Jobs/Data Engineer

 

Data Engineer

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Agency / Department

Geoscience Australia

Experience Level

Senior

Employment Type

Contract

Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***

Location

Australian Capital Territory

Overview

Geoscience Australia is looking to fill a role for a Data Engineer to work on developing and applying scalable data science workflows for Digital Earth Australia. The role will involve creating data pipelines and processing techniques that work in both super computer and in cloud computing environments. There will be opportunities to work with internal and external stakeholders, including collaborations on exciting projects around the world. You will be supported in maintaining, improving and fostering collaboration on open source software including the Open Data Cube project.

Responsibilities

This is a great chance to work in an inclusive team and to interact with peers from around the world in working on open data and open source software. This role will involve working with data scientists to deliver real-world impact and insight into water use across Australia’s east coast.

 

In this role you will:

  • Work with scientists and software engineers to create and maintain operational data processing pipelines and robust scientific workflows.
  • Provide technical advice to software engineers, data scientists and executive stakeholders via Slack, Github, email and formal documentation
  • Work with a diverse team to continue to develop and maintain the Open Data Cube
  • Develop maintainable and well documented code
  • Work with cloud engineers to help build and run cloud native solutions

Essential Criteria

  • Experience with Linux system administration and relevant scripting languages.
  • Experience with Python and/or similar programming languages.
  • Experience in delivering and maintaining operational software Experience with source control management and related processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of AWS and infrastructure as code Experience with geospatial information systems and OGC web services

Desired Criteria

  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems
  • Experience working with Postgresql and PostGIS
  • Experience using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Flask Python framework or equivalent
  • Experience using distributed computing tools like Dask

Security Clearance

Ability to obtain baseline clearance

Extension

Two x 12 month extension options

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate

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