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Senior Data Analyst

  • Opportunity to work on a high impact data program
  • Take your R programming skills to the next level
  • Long term contract with career development opportunities


Do work that makes a difference

Opportunity to work on the next generation of data analytics at the Reserve Bank of Australia, leveraging a new platform that will be at the core of our economic insights and reporting. 

Your team

This position is part of the Corporate Services Group which provides technology, workplace and data management services to support the delivery of the Bank’s policy, operational and corporate objectives.

You’ll be working with senior economists and like-minded data professionals to deliver new R-based solution to re-design and streamline the Bank’s economic insights and reporting.

In this role you will:

  • Independently assess and document current business standard and ad-hoc complex reporting and data analysis requirements including calculations.
  • Propose and deliver creative solutions to optimise the workflows for economic analysis.
  • Transform data from multiple sources using R programming to produce automated data analytics, visualisations and statistical reports.
  • Ensure ongoing data integrity, reporting data inconsistencies and resolving these in close collaboration with stakeholders.

To be successful in this critical role you will:

  • Experience designing and developing efficient code, functions and scripts that leverage data from multiple sources using R and SQL programming languages.
  • Demonstrated experience in data extraction, manipulation and data management.
  • Advanced knowledge of database and business intelligence concepts and tools.
  • IT technology expertise involving solution design / database development desirable.
  • Strong written communication skills and concise and succinct communication style.

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, wellbeing and promotes flexibility.

About the 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.

Applications close AUS Eastern Standard Time