Data Engineering Director / Head

Location: Singapore River, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: S$180000 - S$300000 per annum
REF: BBBH236178_1587539944

Data Engineering Director / Head

- Building Center of Excellence,

- Digital Transformation Journey

- Managing a large team of engineers

My client is accelerating its digital transformation and innovation by building up a Center of Excellence in Singapore with management focus and investment in Data Team. We are currently hiring for a senior leader to lead up the Data Engineering team internally for its group of diverse business units.

This role will be responsible for setting up data architecture startegy, hybrid data magagement platform, evaluate and deploy tools to access this data, deploy BI tools, set up data governance and transfer frameworks and protocols, and manage the inflow and outflow of this information.

Internet, eCommerce or Enterprise candidates are welcome to apply.


- At least 10-15 years strong technical experience in software engineering, data engineering, data architecture design

- Experience in managing and rolled out data mart management, data modelling, enterprise data warehouse / EDW, data visualisation, data governance, data protocols, data security, and privacy disciplines.

- Solid cloud based DWH architecture experience using latest DWH technologies, BI tools, and cloud capabilities (i.e AWS, Google Cloud, Hybrid Cloud)

- excellent experience to deploy reporting and analytics solutions leveraging tools such as BigQuery, Google Data Studio, HADOOP, SPARK, HANA, and Tableau

- managing budget and external vendor

- working closely with engineering team, data science team, business unit leaders, senior stakeholders internally to achieve business objectives

- strong presentation skills and communication skills (verbal and written)

- being a trusted technical advisor and a thought leaders to guide the data engineering team

Ambition is a leading global boutique recruitment business operating across key international cities. We access hard to find, high caliber professionals within Banking & Financial Services, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Technology (IT). We believe our size is a significant differentiator in the recruitment industry. We are big enough to undertake large scale projects for our clients yet retain the soul and personality of a smaller company. We are best known for our specialization with in-depth knowledge and expertise, well-established networks and deep relationships. We work towards 'building better futures' for our clients, candidates and our community.

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