Senior Datalake Specialist

Industry - IT
Level - Senior
  • SQL
  • Big Data
  • Agile
Employment - Full time
Work Model - In office


• A great work culture • A super-skilled yet non-conventional team where your team members are constantly helping each other improve and shine as a team

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


As a Topdanmark Datalake IT specialist, you will be working in the Datalake data management space. You will be working in a team to design, develop, enhance, automate and support our Datalake services, based on AWS and Snowflake as the key platforms.
You will have the following responsibilities:
• Design, develop, enhance and support Datalake solutions using AWS and Snowflake
• Participate in all phases from requirements/scoping through deployment:-

Coordination of dependencies
Workshop plan and execution
Capture and understand business requirements and domain
Design and cre- deliverables
Automation of recurring tasks and/or tests
Configuration and development
Implementation and testing

• Build expertise in key technical, functional, and professional skills.
• Participating in planning and coordinating own/team's activities to meet deliverable commitments and quality expectations.
• Implement better and/or innovative ways to meet goals or overcome obstacles.
• Work collaboratively with other team members (Topdanmark on-site/offshore, Data Warehouse etc) from different disciplines and backgrounds.
• Review the design and code of team members and peers.
• Clearly communicate, work with onsite/offshore teams and architect as required to deliver effectively.
• Work with other internal IT teams (including users, onshore and offshore).


To succeed in this role, we will need you to have:
• Relevant years of experience (5+ for Senior-level) in the software industry
• Strong SQL knowledge and experience in tuning SQL queries
• Hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge dealing with big data in AWS/GCP/Azure
• Very strong in Python development
• Experience in migrating data from on-prem server to the cloud
• Willing to explore and learn new technologies
• Experience working in Agile/Scrum environments

Extra points when we assess your application:
• GIT / Jenkins / CI/CD
• Experience with Snowflake Data Platform is a plus
• Experience implementing data lake architecture

Soft Skills Requirements
• Be a team player and have experience working in international teams (incl. cultural awareness, virtual/remote working)
• Be proactive within the organisation and wants to do more and experience new projects or tasks
• Have good communication skills to communicate with team members, stakeholders and end-users
• Be ready to question, has a natural habit of sharing knowledge
• Have a commitment to collaborative problem solving and product quality as it is essential
• Be accustomed and comfortable working within a team-based, experimental agile environment (Scrum Team) that is centric to development
• Be ready for long term commitment, responsible, reliable, loyal, and a contributor
• Engage actively with your teammates. Values "us" over "me"


B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another technical field.


You may be required to travel to Denmark depending on the project, subject to Covid travel restriction.


*All successful applicants will receive an official invite within 2 weeks of your application to discuss the next steps in the Job Application.

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