Careers

RySense is a homegrown research organisation dedicated to understanding what Singaporeans think, feel and do. Harnessing our passion for research excellence, we take pride in delivering quality data and in-depth insights that empower decision-making and shape a better Singapore. Our commitment to robust methodologies, timely information, and incisive recommendations distinguishes us as a centre of expertise for social trends and public opinion.

We welcome people with passion for building a better future for all through meaningful work, diverse ideas, and collaborative spirit. We believe in investing in the development of our people, so that we can grow together and achieve more in this place we call home.

If you share our passion for research and would like to be part of our dynamic team, we welcome you to put in an application with us by emailing your resume to Careers@RySense.Sg

Currently, the following positions are available:

Database Developer

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR DATABASE DEVELOPER

JOB SUMMARY

We are collecting lots of data – structured and unstructured – and we are looking for an experienced Database Developer to be the master architect behind the development, management and maintenance of our critical data assets.

In this role, you will design, implement and maintain the databases and data applications, ensuring that it meets operational requirements and is efficient.  In addition, you will assist to put in place policies and processes for effective data management and governance.  As the custodian of our database system, you will be responsible for ensuring its security, reliability and accuracy.  Opportunities to expand into dashboarding, data mining, analytics and modelling will also become increasingly available as you help build and grow our data warehouse.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyse the data needs of the company and design effective database system
  • Maintain data structures, indexing methods, file organisation and security procedures
  • Monitor and maintain database health to ensure high levels of performance and availability
  • Perform data quality checks and identify the root cause of any data inconsistency
  • Implement access policy, database security tools and/or measures to safeguard the organisation’s data.
  • Define and implement database backup and recovery policy and procedures
  • Develop applications and tools that analyses the data for better insights and business intelligence
  • Maintain database dictionaries, SOPs and other relevant documentation
  • Perform data mining and analysis (Extract, Transform, Load) operations; execute data queries, generate reports and create dashboards
  • Maintain and/or migrate existing MS Access database and applications
  • Contribute to team effort by assisting with special projects when required

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum Diploma in IT or a related field, ideally with relevant industry certifications
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with one or more Database Management Systems
  • Well-versed in writing SQL queries
  • Well versed in Microsoft Access and LAMP Stack
  • Familiar with data analytics, data mining, data protection legislation and implementing database security policies
  • Meticulous with an eye for detail
  • Methodical and able to meet deadlines
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Open-minded and interested in new ideas and ways of doing things
  • Understanding of Research operations will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Apache, MySQL, PHP, Bootstrap4, Google Charts, Google Maps and Business Intelligence Tools are a bonus

If you would like to join us to make a meaningful impact, please email your resume to us at Careers@RySense.sg. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Data Acquisition

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE (DATA ACQUISITION)

JOB SUMMARY

As a key member of the QC team, you will assist the Manager to ensure the authenticity & quality of data collected.  You are required to enforce high quality standards of our research programs, through performing stringent QC checks on the work of our field interviewers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Re-contact respondents via phone to confirm if
  1. the correct person has been interviewed (and other criteria) and
  2. the interviewers have carried out the instructions properly
  • Complete the re-contact process & documentation in a consistent manner
  • Feedback to the manager the results of validations
  • Assist the manager to prepare Excel reports of validation data to stakeholders
  • Work closely with the manager to provide suggestions to improve the quality of validation and data collection

REQUIREMENTS

  • Competent in English and one or more of the following languages – Chinese, Malay & Tamil
  • Effective communication skills to convey the information clearly so respondents can understand
  • Active Listening — give full attention to what respondents are saying, take time to understand the points being made, ask questions as appropriate, and not interrupt at inappropriate times
  • Able to document outcomes accurately in an unbiased and organised manner
  • Able to project a warm and friendly demeanour during phone validations
  • Dependable team player but able to work independently
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel & Word is a prerequisite
  • Strong numeracy skills and comfortable with data
  • 4-day workweek of 20 hours.  Working hours may vary depending on project needs.  No work on weekends.

If you would like the opportunity to work with us, please email your resume to Careers@RySense.sg

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Field Interviewer (Freelance)

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR FIELD INTERVIEWER (FREELANCE)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for collecting data by conducting structured face-to-face surveys using tablets or pen and paper
  • In-charge of the recruitment of respondent on the ground for research studies
  • Approach respondents on the streets or by knocking from door-to-door. No selling or promotional activities is involved.
  • A 5-day work week, including weekends.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum GCE ‘O’ levels
  • Competent in English and one or more of the following languages – Chinese, Malay & Tamil.
  • Previous relevant interviewing and/or customer service experience preferred
  • Strong social, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Friendly, polite and confident in persuading people to take part in research studies
  • Meticulous with an eye for detail
  • Resilient and quick to move on when refusals take place
  • Dependable and responsible
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated and take a proactive approach to work

If you would like the opportunity to work with us, please click on Apply to email your resume. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Research Interviewer (Full-Time / Part-Time)

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR RESEARCH INTERVIEWER (FULL-TIME / PART-TIME)

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Research Interviewer is responsible for collecting data by conducting structured surveys over the telephone or in person and entering the responses into computer systems or mobile devices. No marketing or selling is involved. The full-time research interviewers will be required to work between 12.30pm to 9.30pm, Monday to Friday with a 1 hour meal break. The part-time research interviewers will be required to work on a four-hours shift between 12.30pm to 4.30pm or 5.30pm to 9.30pm, Monday to Friday.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum GCE ‘O’ levels
  • Competent in English and one or more of the following languages – Chinese, Malay & Tamil
  • Strong telephone skills and excellent telephone demeanor; prior call center or telephone interviewing experience preferred
  • Strong social, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Proficiency with computers and software
  • Dependable and responsible
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated and take a proactive approach to work

If you would like the opportunity to work with us, please click on Apply to email your resume. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Internships

Candidates interested in doing an internship with us are welcome to contact Careers@RySense.Sg
Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email.
Thank you.