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Associate/AVP, IT Analyst (Big Data)

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  4541

 
The Technology Group (TG) is a key enabler to keep our business moving forward and is constantly exploiting state-of-the-art information technologies to enhance GIC’s ability to be the leading global long-term investment firm. We aim to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment.

 

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated and technically competent individual who has an interest in data and technology – data architecture, data modelling, data integration etc. Specialising in the Data domain, you will work in a high-pace data engineering team that is delivering and supporting GIC data needs.

Responsibilities

 

  • Work closely with data analysts, data scientists and business end-users to implement and support data solutions using best-of-breed technology and methodology.
  • Conduct requirement workshop with business users and analyse requirements holistically.
  • Design robust and scalable solutions to meet business needs and takes operational considerations into account. Demonstrate technical expertise in the assigned area.
  • Analyse, tackle and resolve day-to-day operational incidents and advisory to business users
  • Analyse systems operations data (SLAs, customer satisfaction, delivery quality, team efficiency etc.) to identify actionable trends for continual improvements.
  • Play an active role in the project coordinating between internal resources and third parties/vendors for project execution.
  • Provide technical coaching and guidance to juniors

 

Requirements

 

  • A good degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Possess more than 2 years of relevant working experience in data modelling and data integration, preferably in an investment and banking environment.
  • Experience working with enterprise databases using database technologies (PL/SQL, SQL, NoSQL) data integration products (e.g. Informatica)
  • Good knowledge of Linux family of OS

 

Exposure and knowledge in any of the following technologies is advantageous:

 

  • Big Data
    • Hadoop Technologies: HDFS, Zookeeper, Yarn, Spark, Hive, Impala, Sqoop, Solr, ELK, Flume, Kafka
    • Hadoop Platforms: Cloudera, Databricks
    • NoSQL Databases: Neo4J
    • Cloud based Big Data Services: AWS EMR, Azure HDInsight
    • Elastic Search

 

  • Programming/Scripting Language
    • Python
    • Java/Scala
    • Shell Script
    • RESTful Data API  

 

  • Experienced with the Systems Development Life Cycle implementation methodology (SDLC) and/or agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban.
  • Good team player, with strong analytical skills and enjoy complex problem solving with innovative ideas
  • Strong communication/people skills required to interact with data analysts, business end-users and vendors to design and develop solutions
  • Passion for data and technology
  • CFA equivalent certifications would be an added advantage.
  • Good at working with details and is meticulous for operations

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