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Associate Data Analyst

Do work that makes a difference

This is a unique opportunity to join the RBA as an Associate Data Analyst. You will be joining the Economic Analytical and Technical Services team as part of the broader Economic Group that supports the monetary policy decision making process and other relevant policy responsibilities.

You and your team will contribute to the management of the group's data assets throughout their lifecycles, and visualise data using the bank’s proprietary application and other latest technologies. You will also provide data management service and develop data management technology solutions to support analysis and research relevant to the Bank's central banking policies, core functions and reporting obligations.

To be successful you will have familiarity and 1-2 years’ experience with programming (preferably R), common statistical packages, statistical and data management concepts, and used to collaborating and maintaining stakeholder relationships. You will also have skills in Data Visualisation, Power BI tools and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and succinct manner. [ZJ1] 

Your responsibilities

  • Producing bank-standard graphs that are used in a range of RBA signature publications and developing analytical dashboards.
  • Assisting in the collection, collation, processing and loading of data in various data repositories in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Working with economists to streamline, automate and improve current data management procedures and workflows.
  • Interacting professionally within a highly collaborative team environment.

Your background

  • Have completed or are currently working towards a degree in data science, statistics, computer science, mathematics or a related field.
  • Have excellent attention to detail and the ability to perform under pressure.
  • Have experience in programming languages (ideally R, SQL or Python) and Excel.
  • Demonstrate analytical/problem solving skills.

Your development & career

As an entry level opportunity you will be provided development and training. You will be 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.

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. 

Applications close AUS Eastern Standard Time