Job description


This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time and Fixed Term Part Time appointments. Several positions are available of between six (6) to twelve (12) months in duration, with possibility of extension(s).

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until February 2023.

Position Profile: We are seeking applications from enthusiastic individuals for the position of Data Engineer. In this position, you will work across a range of existing Oracle and/or SQL Server based systems to support our business, as well as learn and use new technologies such as Snowflake and Airflow to help our team implement exciting new enterprise data warehouse and system solutions.

The role is responsible for building, maintaining, enhancing and automating data pipelines and structures across the entire data lifecycle, within complex information systems and data warehouse environments. The person will be able to understand technical and business requirements and interpret these into working technical solutions to improve data lineage, transparency, availability and automation.

The successful candidate is passionate about data and how existing and emerging technologies can be better used to support and improve existing systems as well as help implement new innovative data solutions. Previous experience working in SQL Server and/or Oracle based environments in a complex multi-disciplinary business environment is well regarded.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
  • 10.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
  • Access to salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Arek Szejna on 08 6373 1888 or at

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online ( Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants.

Applicants are advised to submit the following documents and information:
  • Written statement demonstrating your knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the primary responsibilities of the position addressing only essential selection criteria items 1 and 2, as outlined in the JDF in no more than 2 pages. Remaining criteria may be assessed later in the recruitment process.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) outlining key achievements
  • The name and contact details of two professional referees with one referee being your current line manager
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


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