Data Engineer (f/m/d) - Singapore

Permanent employee, Full-time · Singapore

Hi there!
How about joining our growing team and our mission: Helping researchers to find new treatment methods by providing them with the software they need? We are looking for a data engineer to complement our existing team.
Your future role
  • Integrate from various sources into one Database using Apache Nifi

  • Develop new visualizations and generate reports with the help of Apache Superset

  • Build dashboards and tools to ensure high data quality

  • Contribute to the design of a multi tenant data warehousing system

What you need to succeed
  • Knowledge of at least one ETL/DataFlow application e.g. Airflow, Nifi

  • Ideally knowledge of at least one data visualization software e.g. Tableau, Apache Superset

  • Knowledge of at least one programming language like Python

  • Knowledge of SQL, Unix/Linux shells is a plus

  • You're able to work closely and communicate effectively with the core team

  • Observe, maintain and comply with KPIs, security guidelines and work instructions

  • Ensure quality deliverables and documentation throughout the assignment

  • Must be Singapore-based and possess valid visa to work in Singapore

  • Fluency in English

Why you will love working with us
  • Actively contribute to developing digital health solutions with a direct impact on the health and quality of life of others
  • Nonprofit work with a purpose: With us, you will find a fulfilling and meaningful task in a nonprofit environment that will advance our society
  • A diverse team of professionals from over 30 countries working together from 4 locations (Potsdam, Berlin, Singapore and Barcelona)
  • Several employee driven initiatives, every new colleague is welcome to participate in (for example the “Climate initiative” or “Diversity, Equality & Inclusion”)
  • An extensive and detailed on-boarding program to make your start at Data4Life as efficient and smooth as possible
Good to know
  • We especially welcome applicants from the LGBTQI+ community, people with a migration background, people of color, and individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses to the team
  • If you need support or special assistance during the application or interview process due to a disability, please feel free to let us know and we are happy to accommodate you as much as possible
About us

Data4Life is a nonprofit organization with the vision of making the world a healthier place. With a team of around 100 people from 30 different countries, we work together on the mission to digitize health research. By linking technology and research, we make health data available to research in a comprehensive, digital and secure way. Our interdisciplinary team in Potsdam, Berlin and Singapore brings together experts from fields such as product development, digital engineering, data security and science. Data4Life was founded in 2017 and is funded by the Hasso Plattner Foundation.

We care about

Diversity: Many different lives, careers, and development paths lead to Data4Life. We welcome experts from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences to our international team, offering everyone equal opportunities to be themselves and develop to the best of their abilities. Diversity, equality, and inclusion are not just nice words at Data4Life – we put them into practice in all of our activities and projects, striving to incorporate them in our everyday lives. For this reason, we signed the Charta der Vielfalt (Diversity Charter) in 2022.


The Climate: Data4Life is a member of the Leaders for Climate Action community and climate neutral since 2019.

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