careers

Be part of the iLabs Family

careers

Be part of the iLabs Family

Sunway iLabs is looking for passionate individuals to join our team.

An inspirational and fun working environment
with an innovation-driven team, you will love it here.
Sunway iLabs is looking for passionate individuals to join our team.

An inspirational and fun working environment with an innovation-driven team, you will love it here.

Current Openings

Current Openings

Performance of Duties

In the performance of your duties, you will report to the Director, iLabs Foundry or any other representative as deemed appropriate.     

General Requirements of the Post

Sunway University is a leading private university in Malaysia that aspires to play a strong role in innovation and to create successful business ventures from its research and knowledge base.

Sunway Innovation Labs at Sunway University (iLabs Foundry) aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry, by driving entrepreneurship and fostering innovation through open collaboration.

In the performance of his/her duties, the post holder will report to the Director of iLabs Foundry. The post holder is responsible to grow and expand the entrepreneurship and innovation initiatives of iLabs Foundry.

Specific Duties of the Role

  • Supports the planning and execution of iLabs Foundry entrepreneurship and innovation programs/ initiatives; including but not limited to logistics, communication, and coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with Sunway University’s Student Clubs to co-organize programs/initiatives that drive entrepreneurship, innovation, and/or sustainability. This may include (1) coordinating the communication between the student clubs and external stakeholders, (2) building, and maintaining relationships with Sunway University’s Student Clubs.
  • Plan, manage, and oversee the execution of marketing and communications for iLabs Foundry; this may include (1) curating and generating engaging digital and physical marketing and communication content, (2) implement the marketing initiatives, (3) assisting in the iLabs website updates and management, and (4) conducting analysis of social media data and use data insights to make recommendations to improve the overall iLabs Foundry social media strategy.
  • Assist in strengthening the entrepreneurship and innovation programs/initiatives of iLabs Foundry by undertaking (market & user) research to identify market trends/needs and activity. 

Any other duties as and when assigned from time to time.

Requirements

  • Fresh graduate is encouraged to apply. Experience in running startups, or a background in the startup ecosystem, is an added advantage.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to engage with a diverse pool of people; and a go-getter
  • Able to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and address time-sensitive issues
  • Excellent proficiency in Excel 
  • Proficiency in Canva/Adobe Suite Products is an added advantage

Sunway FutureX is the first of its kind in Malaysia and will serve as a skill-building hub for urban farming professionals, tech companies, researchers and young talents to come together to create transformative solutions focusing around six key verticals: Smart Cities, Edutech, Digital Health, Agrifoodtech, Fintech and e-Commerce. 

Led by Sunway Innovation Labs (Sunway iLabs), it will be located in the heart of Sunway City Kuala Lumpur and will have three pillars: Farm, Talent and Campus. Sitting on a 50,000 square-feet innovation hub, the innovation hub features an indoor and outdoor farming area, research and development centre, training and collaborative spaces as well as a farm-to-fork café. 

As FutureX’s operation technician, you will play a key role to oversee building management and maintenance works. You will be working closely with the facilities department and service providers to ensure that all equipment is performing well and building occupants are in good care. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Provide supervision for the overall service providers including security guards, cleaners, landscape maintenance company, etc 
  • Develop and formulate maintenance program such as standard procedures and operating instruction. 
  • Assist service provider on performing preventive maintenance, testing and commissioning and repair work on facilities 
  • Plan and ensure maintenance works are carried out within stipulated time, budget and expected specification performance. 
  • Ensure maintenance works are complying with safety & quality standards and relevant legal requirements. 
  • Monitor building equipment on daily basis by collecting data for each parameter to ensure each equipment is in good and operational condition 
  • Timely respond to customers’ complaint & breakdown / downtime to minimize complaint 
  • Documenting and updating system on maintenance and its related works. 
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all the times and be stationed at receptionist counter 

We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • At least Certificate or Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical, plumbing or related 
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as technician or similar. However, fresh graduates are also encouraged 
  • Well versed in fault identification, troubleshooting will be added advantage 
  • Willing to learn, able to work with minimum supervision or in a team 
  • Able to communicate in English and Bahasa Melayu 

Sunway XFarms is an urban agricultural company which uses soil-less smart farming systems to grow produce which are fresh, safe and nutritious. All of our produce contains zero-pesticides, packed in sustainable packaging and are grown in decentralised urban farms equipped with smart IoT and proprietary precision farming technologies. Our mission is to scale and operate sustainable farms which are close to consumers, thus reducing carbon footprint, food wastage and nutrition lost through complex food travel processes.  

We are looking for a full stack developer who can develop software systems that power smart farms. This includes building work management systems, data collection and visualization, control systems, and farm automation. Your work will comprise of developing and maintaining farm backend systems with Node JS, Express JS, MongoDB while maintaining frontend with Vue JS and accompanying plugins. 

You will be partnering with an experienced startup minded team and working directly with the tech team of Sunway XFarms. The best of both worlds – you will be part of a successful conglomerate entity, while enjoying the perks and adrenalin of being in a startup environment.  

Key responsibilities: 

  • Develop farm management software which digitalises inventory systems and farm operations 
  • Develop systems to collect, process, and visualize data related to plant health and growing environment 
  • Optimize crop cycles and workflow schedules to improve yields and operation efficiencies 
  • Build artificial intelligence to improve farm yield, including input/output, workflow, external analysis models, and milestone deliverables  
  • Create data analytics infrastruture model to improve farm ROI by analysing real-time customer insights and feeding relevant information back to the farm 
  • Develop human-machine interfaces for farm-wide sensors and actuators 
  • Develop and maintain IoT systems using Node-Red, Grafana, InfluxDB 
  • Manage microservices using container systems such as Docker and version control via Git (GitHub) 
  • Scale systems to handle more farms, sensors, crops, operators with integrations from 3rd party POS and e-commerce solutions. 
  • Proactively identify opportunities to enhance developer productivity. 

 

We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • You have experience developing and scaling production web applications using NodeJS, ExpressJS, MongoDB, VueJS, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. 
  • You proactively mitigate issues through test-driven development, continuous deployment, and thoughtful monitoring and alerting. 
  • You are familiar with DevOps which include Docker, AWS and Linux server management  
  • You’ve used implementations of IoT tools such as Node-Red, InfluxDB, Grafana and are familiar with protocols like MQTT. 
  • You are able to establish a clear scope of assigned KPIs, execute on them and proactively communicate work updates. 
  • You’re confident in taking ownership of projects from start to finish and enjoy the process of turning ideas into reality. 
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills, an individual which is outcomes driven, with an excellent ability to distill complex questions into meaningful data-driven recommendations 
  • Passionate for entrepreneurship and innovations in agrifoodtech  
  • Experience in machine learning and computer vision technologies 

Sunway XFarms is an urban agricultural company which uses soil-less smart farming systems to grow produce which are fresh, safe and nutritious. All of our produce contains zero-pesticides, packed in sustainable packaging and are grown in decentralised urban farms equipped with smart IoT and proprietary precision farming technologies.  XFarms’ mission is to scale and operate sustainable farms which are close to consumers, thus reducing carbon footprint, food wastage and nutrition lost through complex food travel processes.  

We are looking for an urban farm manager who will be part of the Sunway XFarms’ core team and will be in-charge of overseeing operation management of smart farms using hydroponics systems. If innovations in food and agritech excites you then don’t wait and apply now! 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage smart farms’ operations, from germination to harvesting, packing and delivery. 
  • Train, guide and manage a team of agronomists and apprentice with daily farm operations tasks 
  • Maintain all hydroponics farm systems and adhere to food safety requirements, SOPs, good safety standards and meet all requirements of MyGap Certification. 
  • Liaise with sales team, farm vendors and suppliers for execution of projects and purchases 
  • Conduct R&D and consistently source for new plant varieties that are suitable to grow in all farms including the development of planting recipes, schedules, budgets, and timelines. 
  • Analyse farm data and propose effective solutions for cost efficiencies, plant health management and pest management. 
  • Constantly stay-up-to-date about new vertical farming technologies and innovations 

We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with commercial hydroponics systems  
  • A background in agriculture, food manufacturing or related field is desired 
  • Experience in managing teams across multiple farms 
  • Strategic thinker with leadership, analytical and critical thinking skills. 
  • Familiarity in operations of smart farm management software and IoT  
  • Self-motivated problem solver who can work with minimal supervision while contributing in a team environment  
  • Attentive to detail, enjoy learning new things and thinks innovatively 

Performance of Duties

In the performance of your duties, you will report to the Director, iLabs Foundry or any other representative as deemed appropriate.     

General Requirements of the Post

Sunway University is a leading private university in Malaysia that aspires to play a strong role in innovation and to create successful business ventures from its research and knowledge base.

Sunway Innovation Labs at Sunway University (iLabs Foundry) aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry, by driving entrepreneurship and fostering innovation through open collaboration.

In the performance of his/her duties, the post holder will report to the Director of iLabs Foundry. The post holder is responsible to grow and expand the entrepreneurship and innovation initiatives of iLabs Foundry.

Specific Duties of the Role

  • Supports the planning and execution of iLabs Foundry entrepreneurship and innovation programs/ initiatives; including but not limited to logistics, communication, and coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with Sunway University’s Student Clubs to co-organize programs/initiatives that drive entrepreneurship, innovation, and/or sustainability. This may include (1) coordinating the communication between the student clubs and external stakeholders, (2) building, and maintaining relationships with Sunway University’s Student Clubs.
  • Plan, manage, and oversee the execution of marketing and communications for iLabs Foundry; this may include (1) curating and generating engaging digital and physical marketing and communication content, (2) implement the marketing initiatives, (3) assisting in the iLabs website updates and management, and (4) conducting analysis of social media data and use data insights to make recommendations to improve the overall iLabs Foundry social media strategy.
  • Assist in strengthening the entrepreneurship and innovation programs/initiatives of iLabs Foundry by undertaking (market & user) research to identify market trends/needs and activity. 

Any other duties as and when assigned from time to time.

Requirements

  • Fresh graduate is encouraged to apply. Experience in running startups, or a background in the startup ecosystem, is an added advantage.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to engage with a diverse pool of people; and a go-getter
  • Able to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and address time-sensitive issues
  • Excellent proficiency in Excel 
  • Proficiency in Canva/Adobe Suite Products is an added advantage

Sunway FutureX is the first of its kind in Malaysia and will serve as a skill-building hub for urban farming professionals, tech companies, researchers and young talents to come together to create transformative solutions focusing around six key verticals: Smart Cities, Edutech, Digital Health, Agrifoodtech, Fintech and e-Commerce. 

Led by Sunway Innovation Labs (Sunway iLabs), it will be located in the heart of Sunway City Kuala Lumpur and will have three pillars: Farm, Talent and Campus. Sitting on a 50,000 square-feet innovation hub, the innovation hub features an indoor and outdoor farming area, research and development centre, training and collaborative spaces as well as a farm-to-fork café. 

As FutureX’s operation technician, you will play a key role to oversee building management and maintenance works. You will be working closely with the facilities department and service providers to ensure that all equipment is performing well and building occupants are in good care. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Provide supervision for the overall service providers including security guards, cleaners, landscape maintenance company, etc 
  • Develop and formulate maintenance program such as standard procedures and operating instruction. 
  • Assist service provider on performing preventive maintenance, testing and commissioning and repair work on facilities 
  • Plan and ensure maintenance works are carried out within stipulated time, budget and expected specification performance. 
  • Ensure maintenance works are complying with safety & quality standards and relevant legal requirements. 
  • Monitor building equipment on daily basis by collecting data for each parameter to ensure each equipment is in good and operational condition 
  • Timely respond to customers’ complaint & breakdown / downtime to minimize complaint 
  • Documenting and updating system on maintenance and its related works. 
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all the times and be stationed at receptionist counter 

We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • At least Certificate or Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical, plumbing or related 
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as technician or similar. However, fresh graduates are also encouraged 
  • Well versed in fault identification, troubleshooting will be added advantage 
  • Willing to learn, able to work with minimum supervision or in a team 
  • Able to communicate in English and Bahasa Melayu 

Sunway XFarms is an urban agricultural company which uses soil-less smart farming systems to grow produce which are fresh, safe and nutritious. All of our produce contains zero-pesticides, packed in sustainable packaging and are grown in decentralised urban farms equipped with smart IoT and proprietary precision farming technologies. Our mission is to scale and operate sustainable farms which are close to consumers, thus reducing carbon footprint, food wastage and nutrition lost through complex food travel processes.  

We are looking for a full stack developer who can develop software systems that power smart farms. This includes building work management systems, data collection and visualization, control systems, and farm automation. Your work will comprise of developing and maintaining farm backend systems with Node JS, Express JS, MongoDB while maintaining frontend with Vue JS and accompanying plugins. 

You will be partnering with an experienced startup minded team and working directly with the tech team of Sunway XFarms. The best of both worlds – you will be part of a successful conglomerate entity, while enjoying the perks and adrenalin of being in a startup environment.  

Key responsibilities: 

  • Develop farm management software which digitalises inventory systems and farm operations 
  • Develop systems to collect, process, and visualize data related to plant health and growing environment 
  • Optimize crop cycles and workflow schedules to improve yields and operation efficiencies 
  • Build artificial intelligence to improve farm yield, including input/output, workflow, external analysis models, and milestone deliverables  
  • Create data analytics infrastruture model to improve farm ROI by analysing real-time customer insights and feeding relevant information back to the farm 
  • Develop human-machine interfaces for farm-wide sensors and actuators 
  • Develop and maintain IoT systems using Node-Red, Grafana, InfluxDB 
  • Manage microservices using container systems such as Docker and version control via Git (GitHub) 
  • Scale systems to handle more farms, sensors, crops, operators with integrations from 3rd party POS and e-commerce solutions. 
  • Proactively identify opportunities to enhance developer productivity. 

 

We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • You have experience developing and scaling production web applications using NodeJS, ExpressJS, MongoDB, VueJS, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. 
  • You proactively mitigate issues through test-driven development, continuous deployment, and thoughtful monitoring and alerting. 
  • You are familiar with DevOps which include Docker, AWS and Linux server management  
  • You’ve used implementations of IoT tools such as Node-Red, InfluxDB, Grafana and are familiar with protocols like MQTT. 
  • You are able to establish a clear scope of assigned KPIs, execute on them and proactively communicate work updates. 
  • You’re confident in taking ownership of projects from start to finish and enjoy the process of turning ideas into reality. 
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills, an individual which is outcomes driven, with an excellent ability to distill complex questions into meaningful data-driven recommendations 
  • Passionate for entrepreneurship and innovations in agrifoodtech  
  • Experience in machine learning and computer vision technologies 

Sunway XFarms is an urban agricultural company which uses soil-less smart farming systems to grow produce which are fresh, safe and nutritious. All of our produce contains zero-pesticides, packed in sustainable packaging and are grown in decentralised urban farms equipped with smart IoT and proprietary precision farming technologies.  XFarms’ mission is to scale and operate sustainable farms which are close to consumers, thus reducing carbon footprint, food wastage and nutrition lost through complex food travel processes.  

We are looking for an urban farm manager who will be part of the Sunway XFarms’ core team and will be in-charge of overseeing operation management of smart farms using hydroponics systems. If innovations in food and agritech excites you then don’t wait and apply now! 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage smart farms’ operations, from germination to harvesting, packing and delivery. 
  • Train, guide and manage a team of agronomists and apprentice with daily farm operations tasks 
  • Maintain all hydroponics farm systems and adhere to food safety requirements, SOPs, good safety standards and meet all requirements of MyGap Certification. 
  • Liaise with sales team, farm vendors and suppliers for execution of projects and purchases 
  • Conduct R&D and consistently source for new plant varieties that are suitable to grow in all farms including the development of planting recipes, schedules, budgets, and timelines. 
  • Analyse farm data and propose effective solutions for cost efficiencies, plant health management and pest management. 
  • Constantly stay-up-to-date about new vertical farming technologies and innovations 

We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with commercial hydroponics systems  
  • A background in agriculture, food manufacturing or related field is desired 
  • Experience in managing teams across multiple farms 
  • Strategic thinker with leadership, analytical and critical thinking skills. 
  • Familiarity in operations of smart farm management software and IoT  
  • Self-motivated problem solver who can work with minimal supervision while contributing in a team environment  
  • Attentive to detail, enjoy learning new things and thinks innovatively 

If these roles interest you, please send your resume to ‘ilabs.community@sunway.edu.my’
and we will be in touch.

If these roles interest you, please send your resume to
‘ilabs.community@sunway.edu.my’ and we will be in touch.