Data Engineer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 01-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/2021DSD20J
  • Job Title: Data Engineer
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  • Summary:
  • Newly created role
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • Help shape the evolution of our data platform

Te tūranga – The role

Our Cloud first platform and growing focus on a rich Enterprise Data Warehouse provides a lot of opportunity for the team to deliver greater value to our customers. Working closely with solution engineers in our product team, you will work on large data sets and champion the creation of data pipelines to ensure efficient platform processing and maintain data standards. This is a key role where you will be engaging with the business and building strong relationships to understand the business needs.

Ō pūkenga – About you

To be successful in this role you will bring:

  • Data Engineering experience, including hands on AWS technical experience and experience building ETL pipelines in AWS – Any relevant AWS certifications will be a plus
  • Advanced skills with building data warehouses, data lakes and stream technologies
  • Experience with schema design and data modelling, with focus in data management and consumable data products principles
  • A great attitude , a willingness to help with the data architecture, strategy and delivery and support the team as needed
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Experience with Enterprise Data Warehousing and knowledge of multiple data sources
  • Data modelling skills, in depth and hand-on skills in Cloud databases such as Redshift and experience supporting a production service in a DevOps friendly environment
  • Experience in building SQL queries a must, and experience python, R and/or javascript desired.

Ngā painga – What we offer

We offer an inclusive and flexible working environment to enable our people to bring their whole selves to work and embrace each other’s uniqueness. Our benefits include flexi-leave, wellness package, working from home subsidy, generous parental leave provisions, a range of learning and development opportunities, and access to numerous social, networking and sporting activities.

Ko wai matou – Who we are

All New Zealanders have dreams, hopes, plans and goals. To achieve them we need a stable economy and safe banking system built on integrity, innovation and inclusion. And that’s exactly what we at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua enable. A trusted system that gives Kiwis the confidence to make the spending and savings decisions that matter most to them.

We have a clear goal: to improve the economic wellbeing and living standards of all New Zealanders so that we, and the generations to come, continue to enjoy this great country.

We are hugely passionate about what we do and the impact it has on Kiwi businesses, communities and whānau. Enabling New Zealand’s financial system takes expertise, determination and a strong commitment to working collaboratively with our partners. We carry this responsibility with great pride and encourage you to apply if this resonates with you.

To find out more please watch this short video from our CIO Scott Fisher and review the position description on our website. For specific queries contact us at

Please submit your application online by Sunday the 14th of February 2021.

Please note – With the New Zealand border being closed and new visa applications not being considered until further notice we are only able to consider candidates who are currently residing in NZ or who already have NZ Citizen / Perm Residency status.