Robert Walters (HK)

(Senior) Data Engineer - Web Scraping, Hedge Fund

Robert Walters (HK)
Posted on 7-Apr-21

(Senior) Data Engineer - Web Scraping, Hedge Fund

Robert Walters (HK)

Job Highlights

  • Regional Exposure
  • Great Working Culture
  • Great Compensation

Job Description

One of APAC's leading investment management is seeking talented data engineer with strong web-scraping experience to drive projects crucial to the decision-making of their investments. You will be responsible for extracting and ingesting data from websites using web crawling tools, owning the creation process of these tools, services, and work flows to improve crawl /scrape analysis.

You will...

  • Be hands-on in the design and development of large-scale data extraion and ingestion pipelines from different sources
  • Provide technical solutions to web scraping and APP scraping projects
  • Help team on data warehousing and ETL
  • Help team resolve any issue related to third-party datasets

You have...

  • At least 5 years of direct exposure to web scraping or related
  • A track record of running large scale web scrapes, enterprise-level web crawlers and data pipelines
  • Familiarity with techniques and tools for crawling, extracting and processing data (e.g. Scrapy, pandas, SQL, BeautifulSoup, etc)
  • Experience with system monitoring/administration tools
  • Good understanding of HTTP, TCP and other network protocols
  • Cloud-based data management experience
  • Ideally experience of game development or online gaming platform
  • Fluency in English and/or Mandarin Chinese

Overseas applicants are also welcome. Feel free to email [email protected] or WhatsApp +852 6290 7292.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Robert Walters is a global, specialist professional recruitment consultancy.

Established in 1985 in London, the business has grown and so has our ambition. We now operate across 31 countries and employ over 3,700 people. It's a powerful success story built on the strength of our people. Organisations rely on us to find high-quality professionals for a range of specialist roles. Professionals who are looking for a new role, whether it's on a permanent, interim or contract basis, trust us to find them their ideal job.

Our core recruitment disciplines are:

· Accountancy & Finance
· Financial Services
· HR
· Legal & Compliance
· Sales & Marketing
· Secretarial & Business Support
· Supply Chain, Logistics & Procurement
· Tech & Transformation

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Additional Company Information

Human Resources Management/Consultancy