Senior Data Warehouse Developer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Education & Training
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 24-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: EDU/1452162
  • Job Title: Senior Data Warehouse Developer
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Senior Data Warehouse Developer


  • Permanent, full-time
  • Wellington


Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.


Help shape the future of Education

At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.


About our group and team

The Data and Information Stewardship group (DIS) is responsible for developing and executing policies, practices, procedures and technology to manage the data and information lifecycle to deliver on the needs of data and information for users of the information. The group champions the management of safe and appropriate use of data and information for better decision making.

The Data Solutions and Warehousing team is responsible for leading Ministry thinking, implementation, operation and maintenance of data warehousing technology in collaboration with experts in the IT group.


About this role

The Senior Data Warehouse Developer, under guidance from the Principal Data Warehouse Developer, is responsible for developing and maintaining high quality data warehousing solutions that support the Ministry’s analysis and decision making process. The Data Warehouse Developer must perform development, maintenance and quality assurance duties throughout the data warehouse lifecycle.


About you

We’re looking for a passionate data warehouse developer who wants to be part of a team to deliver on our data journey. To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be customer-centric, work in an agile way and be an advocate for best practice data solutions.

You will also offer:

  • 6+ years of continuous data warehouse experience including experience in solution architecture, data migration, data cleaning, ETL and integration.
  • a good understanding of data warehouse methodologies and techniques
  • exposure to deliver data products in Agile
  • a strong understanding of Data modelling concepts (Third normal form, Dimensional and Data vault). Any experience in Data vault methodology is highly advantageous.
  • the ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.


Are you ready to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.


As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.


There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button.


For further information, please contact Donald Peterkin at


Applications close on 6 March 2020.