Senior Data Engineer

Location: Darlington NSW

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At ShopGrok, data is at the heart of what we do. Your main responsibilities will be working closely with the Founder and Head of Analytics to collect, blend and manage our datasets using SQL and ETL tools, and to build Tableau dashboards that provide retail insights to some of the world’s biggest retailers.
The ideal candidate’s favorite words are learning, data, scale, and agility. You will leverage your strong collaboration skills and ability to extract valuable insights from highly complex data sets to ask the right questions and find the right answers.

What you’ll do:
Collaborate with the Founder and Head of Analytics to bring analytical prototypes to production
Collaborate with peer-level counterparts from our customers’ analytics teams to gather requirements, perform data mapping, and collect feedback
Lead data workstreams end-to-end, from requirements gathering, to data mapping and design, ETL build, data visualisation, and automation
Analyze raw retail data: assessing quality, cleansing, structuring for downstream processing
Build and maintain our large and growing SQL datasets and base of Alteryx workflows that power our analytics platform
Bring in and discuss new trends/tools into our team, proactively helping the product stay ahead.
Coach and provide support to a small team of analysts, while remaining a 'hands-on' technical lead
Open to candidates residing in Sydney, Australia with full Australian working rights, or residing in another Australian city and willing to relocate to Sydney pending easing of COVID restrictions.
Essential Skills
A Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Software Development, Data Analytics or a related discipline
Mastered relational database concepts and at least 3 years professional experience working in SQL, including experience in building robust and extensible data pipelines to/from secure, performant and well-modelled data stores.
At least 3 years professional experience building and scheduling ETL workflows to blend and process data from multiple sources, with Alteryx or an equivalent platform
Highly proficient in data cleansing including regex, data transpose / crosstab, join, group, union, etc
Passed the Alteryx Designer Core Certification (, or if new to Alteryx then willingness to learn as part of the interview process and be competent to pass the prior to commencing the role.
Strong stakeholder management skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience leading workstreams end-to-end including business requirements, technical delivery and project management
Experience providing coaching to junior members of a team
Used to working autonomously
Other Highly Desirable Skills
Experience building data visualizations in a modern data viz platform such as Tableau
Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, Google Cloud or AWS
About you
Technical: You love working with data to derive insights and build powerful data visualisations. You're a keen learner and, where you don't know the best way to tackle an implementation problem, are happy to get your hands dirty with the rest of the team learning how to make your designs a reality.
Hungry: You are excited for the opportunity to build out our data infrastructure, and to make your mark on a growing company.
Collaborative: You love working with a team and are adept at explaining technical decisions to other team members, and helping them to bring their ideas to life. You are also comfortable working with developers to ensure a consistent code base across the company.
Thoughtful: You view software development as a never-ending process, and are always thinking about ways to improve our product and its backend infrastructure.
Data-driven: You take a hypothesis driven, data-first approach to attacking any problem, and are adept at separating a complex problem into its mutually exclusive parts and systematically finding solutions through testing and learning.
Perceptive: You are excited by the challenge of answering complex questions in accessible ways using data, you have an eye for detail and will not rest until your implementations function as specified in the design phase.

Competitive salary, in a flexible and remote-friendly work environment.
Work From Home - Flexible hours
Training & Development
Performance Bonus

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