Job description

More autonomy, fewer barriers

As an Associate Data Analyst at the Economic Analytical and Technical Services team of the broad Economic Group, you will play an important part in fulfilling the group’s mission to support informed decision making and public understanding in pursuit of the Bank’s Charter objectives, particularly in relation to monetary policy. You will also be part of the strategic transformation that is set to unleash the power of the data.

Although motivated by your tenacious appetite to learn, you will arrive with experience with common statistical packages and programming language (preferably R), and knowledge of statistical and data management concepts, and data visualisation. Your ability to work well with others and build collaborative working relationships as well as your clear and succinct verbal and written communication skills will be an important trait.

Your background

  • Superb attention to detail and the ability to produce work in a timely manner with a high level of accuracy under pressure.
  • Experience in programming languages (ideally R, SQL or Python), Excel and data visualisation.
  • Proven analytical/problem solving skills with Data.
  • Hands-on experience in a data-related function.
  • Have completed or soon to complete a degree in economics, statistics, mathematics, finance or a related field.

Your team

You and your team will contribute to the efficient management of the group's data assets throughout their lifecycles and producing visualisations that convey the key messages from the group’s meticulous analysis and researches, using the Bank’s proprietary application or other new technologies. You will also participate in innovative technology solutions to streamline, automate and improve the group’s business processes.

Be more

At the RBA, you will play an important part in crafting the future of our iconic Australian institution. It’s essential that our people are stimulated by varied and important work and to feel a greater sense of happiness applying your valuable talents to achieve meaningful outcomes for all Australians, alongside colleagues with exactly the same focus. You will live and breathe our inclusive and authentic culture, which supports a healthy work-life integration from day 1.

Why RBA?

The RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives. Our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry and we treat one another with respect while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

We know it is the growth and success of our people that drives the Bank forward. Come and make a bigger contribution while you build and develop your own skills too, because being more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

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