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Data Engineer

Job no: 493146
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Information Technology

It’s an exciting time to join the Information Digital & Technology (ID&T) team as we have just begun yourtown’s Digital Transformation journey.

Over the next few years, this will see us creating a digitally led, omni-channel experience to create an accessible, safe and empowering place for young people and enable a truly digital workforce.

We know where we are headed, and we are looking for talented and passionate digital advocates to help us meet the challenges of this next stage of our operations. As part of our team, you’ll have a once-in-a-career opportunity to develop a game-changing digital environment with a clear, strong purpose at its heart!


About the role:

The Data Engineer is responsible for developing, constructing, testing and maintaining yourtown’s data architecture, systems, pipelines and optimising data flows and collection for cross functional teams.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Build, connect and manage data assets as per data governance principles, guidelines, tools and technology including ETL, metadata and data quality management solutions
  • Ensure CDAO software, hardware, patterns, standards, tools/utilities are optimised
  • Acquire, extract, transform, store, integrate and manage data from various resources


About you

To be successful in this role you have:

  • Bachelor qualification in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, Engineering, or another relevant field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role

Experience with the following:

  • Relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra
  • Data Modelling and Advanced SQL techniques
  • Cloud migration methodologies and processes including tools like Azure Data Factory, Event Hub etc.
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and working with relational databases
  • Performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes
  • Building processes to support data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • Supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment


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About yourtown

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Miranda Dal, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0466 943 401

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.


Position Description

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