WeLab (HK)

WeLab - Data Engineer - WeLend

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Data Engineer - WeLend
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About Us

WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees. As the only homegrown Hong Kong fintech to receive a virtual banking license, we aim to reinvent and redefine the banking experience by building a bank we love.

Who we're looking for

We are an energetic and passionate team that can deliver and execute. We are looking for other intellectually curious, open-minded and smart-working individuals who are just as passionate as we are about making financial services enjoyable. Now you have the opportunity to join us on our journey to achieve our vision and be part of building a better financial future for everyone.

What you will be doing in this role:

WeLab operates WeLend and WeLab Bank in Hong Kong, WeLab Digital (我来数科), Taoxinji (淘新机) and Tianmian Lab (天冕) in Mainland China and a fintech joint venture AWDA in Indonesia. WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees.

About you:

  • You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life you could've been a detective)
  • You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity and values. No task is off limits for you.
  • You are humble and prioritise the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you
  • You don't shy away from challenges and have the ability to bounce back from setbacks

About this role:

As a Data Engineer of WeLend, you will be responsible for design, develop and deliver high-performance, high-traffic and high-throughput data solutions in the FinTech industry. You will work in an energetic team of a fast-growing tech company which share the common goal of driving technical excellence and deliver quality software. You will get plenty of chance to learn and build up your career in the FinTech domain.

What you’ll do and what success looks like in this role

  • Design, build, maintain and optimise scalable data infrastructure for data exploration, analytics, and reporting purposes
  • Research, propose and adopt new tools, technologies, and best practices on data solutions proactively
  • Perform data modelling, ETL and BI related tasks
  • Manage data related workloads and pipelines
  • Gather business requirements and translate them into robust, scalable, reliable, state-of-art solutions that work well within the overall data architecture
  • Build and maintain good relationships with business and technical stakeholders to provide best digital solutions

What is required and what we’re looking for
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Math, or related fields
  • At least 2 years of solid experience across systems integration, business intelligence, data analysis and data management
  • Work experience of modern programming languages (e.g. Python, R, Scala, etc…), databases (e.g. PostgreSQL), data management, visualisation tools and reporting services
  • Solid experience in data ETL processing or streaming is a must
  • Experience in Cloud-based data platforms is preferred (AWS, Azure and GCP)
  • Experience in building data warehouse and/or data lake is highly preferable
  • Knowledge in software development lifecycle and CI/CD workflows with experience working in Agile/Scrum team is preferred
  • Proven track record to apply analytical and creative thought
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities and proven teamwork skills in a fast pace environment
  • Fluent in English and Chinese, good written and verbal communication skills
WeLab Perks
  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Weekly afternoon teas and fully stocked fridge
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.Employee referral bonuses

We offer competitive salary package to the successful candidate.  If you are interested in joining this exciting team, please apply with resume via the "Apply" button.

All information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed within 24 months of receipt.

Awards & recognition
  • Financial Times (FT) 2020 Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies – #2 ranked company
  • 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 List – #11, only company included from Hong Kong and just one of five from Asia

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