Data Engineer

Posted 06 January 2022
Job type Contract
DisciplineBI + Data Analytics

Job description

Our Federal Government client based in Adelaide are keen to engage a Data Engineer for a contract till 31/01/2023 with a view to extend further.

Overview of proposed project:

The Data Engineer focuses on supporting the delivery and operation of ICT components, through the design and the development of high quality solutions in support of business and technical requirements. Under limited direction from senior staff, they will be responsible for the definition of software/technical design and realisation, and provide broad data engineering and solution development support for project build, test and implementation activities

Key Tasks/Duties

  • Data provisioning and highly developed analytics skills;
  • Data modelling, structures, provisioning patterns and technologies on Cloud Native and SAP Platforms;
  • Operational Intelligence and Management Information development and provision;
  • Cloudera, Teradata, PostgresSQL, and other database platforms; and
  • Use personal drive and determination to deliver quality products and services.
  • Ability to provide broad data engineering and solution development support for project build, test and implementation activities and assist in development of and execution of data quality programmes, contributing to the development and implementation of improvements and best practice in processes and procedures
  • Citizenship (as this is a Federal Government requirement)

Mandatory Criteria

  1. Minimum three years' experience as a Data engineer
  2. Advanced SQL skills including performance tuning
  3. Citizenship


  1. Demonstrated ability in one or more programming and scripting languages including Java, Python, shell script or similar.
  2. Demonstrated experience in data modelling, design and querying languages including SQL or similar.
  3. Demonstrated experience in relational databases including Teradata, DB2, PostgresSQL or similar.
  4. Demonstrated experience in Hadoop / Data Lake centric technologies including Hive, Impala, Spark, Nifi.
  5. Experience in DevOps and version control tools such as GitLab or similar.

If interested, could you please respond to this ad with:

  1. Confirmation of your work rights
  2. Notice period
  3. Updated resume
  4. Cover Letter addressing Mandatory and Desirable criteria
  5. Hourly rate expevctation

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Jennifer James on 08 7422 0614 or email: and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.