Realtek Singapore Pte Ltd


Realtek Semiconductor Corp., located in the Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park — Taiwan's "Silicon Valley" — began with a small group of young, devoted engineers in 1987. Over three decades, these young founding engineers built Realtek into one of the world's largest and most successful IC design houses, providing connectivity solutions in communications network, computer peripheral and multimedia. Realtek employs over 6100 people worldwide, of whom 86% work in research and development. Realtek has sales and R&D teams in China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and Vietnam.

Realtek's efforts to provide the ultimate in pioneering IC technology — along with its firm commitment to creating unique and innovative designs for a broad range of high-tech applications — have won the company a worldwide reputation and made possible a favorable and consistent growth rate in the years since its establishment. Realtek attributes this achievement to its tradition of excellence.

Established in 2013, Realtek Singapore Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Realtek Semiconductor Corporation, serves as the regional headquarter to extend Realtek's R&D capability by attracting talents around the region, and to deepen Realtek's presence and expand business in Southeast Asia. Realtek Singapore has over 140 employees, of which 82% are R&D engineer. Over 60% of Singapore employees joined the company as fresh graduate and mostly graduated from local universities. Realtek Singapore focuses on developing solutions for Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications such as smart home and smart cities, and enterprise wireless AP/routers.

Employees are Realtek's most important assets. As the pillars of a culture of "Self-confidence and trust in people", they are recognized as the key to Realtek’s success rooted in innovation and teamwork. Realtek employees are empowered with authority and given freedom to make decisions to determine the best methods to approach issues. With supportive management and a blame-free work environment, engineers are encouraged to ask questions, try new things, and not be afraid of failure. 

Realtek engineers stay passionate about their work, which is the key that drives innovation. Today, Realtek is well received for its innovative work in IoT solutions, for which Realtek Singapore plays a pivotal role in product development. As IoT continues to evolve, Realtek sets her eyes on growing Realtek Singapore to become a center of excellence for IoT solutions for smart cities and other applications.

Potential career path and developmental opportunities for scholars

Realtek provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. Realtek’s career development framework provides career development along two general paths – technical and managerial.

The technical path is designed for those with a passion in technology innovation and driving technical strategy. The managerial path is designed for those with a passion for managing people and running the business.


Preferred courses of study

  • Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Information Technology)
  • Information & Communications Technology (Computer Engineering, Computer Science)