Data Engineer

Address : Quezon City

Schedule : Mid Shift

Experience : 2 to 10 years experience

Education : Bachelor's Degree

Employment Type : Permanent

Contract : Full-time

Headcount : 2

Pointwest Technologies

Citibank Center, Paseo de Roxas, Makati, 1226 Metro Manila  Makati City

   500- Above Employees
    Monday - Friday
              8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pointwest is looking for a highly motivated data engineer well-versed in cloud technologies and data management principles to join us as a key member of our intelligent automation center of excellence and start with us in an exciting pilot project with an industry giant (Renewable Energy/Utilities).


The project revolves around using AI/ML and forecasting techniques to improve Well and Reservoir Management. It is a cloud-first initiative with one of the world's top cloud vendors (AWS) and is a first in the region.


What we will do together:

  • Work closely with both external and internal clients in specification and design phases of a project or initiative
  • Design and build automated cloud-native data pipelines and applications for big data and AI/ML initiatives
  • Design and develop data quality strategies for big data, data science and AI/ML initiatives
  • Build and/or support data lake implementations
  • Perform a senior lead role for existing and future projects - validation of technical requirements, estimates and design; technical guidance for the team during delivery and mentoring of junior team members
  • Work with the organization's architecture, product and data teams to optimize existing data/AI-ML platforms for cost, performance, scalability, reliability and testability
  • Define the tech stack and standards for projects and initiatives

What we expect from you:

  • At least 5 years' experience with distributed systems, API implementations, service-oriented architectures, serverless architectures and cloud engineering
  • At least 3 years' experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS): S3, EC2, SQS, Redshift, Lambda, Glue, Athena, data lake implementations on AWS
  • Experience with data pipelines and ETL/ELT
  • Strong programming skills and experience with Python and Java, with at least 3 years' development experience in commercial, large-scale projects
  • Comfortable with working with Linux
  • Data modeling experience (relational and dimensional)
  • Experience in supporting data science projects' data requirements (data imputation, data quality assessment, normalization, etc.)
  • Strong SQL knowledge
  • Experience with different data formats typically used in big data environments and analytics (Parquet, ORC, etc.)
  • Experience in data visualization (Power BI, Tableau or AWS QuickSight, JavaScript visualization frameworks)
  • Bachelor's degree

What will make you thrive in this role:

  • Strong curiosity, problem-solving and problem-finding skills
  • Dedication to continuous learning
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Team orientation
  • Strong communication skills in English and Filipino - written and spoken

What's a plus, but not mandatory

  • Azure data services knowledge and experience
  • Orchestration experience (i.e. Apache Airflow)
  • NoSQL data modeling
  • Experience with Apache Spark, the Hadoop ecosystem, and other big data technologies
  • Experience with streaming data technologies
  • Analytics experience or knowledge
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Company description

Founded in 2003 by pioneers of the Philippine Global Sourcing industry, Pointwest creates value for its list of satisfied clients — including top Fortune 100 and local companies — with world-class IT and BPM services backed by international-standard methodologies, and innovative practices.

With leadership affirmed through the International ICT Awards' Hall of Fame recognition for “Best Filipino-Owned Company” and excellence pronounced in extensive industry experience in financial services, retail, transportation, logistics, travel, healthcare, utilities, media, and the public sector, Pointwest transforms businesses for the fourth industrial revolution with digital offerings in Analytics, User Experience, Enterprise Mobile, Agile-DevOps, and Cloud Computing.

Pointwest carries digital products in healthcare, transportation, disaster management, and customer engagement: (1) Easimed, a platform of mobile and patient-centric healthcare solutions, is designed to provide patients with a digital directory of healthcare professionals, a kiosk to streamline LOA approvals, and a practice management tool to transform clinics into a digital practice. (2) Autoparq, a mobile parking solution, aims to reduce traffic, queues, and opportunity losses due to low awareness and long queues by giving car owners the ability to locate parking spaces and to reserve parking slots from their mobile device. (3) Arko, an award-winning mobile application, provides flood hazard information for different parts of the country to save lives and property. (4) EESY, an events engagement platform, allows event participants to react to segments and speakers, rate them, and be engaged through gamification.

Pointwest supports its strong presence in North America, Japan, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand, with its three delivery centers in Metro Manila and satellite offices in the United States. It incorporated Pointwest Global, LLC, in 2014 to further the company's thrust to be a major global player in the ICT industry.

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