Data Engineer

Location: Singapore
Business sector: Data Analytics
Salary: S$6000 to S$6500
Job reference: 473512
Published: 6 months ago
We are looking for world-class talent to join our crack team of engineers, product managers and designers. We want people who are passionate about creating software that makes a difference to the world. We like people who are brimming with ideas and who take initiative rather than wait to be told what to do. We prize team-first mentality, personal responsibility and tenacity to solve hard problems and meet deadlines. As part of a small and lean team, you will have a very direct impact on the success of the company.

Ninja Van is a tech-enabled express logistics company providing supply chain solutions for businesses of all sizes across Southeast Asia.


What You'll Be Doing

  • Design, develop and maintain Ninja Van’s infrastructure for streaming, processing and storage of data. Build tools for effective maintenance and monitoring of the data infrastructure.
  • Contribute to key data pipeline architecture decisions and lead the implementation of major initiatives.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to develop scalable and performant solutions for their data requirements, including extraction, transformation and loading of data from a range of data sources.
  • Develop the team’s data capabilities - share knowledge, enforce best practices and encourage data-driven decisions.
  • Develop Ninja Van’s data retention policies, backup strategies and ensure that the firm’s data is stored redundantly and securely.


Skills You'll Need

  • Solid Computer Science fundamentals, excellent problem-solving skills and a strong understanding of distributed computing principles.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role, with a proven track record of building scalable and performant data infrastructure.
  • Expert SQL knowledge and deep experience working with relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Advanced knowledge of Apache Kafka and demonstrated proficiency in Hadoop v2, HDFS, and MapReduce.
  • Experience with stream-processing systems (e.g. Storm, Spark Streaming), big data querying tools (e.g. Pig, Hive, Spark) and data serialization frameworks (e.g. Protobuf, Thrift, Avro).
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from a top university.