data engineer in New Plymouth Central

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job details

new plymouth central, taranaki
job type
NZ$ 80,000 - NZ$ 120,000 per year
reference number
richard van ark, randstad
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job description

The role

As a Data Engineer, you will be responsible for helping the data team build, design and manage the data cloud environment . You’ll fine tune the infrastructure and collect data from different data sources to make this user ready for the Insight Analyst’s and Data Scientist’s.

As part of the data team, you need to ensure all data infrastructure is running smoothly and ready to use on every day bases. It’s is a growing team offering lots of opportunity to discover and explore the world of Data with the support of management to do this. Good communication skills are key as the Data Science team is working in a fast paced environment plus you need to have the ability to communicate meaningful data solutions to different levels of stakeholders. Another crucial requirement is therefore high attention to detail & time/task management skills.

The requirements

Main responsibilities:

  • Help the team to build a Cloud based big-data environment
  • Tune and fine-tune the data infrastructure to ensure it runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Collect data from policy administration systems, CRM tools, HR systems, digital platforms, third-party
  • Provision data within the data infrastructure ready for use by Data Scientists and Insights Analysts
  • ETL software to extend solutions to provide data extraction, transformation, and loading between Cloud and traditional data management platforms.

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Hadoop, Apache, Spark, Impala, Kafka, Hive, NoSQL, SQL, data streaming and programming skills
  • Collecting of data from multiple administration systems and toolsets
  • Design, management and tuning of data environments
  • ETL experience of data into Cloud system
  • Curious with a track record of helping to thinking laterally to solve problems
  • Passionate about data

This role would suit someone with a Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science/Engineering degree, a couple of years working experience within the big data space and exposure in a professional environment to the tools and looking mentioned above

If you would like to further explore this role or talk about other relevant opportunities in the analytics space and big data space, please contact Richard van Ark on 093360347. To be considered for this role immediately, please submit your CV (MS Word format) via the "Apply Now" button.

Please note that you need to be in New Zealand and have a valid work visa, to be considered for this role.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Cloud - AWS Redshift, ETL - Apache Hadoop, Data passion


Are you keen to embark the data journey and be a part of data teams that are passionate about data and understands the value of data? Utilise your data skills to the max, Cloud experience is beneficial - ETL experience a must - preparing data by adding data from different sources, cleaning and qualifying and organising. We are looking for Data Engineers in New Plymouth, Auckland and Wellington.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree