Data and Systems Engineer

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/029789B
Closing Date: 14-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 24 months
Attachments: 029789 PD Job Victoria - Systems Engineering - VPS5 Data and Systems Engineer.docx (Word, 119KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Group Performance Team

Position Details

Data and Systems Engineer

  • $102,637 - $124,183 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – 24 months
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)


The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Data and Systems Engineer to be part of the Technology and Insights team at Jobs Victoria.

As the Data and Systems Engineer, you'll be part of an energetic Technology and Insights team focused on developing innovative digital tools to help the team helping Victorians, including people who have lost their jobs due to the economic impacts of COVID19, find work.

The Role

The Data and Systems Engineer reports to the Systems Engineering Manager – Jobs Victoria and is responsible for the acquisition, transformation, and distribution of data required for analytics and business intelligence for the Jobs Victoria project as well as cross platform integration of various Jobs Victoria Digital platforms. The Data and Systems Engineer provides technical guidance to the systems engineering and analytics teams relating to technical practices and patterns. 

Key accountabilities:

  1. Provide expert advice to support the development of digital strategy and data initiatives.
  2. Define frameworks for data integration and data processing supporting cross-digital platform integration, analytics and Business Intelligence.
  3. Develop and build/commission solutions for data integration, management, storage and security.
  4. Provide technical advice to stakeholders both within the Employment and Inclusion group and across Whole of DJPR. 

The Candidate

To be successful in this role you will have a systems integration/data engineering experiences, demonstrating dedication towards continuous business process improvement. The position requires exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking and a demonstrated ability to communicate and influence stakeholders as well as working closely with them to determine solutions within a complex working environment. 

Most importantly you will be excited by a role that will be instrumental in helping to build a stronger, fairer and more inclusive Victoria and how we can best set Jobs Victoria up for success.

For a confidential discussion, please contact the Group Performance Team on

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 14 December 2021.

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