Head of data engineering (HFT - trading systems) - SG Head of data engineering (HFT - trading systems) -  …

Selby Jennings
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Aug 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Aug 21
Negotiable
HEAD OF DATA ENGINEERING, HFT OVERVIEW: Our client, one of the most reputable Singaporean HFT is looking for a Head of Data Engineering to support their high-frequency trading and quantitative research. There will be full autonomy, as well as any support you require in implementing this vision. Visa support/remote possible

The candidate will, in close collaboration and leading a team of data engineers, design and develop highly scalable and fault-tolerant data pipelines in a cloud environment focusing on scalability and performance, as well as the next generation of tools that empower users to generate insights on the data they work with.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead a team of data engineers across APAC and managing project schedules.
  • Lead data strategy for all aspect data.
  • Work proactively with traders, researchers to meet their needs for timely, accurate and complete data sets.
  • Build highly scalable data pipelines to process and analyse billions of messages in real time.
  • Set strong technical/architectural/cultural foundations, lead by example by setting good design in software development as well as data engineering

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong technical leadership qualities, both hands on and good with people.
  • Extensive experience with data modelling and designing/supporting both streaming and batch ETL pipelines.
  • Extensive experience in SQL and databases.
  • Domain knowledge in finance, especially in buy-side trading is a bonus
  • Proficiency in at least two mainstream programming languages (preferably Python, Java, C++).
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