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EY Senior Data Engineer / Tech Lead in Sydney, Australia

Senior Data Engineer / Tech Lead


Requisition # SYD0042X

Post Date Nov 05, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.

A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.


We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer / Tech Lead within the Technology Consulting – Data and Analytics team in our Sydney office.

EY DnA is the data and advanced analytics capability within EY Asia-Pacific, with over 500 specialist employees working across multiple industry sectors.

We implement information-driven strategies and systems that help grow, optimize and protect client organizations. We go beyond strategy and provide end to end implementation of real-life data environments and have some of the best architects, project managers, business analysts, data scientists, big data engineers, developers and consultants in the region.

Your key responsibilities

  • Design,develop and implement data collection, transformation, and data integrationsolution to create, coordinate and deploy data and analytics solutions

  • Create andpresent the solution design through a solution design document and finallyestimate for complexity, effort and costs

  • Collaboratewith solution design and business requirements teams to identify datarequirements and influence project artefacts

  • Advise ondata management practices, approaches and frameworks

  • Demonstratetechnical expertise in modern AI, analytics, big data and associatedtechnologies, cloud platforms, data quality, governance and architecture

  • Providetechnical guidance as SME and hands on delivery team member across multipleclients and engagements

  • Leadtechnology consulting engagements, solution workshops and due diligence

  • Contributeto thought leadership, and Demonstrate technical expertise in modern AI,analytics, big data and associated technologies, cloud platforms, data quality,governance and architecture

  • Be a partof a culture that focuses on delivering excellence for our clients and workwith an awesome team of people to work with and access to cutting edgetechnologies

  • Beinvolved in all aspects of the Project life-cycle, including Strategy,Road-Mapping, Architecture, Implementation and Development in order to gainmaximum exposure to set you up for a successful consulting career

Skills and attributes for success

We’re looking for people with strong Data related Solutioning and Consulting experience. You will need passion for a career in data analytics, where you will provide a consultative service on a variety of data driven decision making projects within a fast-paced consulting environment.

As an experienced Data Solution Architect, you will bring hands-on experience designing and delivering a data strategy, along withSolid experience as a Solution Architect on Enterprise Data Warehouse integration and reporting developing modern data platform solutions, data governance, architecture frameworks and processes

  • Solidexperience as a Solution Architect on Enterprise Data Warehouseintegration and reporting developing modern data platform solutions, datagovernance, architecture frameworks and processes

  • Gooddocumentation skills with the ability to produce client ready solutionarchitecture, business understandable presentations and good communicationskills to lead and run workshops

  • Onhands experience in Big Data technologies and Apache ecosystemtechnologies such as Spark, Kafka, Hive, and have experience building endto end data pipelines using on-premise or cloud-based data platforms

  • Certificationin one of the Cloud Vendors (AWS, Microsoft, Google) is preferred

  • Technicalleadership and the ability to work with a wider group of architects,application teams and business teams to define and socialise architecturalconcepts and approaches

  • Experiencewith processing large volumes of complex data. This role works closelywith the data services team and regulatory reporting is a key customer ofthis team. This role will interact significantly with the data servicesteam and architect

  • Abilityto define and develop data integration patterns and pipelines

  • Abilityto assess complexity of data (volume, structure, relationship etc.)

  • Abilityto design and develop information architecture / use available patterns,define objects and structures

  • Abilityto estimate complexity, effort and costs

  • Strongproblem solver, someone unhappy with the status quo

  • Analyticalmind set / someone that challenges assumptions

  • Knowledgeand experience in end-to-end project delivery, either traditional SDLC oragile delivery methodologies (or hybrid approaches)

  • Exceptionalcommunication, documentation and presentation skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experiencein engaging with both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Strongconsulting experience and background, including engaging directly withclients

  • Experiencein a delivery role on Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Big Data oranalytics projects

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. In addition, our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs, to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you. This includes;

  • a variety of flexibleworking and leave arrangements

  • personalisedincluding coachingand support to help you build your career and access to formal learning so youcan develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in the future

  • arange of tools and benefits to guide and support your health and wellbeingthroughout your entire EY career

About EY

At EY, we hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. Through our inclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible working and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility to build an exceptional career.

EY is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process for people with disability. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor phone+61 3 8650 7788.

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process will be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.​

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