Lead Data Engineer - AWS

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Business Intelligence
Salary AWS Cloud, Data Owner, Data Lake Build, Perm
Start Date: 2021-08-22
Reference: V-115819
Contact name: Donna Bowen
Contact email:
Job published: July 09, 2021 15:44

Job Description

Our client is a large stable Australian Brand that has been helping Victorians for over a hundred years. They are on a Technology Transformation Journey and they want you to be the Custodian of their Data. This is a Practice Lead role where you will own the Data Engineering function. You will be responsible for data coming in from multiple sources and solving complex data challenges. The foundations of the Data Platform in AWS is set-up and now it needs to be maintained but more importantly optimised. You will be responsible for the data lake build.

Your Benefits:
  • Greenfield project - Data Transformation
  • Be the Data Owner
  • AWS Cloud Environment
  • Full-time permanent role
  • Melbourne + WFH
Your role:
  • Data lake build and Data Integration in AWS
  • Model complex performance problems
  • Take the business on a data journey and guide them to uncover what they really need and want as a data expert.
  • Optimise the current data environment and guide the direction of the business
  • Data wrangling  
  • Own the ML prediction models
You will need
  • A tertiary qualification in Computer Science, IT or analytical discipline is highly desirable or relevant industry experience
  • Proficient in data management – requirement gathering, data analysis, data integration/ETL and data visualisation
  • Demonstrated experience in AWS (Lambda, Glue, Athena, S3, IAM) and maintaining/building data lakes. You will also have knowledge of different database engines (MS SQL, Postgres, MySQL), knowledge of data architectures as well as knowledge in Application Integration Techniques and RESTAPI concepts.
  • Proficient in Python and SQL
  • Ideally some analysis experience to visualise data in Power BI
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills – influencing and take the business on a journey
This is an exciting role for someone who wants to be the Data Specialist for an organisation and leave a legacy by taking the business on a data journey. The opportunity is sponsored by top down and they need someone who can be the Data Champion and inform the business with meaningful data.

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