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*Data Migration Specialist / Lead*

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00143895 Full-time

Job Description

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Experience:   All levels
Start date:     Staggered start dates apply 
Location:       ANZ
Salary:           Remuneration package is negotiable based on experience

 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, you will design and maintain data analytic road maps and data structures that support business and technology ambitions. Naturally inquisitive and open to exploration of underlying data, finding valuable insights and work with functional areas to drive identified actions, you enjoy supporting a  team and contributing 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 tough 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 data directed architectures, across cloud, on-premises and hybrid client technology landscapes

•    Provide technical thought  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)

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


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

Benefits of working at Accenture:

  • Holistic well-being program including health insurance
  • Life & Salary Continuance Insurance
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Long & short-term career break opportunities
  • Structured career development program
  • Local and international career opportunities.
  • Certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace™
  • Flexible Work Arrangements - centered around Accenture’s Truly Human ethos and our commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our people.
  • We are proud to be in the top 3 of last year’s Diversity & Inclusion Index!

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