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Engineering Manager (Data Platforms)

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Permanent - Full time, Mid-senior
Job category
Technology - Data Analytics, Technology - Engineering
Join our Enterprise Technology division, within the AWS Big Data support team, as we deliver a first-class experience to all our customers globally.

At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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As an Engineering Manager, you will guide optimisation for our users, utilising your experience in building workloads and pipelines. You will be responsible for stability of our applications and platforms, with an infrastructure focus. You will ensure smooth support to our Data Engineers, who are users of Presto, Airflow, Spark on EKS, Grafana and Prometheus. You will provide guidance and spend time engineering complex application challenges while also being involved in people management, product roadmaps and future strategy. You will anticipate growth in usage of the applications, using metrics effectively to improve the performance and quality of the team, manage capacity and issues and cross team dependencies.

What you offer

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  • Expert knowledge of AWS big data applications focusing on infrastructure, with working knowledge of other data tools
  • Experience leading end-to-end agile delivery through separate phases of delivery lifecycle
  • Delivered proof of concept efforts with clear business outcomes and a plan to implement exceptional solutions
  • Some experience in coaching and developing junior engineers
  • Experience in managing incidents with a balance of technical and user communication skills
  • Experience in resolving issues from first alert to fully implements actions from post implementation review
  • Familiarity with Atlassian toolsets (e.g., JIRA and Confluence).
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Technology

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Technology enables every aspect of our business, for our people, our customers and our communities. Bring your unique perspective and join a global team who is passionate about accelerating the digital enterprise, connecting people and data, building platforms and applications and designing tomorrow’s technology solutions.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.