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Lead Data Engineer

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Permanent - Full time, Mid-senior
Job category
Technology - Engineering
Join our Banking and Financial Services data engineering team to help build the best technology company in the financial services industry. Help us build the next evolution of our Data and Analytics Platforms. Joining our team means you’ll get to use innovative approaches to data analytics and play a lead role in shaping and driving this forward.
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 a Lead Data Engineer reporting to our Engineering Manager, you’ll be building, implementing and enhancing enterprise scale data platforms.  You’ll be working in a DevOps environment where you will have end-to-end accountability for designing, developing, deploying and supporting your data assets, as well as creating templates and implementation methods, standards and frameworks.

You will also engage with various stakeholders and become an expert in your domain whilst supporting the broader data engineering and SRE community.   You will continuously evaluate and recommend improvements to infrastructure and processes and lead incident response efforts, including participating in post-mortem analysis. 

What you offer

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  • Experience either leading significant data engineering projects in an enterprise environment
  • The ability to mentor and lead a team with best practices for data engineering and site reliability
  • Big Data and Hadoop experience with main focus on Spark, Hive, Presto (or other query engines), big data storage formats (such as Parquet, ORC, Avro), Bamboo/Ansible (or other CICD tools)
  • Experience working in a cloud based environment (ideally AWS or GCP)
  • Excellent Python, SQL and shell scripting skills
  • Experience working on ETL tools like Talend/Informatica/Datastage and an understanding of programming languages like Scala
  • Broad knowledge of technical solutions, design patterns, and code for complex applications deployed in distributed computing environment. 
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.