Associate/VP, Platform Engineer (Master Data Management), Data Strategy Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data Strategy Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15806

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 offices around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Data Strategy Group
We build our data architecture in a robust operational environment with scale and efficiency. Data is meaningful in a functional, discoverable, and accessible format to power GIC’s innovative investment strategies.


What impact can you make in this role?
You will strive to build a high-performance enterprise data infrastructure, and create a results-driven approach with data products.


What will you do as a Platform Engineer (Master Data Management)?
You will play a key role in delivering technical solution forming key project deliverables and milestones, which will shape the future of GIC applications performing trades, valuation, compliance, risk management, and reporting, while developing yourself professionally in Financial Industry in the following areas:

  • As you build a data platform, you will sharpen your skills on data engineering and system integration, while delivering technical solutions on data modelling, event-driven messaging, data publishing and bulk data transformation
  • You will work closely with teammates and vendor partners both within and beyond the project team to deliver an integrated technical solution which works end-to-end
  • Work closely with data product team and business end-users to implement and support the data mastering platform
  • Design and build robust and scalable data ingestion and data management solutions for batch-loading and streaming data sources
  • Enable ingestion checks and data quality checks for all data sets in the data platform and ensure the data issues are actively detected, tracked, and fixed without breaching SLA
  • Work with members in the team to establish best practice and internal processes to enhance the data pipeline operations


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experienced in technologies around applications and integration
  • Experience working with application-to-application APIs
  • Proficient in data modelling, database design and data migration
  • At least 4 years of experience working in either Java or Python
  • Exposure and knowledge in the following technologies is advantageous:
    • Snowflake, Oracle, MS-SQL, PostgreSQL
    • IBM-MQ, Kafka
    • AWS (SQS, SNS, RDS)
    • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Good team player who is keen to learn and able to work independently
  • Possesses strong analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills


Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.     


Flexibility at GIC
At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer 
GIC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Please email at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.


Learn more about our Data Strategy Group Department here:

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.