Việt Thái International

Việt Thái International

Bring the best of the world to Vietnam and the best of Vietnam to the world

Data Engineer Team Lead (Database)

  • You will be joining a core team headed by a diverse group of software veterans to help digitally transform Vietnam’s largest café chain.
  • Data Engineering runs the code, pipeline and infrastructure that extracts, processes and prepares every piece of data generated or consumed by our systems.
  • You will work to solve all kinds of data-related challenges. You lead the team that ties everything together through data. You never stop learning, innovating and expanding to bring in or build the latest and best tools and techniques to ensure the company’s continued success.
  • You are a bright engineer with a growth-mindset, and you have a desire for impact, meaningful, disruptive work, where your contributions are recognized and celebrated.
    If you’re ready for a challenge, then you should talk to us.

Your role & responsibilities:

  • Build, deploy and manage big data solutions that can adequately handle the needs of a rapidly growing data-driven company
  • Spearhead the development of systems, architectures, and platforms to scale Volume, Velocity, and Variety
  • Help lead the development of a data lake
  • Streamline data access and security to enable data scientists and analysts to easily access data
  • Build out scalable and reliable ETL pipelines and processes to ingest data from a large number and variety of data sources
  • Maintain and optimize the performance of our data analytics infrastructure to ensure accurate, reliable and timely delivery of key insights for decision making
  • Lead the movement cleaning and normalizing subsets of data of interest as preparatory step before deeper analysis
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new technology

Your skills & qualifications:

Must Haves:

  • An engineering degree with a specialization in Computer Science or related
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in data structures
  • More than 5 years of hands-on experience, preferably in big data infrastructure
  • More than 3 years managing a team of data engineers
  • Solid understanding of database performance and scaling
  • Deep understanding on best engineering and big data practices - include handling and logging errors, monitoring the system, building human-fault-tolerant pipelines, understanding how to scale up, addressing continuous integration, knowledge of database administration, maintaining data cleaning and ensuring a deterministic pipeline
  • Possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities with proven design skills, able to think critically of the current system in terms of growth and stability
  • Well versed in setting up continuous integration and deployment for big data or other projects
  • Business-English fluency
  • A “get-it-done" mindset

Nice to have:

  • Reporting tools like PowerBI, Holistics
  • Proficiency in common big data toolsets like Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Presto in a large-scale environment
  • Real passion for data, new data technologies, and discovering new and interesting solutions to the company’s data needs
  • Highly proficient with Linux Systems Administration



  • 119-127 Nguyễn Cơ Thạch, Phường An Lợi Đông, Thành phố Thủ Đức, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh

Recruitment process

  • Round 1:

    HR phone interview
  • Round 2:

    Head of Tech interview
Việt Thái International
Việt Thái International
Việt Thái International



  • 119-127 Nguyễn Cơ Thạch, Phường An Lợi Đông, Thành phố Thủ Đức, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh

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