RMIT University

Senior Data Engineer

Job description

  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Salary Level HEW 8 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD offices @QV - Hybrid Working Model

About You

You will have a primary focus on the preparation, maintenance and operation of pipelines that deliver large, complex datasets, that form the basis of analysis, dashboards, statistical analysis & modelling and data quality analysis. You will also deliver: standards and practices for data architecture and engineering; data system design, development and operation; conceptual, logical and physical data modelling.

In this role you will operate in a delivery squad working with Business Partners, Data Management Analysts, Data Analysts, Data Scientists, supporting the team in delivering data driven solutions to a variety of communities across the University. You will also be a key member of a guild focused on developing Data Architecture and Engineering processes and standards for the Data & Analytics team and throughout the university.

To Be Successful In This Position, You’ll Have
  • Experience working with multiple data pipelines and distributed computing tools.
  • Experience of data transformation languages such as SQL and Python.
  • Understanding of data analytics and data science practice particularly in sampling, experimentation, advanced statistical analysis, triangulation and database design
  • Strong communication and interactive skills
  • An ability to communicate technical ideas to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience with cloud approaches and capabilities.
  • Experience with agile processes and operations (DataOps).

About The Portfolio

Office of the Chief Data & Analytics Officer supports and enables RMIT’s business strategy by leading and driving the data and analytics agenda for the enterprise. This involves being accountable and responsible for:
  • Developing and implementing RMIT’s data and analytics strategy and ensuring ongoing alignment with university
  • Defining requirements and standards for data and analytics technologies to be delivered by Information Technology
  • Coordinating and governing data management activities for analytics and reporting
  • Developing and coordinating advanced analytics capabilities to resolve key university challenges
To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.

Senior Data Engineer

Applications Close

29 Jan 2023 11.59 pm

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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