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AVP, Full Stack Data Platform Engineer

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  10261

Data Strategy Group 

 

Data Strategy Group (DSG) harnesses and leverages on GIC’s most valuable asset – Data, to drive insights, results and solve real business challenges. We ingest, analyze and combine data with context across all industries and asset classes to enable investment decisions and enhance investment process. Together, we strive to build a high-performance enterprise data infrastructure, create results-driven approach with data products and strive to be a data-driven organization. 

 

We are looking for an Associate/AVP, Full Stack Data Platform Engineer, to join our Data Strategy Group in GIC. You will play a part in shaping GIC's strategic vision of establishing itself as a data-driven organization by strengthening DSG's identity and level of professionalism by designing and developing solid front-end and back-end applications.

 

As a team member in the DSG department, you will play a key role in designing and building intuitive, user-friendly interfaces and applications providing the "gateway" to data. Attracting and retaining user engagement through great user interfaces (UI) and visual design is one of the many important factors we acknowledge and looking for this part of our team to be filled. While emphasis is on designing and building professional front-end applications with an eye for detail and good UI; knowledge in back-end service and building APIs is equally important.

 

You will work closely with search engineers and data science engineers on development and system integrations.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Design and implement user interface/experience (UI/UX) for existing and new applications based on business requirements.
  • Create front-end applications with good sense of visual design using modern web development tools and frameworks.
  • Build and maintain scalable front-end and back-end applications end to end.
  • Monitor and enhance stability and performance of the applications and data platforms.
  • Be a good team player to work closely with the search engineers, and data engineers to deliver new functionalities and features based on agile practice.
  • Create high-quality code based on good industry best practice with proper documentation.
  • Follow the established process to adopt the tools and skills required at team or enterprise level.
  • Perform knowledge sharing to the team members and coach junior members.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in front-end and back-end development involving full software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Proficient in JS frameworks such as React or Angular in building medium-sized web applications.
  • Solid foundation of HTML semantics and standards.
  • Experience with CSS frameworks and preprocessors.
  • Proficient in responsive and mobile design: able to design and build interfaces for desktop, iPads, and mobile.
  • Experience in application development using any of the following languages: NodeJS, Python, Java.
  • Experience in building and integrating with RESTful APIs or Graph APIs.
  • Familiar with version control, CICD and issue tracking tools, such as git, Jenkins and Jira.
  • Fluency in command line tools and shell scripting in Linux and hands on experience in software development using Linux.
  • Good communication skills to translate business requirements into technical requirements and specifications.
  • Certifications or proven hands-on experiences on UX/UI design and development.
  • Familiarity with search technologies, such as Solr or ElasticSearch will be a big plus.
  • Prior experience of application development on AWS and Snowflake is an added advantage.

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.