Data Engineer

As Victoria's environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we're increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we're now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

Job Details
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Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EPA/CS/1656905
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_PN701013_Data Engineer_Information Technology_OG.pdf (PDF, 326KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Dip Lodh
dip.lodh@epa.vic.gov.au

Position Details

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Data Engineer:

  • This is an ongoing/full-time role for an experienced Data Engineer in the Data Engineering Hub, a small, high performance delivery team.
  • The Data Engineering Hub is responsible for delivering priority enhancements and improvements on Microsoft data platform that underpin the performance of EPAs regulatory functions.
  • You will develop and oversee the delivery of data engineering, data warehousing, and data management solutions; aligned to support EPA's strategic priorities to prevent harm to Victorian communities and the environment from pollution and waste.
  • Immediate start.

The Data Engineer role is a member of the Data Engineering team reporting to the Data Engineering Hub Lead and will:

    • Be responsible for delivering high priority enhancements and improvements to digital enabled solutions, business processes and overall capability.
    • Be responsible for establishing and maintaining EPA's Azure Data platform which ingest data from a variety of transactional systems across EPA primarily Dynamics CRM and ensuring their availability for reporting.

    • Provide on-going data services to the organisation in the design and build of solutions for data acquisition and ingestion, warehousing, architecture, and engineering, based on requirements. This will also include defect resolution, backlog management, guidance and training development, system administration.

    • Improve and and maintain EPA's Data platform to ensure the integrity and correctness of the data.       
    • Support the team to identify enterprise needs in the EPA Data platform.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will possess the following attributes:

  • Purpose driven and relishing a challenge, you have a passion for data management and digital technologies.
  • Strong experience in Azure Data Services and all associated tools like Azure Data Factory, SQL Db, BLOB storage, fileshares and Databricks. (Other skills like Python, R, Power BI will be viewed favourably.)
  • Ability to identify, understand and utilise new technology relating to the Azure Data stack and learn new information systems which support the ability to deliver solutions in the EPA Data Platform.
  • Proven record of achievement in a similar role which contributes to organisational excellence, high standards of performance and a positive organisational culture.
  • A high performer with contemporary industry knowledge and demonstrated experience in Azure Data Services, contributing to the success of the EPA as it enters a new era of environmental protection in Victoria.

How to Apply:

Click the ”Apply” button to submit your resume and cover letter. Applications close 5 October.

EPA encourages applications from First Nations Australians and people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Please contact recruitment.mailbox@epa.vic.gov.au should you require this ad in an accessible format.

Please note:

  • Preferred candidates will be required to submit proof of compliance with EPA's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (two doses of COVID-19 vaccine plus at least one booster dose).
  • You must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident (for ongoing roles) or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • Preferred candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, police checks, reference checks and role related security clearances.


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