Job Description

•    Do you have your head in the Cloud?

•    Combine the best of your ingenuity and Cloud technologies to build a better world and lead clients towards change.

•    Join us and do extraordinary things.

About you:

As a Data Migration Engineer / Lead, you will design and maintain data analytic road maps and data structures that support business and technology objectives. Naturally inquisitive and open to exploration of underlying data, finding valuable insights and work with functional areas to drive identified actions, you enjoy working both autonomously and as part of a team and have the confidence to influence and communicate with stakeholders at all levels and comfortable working with ambiguity in complex environments.

Our team:

Accenture’s Modern Data Platforms practice covers the range of Data and AI skills across all domains of data governance & quality, cloud & traditional data engineering and visual insights & next generation user interfaces. When combined with Accenture’s broader Strategy and Consulting and Technology businesses, we are able to bring together the unique end to end business changes through the application of Data and AI. You will join our migration capability in the Modern Data Platforms team

About the role:

You will become an integral part of our Cloud First & Applied Intelligence team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on working alongside our industry, functional and technology SMEs with famous brands and household names to tackle some of the most challenging problems in industry and the community.

In our team you will:

•    Work as a hands-on, authentic and committed Data Engineer to support clients across a range of industries.

•    Take responsibility for all aspects of data engineering from delivery planning, estimating and analysis, through to data architecture and pipeline design, delivery, and production implementation

•    Design and implement complex data solutions ranging from batch to streaming and event-driven architectures, across cloud, on-premises and hybrid client technology landscapes

•    Provide technical thought leadership to define data migration strategy and solution design using ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) methodology

•    Carry out root cause analysis of the problem and propose solutions.

•    Ensure technical expectations of deliverables are met

•    Drive engineering and architectural practices and standards

•    Develop end to end analytical solutions which will require transformation of complex data sets from multiple source systems, fix bugs, develop enhancements, address queries and requests from business and assist in data and integration tests.

We are looking for experience in the following:

•    Using tools and techniques such as Data Lake, SQL, Python/Pyspark (or other programming languages with the capability to learn Python), Git, AWS, ADO DevOps.

•    Data migration project experience

•    Strong hands-on experience in building data engineering pipelines.

•    Worked on delivering Data & Analytics solution on cloud platform, preferably AWS

•    Used cloud data services, such as S3, RedShift, Glue, Step Functions, Lambda


•    Previous experience with high-scale or distributed RDBMS (Teradata, Netezza, Greenplum, Aster Data, Vertica), including metadata management, SQL development and performance tuning within these database environments.

•    Experience in addressing and implementing data quality solutions, data reconciliation framework and strong understanding and experience in building data lineage documentation, and Data Catalogues.

•    Experience with related/complementary open source software platforms and languages (e.g. Java, Linux, Apache, Perl/PHP, Chef)

About Us

Accenture is a leading global professional services company. We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person.

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. Accenture is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. The sheer scale of our capabilities, client engagements and the way we collaborate with the ecosystem, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

Apply now to register your interest and have a confidential chat about your current situation and career goals.

Join Us

Experience:   All levels

Start date:     Staggered start dates apply 

Location:       ANZ

Salary:           Remuneration package is negotiable based on experience


Job Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or an Associate degree and / or relevant work experience.

•    A client-centric, outcome-driven and quality-focused team player.

•    Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment.

•    Enjoy problem-solving in the different domains and industries.

•    Australian Citizenship would be required for some project roles to comply with security clearance requirements



At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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