Senior Data Engineer- Baseline Clearance

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 13 days ago
Contact: Rhea Paul
Reference: 247428

About the Company:

Our client is a leading Government organization. They are based in the Melbourne CBD.

About the role:

This role is a 12-month contract with a further 2 year extension. This role involves a hybrid working environment.

The candidate must have a valid baseline security clearance certificate.


  • BAU Production support
  • Developing ETL patterns for Enterprise and Projects (Security, Curated Data, etc.)
  • Mentoring and coaching for DAD staff in emerging tech
  • Defect resolution
  • Testing support
  • Work with stakeholders to assemble large, complex data sets that meet their current and potential requirements
  • Implement data flows to connect operational systems, data for analytics and business intelligence systems
  • Manage the build of data streaming systems
  • Manage the design, development and maintenance of enterprise data warehouse/data lake and data engineering solutions
  • Manage the administration and operation of the database solution
  • Perform root cause analysis on data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Manage the development of data engineering frameworks and best practices for processes aimed at enhancing the availability, security and performance of data assets
  • Promote the delivery of the strategic data vision and build networks to share insights
  • Review and prepare corporate and technical documentation
  • Lead and manage staff including overseeing the management of performance, attendance, and health and wellbeing
  • Develop capability through coaching, mentoring and succession planning to increase performance, engagement and retention
  • Share knowledge and expertise as the subject matter expert and provide assistance and mentorship to colleagues
  • Collaborate as part of a cross-functional agile team
  • Exercise appropriate delegations in accordance with legislation and guidelines

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Data Engineer in Government or industry equivalent
  • Experience in Data Administration and proven Data Engineering skills in Hadoop Technologies
  • Proven knowledge and experience with Cloudera products and solutions
  • Expertise in programming (design codes, complex programme scripts etc) E.g. Python, R, SQL, Scala, Java, etc.
  • Proven ability to interpret and represent information/knowledge in legislative documents/systems
  • Demonstrated high level communication, negotiation and analytical skills
  • Ability to knowledge transfer to Services Australia staff and mentor subject matter experts


  • Enjoys working in a bureaucratic environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Good stakeholder engagement, conflict and negotiation skills
  • Resilient
  • Team-player and people-oriented

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Rhea Paul on 0380807218 quoting reference #247428.

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