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Data Engineer

Date: 11-May-2023

Location: SG

Company: IHiS

Position Overview

The Data Engineer supports the implementation of data structure and architecture, master/meta-data management approach and data quality programme to facilitate access to data and information. He/She support the design, implementation and maintenance of data flow channels and data processing systems that support the collection, storage, batch and real-time processing, and analysis of information from structured and unstructured sources in a scalable, repeatable and secure manner on on-premise or commercial cloud. He/She implements data management standards and practices.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders to understand needs for data structure, availability, scalability and accessibility
  • Support translation of data business needs into technical system requirements 
  • Identify opportunities for improvements and optimisation
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Develop tools to improve data flows between internal/external systems and the data lake/warehouse 
  • Build robust and reproducible data ingest pipelines to collect, clean, harmonise, merge and consolidate data sources
  • Design and build API gateways to expose data to systems via secure means
  • Integrate and collate data sources with data systems, with compliance to data security and organisational governance standards
  • Implement critical data infrastructure on cloud including AWS EC2, S3, EMR, Redshift, Workspaces
  • Contribute to defining data retention policies


  • Degree, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in an IT Infrastructure / Operations Role
  • Experience with Cloud platforms (IaaS, PaaS)
  • Operating system administration and related services (Windows Server, Linux)
  • Infrastructure-as-code and cloud automation (APIs, Cloudformation, Chef, Ansible, Puppet)
  • DevOps development and platform support (Docker, Container Services)
  • Experience with programming / scripting (Batch, VB, PowerShell)
  •   Networking experience and troubleshooting (TCP/IP, DNS, routing, switching, firewalls, LAN/WAN, DHCP)
  • The ability to work towards strict and conflicting deadlines be able to plan and prioritise in an environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Good interpersonal skills, a detail-oriented & flexible person who can work across different areas within the team.
  • A good understanding of Singapore Healthcare System.
  • Familiarity or experience with health informatics would be preferred.
  • An understanding of healthcare data governance, data acquisition and data management would be an advantage

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