resolve operationalisation issues, will be required for commercialisation and POV demonstrations.
Momentum Z is a Singapore Cybersecurity firm spun off from a Defense company in Singapore. Our vision is to provide an enterprise-grade solution to every company, with the vision to raise the level of cyber security and compliance in Singapore.
Our products and services include:
- Red Teaming
- VAPT (Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing)
- vCISO (or CISO advisory)
- Cyber Threat Intelligence
- Data Protection Product (DPP)
- Cyber Education
The project comprises 40% application and 60% research, where Trainees can explore new areas by reading up different domains of the operation, coming up with hypotheses, and performing proof of concept. It is very suitable for those who wish to work in an unconventional cybersecurity lab. Trainees will be expected to perform assessments, not just VAPT but also on protocol-level security assessment. While Trainees need not have prior knowledge of the environment, they can expect to complete some work of an analyst, researcher, and taking on a white hackers role.
Kinexcs is an AI-driven digital therapy platform and wearables company enabling and empowering people for mobility and a better quality of life. It is focused on reducing the burden of musculoskeletal conditions, which affects about 25% of the global population. Their 1st product, KIMIA Knee Recovery Management Solution, is the world’s 1st continuous monitoring device for the knee joint, originally launched in Q2 2021 and has booked initial revenues from large implant companies and hospitals, currently deployed in some of the largest public hospitals in Singapore. KIMIA is a proprietary sensing technology (based on >20 patents) that provides the world's first continuous joint range of motion monitoring capability. The product was the National Winner and International Top 20 of the prestigious James Dyson Award 2020 and has gained traction with major public hospitals, physiotherapy, and orthopedic clinics. This product has recently received approval as a Class A medical device in Singapore. The 2nd product of the company, KIMIA Home, is a digital therapist in the form of a mobile app capable of providing real-time exercise guidance and feedback using computer vision and AI and is currently being piloted with large corporate customers.
Project: Computer Vision in Web and Mobile Applications
The project is to design, develop and maintain a software product that uses a single computer vision model to output real-time pose detection and analysis for various groups within the general public using their computer's webcam or mobile phone cameras. As a Trainee, you will be involved in the entire software development lifecycle from concept design to development to production and will work on designing finite state machines, APIs and microservices.
Due to the high complexity in computation, computer vision models have a narrow set of use cases for applications that require real-time output. The challenge is in optimising inputs and outputs of the model, the software architecture, how data is managed and many other components of the software product to improve the user experience of its end users. You will be part of the tightly-knitted product team working closely with the CEO and COO to realise the product vision.
FoodRazor eliminates this problem of messy paperwork for restaurants and makes it easy for them to track food costs and stay on top of their restaurant spending. We digitise their vendor invoices, provide detailed cost analytics and insights, and streamline their ordering system. We have several hundred customers in 10 markets, and are on a mission to keep growing our user base while finding ways to help our customers better and improve our product.
Project: Software and Product Development Engineer
As a Trainee, you will maintain and improve the current product offering:
Ensure that the existing platform and its corresponding systems are well maintained and top form.
Work closely with the customer success and development team daily to investigate and squash any current and potential bugs. Look into improving current features to make it more user friendly for the customers.
New product features: Work closely with the management team to identify customer needs and help define the product vision to meet the business objectives. Includes understanding and conceptualisation of the new features and execution to fulfil the plans. Example projects could include improving our OCR system or developing an automated, data-driven inventory management system.
QA/QC: Assist in testing any new potential features or fixes to ensure that it is operational and there are no hidden bugs/ issues. Document processes, issues, and suggestions to help team members resolve and provide a smooth push to the actual platform.
Energy Lite Pte Ltd
Energy Lite is a virtual solar development platform that helps facility managers of smaller buildings to save 25% on electricity by installing and managing solar, for free. Our digital twin solution allows our clients to monitor their solar assets in real-time. Energy Lite operates both in Singapore and the Philippines.
Project: Construction Worktool for Solar Developments
As a Trainee, you can expect to work on a virtual Solar development platform. We envision a one-stop solar development cloud platform that incorporates data from IoT sensors and Inverter API and a construction progress platform for owners, investors and contractors to upload, keep track and view the status of a project.
Speardome was established as a Singapore base Centre of Excellence (C.O.E.) by a world leader defence corporation, to focus on top-notch Cyber Artificial Intelligence R&D aligned with the Singapore national Cyber & Data Science strategic development. Speardome will focus on creating innovative solutions and local talent development.
Project: Cybersecurity Monitoring Development
The Trainee will have opportunities to design, develop and maintain a web application on both the frontend and backend.
For the frontend development, the Trainee will be involved in developing our user interface. He/she will be working intimately with the ReactJS web framework as well as with technologies such as (but not all-inclusive) GraphQL, NodeJS, Typescript, Material UI and Sync Fusion.
For the backend development, the Trainee will be involved in the backend data ingestion, normalisation and storage design and coding.
i-Sprint Technologies Pte Ltd was established in the year 2021, a subsidiary company of i-Sprint Innovations Pte Ltd is a leading provider in Securing Identity and Transactions in the Cyber World that enables individuals, organisations, and societies to build trust and identity assurance for powering productivity gain through digital identity and identity of things (IDoT).
AccessReal Brand Protection Solution (Anti-Counterfeit, Product Identity, Track & Trace) currently targets large businesses with a minimum order of 50,000 unique IDs and upwards of 10K SGD for a starting trial. This is done physically through sales representatives and partners. This project is to develop a self-services sales and operational portal targeting small to medium size businesses, including local brands. It should complement the existing sales channel to expand total revenue, and at the same time, protect society from consuming counterfeit products through the company's solution.
Trainees should ideally have partial experiences or education in full-stack webapp development or mobile apps development. They can expect to touch on fullstack development to better understand their area of interest. When opportunity arises, they will get to specialise in one or more areas such as server side, client side, iOS/Android, user experience, cloud deployment and operations, testing, etc.
SGInnovate is a private-limited company wholly owned by the Singapore Government. We build and scale Deep Tech startups into high potential companies with global impact. We believe that hard global problems can be solved using Deep Tech, and Singapore, where we are based, is uniquely positioned to realise Deep Tech innovations that can tackle these challenges. Our efforts are prioritised around emerging technologies such as Advanced Manufacturing, AgriFoodTech, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, MedTech and Quantum Computing, which represent impactful and scalable answers to global challenges.
Project: Full Stack Engineer
For a startup to grow and scale, hiring the right people is one of the keys to success. Looking for motivated individuals to help build the application tracking and talent intelligence system to support talent initiatives.
Trainees will experience the full software development life cycle – front-end design and development, integration of systems with external APIs, database management and cloud utilisation. Trainees will also be exposed to product management tasks, such as driving alignment with all stakeholders across the Talent Networking and marketing teams to ensure platform success. They will also work with cross-functional teams to understand business goals, provide user support, and recommend scalable approaches that support company's growth.
Provider of digital health services intended to transform chronic disease management through predictive analytics. The company's services automate health screening report generation, increase accuracy, helps to understand the implications of laboratory reports, and offer holistic patient assessment, enabling patients to manage their health, lifestyle and disease risks.
Project: DARA - Chronic Disease Management
This project represents the next evolution of DARA which provides a platform for health screening data analysis. One main reason for health screening is to help identify risks mostly related to chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, etc. Having achieved good traction, Mesh Bio is looking to extend the product towards the prevention and care of patients who are identified with pre-symptoms i.e. at risk and in need of further attention.
The project is to evolve from the existing web application DARA platform to mobile app as we bring the solution closer to the end customer. It will deal with sensitive patient data and even integrate with medical devices to capture data related to the patients' condition. In addition, it could lead to integration with clinical trial systems and electronic medical records systems resulting in multimodal data input.
Stemly is a decision intelligence platform leveraging machine learning for supply chain and finance use cases in the areas of Forecasting and Optimization. We work with large global enterprises to solve complex problems to achieve clear business outcomes by improving predictions and optimal allocation of resources. We have built software as a service platform and are currently focusing on demand planning, replenishment planning, inventory optimization and production planning in the supply chain domain as well as cash flow forecasting in the areas of finance and focusing on FMCG, CPG, Retail and Distribution companies.
Stemly has raised US$2.8M external funding from reputable investors such as ING Bank, EDB New Ventures, elev8.vc and other strategic investors.
Project 1: Enhanced Replenishment Planning
Replenishment planning is cited as the central problem in the area of supply chain management. It involves two important determinants: the lot sizing decision or the determination of the quantities to order, and the determination of replenishment dates (or schedule). The objectives of the project are to identify what machine learning based approaches and leverage it to automate the process for inventory optimisation. Trainee should leverage the groundwork done by Stemly and augment it with novel approaches in the area of Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Probabilistic networks.
Project 2: Automated Cash Flow Management
Stemly has access to financial data coming from supply chain operations in the context of demand planning, inventory optimisation, and similar. The objectives of the project are to identify what are the most accurate and most generic data science approaches to predict the likelihood of an invoice to be paid on time and in full.
Trainees will have the exposure to participate in the design and creation of scalable software, writing clean, functional code on the front-end and back-end. Testing and fixing bugs or other coding issues. Trainees should leverage their past experience and training program organized by SGInnovate.