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Data Engineer - Machine Learning

  • 496361
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full time

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Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by overdelivering on excitement through serious fun, disrupting the status quo and living our values. We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer with over 7000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. We’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 800 of us bringing excitement to life every day.

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About The Role

The ML Data Engineer is a key role within Data Platforms, responsible for delivering innovative and sustainable data driven solutions to provide Sportsbet a competitive advantage in the market. This is an exciting opportunity support our Data Modernisation initiative, delivering the target state data and ML platforms, along with delivering key components back into our international Flutter brands for wider use.

  • Analyse and question business requirements.
  • Actively contribute to the solution design.
  • Accurately estimate effort and hold yourself and others accountable for delivery.
  • Develop high quality, high-performing code which meets the business need.
  • Continuously improve our platforms/services with each release - new initiatives are an opportunity to deliver faster than last time.
  • Optimise platforms/solutions to ensure we support our service levels and minimise spend.
  • Identify gaps and implement best practices across operational processes, DevOps, deployments etc.
  • Develop and socialise patterns and standards for use across the organisation.
  • Automate processes wherever possible.
  • Innovate and challenge the status quo by introducing new ideas and concepts to the team.

About You

We are looking for somebody who is highly motivated, delivery-focused and passionate about working with our stakeholders. You have high attention to detail, are commercial in approach and thrive in a fast-paced agile environment!

  • 2+ years of development experience in a cloud first, data centric organisation.
  • Experience with Batch and Streaming based integration patterns
  • Broad experience and familiarity with AWS technologies (particularly DynamoDB, Glue, Athena, EMR, Redshift, Lambda, Kinesis)
  • Experience developing software in Python (PySpark / Spark SQL experience is highly desirable)
  • Experience with Databricks / Sagemaker and other key ML platforms such as Feature Stores.
  • Involvement with CI/CD platforms and pipeline deployments patterns (Jenkins, Ansible, Shell Scripting, Unit / Integration Testing)
  • Exposure to AirFlow and Data Vault modelling would be beneficial
  • Ability to identify and act on potential improvements to systems.
  • Ability to successfully deliver to multiple streams of work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Agile mindset with a focus on value driven iterative solutions.
  • Aptitude in communication with stakeholders and team members.
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability


The Perks

  • Competitive rem package
  • Generous performance-based bonus
  • 5 weeks paid annual leave
  • Hybrid flexible work environment
  • A range of exciting soft benefits
  • A genuinely fun and exciting place to work
  • Discounted Myki & gym memberships, free snack bar and loads of event, conference tickets and many more

We look to prioritise personal development opportunities for our team members, so they are up to speed on the latest technologies, practices and ways of working to help them as their careers grow. We are in a competitive industry so smart lean delivery and innovation will be key to your success. With the Christmas shutdown period, we will begin shortlisting in the next 3 – 4 weeks.

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