Data Engineer (contract)

13 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time

My client is an Asia-based financial services group and is looking to recruit an experienced Data Engineer for a 1 year contract. The successful candidate will work across the organization to drive the data strategy and develop tools to aggregate and analyze portfolio data across all products and jurisdictions in a truly global role.

Job Description

You will drive strategic and creative solutions that can sustain the firm's competitive advantage in Country Risk.

You will be self-starter who can work independently on projects while part of our team.

Drive the team's data strategy and develop tools to process and analyze portfolio data

Work closely with risk managers, business desks and technology on data-related matters

Lead strategic and creative data solutions that will sustain the firm's edge in country risk management

Keep up to date with relevant markets, industry and technology trends

You will join a team of economists, political analysts, data scientists and finance professionals committed to evidence-based analysis on big picture questions that drive superior risk/return.

You contribute with your own data-driven insights to a group of curious and analytically disciplined colleagues with a real passion for learning.


Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to be ingenious

Strong Python skills with deep understanding of object oriented concepts

Experience with common data management tools (NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, IPython, etc)

Good SQL skills (ability to query and manipulate large data sets)

Good working knowledge of Excel (macros, advanced functions) and VBA

Ability to understand data flows between systems

Good interpersonal skills

Applied experience with machine learning on large datasets

Experience in answering business questions using mathematical techniques and data

Experience translating analysis into business recommendations.

Experience in finance and/or risk management

Interest in economics or political science is a plus

If you feel you have the right skills and experience for the role, kindly submit your updated CV in word format to .

Referrals are greatly appreciated.

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd

EA Licence No: 11C5502

EA Registration Number: R1332082

Registration Name: Panopio, Jackie Lou

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