Lead Data Engineer


$ Competitive
Information Technology
Singapore - Singapore


This role sits within Dyson's Global Data and Analytics team. This team is tasked with ensuring that the various parts of Dyson's business are able to leverage rich, accurate, and timely data to generate insights and make better decisions. As a part of IT, the team has the resources and the remit to keep up with Dyson's impressive global growth.


Reporting to the Data Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for

  • Leading a team focused on shaping Dyson's data platform by ingesting, modelling, and enriching data across AWS and GCP data platforms.
  • Leverage the latest cloud technologies and tools.
  • Ensuring that data is ingested and analysed in a secure, efficient, and well-governed manner. Ingesting new data sources, writing data pipelines, and transforming and enriching it using the most efficient methods.
  • Working with data from any source, understanding the best way to serve it up at scale to a global audience.
  • Mentoring data engineers, either onshore or offshore, and ensuring the quality of their work.
  • Translating business requirements into technical instructions for data engineers.
  • Working closely with data architects on the team to build an integrated, performant solution.
  • Demonstrating thought leadership in the data engineering arena; constantly improving.
  • Taking a pragmatic stance with regards to resource constraints; thinking innovatively.



  • Ability to write and deploy production level code, preferably in an CI/CD fashion.
  • Experience with data lakes and data warehouses, preferably on AWS or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Good knowledge of writing performant, optimized SQL, Python, Airflow, DataFlow and Spark.
  • Proven ability to manage talent, consistently nurturing and motivating your team.
  • One or more analytical solutions such as BigQuery, Athena, Redshift, Impala or Snowflake.
  • Containers technology including Docker and Kubernetes.


  • Experience with Hadoop distribution.

Person specification / Core Competencies:

  • Possess Strong communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical matters to stakeholders.


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.

Posted: 16 April 2019

Closing date: 30 June 2019