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Senior Analyst - Data Engineer


Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Assurance and Advisory

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 the 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. 
What will your typical day look like?  

  • Designing, building and optimising our cloud data platform and related data pipeline architecture. 

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

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


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

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience as a Data Engineer within a data and analytics domain. 

  • Minimum of BA/BSc degree in a quantitative degree such as Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Epidemiology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. 

  • Hands on experience in building Cloud Solutions on Azure including large scale data pipelines and container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes (AKS), etc. 

  • Knowledge of best practice in optimisation of columnar and distributed data processing system and infrastructure. 

  • Working knowledge of data platform concepts - big data cloud storage (Azure Blob Store / Data Lake Store), data warehouse (Azure DW, Synapse, Snowflake, etc.), big data processing (e.g. Spark, Databricks, Redshift, Delta Lake, Dremio, Presto, etc.), real time processing architecture for data platforms, scheduling and monitoring of ETL/ELT jobs. 

  • Working experience in workflow management tools (i.e. Airflow, Luigi, Azakan, etc.), message queuing, including state-of-the-art monitoring and logging practices to support data-science-driven decisioning at scale. 

  • Experience with solution architecture, distributed application, data ingestion, query optimisation, data segregation, ETL, ELT, lambda, CI/CD and TDD frameworks. 

  • Fluency with ‘traditional’ data analytics stack, complex query authoring as well as a variety of SQL and NoSQL databases (e.g. MSSQL, Oracle, MySQL, Postgres, Cassandra) and ETL software (e.g. SSIS, Informatica, etc.). 

  • Strong technical abilities to understand, design, write and debug complex code. Experience with one or more programming languages such as Python, Scala, R, Julia, or other programming language for big data analysis. 

  • Familiarity with machine learning libraries is a plus and well-versed in (or contributes to) data-centric open source projects would be valued. 

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

  • Experience in engaging with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. 


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. Due to travel restrictions at the current time we are unfortunately unable to consider candidates based outside of Australia (except citizens and permanent residents). 

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 and exceptional Deloitte experience globally. Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.

The preferred candidate will be subjected to background screening by Deloitte or its third party provider.