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Senior Cloud Engineer (Backend)

Date:  16-Jan-2022

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  In-Demand Skills

Job Requisition ID: 19103 

  • Work in a start-up like environment – opportunity to develop new features 

  • Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you best 

  • Holistic well-being program – flu vaccinations and health & wellbeing focused work 


About our team 

The A&A Analytic Solutions team is at the heart of the Audit & Assurance Digital Strategy across Deloitte Asia Pacific. Our team of data technologists, designers, developers and management consultants coupled with our proprietary data analytics platform powers next-generation offerings to help clients make better data-driven decisions. We're absolute data nerds and love working with numbers and large data sets (the more unstructured, the better). Data brings us together; our difference inspires creativity and our focus on culture is our adhesive! 

We believe that success comes from fully understanding the impact of choices and using a data-driven approach drives improved operational and strategic decision making. Our team brings diverse thinkers from multiple disciplines to work together in a dynamic, fast-paced and creative environment. We thrive on challenges enabled by our diverse portfolio, promote curiosity and continuous learning, all whist providing a supportive and inclusive team culture. Our development team have skills across our technology stack, and work almost as a small start-up inside Audit & Assurance, giving plenty of opportunity to get involved in all areas of our platform. 
What will your typical day look like?  

  • Designing, building and optimising our cloud data platform and related deployment and data pipelines. 

  • Developing features for our cloud platform in Python and .Net Core, including data quality automation and APIs. 

  • Helping make decisions about our feature pipeline and the direction of the platform. 

  • Work closely with the analytics and data scientist team in facilitating the building of analytical solutions (including data lake, pipelines, ML models, and reports/visualisations). 

  • Involvement in identifying trends and innovation in cloud development and related technologies to inform the future development of solutions for our clients and evolving our data analytics platform. 

  • Guiding junior developers and data analysts in software development and general coding standards. 


Enough about us, let's talk about you. You’re someone with… 

  • 2 – 5 years of relevant work experience as a software engineer, ideally within a data-focused team. 

  • Strong technical abilities to understand, design, write and debug complex code. Experience with writing APIs, ideally in .Net, and Python. Keen to pick up new skills and explore new technology. 

  • Hands-on experience with Cloud Solutions, specifically with container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes (AKS), etc. Azure experience is preferred but not required. 

  • Working knowledge of some data platform concepts - big data cloud storage (Azure), data lakehouse concepts, big data processing (e.g. Spark, Databricks, Delta Lake, Presto). 

  • Experience with solution architecture, distributed applications, and CI/CD. 

  • Working experience in workflow management tools (i.e. Airflow) is an advantage. 

  • A willingness to get involved across the whole development cycle, from design to deployment. 

  • Familiarity with SQL and with machine learning python libraries is a plus, and if you are well-versed in (or contribute to) data-centric open-source projects, that would be valued. 

  • Experience with integrating DataViz solutions (Tableau/Power BI) is an advantage. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience. 


Why Deloitte? 
At Deloitte we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. We value difference and embrace people with diverse backgrounds and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in different ways we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated. 
Next Steps 
Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now. 
By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We've designed these standards to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent & exceptional Deloitte experience globally. 





By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.