director of big data (data warehousing, business intelligence) in Singapore

sara sun, randstad
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Our client is a household brand name with strong business growth year on year. This critical role is created due to business expasion and increasing demands in Big Data projects.


  • Develop, define and govern Big Data and data management architecture, guidelines and roadmap with stakeholders
  • Build up new capabilities for Big Data to support business initiatives
  • Overall responsible for delivery and operations for Big Data functions
  • Manage multiple Big Data delivery / project teams comprise of internal IT professionals and several IT service providers to ensure that projects / enhancements are delivered within the agreed scope, budget and schedule
  • Lead the application support teams comprise of internal IT professionals and IT service providers in managing, monitoring and optimizing of Big Data Platforms to ensure these applications meet the agreed SLA agreed with business
  • Troubleshoot Big Data platforms and software, including performance-tunes of BI applications
  • Budgeting, tracking and forecasting capital & operational expenditure
  • Interface with product vendors to keep abreast of new technologies, pricing and customer applicability. Participate in vendor evaluations
  • Lead and establish development guidelines, standards and best practices
  • Implement the most appropriate and effective IT organizational design to support and engage with the business
  • Work with business stakeholders to develop and analyze big data needs
  • Manage and drive outsourced vendors to achieve defined delivery and operations objectives
  • Manage resource capacity and staffing
  • Provide functional leadership to assigned staff and deliver input to staff performance and development
  • Identify capability for the team and provide guidance, training, and problem-solving assistance to team members
  • Present and engage senior leadership levels and /or executive steering committees on Big Data initiatives, projects and operations
  • Drive Group IT initiatives to the team
  • Develop and execute an analytics program that will allow company business leaders to make data-based decisions

The ideal candidate :

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, IT, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the area of big data, data warehousing, BI & reporting and / or data management, including at least 8 years of experience in managing BI or big data development and operations team
  • Experience in managing and driving outsourced vendors to delivery and operations objectives
  • Hands-on experience in handling incident, problem, configuration, capacity and availability management
  • Successfully implemented large-scale data warehouse / data lake
  • Expert in building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines
  • Experience in data management, data architecture and design
  • Strong technical knowledge of data integrations, ETL and data warehouse data modelling
  • Strong knowledge of BI reporting tools
  • Strong knowledge of SQL
  • Good understanding of Telco data models
  • Experience to do cost estimation and working with external vendors
  • Experience with DevOps tools and environment
  • Experience in building an enterprise level data analytics capability.
  • Experience in leading complex, major change initiatives; skills in change management
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Strong background in operational and capital finances, and IT budget development

To apply online please use the 'apply' function to attach your CV in the link

or you may directly send your CV to sara.sun(@) (Attn: Sara)

(EA: 94C3609/R1763325)

We regret that only candidate based in Singapore will be considered due to Singapore Covid19 Travel and Quarantine restrictions.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree