Job Description: Senior Data Engineer (Biotech) - Singapore
Company Overview: Our client is a cutting-edge biotechnology company dedicated to advancing scientific research and breakthroughs in the field of biomedicine. We specialize in developing innovative solutions that leverage data-driven insights to accelerate the discovery and development of life-saving therapies. As we expand our operations, we are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Data Engineer to join our dynamic team in Singapore.
Position Overview: As a Senior Data Engineer at you will play a pivotal role in architecting, developing, and maintaining the data infrastructure that powers our biotech research and development initiatives. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams of scientists, bioinformaticians, and software engineers to ensure the seamless flow of data and enable the extraction of valuable insights. Your expertise in data engineering and data management will be crucial in shaping our data strategy and driving impactful decisions.
- Design and implement scalable, robust, and efficient data pipelines for processing, transforming, and storing large-scale biomedical data, including genomics, proteomics, and clinical data.
- Collaborate with bioinformatics and research teams to understand data requirements, ensuring data quality, integrity, and security throughout the data lifecycle.
- Develop and maintain data warehousing and storage solutions, optimizing for performance, reliability, and accessibility.
- Work closely with software engineers to integrate data engineering solutions into end-to-end software applications and analytics platforms.
- Explore and implement advanced data processing techniques, such as real-time streaming and machine learning model deployment, to enable real-time insights and predictions.
- Mentor and guide junior data engineers, providing technical leadership and fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
- Stay abreast of emerging technologies, trends, and best practices in data engineering and biotechnology to drive the evolution of our data infrastructure.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Bioinformatics, or a related field. PhD is a plus.
- Proven experience (5+ years) as a Data Engineer, with a track record of successfully designing and implementing data pipelines for complex, high-dimensional biomedical data.
- Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, or Scala, with experience in building data processing and ETL pipelines using frameworks like Apache Spark, Apache Flink, or similar.
- Strong understanding of data modeling, database design, and optimization techniques for both relational and NoSQL databases.
- Familiarity with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
- Experience with data warehousing solutions (e.g., Amazon Redshift, Snowflake, BigQuery) and data integration tools.
- Knowledge of version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative software development practices.
- Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment.
- Effective communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and present complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
- Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
- Comprehensive health and wellness programs
- Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement
- Collaborative and innovative work environment at the forefront of biotechnology research
If you are a driven and experienced Senior Data Engineer with a passion for harnessing data to make meaningful contributions to biotech research, we encourage you to apply and join our dynamic team. Please submit your resume to this advert.