Tech Firms Are Hiring In Singapore Next Year

Which Tech Firms Are Hiring In Singapore Next Year?

SINGAPORE – Some of the below tech companies will be hiring more workers in 2022, thereby helping to propel demand in the city-state’s office market, reported the Vulcan Post on Thursday morning (23 December, SGT).

1. Dyson

In April 2021, Dyson announced that it intends to recruit at least 250 more scientists and engineers in Singapore in the next 5 years as part of its S$5.1 billion worldwide investment in future technology.

Back then, the maker of the bagless vacuum cleaner has around 700 scientists and engineers working for its Singapore team of 1,400 people.

At present, Dyson’s careers page shows that it’s hiring more than 140 jobs here from interns to more senior roles. Some available jobs include finance, human resources (HR), design engineers, software engineers, and robotics research engineers.

In November, the tech firm announced that it has started relocating into its new headquarters in St James Power Station, which will officially open next year. Notably, Dyson has engaged property developer Mapletree to restore the historic building, and the Phase I of the restoration has been finished.

Measuring 110,000 sq ft, Dyson’s new HQ will contain 3 floors of offices and laboratories, plus a heritage gallery inside one of the former power plant’s original chimneys.

2. Amazon

In October 2021, the e-commerce giant showed its new office here at Asia Square to the public. Dubbed as SIN16, the new workplace is designed to improve agile working, learning, and teamwork.

Occupying 3 levels collectively spanning 100,000 sq ft, the new office space can house a maximum of 700 staff across over 30 teams. These include Prime Video, seller enablement, Amazon Advertising, employee support for and Amazon Fresh, as well as other corporate functions.

In accordance with Amazon’s expansion plans in Singapore, the company intends to generate more than 200 new jobs here by the end of next year. At present, it has over 110 job openings across its consumer business and corporate functions.

Notably, the e-commerce giant said it has 2,000 full-time and part-time workers here, including the 1,000 direct jobs it has created in 2019.

3. Razer

At present, the gaming hardware maker is aggressively hiring here after the unveiling of its new S$100 million headquarters for Southeast Asia at one-north business park in November 2021.

With a floor area of about 207,743 sq ft, the 7-level Razer building contains its office, Singapore’s first RazerStore, and the company’s first F&B concept RazerCafe, where drinks are made and served by an in-house robotic barista.

Notably, Razer plans to boost its current headcount in Singapore from 600 to 1,000 staff.

There are presently more than 100 local job listings on Razer’s LinkedIn page. Available jobs include engineers, product marketer, content operations lead, and a global product public relations manager.

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