Senior Technical Lead / Principal Engineer

Posted 17 August 2021
LocationMelbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General

Job description

In this role, you will produce efficient and optimized solutions to mine, extract, desensitize (i.e. Data masking) data stored across multiple technologies and platforms. You will also lead a technical team to design, build and implement smart data centric solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be working closely with various project stakeholders to understand their data needs.

  • You will use your advanced data knowledge and skills to analyse and define solutions to provision the fit for purpose test data across multiple data technologies and platforms.

  • You will design effective solution to process very large volumes or subset of data within acceptable SLA timeframe.

  • You will participate in discussions with various stakeholders and SMEs to evaluate the best viable solution.

  • You will be required to perform technical assessment for all Project requirements and produce estimates & doability.

  • You will be required to produce all relevant Solution & Detailed documentation and follow formal approval processes.

  • You will also need to support the technical team who will be developing and implementing the solution.

Skill/Competency Requirements:

  1. At least 12+ yrs of IT experience with at least 6 yrs in Solution Design and Development with a key focus on data centric solutions

  2. Management Experience:

  3. Managing multiple projects simultaneously;

  4. Perform technical assessment and producing estimates/doability;

  5. Managing team resources with right skills required across all project delivery;

  6. Great communication and stakeholder management skills

  7. Risk Management and Reporting skills are also essential.

  1. Strong hands-on experience/skills in:

  2. Data Security & Privacy aspects:

    • Data analysis, Data alignment across multiple applications, heterogeneous data identification, Data masking/transformation/desensitising, Data mining activities

  3. Devops:

    • Cloud Platforms: AWS, Azure, GCP. AWS & Azure experience is a must. Expert knowledge in core AWS services.

    • Infrastructure provisioning / automation with Terraform and Terraform modules.

    • Jenkins experience. Job DSL.

    • Designed and implemented CI/CD pipelines.

    • Source code management and branching solution (Git).

  4. Database:

    • Understanding of database concepts such as referential integrity and data alignment, table partitions, table structures, schema, permission & access controls management of users/credentials

    • Secured data movements processes/tools across technology stacks via import-export mechanisms/tools, data encryption & decryption,

    • Designing automated solutions to process TBs of data. Knowledge of Oracle query optimization techniques. Performance Tuning experience.

    • Database Technology: Oracle, SQL, PL-SQL databases, Postgres, cloud data storage (S3, Dynamo, Snowflake etc).

    • Any knowledge of mainframe DB e.g., IMS, DB2, etc is also beneficial.

  5. Languages:

    • Advanced skills in one or more of the programming languages such as: Unix Scripting, Powershell scripting, Python with Flask web framework and Java.

  1. Big Data:

    • Experience on Spark, Hadoop, Sqoop

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Yash Kumar Jain on 03 8680 4235 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.