Shawn Ng

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Shawn Ng

Data Engineer

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I am a Data and Software Engineer with domain knowledge in PropTech, RegTech and FinTech (payments). From system engineering to data engineering, I am able to deliver end-to-end data product. My speciality is building data infrastructure that powers the organization's analytics capabilities, which enables data scientists and analysts to be more effective in their functions. In addition, working at startup presented me with opportunities to lead projects that require integration of software from the software engineering team and business logic from the data team.

Work Experiences

Data Engineer

UrbanZoom | 2019 - Present

Urbanzoom is a high tech startup that utilizes artificial intelligence to value real estate properties and match homeowners or owners-to-be to the ideal real estate agent

  • Managed data infrastructure (AWS, GCP), pipeline (Airflow), modeling (Scikit-learn, XGBoost) and production codebases (Django, Rails, Express)
  • Scraped, analyzed, cleansed, transformed and integrated all structured and unstructured data sources
  • Developed, benchmarked and deployed production ML models and APIs using spatial temporal data
  • Collaborated with software engineers to develop user friendly data product

Data Scientist

Silent Eight | 2017 - 2019

Series A; Regtech company that uses big data analytics and cutting edge technology to revolutionise the way companies protect themselves from criminals, terrorists and money launderers

  • Completed 3 proof of concept (Docker, Bash, SQL, Jupyter, Python, Pandas, PySpark) with top financial institutes, 1 leading to contract agreement for production
  • Installed, tested and provided product (Bash, Java, Spring, Groovy) diagnosis while deploying software into Standard Chartered Bank production for global roll-out
  • Designed and applied NLP (Textblob, SpaCy) & regex methods on text for feature extraction, leading to smarter ML software
  • Designed classifiers (Scikit-learn) to identify outliers, leading to 100% recall

Software Engineer Intern

Apto Payments | 2016 - 2017

Y-Combinator S14 fintech startup that makes it easy for users to spend digital currencies such as bitcoin

Software Engineer Intern

Ninja Van | 2016 - 2016

Series B; APAC fastest growing last-mile delivery startup in the logistic space


Startupbootcamp | 2015 - 2016

World's largest accelerator for FinTech startups

Data Analytics Intern

Lunch Actually Group | 2015 - 2016

Series A; Asia’s Premier Lunch Dating Company

Data Analytics Intern

Fuji Xerox | 2014 - 2015

World leading provider of document and knowledge management solutions