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Senior Data Engineer
Sydney City & East
Permanent Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Data Engineer to join the team. This is a permanent position reporting into our Data and Analytics Product Owner.

We are at the beginning of this journey so looking for someone that is ambitious, courageous, and looking for a new exciting challenge. This is an opportunity to make an impact quickly with huge growth opportunities for your own career development.


In this role you will expand and optimise Lion’s AWS Data & Analytics platform through the ingestion, transformation, and provisioning of data for Insights teams. This role will both support and grow capabilities within the platform to deliver value in an iterative way, championing Lion’s data driven culture and adhering to Lion’s data governance practises.


The opportunity:

  • Design, Build, Test and Deploy optimized, highly available & reliable data pipelines, architectures, and data structures
  • Assemble large, complex structured and unstructured data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements including security and governance.
  • Update existing data models and metadata repositories for new use cases.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes and reconciliations, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the technology required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL, Python and AWS data technologies.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Insights teams to resolve data-related technical issues and support their data needs.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Minimum 3-5 Years’ experience in working with Modern Data Platforms (AWS, Azure etc.) with minimum 4-5 Years of Data Engineering experience
  • Significant communication planning and execution experience
  • Extremely strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of Data & Analytics concepts and technologies including data warehousing, data lakes, ETL and visualisation and reporting, and how business value is created from these technologies.
  • Skills in use of data engineering tools and languages including SQL, Python, Athena, Red Shift & Glue.
  • Strong understanding of Data Architecture, Data modelling, Data marts and Metadata management best practice
  • Experience in Agile & DevOps delivery including definition of User Stories
  • Strong Design thinking and Human centred design understanding
  • Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, IT, or similar field


About us

To help people live well, at Lion we are committed to product innovation and transparency to support our customers in making better choices. We’re proud of our brands and their authenticity, taking responsibility to nurture and protect them for future generations to enjoy.  In an industry so competitive, we stand out by being different. By encouraging our teams to think differently, we’re finding new ways to make a genuine connection with our customers.


What's in it for you?

  • Flexible working arrangements to enable work-life balance
  • Career development, mentoring programs and genuine career progression opportunities
  • Competitive salary package including annual bonus program
  • Collaborative environment that celebrates achievements, diversity, and culture
  • Equal access to 12 weeks paid parental leave


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