Data System Analysts – Integrated Data

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: IT & computing
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 12-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: 149576
  • Job Title: Data System Analysts – Integrated Data
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Who we are

At Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  As New Zealand s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

The purpose of the role

We are recruiting for two Data System Analysts. We are looking for someone to join us permanently and someone to join us for a fixed-term 12 month parental leave cover. Please indicate your preference in your cover letter.


These roles are key to producing our Integrated Data products. They include running the data update processes for the world-leading Integrated Data Infrastructure and Longitudinal Business Database, and working with various subject matter experts to improve production processes and link rates.


As a Data System Analyst you ll work across the Integrated Data team, supporting the team with your coding and data management skills. You ll ensure our products are of excellent quality – testing, improving, and supporting them through the product lifecycle. 

This role will evolve over the coming years as we transition our production platforms to exciting new technologies.

You can learn more about our integrated data products at:….

Please note: these roles are Wellington-based and interviews will take place in our Wellington office. 

Person specifications 

What will you bring to the role:  

  • Strong coding skills to extract, transform, and load datasets
  • An ability to narrow a system down to tasks and relevant processes
  • An ability to learn, maintain, and update various systems
  • An understanding of good data management practices
  • Analytical curiosity which drives you to solve problems 
  • A passion for continuous improvement
  • Willingness to be coached and take feedback 
  • Great relationship management skills
  • Experience with SAS, R, SQL, Trifacta, and excel is beneficial  


What s in it for you? 

This is an excellent opportunity to be at the forefront of integrated data growth – our products are used for the creation of insights that shape policy across the New Zealand government and beyond.

You will have the opportunity to use your data analysis, and communication skills to develop and produce our integrated Data Products.

You will be part of a small team of dedicated professionals, working to provide expert support  across Stats NZ s world-leading Integrated Data products .

You ll be joining an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion or background can come do their best work. Our goal is to provide our staff with a working environment that provides them with the opportunity to:

  • have challenging, varied and interesting work
  • develop and grow their careers
  • balance life and work, and
  • work in an agile, dynamic and flexible manner. 

We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature.

We re offering a base salary for this role between $65,000 – $70,000, depending on the skills and experience you bring to the role.  

If you are a passionate and talented person who relishes the idea of working within NZ s data ecosystem, then come join our team!    

Contact details 

If this job sounds like you, for a copy of the Position Description please click on or copy and paste the following link:

For more information about this role please contact Will Bell on For more about working for us see,  

Applications close:  Tuesday, 26 November 2019.