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We're on a mission to bring new and uplifting experiences to our guests, transforming flying from simply 'nice', to something wonderful.

Like any good mission, this one starts with our people.

Which is why we encourage our team to embody the fun, laid back, authentic spirit we've become famous for. Because when they're free to be themselves, they're better able to own their personal responsibilities and go the extra mile to help our guests.

Job Overview

  • Work type:

    Full Time

  • Location:

    Brisbane, Sydney

  • Job type:

    Data & Analytics

  • Applications close:

    AUS Eastern Standard Time

Data Engineer

Hello. We’re Velocity Frequent Flyer, one of Australia’s largest loyalty programs. With more than 12 million members (and counting!), we live and breathe travel, and we love sharing our passion for memorable experiences with our members.

Imagine being immersed in a world where every day is an adventure, where you have the power to turn dreams into reality. Where you’re a part of a team that’s rewriting the rules for how loyalty programs work and what they can bring to members. That’s the journey you’ll be on in our team. Enabling members to redeem their points fast for breathtaking getaways, financial benefits, shopping experiences and a whole lot more. All the while benefiting from a role that is part of the Virgin Australia Group, with all the exciting perks, support and opportunity available to our team members.

What you’ll be doing:

The Analytics Data Engineer will be responsible for solving business problems with data on our Databricks platform including design, build and support of data products that underpin our analytics, reporting, dashboarding, marketing and advanced analytics initiatives.

  • Develop scalable & robust data solution, pipelines and processes in Databricks on complex data using SQL & Python
  • Design, develop, test and implement data products to solve business problems
  • Manage and optimise data assets for performance, scalability, reliability and cost efficiency.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements, such as automating manual processes and optimising data delivery
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their data requirements and provide effective solutions
  • Able to consult with squads and leadership on issues related to data technologies, data usage, project planning, prioritisation, and timeline estimates. 

You’ll be great in this role if you:

  • Experienced in Cloud Data Warehouse services - Databricks (preferred), otherwise Snowflake, AWS Redshift or Azure. Experience working with Python, Unix and Git (or other distributed version control tools) is desirable. 
  • Experienced in implementing end-to-end ETL processes/pipelines with advanced SQL Cloud or classical data environments like Oracle, MSSQL, Teradata or Postgres.
  • Strong experience in designing & developing complex relational and log data solutions.
  • Knowledgeable in relational and big data solutions, data warehousing, data integration, data modelling, data optimisation and data analysis techniques. 
  • Experienced working on marketing data solutions (including campaign and CDPs), customer analytics, web analytics or implementing Power BI solutions is valued
  • Ideally 2-4 year's experience working in a similar role 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders across the business and work as part of a team is essential
  • Enjoy working with a small team on solving complex problems and working on multiple priorities concurrently.

What you’ll get from us:

We’re committed to looking after you, with some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry – including (but not limited to):

  • Heavily discounted air travel for you and your loved ones (including $1000 worth of travel credits per year)
  • Flexible working arrangements (including work hours and work from home)
  • Discounts on travel insurance, car hire, accommodation and experiences worldwide
  • Discounted Virgin Australia Lounge membership
  • Hospitality, retail, technology, beauty services and wellness discounts
  • Wellness support, including the Converge digital wellbeing platform
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, which offers confidential coaching and support from qualified professionals for all aspects of life – physical, mental, social and financial
  • Dress for Your Day – enjoy the freedom to wear whatever is appropriate for the type of work you do and the day you have ahead of you
  • Flexible working arrangements and periodic work travel

Equality rules:

We’re all individuals. We love that. That’s why we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those from diverse cultural backgrounds, our friends in the LGBTQI+ community, and anyone else who wants to join our family.

Ready to apply? We’re ready to hear from you. Apply now.


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