Data Operations Engineer

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney

Data Operations Engineer - Sydney - Fixed Term Contract 🧑‍💻

The Opportunity

We're searching for a Data Operations Engineer to join our mighty Data Operations Team.

You'll be working on Seven's Advertising and Audience data, supporting, administrating and configuring the tech stack that's used by our data SME's to deliver marketing and 1st party audience building insights every day.

You'll be delivering operational efficiencies, improve system availability, help write the glue that underpins data movements between data platform systems.


What you'll be doing!

  • Establishing and maintaining systems to monitor data quality.
  • Managing and optimising data pipelines
  • Leveraging automation for data integration, governance, and troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with Database and Data Engineering experts to manage SQL-based data delivery and data flow quality.
  • Support DevOps teams with big data integration in cloud-based Cloudera Hadoop and Teradata DB environments.
  • Aid in system migration planning and load testing.
  • Partner with engineering, analytics, and business teams to enhance data models for better business intelligence.
  • Conduct data analysis to troubleshoot and resolve production issues.
  • Serve as a liaison for knowledge sharing between data and DevOps teams.


We'd love you to have:

  • Experience in Data Operations, ETL Development or similar role
  • Passion for being a collaborative team player 
  • Clear verbal and written communication skill 
  • Positive, willing and pro-active mindset 
  • Analytical mindset and a knack for troubleshooting 

Technical Skills 

  • Cloud Platforms:
    • Developing and designing applications using cloud platforms (preferably AWS, or Azure, GCP)
    • Cloud engineering: deploys, debugs, and executes cloud computing initiatives
    • Designing, developing, and maintaining cloud-based systems, ensuring efficient data storage and security compliance
  • Programming Languages:
    • Proficiency in Python, Java, BASH, or VBA
  • Data Systems:
    • Working knowledge of modern data system concepts (SOAP, RESTful HTTP APIs, JSON, Apache Parquet)
    • Strong SQL skills with experience in ETL/ELT
  • Development Tools:
    • Familiarity with modern enterprise tools (Atlassian, Teams, Slack, Azure DevOps)
    • Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines


Why Seven Network? 

We’re looking for people like you to join on our mission to be the most connected news, sport and entertainment brand in Australia.  

Seven Network is where you can come to make a difference – in your career, in our company and in the lives of 19 million Australians that we reach each month.  

At the heart of our culture is the belief that creativity thrives on connection and collaboration – it's where the magic happens. Our offices across the country buzz with energy and inspiring interactions that can transform to magic on screen.  


Some of our perks!

  • Recognition and Rewards programs: 
    • Our peer nominated “Moments that move us” program recognises and rewards our people who shine bright by living our values every day.  
    • Our 7Perks exclusive benefits platform provides discounts to over 500 retailers.  
  • Time to manage life events: 
    • Community Volunteering, Domestic and Family Violence Leave, Compassionate leave, Personal and Annual leave.  
    • Fertility leave: Up to 5 days paid per year  
    • Parental leave: Up to 14 weeks for the Primary Carer (dependent on service) and up to 3 weeks for the Secondary Carer (dependent on service)  
  • Total wellbeing approach: 
    • Nutritional, Exercise, Financial, Legal and Emotional wellbeing support via our EAP, Health and Wellbeing programs, and bespoke onsite events.  
  • Learn your own way: 
    • Own your learning by accessing our Leading@SWM and Accelerate@SWM programs. Decide what and when you learn with a mix of just in time online learning and facilitated programs.  
    • Be mentored by the best in the business as part of our SPARK Mentoring program. 


Better Together  

Our  “Better Together” Employee Advocacy Groups drive diversity, and inclusion efforts across the company ensuring that Seven is an authentic workplace where everybody belongs.

We’re proud to be Australia’s first media company to achieve the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality certification and partners with UN Women. In 2023 we launched our RAP as our commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous and First Nations communities and providing education and meaningful accountability for Seven and our people.  


Our values 

Our values are our compass. They serve as our roadmap to lead us not just to deliver great work but help to shape everything we do.  


Your Professional Adventure Awaits... 

Ready to embark on your career adventure? Apply now and become an integral part of shaping the future of Australian media. 


The Seven Network is an equal-opportunity employer, and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. 


Recruitment Agencies: Seven does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes. Seven West Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.