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Experienced Data Engineer

Sydney / Melbourne (Remote)

Full Time

The Role

 

As a Data Engineer, you will work closely with our team of data professionals to structure and create complex datasets and data pipelines, build the data that is the backbone of actionable insights, and support data quality enhancement across multiple clients. This is an excellent opportunity for an independent engineer to enhance your skills and grow within a collaborative environment.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of datasets and data pipelines to transform and enhance data

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their data needs and provide engineering support.

  • Interact with clients, gather requirements, and build client relationships

  • Support the implementation of data-driven strategies and initiatives.

  • Continuously improve data quality and integrity by identifying and addressing data discrepancies and quality issues.

  • Automate manual processes with cutting edge technologies

  • Build and develop prototype analytics tools

About you

 

You're passionate about data and the nuances of software engineering. With a strong foundation in both areas, you're ready to tackle new challenges and contribute to building innovative data solutions. Your problem-solving skills, coupled with a commitment to innovation, make you an ideal fit for our collaborative and dynamic team. Most importantly, you love sharing your ideas with the team, helping others around you and having a laugh! 

Qualifications and required skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or another field with a significant quantitative component.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Developer, engineer, or IT consulting experience

  • Proficiency in standard data engineering languages and software (e.g., SQL, Python)

  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools eg; Jenkins, Bitbucket Pipelines, Gitlab Ci, Github actions, etc.

  • Cloud provider experience (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Experience with any kind of Dataframe (Pandas, Polars, Spark, H2O, R, etc...)

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for data and efficiency.

Nice to have:

  • Proficiency with commonly used tools like git and docker

  • Exposure to scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Powershell)

  • Proficiency with backend web frameworks (Flask, Express, Django, FastAPI, ASP.NET, Spring, etc.)

  • Experience with Any Workflow orchestration tool (eg; Airflow, Prefect, Dagster, Temporal)

  • Data modelling (eg; Kimballs, normalization, data vault)

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident.

Company background

 

At EdgeRed, where our passion for unleashing the power of data meets boundless enthusiasm, we're not just shaping the landscape of analytics; we're dedicated to nurturing emerging talent. As a boutique analytics firm deeply engaged in cutting-edge projects with industry giants, we offer a distinctive space for your personal and professional evolution. Come aboard, and let your experience with EdgeRed be an exhilarating journey, propelling your career forward while actively contributing to the thrilling world of data analytics.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.

  • Access to cutting-edge technology and tools.

  • A diverse, collaborative, and inclusive team full of data professionals from all over the world

  • The opportunity to learn from and grow with a team of experienced data professionals.

  • Peer mentorship during onboarding to ensure a smooth process.

  • A vibrant and convenient office environment located right above Wynyard station.

  • An opportunity to bond with other young data professionals.

  • Paid certification in related tools

  • Regular free team events (karaoke, mini golf, go karting, ping pong are just a few examples)

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