Jobs/Data Engineers


Data Engineers



Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$110 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The department is seeking experienced data engineers to drive the design and implementation of cloud-based data analytics infrastructure for key data-centric projects.


You will be required to:

  • Conduct data modelling on existing and emerging transactional and business intelligence data assets to inform data architecture
  • Develop, implement and review data-related infrastructure, processes, and procedures
  • Develop infrastructure to support hybrid data and analytics projects, integrating cloud and on-premise hosted services
  • Work as a part of an application delivery team on project-based objectives to drive delivery of outcomes; and
  • Work under limited direction and be accountable for undertaking planning, analysis, design, development, and delivery activities within tight timeframes.

Essential Criteria

  • Data warehouse, ETL and coding language experience:
    • Documented, hands-on ETL development using tools SQL Server Integration Services or Azure Data Factory.
    • In-depth database management experience from design, development, delivery, validation and ongoing maintenance.
    • Coding experience in programming scripting languages such as SQL, Python, R, C Sharp/C++, Powershell.
  • Data modelling experience:
    • Strong knowledge of database structure systems, data analytics, data mining and data modelling techniques.
    • Documented minimum of 5 years’ experience in data analysis and management, with excellent analytical problem-solving abilities.
  • Report development experience.
    • Experience in report development using various data visualisation tools (such as Power BI, SAS, Qlik, Tableau).
    • An applied understanding of UI design concepts.
  • Data engineer experience:
    • Demonstrated experience in developing, configuring, validating, and managing Microsoft cloud platforms, Data Factory, SQL Server, Databricks.
    • Understanding of Machine Learning concepts.
    • Demonstrated experience in DevOps and/or DataOps.
  • Well-developed team collaboration, communication skills:
    • Demonstrated ability to work under limited direction and accountable for completion of work
    • Demonstrated ability to work closely and effectively within an Agile multi-disciplinary team environment including liaising with diverse stakeholders
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt and work in a constantly changing environment
  • Please indicate which locations you wish to be consider for
    • Canberra Only,
    • North Ryde Only
    • Both locations

Desired Criteria

  • Experience with machine learning frameworks and libraries.
  • Experience with the deployment and maintenance of machine learning models

Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance


Two x 12 month extension options

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



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