Solution Architect

Date: 16 Nov 2023

Location: Macquarie Park, AUSTRALIA

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


We are looking for an experienced Solution Architect to join the growing Enterprise Data Team (MData).


MData’s aspiration is that data underpins the delivery of exceptional consumer experiences and enables retailers, suppliers and Metcash to better run and grow their businesses. It is a central team that is enabling data to be a strategic, accessible and valued asset across the Metcash Group supporting data & insights, analytics and ML/AI across business units.


With the demand for data and insights continuing to grow, we are a looking for an energetic, Solution Architect with proven track record of delivery, encompassing analytic and data engineering solutions across Azure data platform technologies, with goal for data quality, availability, reliability, and accessibility for use by data analysts, BI developer and other digital solutions across Metcash’s business and functions 


What you’ll do

  • Supporting the delivery team data and analytics engineering agile squad by delivery solution architecture for the various data projects.
  • Design and development of scalable and re-usable frameworks for ingesting data into Azure data stores via ADF
  • Contribute to the definition design standards, best practices and related development for enterprise data models, storage, databases and data pipelines and orchestration
  • Working with product vendors and partner organisations to deliver POC and pilot new technologies to grow the Metcash’s data capabilities.
  • Develop data architecture and environment strategy fit for business requirements includes non functional design elements such as DR, security and service objectives.


What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary qualification in an IT-related discipline
  • Extensive experience in Big Data, data warehouse, data analytics projects, and/or any Information Management related projects
  • Proven extensive experience in working with large and complex cloud data solutions, enterprise services and systems integration projects
  • A deep understanding of data manipulation languages such as Spark, SQL, to build and maintain complex queries, streaming and real-time data pipelines
  • Robust experience with Microsoft Data & Analytics PaaS, Azure DevOps, Azure Pipeline and CI/CD, and the Azure data technologies suite


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.