VP, Data Engineer (Private Market Solutions), Data Strategy Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data Strategy Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15441

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations 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.


Data Engineering
You will help to engineer outstanding data solutions to deliver data services at scale. Using modern and innovative data technologies, the team enables GIC colleagues to securely, and seamlessly access data.


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 Data Engineer (Private Markets)?

  • Leverage large-scale enterprise data platforms to meet the analytical and operational needs of private markets dataset
  • Review and assess data frameworks and technology platforms with the goal of suggesting and implementing improvements
  • Understand the quality of data used to suggest process improvements and data quality routines
  • Conduct detailed analysis on business requirements and develop solutions to enhance or add new analytical capabilities
  • Take an agile and pragmatic approach, ensure quick time-to-market and code reusability
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from various departments

What makes you a successful candidate?

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in data engineering or backend development, and hands on experience in solution designing, software testing and production support
  • Experience or knowledge in one / many of the following technologies is advantageous:
    • Database & Big Data Platforms – Oracle, MS SQL, Snowflake, JDBC/ODBC
    • Programming and Scripting – Python, Java, REST API
    • AWS services – S3, Airflow, Glue, SQS, SNS
    • React.js and other JavaScript framework/libraries 
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies and practices such as Scrum, Kanban and Test-Driven Development
  • Familiarity with Private Markets data is desirable
  • Keen learner, independent problem solver with strong 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. 


GIC is a Great Place to Work 
At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility.  As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.


We are an equal opportunity employer
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.


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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.