Data Engineer


We are a vigorous team of professionals specialised on providing premium executive search and assessment experience to the business world. Among the various industries we recruit for, we are exclusively retained to find a Data Engineer for our client, a digital multinational entertainment group with multiple business lines under its management. Our client has acquired many consumer sectors in the region that are set to digitalise rapidly and is continuously investing in fast-growing start-ups. 

Data Engineer

Ref.: DE_0421 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify & gather various sources of customer data both structured and non-structured
  • Decide how data sources or storage will scale for the future and how will be maintained
  • Figure out the risk of 3rd party framework / platforms
  • Configure Data Management Platform based on overall Tech architecture and product demands
  • Create technical requirements for 3rd party / vendor solutions, evaluate proposals and steer vendors to deliver future-proof and high-quality solutions and services
  • Work closely with Product, Technology and Business departments for finalizing certain KPI definitions, identifying data sources and defining prediction outcome objectives
  • Translating business requirements into technical specifications, including data streams, integrations, transformations, databases, and data warehouse
  • Defining the data architecture framework, standards and principles, including modeling, metadata, security
  • Defining reference architecture, which is a pattern that others can follow to create and improve data systems
  • Defining data flows, i.e., which parts of the organization generate data, which require data to function, how data flows are managed, and how data changes in transition
  • Roll out data systems solutions and co-ordinate quality plus performance testing
  • Evaluate the data mining strategy in terms of velocity, volume, variety, etc.
  • Translating a technical problem into business terms


  • Strong Database skills such as SQL / NO SQL
  • Extensive experience with AWS product suite (certification is a plus)
  • Experience with languages such as Python, R, etc.
  • Additional hosting technologies knowledge Microsoft, Google, etc. is a plus
  • Knowledge of ETL Tools (Extract, Transfer, Load)
  • Data APIs Management and Architecture understanding
  • A relevant degree in the field of Engineering, IT
  • 5-10 years of experience in a relevant position
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis
  • Familiarity with Big Data models
  • Deep knowledge of predictive analytics based on ML (Machine Learning) or other AI technologies
  • Detail-oriented and ready to collaborate enthusiastically within the team
  • Passionate and curious for the VOD and subscription based services in other words for the company’s DNA
  • Ability to understand and support the unique needs of small businesses / start up
  • Great communication / storytelling skills and passionate to share valuable insights
  • Strong analytical skills; the ability to see at both the helicopter view and focus on detail if required
  • Ensure that the rest of the departments and data/product are collaborating on shared goals and outcomes
  • Ensure that data are high-quality, of high relevance, and targeted to specific business needs
  • Be able to accommodate and adapt to new market and IT trends
  • Creative and strategic thinker, innovative problem-solving skills, highly organized, with the ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • Fluency in English