Rakuten Viki, 4. 7. 2018

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Platform Manager, Singapore

Dubbed “The Most Innovative Streaming Video Service” by Forbes, Rakuten Viki is the world’s leading platform for Asian entertainment and lifestyle, where tens of millions of people watch their favorite TV shows, movies, and influencer videos and engage with the content. With more than a billion words translated into 200+ languages by a community of avid fans, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Soompi, also part of Rakuten Viki, is one of the biggest global K-pop news sites and the longest-running fandom community. From innovative engagement features to original content and social shopping, Rakuten Viki and Soompi are pushing the boundaries of user engagement and social viewing.

At Rakuten Viki, our Engineering teams utilize leading-edge technologies to build a world-class product. You will join a diverse and talented team with great ambitions to change the digital entertainment landscape. The current team is responsible for the API and business logic modeling and is currently working on lots of exciting projects such as migrating to GCP, Intelligent recommendations and Smarter Notifications.

Currently, we are looking for top talent to join our Engineering team as a Platform Manager. Your primary responsibility will be to tactically and strategically manage the team that builds services that power our API and business intelligence. You will also work closely with the Web and Mobile teams to provide users with best experiences and CMS team for designing workflows.

Essential duties and responsibilities also include Strategic planning, Engineering Project management, managing operational workflow, mentoring juniors and empowering the team to take critical technical decisions. You need to be able to take ownership of features and systems and take them to the next level while working with stakeholders around you. If this excites and inspires you then take up the opportunity and come be a part of our Rakuten Viki team in Singapore.

This is a hands-on role. While you are not expected to be on critical live paths for the team, you should be capable of rolling up your sleeves and demonstrating how its done to junior team members if needed. You should have had experience making decisions by gaining insights through team members rather than doing it all by yourself.

As a manager, you should also love the people side of the role. Managing their expectations, having regular 1-1’s to discuss their progress with them, helping with project planning and tracking with external stakeholders is only one piece of the puzzle. You will have to be an advocate for your team and figuring out how to take them to the next level.

On the technical side, we do not require experience in any particular technology, but you should have the ability to chew through difficult technical problems and gain insights from them. A good foundation in the understanding of practical operating system concepts around linux/unix and grasp of basic networking are essential. We currently use Go/Golang, Node.js, Ruby, Python, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Redis and AWS/GCP and experience with them is desirable but you could also have worked on other technologies. We believe you should have the knack for understanding how to figure out technologies that come your way. Past experience in scaling systems or working with high scale systems is a must.

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Rakuten Viki, 4. 7. 2018

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Platform Architect, Singapore

Dubbed “The Most Innovative Streaming Video Service” by Forbes, Rakuten Viki is the world’s leading platform for Asian entertainment and lifestyle, where tens of millions of people watch their favorite TV shows, movies, and influencer videos and engage with the content. With more than a billion words translated into 200+ languages by a community of avid fans, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Soompi, also part of Rakuten Viki, is one of the biggest global K-pop news sites and the longest-running fandom community. From innovative engagement features to original content and social shopping, Rakuten Viki and Soompi are pushing the boundaries of user engagement and social viewing.

At Rakuten Viki, our Engineering teams utilize leading-edge technologies to build a world-class product. You will join a diverse and talented team with great ambitions to change the digital entertainment landscape. The current team is responsible for the API and business logic modeling and is currently working on lots of exciting projects such as migrating to GCP, Intelligent recommendations and Smarter Notifications.

Currently, we are looking for top talent to join our Engineering team as a Platform Architect. Your primary responsibility will be to tactically and strategically manage the services that power our API and business intelligence, as well as driving architecture changes to scale them. You will also work closely with the Web and Mobile teams to provide users with best experiences and CMS team for designing workflows.

Other essential duties and responsibilities also include managing operational workflow, mentoring juniors and empowering the team to take critical technical decisions. You need to be able to take ownership of features and systems and take them to the next level while working with stakeholders around you. If this excites and inspires you then take up the opportunity and come to be a part of our Rakuten Viki team in Singapore.

In terms of experience, we do not require you to have knowledge of any particular technology, but you should have the ability to chew through difficult technical problems and gain insights from them. A good foundation in the understanding of practical operating system concepts around linux/unix and grasp of basic networking are essential. We use Go/Golang, Node.js, Ruby, Python, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Redis and AWS/GCP and experience with them is desirable but you could also have worked on other technologies. We believe you should have the knack for learning whatever languages and technologies come your way. Past experience in scaling systems or working with high scale systems is a must.

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Rakuten Viki, 4. 7. 2018

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Senior UX Researcher, Singapore

Dubbed “The Most Innovative Streaming Video Service” by Forbes, Rakuten Viki is the world’s leading platform for Asian entertainment and culture, where tens of millions of people watch their favorite TV shows, movies, and influencer videos and engage with the content. With more than a billion words translated into 200+ languages by a community of avid fans, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Soompi, a subsidiary of Rakuten Viki, is one of the biggest global K-pop news sites and the longest-running fandom community. From innovative engagement features to original content and social shopping, Rakuten Viki and Soompi are pushing the boundaries of user engagement and social viewing.

We’re looking for a UX Researcher to join our UX & Design team. At Viki, we believe that empathy is key to creating meaningful products and experiences for our users. Hence, UX research is integral to our design process from start to end. This position is full-time and based in Singapore. Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • You will work closely with Design and Product Managers (PMs) to lead a portfolio of proactive, reactive, strategic, tactical, short and long-term research
  • Plan and execute research tailored to respective design challenges
  • Download and synthesize data to distill insights from research
  • Present insights and rally the team to co-create the solution
  • You will be the voice of the consumer across the organization

Requirements:

  • 4-7 or more years of experience as a UX researcher (or designer with research focus)
  • Familiarity with human-centered design methodologies
  • Familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Ability to establish rapport with users during interviews
  • Ability to analyse data from various metrics and surveys
  • Storytelling chops, bringing user stories and insights to life
  • Collaborative attitude, keeping people in our multidisciplinary team involved
  • Keen interest in the latest developments in tech and design

Good to have:

  • Relevant experience with consumer Internet and media products
  • Ability to sketch wireframes and design information hierarchy
  • Degree in a field related to design, psychology or HCI is a bonus

We’re small but diverse, with more than 25 nationalities and 40 languages represented among our 100+ employees. Come to break down barriers that stand between great entertainment and its fans everywhere and help us make a difference as we grow.

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level

Industry

  • Internet
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Entertainment

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Engineering
  • Advertising
  • Information Technology
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Rakuten Viki, 4. 7. 2018

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Full Stack Engineering Intern, Singapore

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with more than tens of millions of viewers a month watching the world’s primetime TV and movies, subtitled in over 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 1 billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, we are in search of a Full Stack Engineering Intern who can work in a fast-paced, professional environment. We’re responsible for a variety of systems. Our API is built using a variety of technologies such as Go, Node, Redis, Ruby, RabbitMq, and PostgreSql. We are scaling and adding a number of interesting features such as search, social and advanced push notifications. We manage our own deployments (think Docker, Scout, Logstash, and StatsD) and are responsible for end-to-end delivery of the components. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Write complex JavaScript application using Ember.js
  • Write APIs using Ruby
  • Focus on code quality and testability
  • Improve application performance
  • Continually improve technical processes to get us operating more efficiently
  • Agile and Data-Driven mindset

Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • Proficient in JavaScript
  • Experience with any of the following: Ember.js, Backbone.js or AngularJS
  • Ruby on Rails is preferred, but know that any smart, experienced coder is going to be able to pick up Ruby on Rails quickly
  • Familiarity with Nginx, PostgreSQL, Redis, RabbitMQ and/or Unicon
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Rakuten Viki, 4. 7. 2018

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Full Stack Engineer, Singapore

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with more than tens of millions of viewers a month watching the world’s primetime TV and movies, subtitled in over 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 1 billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, we are in search of a Full Stack Engineer who can work in a fast-paced, professional environment. We’re responsible for a variety of systems. Our API is built using variety of technologies such as Go, Node, Redis, Ruby, RabbitMq, and PostgreSql. We are scaling and adding a number of interesting features such as search, social and advanced push notifications. We manage our own deployments (think Docker, Scout, Logstash, and StatsD) and are responsible for end-to-end delivery of the components. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Write complex JavaScript application using Ember.js
  • Write APIs using Ruby
  • Focus on code quality and testability
  • Improve application performance
  • Continually improve technical processes to get us operating more efficiently
  • Agile and Data-Driven mindset

Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • Proficient in JavaScript
  • Experience with any of the following: Ember.js, Backbone.js or AngularJS
  • Ruby on Rails is preferred, but know that any smart, experienced coder is going to be able to pick up Ruby on Rails quickly
  • Familiarity with Nginx, PostgreSQL, Redis, RabbitMQ and/or Unicon
  • Experience in building complex enterprise systems
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Dentsu Aegis Network, 4. 7. 2018

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Data Engineer, Global Data Innovation Centre (Singapore)

BACKGROUND

About Dentsu Aegis Network
Dentsu Aegis Network helps clients build consumer relationships by communicating their products and brands effectively. Our distinctive and innovative range of products and services include marketing and communications strategies through digital marketing and creative execution, media planning and buying, creative services, technology applications, SEO, content creation, brand tracking and marketing analytics. Find out more about us at https://www.dentsuaegisnetwork.com/

About Dentsu Aegis Network’s Global Data Innovation Centre
As the world of data continues to grow exponentially in the advent of connected devices, IoT, industrialised digitization of the economy and the way people move through digitized networks, Dentsu Aegis seeks to harness the power of data and transform this into intelligent applications, products, and platforms.

The Dentsu Aegis Network Global Data Innovation Centre, hubbed in Singapore, is a strategic initiative to ensure that the Group stays at the forefront of the digital economy and develops global products which sit at the intersection of deep domain knowledge, consumer psychology, data, and technology.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

As a member of the Centre’s technology team, you will design, develop, test and deploy back-end software systems and architectures, such as robust data-processing pipelines and applications employing artificial intelligence and machine learning.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
We invite people passionate about data and artificial intelligence to join a growing team.

You have to be a self-starter, hands-on builder, and collaborative team player. You have a can-do attitude and will persevere till the right solution is crafted. Importantly, you want to see the team’s work go live in the market with clients and teams around the world.

Desired Skills and Experience

  1. Education in Computer Science/Engineering or Information Systems
  2. Good understanding of data structures and algorithms
  3. Strong programming skills in python
  4. Strong experience SQL based and NoSQL database
  5. Exposure to cloud technologies like Google cloud, AWS
  6. Exposure to web application technologies like JavaScript, HTML, flask
  7. Good to have exposure to machine learning, neural networks, and big-data technologies

*Please ensure that an updated resume is attached to your application.

**We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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Dentsu Aegis Network, 4. 7. 2018

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Senior UX/UI Designer (software applications), Global Data Innovation Centre, Singapore

BACKGROUND

About Dentsu Aegis Network
Dentsu Aegis Network helps clients build consumer relationships by communicating their products and brands effectively. Our distinctive and innovative range of products and services include marketing and communications strategies through digital marketing and creative execution, media planning and buying, creative services, technology applications, SEO, content creation, brand tracking and marketing analytics.
Find out more about us at https://www.dentsuaegisnetwork.com/

About Dentsu Aegis Network’s Global Data Innovation Centre
As the world of data continues to grow exponentially in the advent of connected devices, IoT, industrialised digitization of the economy and the way people move through digitized networks, Dentsu Aegis seeks to harness the power of data and transform this into intelligent applications, products and platforms.

The Dentsu Aegis Network Global Data Innovation Centre in Singapore, is a strategic initiative to ensure that the Group harnesses this power effectively and at scale. This set up builds from the data innovation practice that was launched in 2012 and is now designed to deliver on global initiatives from Singapore.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
As a Senior UX/UI Designer, you will be a part of the Centre’s technology team. You will bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

You are motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.

Ongoing responsibilities:

  • Design initial UI/UX design wireframes and ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Code up the wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Opportunity
We invite people passionate about data, technology and software development to join a growing team.

You must be a self-starter, motivated and yet collaborative. You can think on your feet, connect disparate dots, imagine connections and importantly, craft approaches to turn ideas and imagination into real capabilities, inspired by data. You are excited by your work going live in the market with clients and teams around the world.
This role is based in Singapore and reports to the Lead, Technology Development, Dentsu Aegis Network Global Data Innovation Centre.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5 – 7 years of experience
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good knowledge of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

*Please ensure that an updated resume is attached to your application.

**We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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Keboola, 9. 6. 2018

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Technical Sales Executive in Keboola, Singapore & Jakarta

Does data analytics make you excited the same way new Star Wars sequel does? Do you see yourself working in a highly specialized team of data solution? Is helping prospective customers resolving inefficiency bottleneck in their business process something you’d enjoy doing? Do you share the satisfaction of having a clean, rich, integrated, and real-time data all in one login like we do?

Let’s assume you said yes in your head since you are reading on. Before you continue, let’s do a quick check if this is worth your time. For starters, we are not a typical company. Neither is this a typical role. We don’t have an office and are a completely distributed business across 8 time zones. If you are looking for a cushy corporate career-fast-track job with foosball table and three meals a day at the office, I’d recommend you swipe left on this one. Also, we would like to emphasize that we are opening two of the same roles, one in Singapore and one in Jakarta. Applicants for either need to hold a valid work permit and be residents of respective countries.

THIS IS US

We have our roots in the Czech Republic where our proprietary data integration technology is built, this is also where part of our consulting team is based, the other half is in our business hub – Singapore.. The founding team has 8+ years of presence in Singapore and APAC market with wide range of experience from digital analytics to enterprise software.  We sell and implement new grade of data preparation (read: the boring part of Data Science and Analytics nobody likes doing) & enrichment platform called Keboola Connection in a variety of use cases. We strongly encourage you to research our product before you apply for this role.

THIS IS YOU

As our Technical Sales Executive, you will encourage prospective customers to leave their time-consuming data handling, cut back a major part of their expenses in multiple data analytics, and move on to the more revenue-generating part of their business process. You will take up an end to end role, combining research, business development, and consultative sales execution.

Interested? Check the details and apply!

 

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