• Data Engineer Wellington
  • NZ Post in Wellington, , New Zealand
  • jobs
  • 6 days ago

jobs description

• Be a part of the team transforming NZ Post through the power of data
• We're investing in best in class technologies with experienced and passionate people
• Wellington CBD with hybrid home / office work

Mō Te Tukurau Aotearoa - About NZ Post

NZ Post is an iconic organisation with a rich history and bright future. We're in the midst of transformational change as we disrupt our industry on our quest to be the #1 delivery partner for e-commerce. It's an exciting time to join.

We have an enterprise wide ambition to ensure that data underpins and heightens our customer and employee experience. We have a vision of building a universally data smart organisation where the best of machine and the best of humans collaborate to create a smarter, efficient, more profitable organisation. This means that every day we aim to drive easy access to valuable insights at the speed of business.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

As a Data Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in ingesting raw... data and operationalising our most valuable data and analytics products using our Snowflake data warehouse. Working in cross-functional squads with other data professionals you'll help build integrated and reusable data pipelines and transformations that enable faster data access, integrated data reuse and improved time-to-solution.

We are seeking all levels of talented and experienced Data Engineers to join our forward-thinking team.

You'll be responsible for;
• Moving these data pipelines effectively into production and making curated data sets available for key data and analytics consumers like our business and data analysts and data scientists
• Providing support for data products and solutions that have deployed into production
• Measuring and monitoring the on-going performance of data pipelines, products and the data platforms, ensuring they meet the needs of the organisation

Mōu - About You

As an experienced data engineer, you'll have a keen interest in data modelling and would relish the opportunity to help us accelerate the data modelling part of our practice. You'll be interested in keeping up to date with all things Snowflake our primary data warehousing solution. An added bonus if you have experience working with dbt Cloud. You'll be someone who enjoys working within an agile team environment, who enjoys working in a collaborative way, on a variety of projects and programmes (both new greenfields and legacy), and with voluminous data sets.

You'll couple this with;
• Around 5+ years of work experience in data management disciplines including data integration, modelling, optimisation
• At least 2 years of experience working in cross-functional teams and collaborating with business stakeholders to deliver data initiatives or data products
• Hands-on development experience using SQL and Snowflake
• Previous data modelling experience using 3NF, Kimball and Data Vault would be advantageous, along with exposure or experience with Python and dbt
• The ability to design, build and manage data pipelines for data structures encompassing data transformation, data models, schemas, metadata and workload management

What's in it for me?

We offer a competitive salary package which includes a 4% KiwiSaver contribution and 22 days annual leave. Important too is a great work whanau - you'll have strong team of highly capable peers alongside you, and a leader who will empower you at the helm. You are encouraged to be autonomous in how you deliver so you can achieve a work & life balance tailored for you.

And, there are career development opportunities across NZ Post - we proactively source talent from within.

Interested? Come join the Whanau!

Apply today, or to find out the full requirements of the role please download the JD available via the NZ Post website. If you require additional information, contact Jessica Barron (Talent Acquisition Specialist) on 027 298 7284

Applications for this position close on Tuesday 18 June 2024.

Due to the fast-paced nature of NZ Post, we will review applications on a rolling basis and as such our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible. 

All external applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Appointees will be subject to a security check and may be required to undertake a credit check and/or drug test.

There's something really special about being part of the team here at NZ Post - Tukurau Aotearoa, who we are and what we stand for is grounded in our values.

We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified and recognise the diversity and uniqueness of our workforce and reaffirm our commitment to create a safe and inclusive environment for everyone
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