Principal Data Engineer - Open to all locations

Location: Sydney NSW

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In GroupTech we are striving to be game-changing technologists, shaping the future of banking. We understand the big picture and focus on things that will move the dial for the Westpac Group.

The Westpac Group has a complex Information Technology environment that needs to deliver to the rapidly changing needs of our customers and employees, the ever-evolving IT landscape, and the Group's regulatory and statutory requirements.

How will I help?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Data Acquisition Engineer to join Westpac’s Group Technology unit where you will join a newly created team to support Hadoop which is a new application that is currently in the process of being built. We are open to candidates applying Australia wide as this person will not be expected to be on site.

This person will be responsible for providing expert services to support and advance Westpac’s Technology Big Data development, design, and operations and for providing input into the strategic direction.

You will be involved in the following responsibilities:

  • Review the data solutions, programs and test results from the Data Developers and assemble large and complex data solutions to ensure the solutions meet the functional/non-functional requirements.
  • Understand business continuity requirements and provide expertise in the development of Disaster Recovery plans to ensure effective Disaster Recovery plans are developed, documented, tested, and implemented.
  • Build and optimise the infrastructure required for the solution for providing data outcomes from a wide variety of data sources using on premise and cloud based Big Data technologies.
  • Write solutions to ingest, egest, clean, normalise and combine large structured and unstructured datasets.
  • Design and build data assets by integrating data from various internal and external sources.
  • Explore, wrangle, and analyse large structured and unstructured datasets to determine metrics, cross referencing with other data, normalisation of values and data types, missing data strategies, etc.

What is it like to work here?

As well as good pay and a great culture, joining the Westpac family means you will get some of the best banking, wealth, and insurance benefits in the market. We back our employees by helping them work towards industry-recognised qualifications, using online learning, training modules and career planning tools for you to grow with us. We will even pay you to do volunteer or community work. As an equal opportunity employer, we are proud to have created a culture and work environment that values diversity and flexibility – and champions inclusion.

What do I need?

To be successful in this Audio-Visual Technical Lead role, you will have a minimum of 5 years within this field of work and will also have:

  • Extensive relevant IT industry experience with at least 5 years in a highly technical role leading data acquisition activities into big data platforms.
  • Extensive experience in a complex environment incorporating planning, implementation, operational management, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Experience with Hadoop – Software installation, upgrades, patching and configuration.
  • Support, optimisation and maintenance of Hadoop and Hadoop Storage (HDFS)
  • Python experience – Nice to have.
  • Financial and/or banking experience preferable

How do I Apply?
Start here. Just click on the APPLY button.

As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, this role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.

The health and wellbeing of our employees is our priority and we will ensure that physical distancing requirements are met in all our workplaces as long as required.

Brand : Westpac Group
Job : Information Technology
Primary Location : AU-NSW-Sydney Kogarah
Employee Status : Permanent
Schedule : Full-time
Recruiter : Priyanka Dhillon
Posting Date : 25/03/2021, 10:29:10 PM
Closing Date : 09/04/2021, 8:59:00 AM

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