Job description

We're reimagining the way Australians live, work, and play. We own and manage some of the most recognisable and loved retail destinations across Australia.

We’re evolving our portfolio into destinations that offer a broad selection of retail, residential, and office spaces. Through our diverse portfolio, data-led decision-making, and nationwide development pipeline, we do things differently.

We are Vicinity.

Role purpose

The Data Engineer role is responsible for shaping and transforming complex structured and un-structured data into clean and easy to use data sets for both internal and external stakeholders. The Data Engineer Intern plays a key role in supporting Vicinity’s strategic data objectives and is required to work closely with various subject matter experts to turn their ideas into tangible working products and services.

The role is an opportunity for an intern Data Engineer to keep Vicinity on the cutting edge of digital technology and to help us become a data-driven algorithmic business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with delivery of data for business intelligence, advanced analytics, AI and machine learning across the enterprise, as well for system integration to serve both internal corporate systems and real-time customer facing digital channels and assets.
  • Assist in the creation, modification, and maintenance of our data platform, and to ensure data assets are housed securely in accordance with data protection and privacy laws.
  • Work to understand business problems and to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Learn about the property industry and apply logical thinking using research and data analysis to help solve business problems and resolve issues.
  • Participate in ongoing learning and development activities and be accountable for personal and professional development.

Capability and Experience

  • Relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree: Qualification completed within the last 18 months and able to demonstrate the knowledge gained through education and apply this in a business setting.
  • Customer Focus: You are customer focused and put customers at the heart of your activities and decisions.
  • Innovation: You identify new ideas and transform them into new products, services and processes that drive commercial outcomes through a shared strategic vision.
  • Change agility: You move quickly and easily to navigate and implement change efforts to optimise productivity and areas of focus.
  • Data, digital and technology: You use technology and information to drive effective decision-making that leads to improved business performance.
  • Process improvement: You explore more effective and efficient ways of getting things done and establish procedures or ways to standardise common activity, tasks and mitigate risk.

Why Vicinity?


Our benefits program focuses on creating an awesome place to work in which our people are rewarded and recognised. This includes:

  • Flexible working options
  • Birthday leave & purchased additional leave
  • $1,000 worth of VCX securities rewarded for eligible team members
  • Internal mentoring program
  • Generous Parental Leave

We live and work by our values of Respect, Integrity, Customer Focus, Collaboration and Excellence. They are the foundation to everything we do and provide us a north star with which we can shape meaningful places where communities connect.

At Vicinity we embrace and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment where we attract, retain and develop 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.

Our people and our Employee Advocacy Groups (Gender Balance, Cultural Diversity, Disability & Access and Pride & Allies) actively build community and provide allyship within Vicinity. If you’d like to speak to someone to understand what it’s like firsthand to work here, please reach out to our Talent Acquisition team.


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Phone: +61 3 7001 4000 (request to speak to our Talent Acquisition team)

Note: To be eligible to apply for this position, you must have existing, relevant Australian work rights. At the later stages of the recruitment process the shortlisted candidate/candidates will be required to undergo a Criminal History Background/Police Check as a mandatory part of the process. Additional qualification checks may also be required dependant on role and level.

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