Australian Taxation Office

Senior Data Engineer / Director

Job description

  • $112,682 to $153,703 (EL 1 & EL 2) plus 15.4% super
  • Lead and support the transition to a data democracy
  • Flexibility to provide work/life balance

About the role

As a Data Engineer/Director you’ll lead the design, build, testing and maintenance of user-centric solutions to ensure timely access to data. You’ll also build team capability through sharing your knowledge and supporting a culture of continuous improvement. You’ll drive and support opportunities that enable self-service and automation where possible.

Your duties

  • Development of highly efficient code structures
  • Create datasets from large data sources
  • Manage and develop a specialist team
  • Represent the ATO in internal and external events
  • Influence and provide insights for staging and transforming data
  • Build, manage and optimise data pipelines
  • Support the development of application frameworks and system integration

Skills and experience

  • Experience in one or more of the following: Java, web application development, graph platform knowledge and/or cloud based microservices
  • High-level skills in complex data centric IT systems
  • Strong stakeholder engagement, communication and influencing skills
  • Experience in developing strategies to identify and promote the benefits of data engineering capabilities in large organisations


  • Attractive superannuation contributions of 15.4%
  • Award-winning and highly professional organisation
  • Contemporary workspaces and technology
  • Learning and development opportunities

These roles will be offered in Adelaide, Box Hill, Brisbane CBD, Canberra, Dandenong, Hobart, Melbourne CBD, Moonee Ponds, Newcastle, Parramatta, Perth or Sydney CBD.

You must be an Australian citizen to work with the ATO.

People with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

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