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Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

Custom Field 1:  Data
Custom Field 3:  Data
Country/Region:  VN
Date:  Jul 6, 2024

Ho Chi Minh City, VN, 700000 Hanoi, VN, 10000

Working place:  Hybrid

What do we do?

As a pioneer for digital transformation GFT develops sustainable solutions across new technologies – from cloud engineering and artificial intelligence to blockchain/DLT. With its deep technological expertise, strong partnerships, and comprehensive market know-how GFT offers advice to the financial and insurance sectors, as well as in the manufacturing industry. Through the intelligent use of IT solutions GFT increases productivity and creates added value for clients. Companies gain easy and safe access to scalable IT-applications and innovative business models.


Who are we?

Having started in Germany in 1987, GFT Technologies has grown to become a trusted Software Engineering and Consulting specialist for the international financial industry, counting many of the world’s largest and best-known Banks as our clients. We are an organization that empowers you to not only explore but raise your potential and seek out opportunities that add value. At GFT, diversity, equality, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Ensuring a diverse and inclusive working environment for all communities is one of the main pillars of our diversity strategy, based on our core values and culture. We have been certified for 2022/23 as a ‘Great place to work’ in the APAC region. So, if you want to have the opportunity to work with an outstanding and progressive organization this position could be right for you.


Role Summary:
We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Data Engineer with minimum of 8 years of experience to join our dynamic data engineering team. As a Senior Data Engineer at GFT, you will play a pivotal role in designing, maintaining, and enhancing various analytical and operational services and infrastructure crucial for the organization's functions. You'll collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the seamless flow of data for critical decision-making processes.

Key Activities:

  • Data Infrastructure Design and Maintenance: Architect, maintain, and enhance analytical and operational services and infrastructure, including data lakes, databases, data pipelines, and metadata repositories, to ensure accurate and timely delivery of actionable insights.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with data science teams to design and implement data schemas and models, integrate new data sources with product teams, and collaborate with other data engineers to implement cutting-edge technologies in the data space.
  • Data Processing: Develop and optimize large-scale batch and real-time data processing systems to support the organization's growth and improvement initiatives.
  • Workflow Management: Utilize workflow scheduling and monitoring tools like Apache Airflow and AWS Batch to ensure efficient data processing and management.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement robust testing strategies to ensure the reliability and usability of data processing systems.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay abreast of emerging technologies and best practices in data engineering, and propose and implement optimizations to enhance development efficiency.


Required Skills:

  • Technical Expertise: Proficient in Unix environments, distributed and cloud computing, Python frameworks (e.g., pandas, pyspark), version control systems (e.g., git), and workflow scheduling tools (e.g., Apache Airflow).
  • Database Proficiency: Experience with columnar and big data databases like Athena, Redshift, Vertica, and Hive/Hadoop.
  • Cloud Services: Familiarity with AWS or other cloud services like Glue, EMR, EC2, S3, Lambda, etc.
  • Containerization: Experience with container management and orchestration tools like Docker, ECS, and Kubernetes.
  • CI/CD: Knowledge of CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, CircleCI, or AWS CodePipeline.


Nice-to-have requirements:

  • Programming Languages: Familiarity with JVM languages like Java or Scala.
  • Database Technologies: Experience with RDBMS (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g., DynamoDB, Redis).
  • BI Tools: Exposure to enterprise BI tools like Tableau, Looker, or PowerBI.
  • Data Science Environments: Understanding of data science environments like AWS Sagemaker or Databricks.
  • Monitoring and Logging: Knowledge of log ingestion and monitoring tools like ELK stack or Datadog.
  • Data Privacy and Security: Understanding of data privacy and security tools and concepts.
  • Messaging Systems: Familiarity with distributed messaging and event streaming systems like Kafka or RabbitMQ.


What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 13th-month salary guarantee
  • Performance bonus
  • Professional English course for employees
  • Premium health insurance
  • Extensive annual leave

About Us

We show commitment to our investors and stand for solid, long-term growth performance. Founded in Germany in 1987 and in American territory since 2008, GFT expanded globally to over 10,000 experts. And to more than 15 markets to ensure proximity to clients. With new opportunities from Asia to Brazil, the international growth story continues. We are committed to grow tech talents worldwide. Because our team’s strong consulting and development skills across legacy and pioneering technologies, like GreenCoding, underpin success. We maintain a family atmosphere in an inclusive work environment.

Why Choose GFT?

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, vision and others
  • Company Culture based on our Core Values
  • Professional Development Training with Individual Development Plans to map out your career growth
  • Opportunity to work in a global environment with diverse teams built with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunity to work with technology industry leaders in the financial services industry
  • Opportunity to work for big name clients in capital markets, banking and other industries

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