Senior Azure Data Engineer

Date: 16 Nov 2023

Location: Macquarie Park, AUSTRALIA

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


We’re blazing a trail toward an independent retail future and our awesome Information Technology Team makes sure we’re always ahead of the game.  Whether using analytics tools to solve complex business problems, or digitising processes to improve the ways we work, our tech specialists are the forward-thinking experts ensuring our retailers future success.


We have a dedicated team at the Metcash Group that plays a vital role in harnessing data as a strategic, accessible, and valuable asset.  This team supports various business units by providing data, insights, analytics, and machine learning/artificial intelligence capabilities.


We are currently expanding our Enterprise Data Team (MData) and seeking an experienced Senior Azure Data Engineer to join us.  With the increasing demand for data and insights, we are looking for a highly motivated individual who can deliver robust data pipeline solutions, effectively manage data, and ensure its availability, reliability, and accessibility for data analysts, BI developers, and other digital solutions.


What you’ll do

  • Implementation and Delivery of Azure data solutions across the Microsoft platform.
  • Design and implement highly performant data ingestion pipelines from multiple sources using Azure ADF
  • or similar
  • Development, maintenance and support of scalable and re-usable frameworks for ingesting data into
  • Azure via ADF that result in improving access to business relevant data.
  • Contribute to the definition of data modeling and design standards, best practices and related.
  • development for enterprise Microsoft data models
  • Utilize Cloud DevOps skills and Azure Cloud offerings to develop, schedule and deploy Data sets t
  • extract, load and integrate technical and business data.
  • Deployment orchestration and configuration management tools (Azure DevOps)
  • Set up and maintain CI/CD pipelines to support the data warehouse.


What you’ll bring

  • Experience in data engineering within Azure cloud environments; Azure Data Factory (ADF), Databricks
  • Demonstrated experience as a software developer or data engineer in data warehousing.
  • Certification in Microsoft Azure (ADF, Analytics) – Desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and developer others in data engineers’ practices.
  • Strong experience on Microsoft Data & Analytics PaaS, Azure DevOps, Azure Pipeline and CI/CD
  • Strong, Advanced level, hands-on implementation of solutions using SQL, including design, build, and optimisation activities.
  • Advanced SQL knowledge and skills, and experience working with relational databases, SQL as well as familiarity related technologies such as spark and python.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure data technologies: Azure Databricks, Azure Data Factory, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure Storage, Azure Data Lake


What we can offer

  • Hybrid working – flexibility is in our DNA.
  • Free on-site parking and close to public transport  
  • An extra week of annual leave after your first year as part of our Fifth Week program, and the opportunity to purchase annual leave to help you recharge. 
  • Our Met Health wellbeing program is designed to help you enjoy work/life balance and get the most out of life. 
  • Access to 12 paid weeks of gender-equal parental leave for primary carers, and three weeks for partners 


We’re all about celebrating success, and we’re proud to be a WGEA Employer of Choice for Equity, an accredited Flex Ready workplace, and a Gold Standard Mental Health First Aid skilled workplace.


If you’re a tech-savvy thinker with a love for local communities, you’ll discover a fulfilling career and an opportunity to redefine the future of independent business.