Eligibility & Application Details

Programme Eligibility

We are looking for individuals with the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Security, Cybersecurity, or a STEM-related field
  • Cybersecurity aptitude & positive learning attitude
  • Applicants who are passionate about contributing to Whole-of-Government (WOG) cybersecurity needs
  • Demonstrated interest in cybersecurity (e.g. cybersecurity certifications, participation in CTFs, Hackathons, Hack The Box) will be advantageous.
  • Ability to communicate cybersecurity concepts and complex analyses of subsequent findings clearly and concisely.
  • A team player who firmly believes in the value of collaboration and also takes the initiative when working independently.
  • Demonstrated the ability to astutely adapt to rapidly changing situations/problems and suggest sound and novel ways of thinking and doing.


Application Details

Applicants are highly encouraged to apply early as CSDP applications will close once all vacancies are filled.

Visit the Job Opportunities page and click on Systems Engineer, Cybersecurity Development Programme (CSDP) to submit your application.

Applications will be holistically assessed for their suitability and programme fit.

The selection process involves a 60-hour take-home assignment which consists of a cybersecurity research topic and a technical test. Shortlisted candidates will then undergo an interview with CSA’s division directors.

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