Data Engineer - Australian Institute of Sport - Salary $108,243 - $127,726 pa + up to 15.4% super - Closing date 28 Apr 2021

£10,824 - £12,772 yearly
  • SportsJobFinder
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time, Contractor/temporary DATA

Job Description

  • Work for Australia's strategic high performance sporting agency
  • Help Australian athletes beat the rest of the world
  • Work alongside Australia's research and technology leaders

Would you like to assist in bringing world leading data analytics and infrastructure to Australian sport?

Are you interested in working on the fast-growing sport tech sector, providing insight and developing technologies that provide Australian athletes and coaches with performance gains and strategic advantages? We may have the role for you!

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) plays the central leadership role in the Australian high performance sport sector and acts as the leading agency for elite and Olympic sport in Australia, providing large scale solutions and leadership to progress the top end of the Australian sport sector. The Applied Technology and Innovation (AT&I) team is responsible for working with sports and other partners to identify, prioritise and deploy an applied technology, innovation and human performance agenda.

The AT&I team develops applications to provide sport with unique and customised data solutions for analysis of events, training and competition. In-house development seeks to deliver better-tuned and targeted insights to sport when commercial offerings are lacking or non-existent within the sport landscape. We are seeking an automation and data pipeline expert to help these products while unlocking data for further impact within and by the sport system.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Significant experience in data processing and ETL pipelines
  • Experience with Python and a range data basing technologies will allow you to integrate with our software development teams to provide innovative solutions and infrastructure to the sport environment
  • A robust range of experience with time series data, high frequency data, video and image data or geospatial data is highly beneficial
  • Experience with well-established technologies like Kafka, Jupyter, Airflow, Kubernetes, Terraform and Postgres
  • We are only a small team looking to have a big impact so we are looking for people with a passion for creating beautiful solutions in a high performance environment.

Position is based in Canberra and will be available until 19 December 2025

Salary range = $108,243 - $127,726 per annum + up to 15.4% superannuation.

Please note the ASC operates under The Australian Sports Commission Act 1989 and is separate to the Australian Public Service terms and conditions of employment. If you have any questions regarding movements from the APS to the ASC please call People & Culture.

Employment benefits include access to priority onsite Childcare placements, free parking facilities and use of on-site gymnasium.

Applications close 5.00pm AEDT Wednesday 28th April 2021 (no late applications will be accepted).

To be eligible for employment with the Australian Sports Commissionit is preferred that applicants are Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Sports Commission, incorporating Sport Australia and the AIS, pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and acknowledge the valuable contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make to Australian society and sport.

Please download the Job Description and then hit the "Apply Now" button. You will need to upload your CV/Resume and then complete the online application form. The application form will include these questions:

  • Describe how your personal attributes will contribute to our team and enhance relationships with stakeholders
  • Referencing the job description, please describe why you believe you are suitable for this position
  • Please list your key relevant achievements

If you have any questions after reading the job description please contact Tony Schofield on 0433 991 245 for a confidential discussion, quoting reference number JN 1916
If you experience any technical issues please contact People & Culture on (02) 6214 1328 or