RMIT University

Senior Data Engineer

Job description


  • Dynamic Senior Data Engineer position available, Full-time permanent position.
  • Hybrid and Flexible Working Arrangements Based at City campus.
  • Fun, friendly, and supportive Team culture

About The Portfolio

The Operations Portfolio enables an integrated, enterprise-wide delivery for best practice student and staff experiences.

The Portfolio incorporates the following business units: Enterprise Projects and Business Performance (EPBP), Communications, People, Information and Technology Services (ITS), Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Procurement and Vietnam Operations.

The Portfolio houses significant drivers and delivery components across the staff and student journeys and enables the overall experience for both groups. The Portfolio is integral in bringing the RMIT strategy to life, across the globe. Each of these functions supports the global operations of the University both directly as well as through its controlled entities.

The Information Technology Services (ITS) function provides RMIT University with current and emerging Technology systems and services. Our vision of “unleashing technologies to enable great experiences for RMIT communities” supports a proactive and leading-edge technology ecosystem, mindset and delivery empowering the advancement of the University’s commitment to advancing Lifelong Learners.

  • Do you strive for excellence?
  • Do you love working in a collaborative team environment?
  • Do you want to work with people that excel in their fields? RMIT is an industry leader in a wide variety of disciplines and is widely connected to industry?
  • Do you want a challenge?
  • Do you want to work on a wide variety of projects?
  • Do you want to see success?
  • Do you want to be part of an organisation that has large support networks and believes in work and life culture?

About You

The Senior Data Engineer is responsible for designing and developing high quality technology solutions. The role works closely with stakeholders to understand their business needs and requirements and aligns these with the University’s direction. They will be part of the Business Intelligence (aka Data Platforms) team.

They will be responsible for all aspects ETL development & support using existing toolsets - WhereScape Red (ETL) & Data Virtualization tool – Denodo. Knowledge of cloud technologies and solutions, particularly AWS stack is desirable.

  • 5+ years of designing and implementing ETL solutions.
  • Responsible for building, enhancing and maintaining existing on-Premises ETL solutions on the Enterprise Data Warehouse (BIDW) & Virtual artefacts on Denodo.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to transform technical knowledge into business language and vice-versa.

They will come with excellent verbal and written communication skills to work well with Data Architects, Data Analysts, Data Scientists and Power BI developers / report writers and business stakeholders.

Please click on Position Description to know more about the role:

We will be running a rolling recruitment process, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply.

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits: From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone!

Applications Close

26 Sept 2023 11.59 pm

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing 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.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information -

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