Senior Data Engineer - Data Operations, DIME (VPSG5)

Job posted: 10/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/DHHS/CD/1512121

Reference: VG/DHHS/CD/1512121

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination.

Application Closes: 9 March 2021

Role: Senior Data Engineer - Data Operations, DIME (Role until - 30 June 2021)

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale Street/Work from home

Position Summary: 

  • Provide technical leadership and enablement of analytics and data engineering relating to technical practices and patterns.
  • Drive design and development of data platform and pipeline solutions.
  • Support development of new or improved surveillance reporting.


  • Consult and understand client data and analytics objectives\requirements, lead discussions\workshops, analysis, options and provide recommendations for solution approach.
  • Advise on data platform, data pipelines solution approach, architecture\design, technology and delivery approach and operations.
  • Lead Data Engineering technical build, test and deployment to operations of robust data solutions (data platforms, data pipelines).
  • Contribute to delivery planning and delivery management, work with Delivery\Project managers to facilitate delivery approach, resourcing, estimation, risks\issues and estimation, approach, solve technical problems constraining delivery and report status.
  • Maintain informative and succinct documentation on requirements, processes, architecture designs etc in a shared knowledge base.
  • Proactively contribute to develop\uplift data platform and engineering body of knowledge, standards, methods and approaches.
  • Share knowledge develop and mentor capabilities of team members, and client teams.
  • Attend relevant team meetings and meetings with other teams within the response to stay updated on developments and cultivate opportunities for collaboration between teams.
  • Provide updates on routine reporting and other ad hoc requests to the Pod Lead and unit managers.


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and pre-employment screening processes.  Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

Senior Data Engineer - Data Operations, DIME (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Job classification:



Becky Honess | Becky.Honess@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Senior Data Engineer - Data Operations, DIME (VPSG5)