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Senior Data Engineer - Azure

Salary $145000 - $146000
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Job Description

The Company

Our client is one of Australia's leading life Insurers for decades. They remain committed to continually evolve their products and customer experience to meet and exceed the needs of the Australian community, now and in the future.

The Opportunity

The Senior Data Engineer is responsible for the development and testing of defined users stories as well and performing maintenance duties on existing assets that are in production. This position requires a highly experienced technical specialist who can self organise and prioritise their work without supervision. They are expected to help shape and implement development standards and practices in their Pod. They are expected to work smoothly with team members across delivery. They are required to help the Pod to translate business requirements into high quality, well-engineered technical solutions whilst contributing to the culture of continuous innovation within the team. The role works closely with the Product Owner and other Platforms/Pods/Teams to manage dependencies and remove impediments for effective and timely delivery of product features and ongoing operational support.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build, test and deploy consumable data pipelines as per specification and in line with defined guardrails of the platform as specified by delivery, risk and security standards.

  • Assist the Pod in troubleshooting and supporting what they build, including providing L3 support for production incident resolution and root cause fixes.

  • Participate in Scrum ceremonies reporting on dependencies, progress, impediments and next steps.

  • Develop technical designs for step-changes in the products.

  • Perform design-, code- and test-reviews and embed built-in quality practices to ensure products delivered by the Pod meet appropriate quality standards throughout development. Also ensure that delivered products are secure, reliable, usable, efficient, effective and, where required, highly available and scalable.

  • Encourage a culture of ownership, accountability, innovation and quality in development activities of the Pod with a focus on minimising technical debt.

  • Support the Product Owner and the Pod to invest in systems health and resiliency. Articulate the reasons for this in business language.

  • Drive and enable automation and measurable ongoing improvement in Pod work practices.

  • Assist the Pod in breaking down user stories, sizing and estimating tasks, removing impediments, mitigating risks and, where required, facilitate agile ceremonies (Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective rituals).

  • Support the Product Owner in the collaboration with technical leads of other Pods to have dependent user stories included in their respective sprint backlogs.

The ideal candidate for this role will have

  • Experience in developing data pipelines in both traditional and cloud base environments using ETL methodologies.

  • Strong technical background

  • Mandatory 3+ experience and exposure in Data Azure (on cloud) not on premise (not SSIS, SSRS).

  • Experience in Azure MS suite, SQL and TSQL, ADF, IR, Synops, Databreak

  • Any other Azure related knowledge or experience in the following areas would be a bonus: Azure Databricks, Azure Event Hub and Cosmos DB.

  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, adaptive and resilient in a fast-changing environment.

  • Excellent knowledge of and experience in the application of agile and lean practices.

Why Apply?

  • Be part of a high performing, market leading and dynamic organisation

  • Inclusive Work culture

  • Flexible work arrangement

Your next steps

If you would like to work for a company that places enormous value on their employees, then please apply now. Alternatively, please call Hima Arafath on 0452089967 for a confidential conversation.

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