Queensland Health

Senior Data Engineer

Job description

Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CHQ HHS) is a recognised leader in paediatric healthcare, teaching and research. With a dedicated team of more than 4,500 people, our point of difference is in the way we provide care to children, young people and their families every day. This is through our steadfast commitment to providing patient and family-centred care at every level of our service and our continuous drive for service and operational excellence.


Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?


We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.


About The Queensland Children's Hospital


The Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH) (formerly The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital), which opened on 29 November 2014, is Australia's largest and most advanced paediatric facility. Located in South Brisbane, the 359-bed hospital features more than 80,000 square meters of facilities spread across 12 levels.


As Queensland's single specialist paediatric facility, Children's Health Queensland's (CHQ) at the QCH is the hub of a dedicated network of paediatric services available at other Brisbane and Queensland hospitals. Expanding on CHQ's state-wide remit, the QCH also supports regional hospitals through telemedicine and outreach services. This means children and young people can access the services they need as close to home as possible.


The hospital precinct includes the Centre for Children's Health Research, the Children's Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane (opened in 2016) and a new Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service building.


Your Opportunity


The position of Data Engineer will:


  • Lead the design and implementation of an on-premises data-warehouse automation platform.The proposed platform is planned to be built upon contemporary tooling including Microsoft SQL Server, Data Build Tools (DBT), Python, Apache Airflow and containerisation.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to other data specialist and developers regarding data engineering, modelling and automation.


What CHQ HHS Can Offer


Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:


  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility


You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here .


It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role to be:


  • vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, certain vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. 01/16
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19 as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. 12/21 and the Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70 .


Occupational group Information Management/Library

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