Prime Insight
Prime Insight

Data Engineer - Tech scale-up

  1. Permanent
  2. Hong Kong
HK$45000 - HK$70000 per month

Our client is a successful start-up with strong funding from one of the world's biggest internet company. We are now hiring experienced big data engineers for its Hong Kong-based data technology team to work alongside data scientists, data analysts, software and DevOps engineers.

Overseas candidates with over 6 years of experience in data engineering hands-on with Python, SQL, and AWS are welcomed to apply for this position, we provide visa sponsorship and relocation package.


  • Engineering background and academic qualifications
  • Breadth and depth of knowledge and experience with data technology at scale
  • Extensive experience with a variety of databases, including modern non-relational data technology and understanding of underlying design choices, trade-offs, sweet spots and internal workings
  • Experience building scalable and reliable data pipelines
  • Knowledge of data formats and associated tradeoffs
  • Experience with streaming data processing a plus
  • Fluency in Python or Scala; shell scripting; Golang a plus
  • In-depth knowledge and fluency with SQL
  • Experience with data modeling
  • Extensive experience with AWS, including services such as EMR/Spark, Kinesis, RedShift, RDS, DynamoDB, Athena, Glue, Lambda, CloudWatch, IAM, etc. Infrastructure tooling and automation a plus.
  • Extensive experience with test automation, CI / CD
  • Extensive experience with modern version control systems, such as Git
  • Experience designing and developing REST or GraphQL APIs a plus
  • Experience working in cross-functional delivery-focused agile teams
  • Extensive experience with iterative development
  • Outstanding analytical thinking, problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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