Principal Data Engineer, Python

Location: Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: S$100000 - S$180000 per annum
REF: BBBH245066_1623133320

Principal / Lead Engineer, (Data/Scala/Python)

- stable and flexible working environment, flat structure

- Exposure to the latest cutting-edge technologies

- market competitive salary package

My client is looking for experienced Data Engineering Lead/Principal Level to join and lead the high caliber, smart, independent team who are exceptional at their work. The culture is open, friendly and start-up environment. You will have the opportunity to have actual and immediate impact on the business.


* Experience in designing and building robust and highly scalable data pipelines

* Experience with leading a team of experienced Data Engineers in-house

* Experience in investment banking, trading, market data is a big plus

* Strong programming proficiency using 1 or 2 of the following languages: Scala, Python, C++ or Java

* Extensive experience with data modelling and designing/supporting both streaming and batch ETL pipelines

* Clear understanding of distributed computing, especially in databases

* Hands-on in SQL with a deep understanding of query optimization

* Good to have: Experience working on any of the Cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure)

* Strong communications skills and presentation skills to C levels

Ambition is a leading global boutique recruitment business operating across key international cities. We access hard to find, high caliber professionals within Banking & Financial Services, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Technology (IT). We believe our size is a significant differentiator in the recruitment industry. We are big enough to undertake large scale projects for our clients yet retain the soul and personality of a smaller company. We are best known for our specialization with in-depth knowledge and expertise, well-established networks and deep relationships. We work towards 'building better futures' for our clients, candidates and our community.

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