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Reference Number 11977
Position Title Data Engineer
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Department Business Solutions Group
Location BSG K-ESS
Classification Salaried Staff - Position Level 06 (Without Car)
Hours per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Data Engineer


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see &


The data engineer, which is an emerging role in the Business Solutions Group data will play a pivotal role in operationalising the most-urgent data and analytics initiatives for WMQ's digital business initiatives. The bulk of the data engineer's work would be in building, managing and optimising data pipelines and then moving these data pipelines effectively into production for key data and analytics for consumers.


The data engineer will also need to guarantee compliance with data governance and data security requirements while creating, improving and operationalising these integrated and reusable data pipelines. The data engineer will be measured on their ability to integrate analytics with WMQ's business processes.


The newly hired data engineer will be the key interface by translating  data and analytics on behalf of the business unit(s) and to deliver value to the organisation. This role will require both creative and collaborative working with IT and the wider business. It will involve evangelizing effective data management practices and promoting better understanding of data and analytics. The data engineer will also be tasked with working with key business stakeholders, IT experts and subject-matter experts to plan and deliver optimal analytics.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Building, maintaining and optimising data pipelines
  • Driving automation through effective metadata management
  • Strong collaboration across departments
  • Educate and train data consumers
  • Ensuring compliance and governance during data use
  • Data analytics

Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

  • Working alongside people who love what they do
  • Salary Packaging
  • Product Discounts
  • Travel Discounts
  • Access to discounted holiday units
  • Employee Assistance Program


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date.


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, data management, information systems, information science or a related quantitative field [or equivalent work experience] is required.
Contact Person Chief Information Officer
Contact Number (07) 3621 4523
Contact Email
Closing Date 10/07/2020
Position Description
Data Engineer - June 2020.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.