Data Engineer

Job Title: Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 060120200902_1578273393
Contact Name: Ji Hoon Sherk
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

A prestigious hedge fund has approached us for an exciting data engineering role to help process Big Data quickly and efficiently across their distributed systems and microservices-based environments. The nature of your role is similar to a back end developer and you must have experience building ETL and CI/CD pipelines. Candidates should have front office or similar experience in an established financial institution and already living in Hong Kong.

What you'll generally be doing:

  • Build and enhance ETL pipelines
  • Build and maintain systems to ensure data quality and integrity
  • Identify suitable data models to be used for distributed systems
  • Build and implement tools providing autonomy for data life cycle on platforms
  • Automate by building tools for streamlining for data analysts
  • Build visualizations for various teams to analyze data produced - data scientists, product / portfolio managers, project managers, key stakeholders, UX designers, etc
  • Develop CI/CD pipeline for data to be deployed to cloud platforms
  • Implement control workflow for appropriate data representation
  • Communicate with various internal teams, external vendors and clients - i.e. be a commercial / business-minded data engineer
  • Maintain the data estate inventory and other data stores

What you'll usually need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / Data Science or related
  • Experienced in data engineering or back end development in microservices/distributed environment for Big Data
  • Experienced in Java / C++ with a basic understanding of Python
  • Experience in building ETL and automation pipelines
  • Experienced in cloud platforms along with its tools and possibly its associated open source technologies
  • Experienced in Apache Spark