Data Engineer (Work Remotely)
Contact Energy
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
2d ago

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity

We are on a journey to lift our organisational data capability to enable our people to do what they do best deliver amazing customer experiences, create growth, and increase the value of our business.

You’ll be part of a data team working with business stakeholders to deliver these outcomes.

Our data platform is an integral component of our technology and business strategy, and we continue to evolve and scale our platform.

It is an exciting time right now as we are growing exponentially, and you’ll get to be a part of designing and delivering this next phase of our data evolution.

As a Data Engineer you’ll work in a data product squad, your key task being to design, build and deliver beautiful data products and insights to our business.

Technical leads and the broader data team will be there to support you along the way.


We’re really big on collaboration so this type of environment will suit you well. You're a problem solver at heart who embraces challenging problems in the data world.

Additionally, you’ll be unfazed by a fast-changing complex environment and have a passion for continuous improvement and delivering the right solution for our business.

Here’s some technical skills we’ll be searching for in your application; (i.e., when have you )

  • Designed and deployed data pipelines and solutions in complex environments, including emerging data technologies
  • Applied critical thinking skills to identify and resolve data and platform issues
  • Data transformation (ELT / ETL) using a range of structured and unstructured sources to create data that works for a variety of use cases
  • Used source code control (Git) and extensive knowledge of the SDLC and contemporary tools, practices, and expectations
  • Open-source data and cloud platforms / services, preferably AWS, Spark
  • Programming, preferably Python
  • Additional skills and experience are highly beneficial, including e.g., DataOps, windows / Linux administration and security.
  • Additional Information

    He mea nui ngā paki kōrero ki a mātou i Contact, nā reira, mēnā kei a koe tētehi e hāngai pea ana ki tā mātou e kimi nei i tēnei tūranga kei raro iho nei kei te hiahia mātou kia whakapā mai ai koe!

    We are big on stories here at Contact, so if you have one that you think might align with what we are looking for in the role below we would love to hear from you!

    Note : one of our values is curiosity; please demonstrate how you have been curious in previous roles.

    Contact Energy is committed to being an inclusive employer. We want people to be themselves, after all, they can't be anyone else!

    Please note, only candidates with the right to live and work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

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