Job description

  • We make a difference, delivering outcomes for millions of members.
  • Join a fast paced and growing team with a global reach.
  • Flexible and inclusive work environment for all

At AustralianSuper, we truly care about our colleagues.​ We know work and life are intertwined. That's why we support the diverse needs of everyone and have policies that enable us all to thrive and be truly flexible. We ensure diversity is celebrated for the opportunity it provides us all to learn and grow and deliver better outcomes for members.

Your new role

We are seeking a Lead Data Engineer who will be responsible for assisting in advancing our Azure Synapse Data Engineering capability at the Fund. This key role will act as a Senior Technical Mentor to other Data Engineers in building the Fund's Data Solution

At AustralianSuper, we put members first in everything we do. The successful candidate will exhibit a strong member-centric mindset, have proven engineering leadership and governance expertise (including commercial management), have breadth of experience across different delivery techniques and be passionate about continuously learning, leading, and developing talent.

Some key responsibilities but not limited to;

  • Thought leading via influence and assist in establishing a world class Data Engineering practice by reimagining all existing processes, tools and skill sets.
  • Identify and advocate use-cases for the Fund's newly established data platform; assist in planning and migration of Data and applicable services onto the Fund's Data Solutions.
  • Assist projects with Data Engineering associated scope, planning, resourcing, scheduling, and costing.
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other techniques that optimise statistical efficiency and quality.
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets.
  • Lead and motivate the team to ensure delivery of exceptional Data Engineering quality outcomes whilst creating a sense of urgency around genuinely delivering better experiences for our members and colleagues.
  • Liaise effectively with project team members, business stakeholders and external vendors to build strong partnerships to help create a collaborative, transparent, and high performing culture with a strong delivery mind set.
  • Experience working in complex enterprise Data Environments.
  • Proven advanced Engineering experience in Python, Spark, SQL and related languages.
  • Proven DevOps experience inclusive of creating CI/CD/CT pipelines for data engineering and analytics using Azure Devops.
  • Strong experience in one or more of the following public Data cloud platforms, Azure Synapse, AWS Redshift, Google Cloud, with preference for Azure Cloud Synapse and ADF, ADB.

What you'll need

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science / Information Technology.
  • Financial Services experience.
  • Experience with Agile practices.
  • A thirst and willingness to expand and gain knowledge in new technologies (e.g. Machine Learning / AI).
  • Engineering and people leadership experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
  • Self-driven with the ability to operate under minimal direction from leadership.
  • Flexible mindset with the ability to adapt to new technologies as required.

Life at AustralianSuper

AustralianSuper is committed to colleague development, and we support our people with ongoing learning, coaching and training, as well as career opportunities across our expanding global organisation. We offer generous leave entitlements and promote a blended working environment in which all roles can flex, and we're happy to discuss what this looks like for you.

We are committed to supporting our diverse workforce in a way that is inclusive and embraces diversity in all its forms. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process or the role, please let our recruitment team know.

What's next

Apply now, if you share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes and would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving team to deliver outstanding results.

Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency status is required.

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