Lead Engineer (SG) - Innovation Lab

Our client equips the financial community with access to an open platform that uncovers opportunity and catalyzes change. Customers can access solutions for every challenge, including a breadth of applications, tools, and content—all supported by human expertise. They facilitate the connections that propel people and organizations to find new possibilities to move forward.


As a part of the growing Singapore Lab team of data scientists, engineers and UX/UI designers, you will be part of our global network of like-minded colleagues in sister labs around the world. Their team offers a flexible working environment, values curiosity and supports an open and learning culture for all levels of experience & seniority.


Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Take this opportunity to work in a global company with a culture of a start-up.


You will be:

  • Leading and inspire a small and talented team of data engineers and full stack engineers while actively contributing to projects.

  • Leading all projects from an engineering perspective, removing obstacles and taking ownership to find creative solutions

  • Building spectacular Proof of Concepts (POCs) to Beta products for the global Finance and Risk community via design led agile development in partnership with customers

  • Creating compelling proposals with technologists in partnership with business, driving innovation from conception to production

  • Doing analysis, design and implementation of complex software solutions using customer focused design driven methodologies, delivered via public cloud

  • Defining, organising and implementing projects across multiple locations and time zones

  • Translating end user needs to requirements using a lightweight agile design led methodology

  • Building domain expertise in Financial market content and innovation systems.

  • Developing and broadening your skills through mentoring and collaboration with experienced professionals

  • Networking in the fintech, big data and academic community through conferences, meetups and workshops – bringing cutting edge techniques and technology into business strategy


Essential Skills

  • Experience producing and rapidly delivering POCs

  • Experience building discrete microservices with simple repeatable Cloud native patterns

  • Strong experience of cloud infrastructure like Amazon Web Services (AWS) with services and products like EC2, S3, ECS, Docker, Elastic Search and CloudFormation

  • Unix environment and Bash scripting

  • Understanding of security best practices for Cloud

  • Experience with SQL (Postgres), NoSQL and/or Big Data (BigQuery)

  • Experience producing and rapidly delivering minimum viable products, results focused with ability to prioritize the most impactful deliverables.

  • Experience with version control systems (Git)

  • Excellent skills and experience working in modern languages such as Golang and JavaScript

  • Experience in delivering scalable distributed computing with fault tolerance

  • Critical thinking, value judgment and common sense over process

  • Positive attitude to learning new skills and technologies

  • Proven track record leading and contributing to engineering teams, conveying objectives and expectations with clarity to align to business goals involving an inclusive, knowledge sharing and feedback oriented culture to nurture talent

  • Stellar interpersonal skills with a result-oriented attitude and a proven ability to handle multiple complex projects in a dynamic and collaborative group settings


Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking and network protocols

  • Strong understanding of Algorithms and Data Structures

  • Experience of cryptography such as public key encryption, KMI

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, Gitlab CI)

  • Strong understanding of different database types, with the ability to select the appropriate type per problem category

  • RESTful API design and implementation and messaging system experience

  • Open source advocacy and participation

  • Experience in an applicable business field such as Financial Engineering or Electronic Trading


Preferred Education/Certifications

  • Masters or BSc in Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering

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