Data Engineer

Job title : Data Engineer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Job reference : 1197709
ABOUT THE ROLE: 

This permanent position is an exciting opportunity to work for an industry giant in a commercially savvy role, with equal opportunities for upskilling and clear progression within the company.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

 
Reporting to the Head of Commercial Analytics, this role will be accountable for the development and implementation of profitability systems and data infrastructure to support the commercial Analytics capabilities for Global Express.

The key challenge for this role is to be the primary liaison point between IT, Finance & operations to develop & maintain the BU wide profitability framework. The role requires expertise with data warehousing, SSIS, ETL skills, data architecture design and maintenance, SQL data transformation and manipulation skills and Power BI.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Partnering with IT and business SMEs to source and extract data (unstructured, semi structured and structured) and to know how to use it in a commercial context.
  • Building data cubes for self service use outside the technical analytical teams
  • Data architecture design and maintenance
  • Building, maintaining, and administering a data dictionary and knowledge sharing resource.
  • Manage stakeholder relationships to align profitability framework and data strategy to broader business and IT infrastructure strategies.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships relating to pricing and profitability systems and data across all Global Express business units.
  • Ensure regular communication with other Pricing & Analytics and Profitability team members and their key stakeholders to ensure a consistent and profitable overall pricing approach.
 
SKILLS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:
 
Technical
  • Experience with data lakes and unstructured datasets
  • Advanced data warehousing, SSIS and ETL skills
  • Data architecture design and maintenance
  • Advanced SQL data transformation and manipulation skills.
  • Advanced Power BI skills.
Leadership / Team working
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and a track record of being pro-active to ensure business objectives are progressed.
  • Ability to build strong inter-and-cross functional relationships to integrate and drive best practice in reporting and analysis
  • Ability to run and manage projects through to completion
  • Develop and maintain the technical skills and capabilities necessary to meet business requirements and drive continuous improvement
  • Collaborative and flexible approach to decision making balanced with an ability to stand firm to promote commercial outcomes
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
  • Degree Qualified in either Business, Accounting, Computer Science or Engineering