Intern - Data Engineer

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The Programme

Get to know the team:

The People Data Warehouse (PDW) team provides the data foundations used for real-world problem solving in pursuit of a high performing people culture at Grab.  

The work you do in the PDW team will have an amplifying impact on Grab as it improves thousands of Grabbers who work together to unlock the potential of Grab to drive hundreds of millions to economic empowerment and prosperity.

To build this data foundation, we extract and integrate a large variety of data sources and provide a secure, scalable, reliable and efficient platform for processing this data for insights.  

In spite of being a small team we manage the full life cycle of this data platform which includes requirement gathering and negotiations with data source providers, writing pipelines that ingest the data from source APIs, loading the data into a data warehouse followed by transforming that data.

In addition, We also support integrations from various tools that are used by our downstream users who use PDW data for use cases such as business intelligence, analytics and machine learning.

Finally, we also manage all of the operations including the infrastructure layer. 

Currently we maintain our data platform in Azure and as part of a consolidation effort, we are looking to migrate to AWS.  

Get to know the role:

Are you passionate about data and looking for an opportunity to contribute to a high-impact project? 

We are seeking an Intern to join our team and be a part of an exciting endeavor to migrate a data platform built in Azure to AWS.  

This internship offers the opportunity to gain in-depth practical experience in key data platform technologies in the two most popular cloud environments. 

Day-to-day Activities:

  • Write Python/JavaScript & SQL code either as components in the ETL framework or as supporting scripts.  
  • Collaborate with the project team to understand the existing data warehouse built in Azure Synapse.
  • Assist in designing a migration plan and roadmap for moving the data warehouse to AWS Redshift.
  • Perform data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) activities as part of the migration process.
  • Ensure data integrity and quality throughout the migration process.
  • Work closely with the team to troubleshoot any issues and propose effective solutions.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to understand their requirements and translate them into data migration tasks.
  • Support the team in documenting the migration process, including migration steps, dependencies, and data mappings. 

Learning Objectives:

This is an extremely unique opportunity for an aspiring data engineer! Apply now to build your skills across two data & cloud platforms in one shot!  

As part of the internship, you’ll expand your knowledge in following areas:

  • Various components of a modern data platform.
  • Data Warehousing with Azure Synapse.
  • Data warehousing with AWS Redshift.
  • Azure Data Factory & Airflow.
  • Data quality.
  • Activities required to govern and operate a data platform.
  • CI/CD and DevOps practices.
  • Azure.
  • AWS.
  • Implementing Layered and Microkernel architectures.
  • Web applications and APIs.
  • Automating periodic activities using scheduled tasks.
  • Implementing workflows using web applications.

Required Skills and Abilities

Must haves:

  • Undergraduate in Software Engineering, Computer Science. We are also happy to hire students from other quantitative fields who are passionate about programming & and have built some cool software applications in the past.
  • Proficiency in Python or JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with AWS or Azure
  • Proficiency in SQL.
  • Some Familiarity with Terraform could be awesome! 

About Us:

Grab is the leading super App platform in Southeast Asia, providing everyday services that matter to consumers.

Today, the Grab app has been downloaded onto millions of mobile devices, giving users access to over 9 million drivers, merchants, and agents. Grab offers a wide range of on-demand services in the region, including mobility, food, package and grocery delivery services, mobile payments, and financial services across 428 cities in eight countries

Join us today to drive Southeast Asia forward, together.

Closed 8 days ago
Closed 8 days ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Computer Science, Engineering Software
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  • Closing Date:6th Jun 2024, 6:00 pm


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