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Head of Platform and Data Engineering

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Date: 12-Sep-2021

Location: StarHub Green

Company: StarHub Ltd

Job Description


Successful candidate will lead and work closely with the platform team to modernise the current system architecture into a sustainable and highly available system, managing data pipelines as a set of input sources for the data analysts within the SmartHub team. He/ she will be responsible for enhancing the systems in terms of development and deployment environments as well as leading the effort on monitoring and alerting capabilities of the underlying systems, to provide high visibility to project delivery progress at all stages of development.


He/ she will work closely with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure sustainable and efficient infrastructure support for effective delivery of projects as well as new product innovation.


  • Lead, mentor and assist in the development of the platform and data engineering team.
  • Drive the platform and data engineering technical strategy with respect to tools
  • Be responsible for delivery of all data engineering projects with quality and on time.
  • Engage with stakeholders within the team to create a variety of data solutions.
  • Manage a complex ETL environment across multiple database technologies.
  • Manage a complex real-time data science environment across multiple products.
  • Lead the engagements with current list of vendors in terms of hardware/software updates as well as future potential vendors.


  • Demonstrable experience of managing and developing a platform and/or data engineering team
  • Proven experience delivering production-ready data engineering solutions, including requirements definition, architecture selection, prototype development, debugging, unit-testing, deployment, support, and maintenance
  • Significant ETL experience in data warehouse technologies
  • Experience of micro service architecture and API based data pipelines
  • Experience of cloud native technologies and containerization solutions
  • Experience of SQL and data modelling experience.
  • Knowledge of near real time ETL/streaming architectures.
  • Understanding of network topology within Linux environment and network equipment in data centre
  • Communication skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills that allow effective interactions with business partners, stakeholders, and senior leadership


*We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.