Data Engineer

Job type
Competitive remuneration and benefits package

Data Engineer 

  • Work for one of NZ's leading energy brands

  • Huge growth opportunity with current development of internal data and people capability 

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits package 

  • Modern, vibrant offices 

The opportunity:

Dedicated to being at the forefront of innovation, this organisation is currently evolving its analytics capability by adopting advanced analytics techniques to underpin its current and future customer strategy. How you might ask? Through the augmentation of existing teams with data and analytics superstars, to lead the way in the organisation, bring fresh ideas and upskill others along the journey. With the goal of elevating the data practice and capability to the next level, you'll be a part of real, actionable changes within the business and see first hand the effect this has. 

Joining a small but passionate team, you will work in the technology arm of the business and will be instrumental in helping as more and more environments transition into the cloud. With an impressive analytics team of colleagues working across the retail and customer component of the business, your project driven role will open up future opportunities across multiple other business units ripe for transformation. 

Company profile:

At this organisation you're not just an employee, you're part of something bigger, and something great. This team makes a real difference to New Zealand by doing new and exciting things with energy. Their goal is to be New Zealand's leading energy brand, where customer interactions deliver value and opportunities in a rapidly changing marketplace. With the addition of new power generation methods planned for 2020, they will become one of the few companies worldwide, and the only one in New Zealand, with an impressive repertoire of renewable energy - wind, geothermal, hydro and solar.  

From the second you walk in, to the moment you scoot away, take a look around the stunning offices and it's hard to miss. The colour, vibrance, collaboration, and energetic hum created by passionate people who care about what they do. Whether you're cycling an e.Bike to a meeting instead of taking the car, the list of perks available is enviable and unrivalled. As industry leaders both in their field and as an employer you'll be looked after and valued with a progression path as far as you can see. 

Role snapshot:

You will bring a strong background in your technical field combined with experience in supporting the application of data engineering models in a commercial context. On the day to day you will be involved in a wide variety of project initiatives as the organisation moves further away from multiple on premise systems to cloud technologies.Your work will help build and setup these new environments for reporting, insights and data science work. 

Working in conjunction with an existing engineering and analytics team you will never be short of an opportunity to collaborate and bounce ideas off others.You will focus on improving data engineering standards and practices throughout and enhancing current environments. To achieve these outcomes you'll work closely with a diverse range of stakeholders and both internal teams and external third parties. 

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Data engineering skillset (3-5 years) with proven technical ability

  • Commercial business-facing project experience

  • Experience in applying data engineering methods to business problems

  • Strong presentation and communication skills, explaining complex analytical concepts to people from non-technical fields.

  • Strong technical capability in cloud technologies including AWS and Databricks

  • Strong experience with Python and SQL

  • Exposure to SAS, SAP, Microsoft technologies beneficial 


Please note that to be considered for this role you will need to hold a valid NZ Work Visa or NZ Residency or NZ Citizenship.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. If you're looking to join a top class organisation with great progression opportunities, send me through your CV as soon as you can