Data Engineer

Location: Singapore
Discipline: Data Science
Job type: Permanent
Contact email:
Job ref: 307626
Published: 23 days ago

About us
Endowus is Asia’s leading fee-only wealth platform. Headquartered in Singapore, we are the first digital advisor to span both private wealth and public pension savings (CPF & SRS), helping everyone grow all their money with expert advice, institutional access to financial solutions, low & fair fees, and a delightful personalised digital wealth experience. 
Our clients entrust us with a responsibility that goes far beyond technology or financial markets - they entrust us with their wealth - their livelihoods and ambitions of a better future for themselves and their loved ones. Our mission is clear: help people invest better so they can live easier today, and better tomorrow. 

The people you will work with The team has deep domain knowledge in finance and technology, bringing together decades of experience at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, UBS, Credit Suisse, The Blackstone Group, AQR, Grab, Dropbox, Lyft, Redmart, Carousell, Bytedance, Grab, Kakao, Alibaba, and more. See our leadership team here. We treasure our diversity in background and experience, and we look for people who share our belief in our clear mission.  

Investors, recognition, licensing Endowus is backed by UBS, Samsung Ventures, Singtel Innov8, and global leading venture capital firms Lightspeed Venture Partners and SoftBank Ventures Asia.
Endowus has been recognised by the industry with the following awards: Singapore’s Rising Star and Fintech Innovation (Asia Asset Management’s Best of the Best Awards 2021), and WealthTech of the Year (Asia FinTech Awards 2021).
Endowus is licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
About this role; responsibilities & ownership

  • We are looking for a Data Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys driving innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

  • Being part of Endowus's Technology team, you will build end-to-end product features that you are confident of delighting user experiences.

  • You will need to leverage the entire technology stack to realise these goals and will be part of a team that is constantly tackling difficult questions of scale, architecture, and interaction.

Requirements & qualifications

  • Bachelors' or above in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent professional experience

  • 3-6 years of experience in designing and implementing key components for highly scalable, distributed data collection and analysis systems built for handling large volumes of data in cloud

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases or BigQuery, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

  • Experience building and optimising data pipelines and data sets  in Apache Flink or Apache Spark to answer specific business questions.

  • Experience in at least one of the JVM languages such as Java, Scala.

  • Experience Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management. (experience in Airflow is Plus)

  • Experience with distributed databases, such as Cassandra, and the key issues affecting their performance and reliability.

  • Hands-on development with key technologies including Scala, Apache Flink and other relevant distributed computing languages, frameworks, and libraries

  • Independence and self-reliance while being a proactive team player with excellent communication skills.

  • Self-driven, has a strong sense of ownership and able to work and learn independently

  • Comfortable with numbers and motivated by steep learning curves

Nice to haves

  • Experience with message broker systems, such as Apache Kafka.

  • Developed mission-critical products, e.g. trading platforms, medical applications

  • Basic knowledge of finance and trading

  • Preferably some exposure to CQRS / Event Sourcing patterns

  • Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes and Terraform

Benefits & perks

  • Stock options in a fast growing company *

  • Flexible working hours and locations so you can live life and your best work - you are trusted to be responsible

  • Medical insurance (with dental!) *

  • The opportunity to work with smart, curious, deeply caring people

  • We care about your health and productivity: 

    - Omnidesk Standing Desk

    - 32 inch or 42 inch 4K Dell UltraSharp USB Type-C Monitor

    - Multiple-choices of high-end mechanical keyboards, mouses and ergonomic chairs

    - Apple/PC equipment

    - S$250 budget for your favourite hardware to boost productivity *

    - S$20 budget for weekly team lunch

    - Regular team outings (before COVID-19)

  • Employee discount for investing at Endowus; All the investment advice and help you may ever need (books, reports, access to investment professionals)

  • Market competitive total compensation package

  • A shelf full of books from Personal Finance to Software Engineering

  • Awesome office view and cosy environment at 158 Cecil Street (ex-Airbnb Office) yet everyone works hard

Note: * is only applicable to Full-Time employees