Job Details
  • Reference398175A_1662602580
  • LocationMelbourne CBD
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted17 days ago
  • ConsultantBharghavi Padmanabhan
Our client AGL energy are seeking a Lead Data Engineer on a long term contract role in Melbourne CBD. The incumbent will display behaviours which reflect and actively demonstrate alignment to the AGL Values of: Care in every action, Integrity always, Better together, Deliver your best and Shape tomorrow.


The Data Engineering Technical Lead role is a technical leadership role that is responsible for:

  • Leading a cross-functional agile delivery team for initiatives and use cases within the Corporate Data Engineering team
  • Providing technical thought leadership to align with current work practices and drive innovation and improvement
  • Contribute to the design, build and support of the Enterprise Data Platform



What you'll be doing:

- Team Leadership for Initiatives

- Be an advisor, guide and coach to team members

- Remove blockers - support the delivery teams through servant leadership to optimise velocity, includes getting hands on with code

- Empower teams through a focus on engagement, embedded agile practices, continual improvement, team performance and transparency

- Coach and lead data engineers to take accountability for delivery, risks and issues

- Maintain strong relationships with internal customers, stakeholders and other delivery teams - providing transparency of delivery status

- Create an environment, mindset and culture of continual improvement and innovation in how we work

- Support a collaborative, dynamic planning process

- Technical Thought Leadership

- Provide technical advice and thought and innovation leadership that will inform data product design and business strategy and improve ways of working

- Design, Build and Support the Enterprise Data Platform

- Collaborate with Data Engineers and Data Architects on solution designs and participate in defining and implementing solutions for large scale analytics platforms

- Support and enable the business in analysing, modelling, interpreting and deploying advanced, scalable and effective data and analytics solutions.

- Stakeholder Relationship Management

- Build a strong Customer / Business Stakeholder relationship with the business owner for any assets/products developed

- Work closely with Business Stakeholders to understand AGL's business strategy

- Be known as a trusted advisor and a technology partner to stakeholders

- Technical Asset Ownership, Performance, and Security Management

- Manage team assets to agreed tech roadmaps

- Manage team asset capability to meet business demand

- Manage team asset and delivery risks

- Manage team asset to meet AGLs Security & IT policies



What you'll need to be successful:

Proven experience operating in a data engineering leadership role or leading data delivery teams

Experience leading agile delivery teams

Experience designing and building data platforms

Experience working in cloud data platforms ideally in the Azure / Microsoft stack

Strong SQL, data analysis and ETL/ELT skills

Exposure to a variety of Azure data technologies is highly desirable - Azure SQL, Azure Synapse, Databricks, Data Lake, Power BI, Analysis Services

Exposure to other programming languages is desirable - Python, Scala

Stakeholder relationship development experience, with an ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

A passion for new technologies and how these could be leveraged to enable strategic outcomes and solve complex business problems.



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