Solution Architect (Data Engineering)

  • George Town, Penang, Malaysia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.

Group's key figures are approx. 5.4 billion Euros turnover, over 800 laboratories across 47 countries and about 50,000 staff.

Eurofins IT Infrastructure provides IT support for all Eurofins sites through an IT Service Desk and IT Operations teams.

Job Description


As a Solution Architect (Data Engineering) you will work closely across different data engineers and stakeholders to define, design and develop best data frameworks/modals for any related projects. You will be forefront as the data custodian for the team on any Data Engineering projects

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive assigned projects (technical) as an SME. Which includes
  1. Developing Scripts/API/middleware to automate different aspects of processes or application.
  2. Developing pipelines for data/process to build ETL frameworks.
  3. Design, build, and orchestrate automated solutions
  • Custodian for the data analytics space within the team. (Security, Privacy and ETL)

  • Work hand to hand with Data Engineers to understand, design and develop Data pipelines / Data modals

  • Spearhead conceptual/logical data modal/framework for each projects

  • Gatekeeper for data governance, best practices, lifecycle of data, and documentation within the team

  • Review and approve solutions designs with accountability on the solutions integrity.

  • Multitask with varying priorities on task leads.


Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required.

  • 6-8 Years of Software development experience (full-stack)/ Software Engineer
  • Designed or worked on scalable infrastructure stacks for analytics space
  • Experience in Data modelling, data architecture setup, warehousing and handling large datasets
  • Experience in managing and building data pipelines (Jenkins or any relevant ETL tools)
  • Experience with common DBMS (MSSQL, MYSQL, PostGres, MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • Outspoken on ideas/solutions
  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable solutions in the analytics space
  • Scripting Master for building data pipelines (PowerShell/Python/JS/PHP)
  • Good exposure working with Cloud based applications and Infrastructure
  • Good competence with Agile Development approach


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field required, postgrad will be a plus
  • 6-8 years of prior experience working in Data analytics space/Software development

Additional Information

Ability and/or Skills:

Developed problem solving skills, ability to work independently with limited supervision and no more than general directions, knows when to consult with supervisor on major issues/problems, demonstrated knowledge and skills in designated areas, ability to handle multiple priorities, ability to function in an environment of constant change, strong organization skills and attention to detail, willingness to work overtime, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work under medium to high stress levels.

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