Software Engineer - Data Governance

Hong Kong Island Permanent HK$35,000 - HK$50,000 per month (HK$420,000 - HK$600,000 per year)
  • Green Field Project - Data Governance Systems
  • Enterprise Level Solution/ Resource- intensive

About Our Client

We need a Software Engineer to join our mission and help us build a global platform that's scalable, reliable and secure. You'll dive right into projects on data governance core systems and internal tooling.

Data Governance team develops and operates our data governance systems and tooling integrations with the numerous data technologies and services.

The data governance systems use innovative approaches to automatically discover, classify and "govern" data to build "data mesh" which will complement the firm autonomous culture. This will help us meet our global regulatory requirements and keep our customer data safe.

Job Description

  • Work closely with our Platform, Security and Privacy teams to ensure our data processing systems conform to security best practices and our policies
  • Architect, design and implement reliable data governance services and tooling
  • Help protect customer data and meet regulatory requirements firm-wide
  • Contribute to our mission of building secure data systems and flows powering the rails for global finance that customers can trust

The Successful Applicant

  • Solid experience as a full-stack or backend engineer during which you developed skills in technologies like Spring boot, Docker, AWS, REST APIs (frontend skills is a big plus)
  • Strong fundamentals in distributed systems design and development
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages (Java, Scala, Python) (JVM based language essential)
  • A good understanding of data technologies ideally with experience with some of the following relational databases, big data, data warehouses and marts, and stream processing technologies (e.g. Kafka, S3, Flink, Snowflake, Iceberg)
  • Mastery of fundamental software engineering practices like good design documentation, unit testing, peer code reviews, and a preference for agile methods
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and organisational skills to communicate effectively new processes and workflows, and interact with teams from different areas of the organisation
  • Ability to assess risk and impact to the business and individuals from a privacy and data protection perspective
  • Experience with enterprise data catalogue/governance systems or eagerness to master them is preferable
  • Interest in AI governance, Data Security, Data Privacy for building Global Fintech Product

What's on Offer

We offer competitive remuneration package and comprehensive fringe benefits including medical and life insurance, excellent learning & development opportunities and an attractive package to the right candidate.

Royce Chan
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+852 3602 2491

Job summary

IT Development
Business Services
Hong Kong Island
Job Type:
Consultant name
Royce Chan
Consultant phone
+852 3602 2491
Job Reference

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