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Data Engineer, Ikano Retail

Singapore, Singapore Business & Consumer Insights & Analytics Full time
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Job Description

Job ID: REF5200N

Date posted: 20/07/2024

Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.

Job description

About the job
We are looking for a proactive enthusiast who drives our data infrastructure and shares our overall vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people”. As a Data Engineer, you take on regional responsibilities, striving to deliver high quality data products focusing on the following key responsibilities.

Your assignment

  • Building and maintaining required infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation, loading and serving of data from various data sources.
  • Monitor production pipelines to ensure data availability and data accuracy targets are met.
  • Collaborate with the Data Infrastructure Manager to ensure our data architecture/infrastructure is scalable, fits the needs of our users, while improving load time and cost efficiency on a regular basis.
  • Work with stakeholders including data/analytics, design/development, product and executive teams and support and assist them with their data infrastructure needs and data related technical issues.
  • Document our data infrastructure, orchestration principles, coding standards and CICD pipeline(s).
  • Support CICD pipeline(s), as well as data solution code repository and code migration processes.
  • Collaborate and coordinate within our data and digital teams, business stakeholders, partners, and external vendors developing excellent data solutions and building long-term beneficial relationships.
  • Be a part of a dynamic data team. Together we are putting data into co-workers’ hands and establish a data informed decision mindset.


Your profile

  • At least two years’ experience in in maintaining large scale data solutions.
  • Expert knowledge in SQL, data modelling concepts, analytics and implementation methods.
  • Strong knowledge in cloud computing platforms (preferably Azure) and data related components (Azure Data Factory, Databricks and PySpark, Azure Synapse, dbt).
  • Able to document pipelines, data models and processes in a structured and comprehensible manner.
  • You are curious, meticulous, flexible with a positive attitude and equipped with strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and planning skills, with a drive for results and optimization.
  • A passion to share knowledge and expertise, levelling up fellow junior team members.
  • High proficiency in English, both written and verbal.

More Information

Please apply by 2 August 2024.