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Senior Data Engineer

In this unique and challenging role you will deliver big data technology solutions to support the Bank’s analytical requirements while ensuring data assets are easily accessible, work smoothly, and performance is optimized for the Bank’s data ecosystem.

Do work that makes a difference

  • Work with business stakeholders to assemble large, complex data sets that meet their current and potential requirements
  • Analyse, design, develop, test and document solutions using agreed enterprise standards
  • Create processes, security measures, standards and best practices aimed at enhancing the availability, security and performance of data assets
  • Undertake relevant research including the evaluation of new software, tools and techniques ensuring fit to the Bank's enterprise architecture and standards
  • Work to simplify, rationalize & improve services to address the current and future needs of the Bank
  • Regular rotation to Business Resumption Site (BRS) located at Bella Vista may be required


Skills and Experience

  • Degree qualification and up to date knowledge of big data tools and technologies including Hortonworks/Cloudera Hadoop stacks, MapReduce, Hive, Spark, Ranger, Zeppelin
  • Outstanding stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of modelling tools and scripting languages including Python and R
  • Strong knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and Transact-SQL
  • Knowledge of data warehousing principles, methodologies and transformation techniques (ETL)
  • Knowledge of Online Transactional Processing (OLTP) and Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
  • Good knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle and project management framework


What’s on offer?

  • Work for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people
  • Develop your career in a collaborative environment
  • Access a wide-range of benefits including flexible work arrangements


Your development & career

Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports people’s growth, well-being and promotes flexibility.


Why RBA?

The RBA pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contributes to the welfare of the Australian people.

Our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest in our efforts. 

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

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