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Data Engineer

  • 496280
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full time

About us!

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.

Our commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools – take a look: https://responsiblegambling.sportsbet.com.au/hc/en-us

About The Role

This is an exciting role within our Platform and Application team responsible for analysing, designing and developing data-led solutions. This will involve creating cloud-driven solutions to handle data consumption, storage, interfacing and transformation, leaning into the front-end development side of the business. Key responsibilities include:

  • 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!

  • Highly motivated and delivery focused thought leader.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively and constructively with internal stakeholders and partners.
  • 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
  • 2+ years of development experience in a cloud first, data centric organisation.
  • Experience with Batch and Streaming based integration pattern
  • 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)
  • Involvement with CI/CD platforms and pipeline deployments patterns (Jenkins, Ansible, Shell Scripting, Unit / Integration Testing)
  • Exposure to SQL Server and fundamental Data Modelling knowledge is desirable
  • Exposure to NiFi, AirFlow, and EMR would be beneficial
  • Exposure to AirFlow and Data Vault modelling would be beneficial

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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