Senior Data Engineer

Job no: 507380
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, HEO8

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(HE08) $100,261 to $112,481 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Continuing position available.

Working under broad direction and with a high degree of autonomy, the Senior Data Engineer is responsible for the assessment of information and analytical needs of business units and the specification, design, acquisition and preparation of data for analytical use cases to support University wide strategic-decision making activities. Advance your ELT development skills in an Enterprise Data Warehouse environment. This includes the ongoing support and maintenance of the University’s Data Services systems.

The Senior Data Engineer will be working within the Planning and Analytics branch which is a part of the University’s Division of University Operations. The branch is responsible for providing enabling services and resource capabilities to support the University’s teaching and research objectives and activities. Planning and Analytics supports strategic and operational planning, performance reporting, data and analytics, and survey/data management within the University. The branch assists with developing the University's Strategic, Operational and Business Plans plus monitoring their implementation performance.

The branch includes Analysts, Business Intelligence and Analytics developers, Data Engineers and Planning Officers who acquire, compile and interpret information to help the University create its plans and achieve its goals.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude and a high level of interpersonal skills who enjoys interacting and working with people at all levels in an organisation. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for unlocking the business valued information from varied sources of data, having experience with ELT development, data staging techniques, excellent SQL analytic skills and have significant experience in large corporate information systems in a complex environment including Enterprise Data Warehouse experience.

In this role you will work on Business Intelligence projects and operational activities with a focus on data integration and includes providing ongoing support and maintenance of the University's Data Warehouse.

To be successful you will need:

  • Interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills appropriate for working with a wide range of stakeholders, both within the University and externally.
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement, expectations and relationship management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data management and business intelligence concepts and practices and dimensional data modelling.
  • Advanced SQL, RDBMS and Microsoft Office skills.
  • Experience with enterprise ETL or ELT tool such as Informatica, Oracle Data Integrator, SQL Server Integration Services.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. 

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 16 August 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Robert Davies
Data Warehouse Architect (BI) - Planning and Analytics
P: +61 (8) 8313 4012

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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