Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Job Title: Data Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-05-17
Reference: V-39117
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 18, 2021 19:31

Job Description

Seeking an experienced Data Engineer to work as part of a project team for the delivery of the Data Management and Analytics Platform project.  

The Role:

The successful candidate will work closely with various stakeholders, business subject matter experts, technical architects, cloud engineers and developers as part of the project, to deliver the agreed project outcomes. The project will comprise of implementing an enhanced data management and analytics platform to facilitate data warehousing capabilities, reporting, data analysis, storing transactional data and archiving of required data.

The data engineer will:
  • Define data solutions using Azure Data Factory and work with the data platform team to deliver these solutions
  • Assist in the migration of existing data processes (Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services) to the new data platform (Azure Data Factory)
  • Have the ability to understand DevOps process and can use DevOps tools in accordance with the agreed processes
  • Develop and maintain relevant project and design documentation such as detailed designs, technical configuration documents and build guides
  • Work with the data platform team to consume and implement recommended practices to ensure compliance of data and information management standards
  • Be able to apply judgement and critical thinking skills to problem solve
  • Have demonstrated government sector experience, including working in small project teams
  • Previous experience with Microsoft technologies, specifically Azure Data Factory and Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is required. Experience in working within an Agile team is highly desirable, and experience working in an enterprise data warehouse is desirable. Relevant qualifications and demonstrated experience in information technology, data management, or related fields would be highly regarded, including the ability to communicate data concepts to generalist audiences.
Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria  

  • Proven experience with Microsoft stack technologies, specifically SQL Server, Azure Data Factory, Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services
  • High level of competency with SQL programming
  • Experience in developing and maintaining relevant documentation such as detailed designs, technical configuration documents and build guides
  • Proven ability to engage and work with a diverse range of stakeholders including working collaboratively as part of an agile, multidisciplinary team in government
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Desirable criteria
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based - 12 Month Contract with possible 2 x 12 Month extensions options

Security Clearance:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Baseline Security clearance is required

How to Apply:

Applications close 24 May 2021

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information.

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