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GFG - Big Data Engineer

(Based in Singapore)

Global Fashion Group (“GFG”) is the #1 online fashion platform for emerging markets. It operates across four continents and 24 countries and employs over 9,000 people via its five brands / ventures: ZALORA in Southeast Asia, THE ICONIC in Australia and New Zealand, NAMSHI in Middle-East, DAFITI in Brazil/Latam and LAMODA in Russia/Ukraine/Kazakhstan/Belarus.

At GFG, Technology is core to long-term success and is a crucial enabler of a great Customer Experience. We’re a mix of experts in fashion, logistics, data analytics, marketing, and design, guided by business consultants and tech geniuses – everyone contributes to the success of GFG and the ventures.

If this sounds like your kind of gig, be part of a creative, passionate and dynamic team that works hard but throws a great party as well!

We are looking for a Big Data Engineer happy to design, build, maintain and automate big data environments (datalake, etc…) and the associated data to enable the teams to make use of the high volume of data available from our e-commerce activities.

Singaporeans and PRs applicants are preferred.

You should be proficient in:

- Technical background:

  • Linux
  • Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Elastic Stack…)
  • Industrialization (Ansible..), Orchestration (Kubernetes…), containers in cloud (Docker, AWS…)
  • Strong experience in resilient architecture (high availability, scalability)

- Data management: you have experience in integrating and managing large volumes of Data while taking into account performance issues
- Coding skills: skills in one or more scripting languages (Perl, Ruby…) as well as one or more development languages (Python, Java…)
- Soft skills: while being a tech automation enthusiast with a passion for building tools to make developers' lives easier, you also want and know how to share your expertise with other people to empower them.
- Agile and DevOps approaches, with an operational experience as an Ops in a demanding environment. You know what it’s like to manage in production critical systems and you have experience in sharing this knowledge to the teams to enable a “you build it / you run it” mindset.

You should have the following qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-4+ years of experience with high-traffic, high volume, high scalable distributed systems and client-server architectures (clustering, partitioning, sharding, etc)
  • Some experience working with Data Scientists and finding solutions for them to work efficiently while manipulating high volume of data and be able to work with them and the teams to bring their algorithms at scale
  • Strong operational experience with AWS, container approaches..

What's in for you?

  • Super fun, vibrant and dynamic environment
  • Ability to make an impact to the company – we have a startup mindset and your ideas and efforts do matter!
  • Significant career growth opportunities in a fast-growing and sunrise industry.
  • Opportunity to work with super smart and talented colleagues
  • An environment where agile, devops, software craftsmanship are not just buzz words.

GFG is not obligated to accept resumes from any third parties on behalf of potential candidates for any position (advertised or otherwise) by any means, unless GFG has executed  a written agreement with such third party and has expressly requested such third party for candidate referrals. Third parties who provide unsolicited resumes of candidate(s) shall waive and forfeit all rights to claim for any placement fees or referral fees in the event that such candidate is eventually engaged or employed by Zalora or Global Fashion Group.



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