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Senior Data Engineer / Data Analyst

Settlement Services International
  • Based in Ashfield with flexible working arrangement
  • Competitive salary for the right candidate plus Salary Packaging Options!
  • 18 months contract role, working full time hours, 35 hours per week

About SSI

Settlement Services International (SSI Group) is a community-based organisation and social business that supports newcomers and Australians to achieve their full potential. Taking an integrated approach how everyone can thrive within the community in which they live and the wider Australian society, we support children, young people and families; people living with disability; and asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. Our programs include facilitating employment, multicultural foster care, creating community engagement, advocacy, and influencing government and international affairs and provide though leadership within our sector nationally and globally.

Your Contribution

An opportunity exists for a Senior Data Engineer / Data Analyst to join an existing high functioning Data Team, who work dynamically to meet the data and analytical needs of the organisation. This is a full-time position on an 18 month contract, aligned to a specific project within our People & Culture (HR) division, but with a view to possibly extending to a full-time permanent position. You will play a key role in ensuring a seamless transition as P&C embark on a process to transition away from numerous disparate legacy systems towards a single common HR platform.
You will be responsible for using your extensive domain knowledge to migrate historic data from several legacy systems into the new software platform. You will be required to extract, cleanse and transform historic data from multiple sources and then load them into the new platform. You will also have responsibility for developing reports and dashboards to provide the P&C division with the business intelligence required to assist with decision making.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work in the development of data engineering solutions using Microsoft SQL Server tools, R and/or Python to enable the effective extraction, cleansing, transformation, and loading of data sets from multiple sources into a new common platform
  • Build and maintain data pipelines where necessary
  • Influence data warehouse and database design from inception and architecture through to delivery
  • Develop and maintain data documentation: data maps, data dictionaries, data lineage, etc.
  • Assume data governance ownership for the data in question
  • Apply data analytics to identify insights, integrate information, and provide high quality intelligence/analytical reports
  • Maintain strong working relationships with key business stakeholders to ensure information needs can be met in a timely, collaborative and professional manner
  • Work with autonomy and as part of a team including planning what is required to meet objectives, collaborating, asking for help where required and resolving complex issues
  • Deliver superior customer service and adhere to agreed timeframes

About You

You will need to have at least 3-5 years in a data engineering role or equivalent, with extensive experience as a database developer and proven ability working with large databases in complex environments.

Essential experience:

  • Strong knowledge of data modelling, data warehousing, database design methodologies, master data management principles and development of data flows;
  • Experience in database and data warehouse architecture and design;
  • Experience in working with APIs;
  • Experience with ETL processes and tools;
  • SQL Server and the Microsoft suite of software (SSMS, SSIS, SQL Server agent, Visual Studio, etc.) is essential;
  • SQL programming experience is essential;
  • Experience in analysing different types of datasets and generating insightful information;
  • Experience with business intelligence and data visualisation tools (Power BI, Tableau or Qlik) is beneficial but not essential;
  • Manage stakeholder expectations in terms of deliverables;
  • Attention to detail, maintaining high accuracy and timeliness in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;

Although not essential, experience working with cloud infrastructures (Azure, AWS, etc) would be an advantage.

About our Benefits

  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
  • Industry leading flexible working arrangement supported to work from home and office, including 9-day fortnight;
  • Access to in-house training and learning opportunities for professional development and growth;
  • Access to our inhouse wellbeing programs
  • Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.

About our Recruitment Process

At SSI we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and are committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

Please apply directly via the link below including a cover letter and resume. Should you be successfully shortlisted, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists will be in contact to guide you through our process and next steps.

SSI will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment, or want to update your preferred method of communication, please email talent@ssi.org.au  using the subject line: Senior Data Engineer / Data Analyst enquiry via EthicalJobs or call Vimla Khooblall on 02 8799 6700

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