data engineer in Wellington

richard van ark, randstad
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The company

Based in Wellington CBD, this is one of NZ's most iconic government entities. They cultivate a high performance culture which translates in achieving to deliver an outstanding service to their customers. Because of this innovation and technologies play a key part to maintain and nurture these high costumer service standards.

The role

As a Data Engineer, you will be responsible for helping the Data Architect to administer, design and optimise the data environment. This will be SAS grid and SAS VA based environment. You’ll be fine tuning and collecting data from different data sources and make this user ready for the production of the insights team.

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 insights and Engineering team is working in a Agile environment plus you need to have the ability to communicate meaningful data solutions to different levels of stakeholders. Another crucial requirement is therefore also high attention to detail & time/task management skills.

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

  • SAS development and trouble shooting
  • SAS VA and SAS optimisation
  • Linux and Shell scripting
  • Acquisition of data from multiple administration systems and toolsets
  • Design, management and tuning of data environments
  • Data Warehousing experience of data in SAS system
  • Curious with a track record of helping to thinking laterally to solve problems
  • Agile/Scrum experience, Data/Ops or Dev/Ops

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


Data analytics, Stakeholder Management, Data Warehouse development, Data Engineer, SAS

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree