Technical Data Lead

As a technical delivery lead within the data delivery function, you are responsible for managing a technical team and delivery that meets the data transformational goals of the business.

This is a hands-on role working with both the technical and business stakeholders, to take the lead on the delivery and uplift of the Data Engineers and Analysts. The ideal candidate must be able to independently contribute as well as to lead a team to deliver the agreed business data-driven outcomes.


  • Lead the roll-out of key data-driven programs to support EDW applications that support business strategy and data quality improvements.
  • You have a strong aptitude for delivery in an agile methodology.
  • You will manage this high-performing team while acting as a data evangelist in the organisation.
  • Prepare and showcase of new and innovative capabilities delivered as part of ongoing initiatives.
  • This role requires parallel technical leadership and/or oversight between many initiatives at any one time, delivered through multi-skilled teams. The role should provide a sense of structure and order to each initiative, whilst also acting as a go-to to the business and the data team and be responsible for outcomes that deliver business value and efficiency.
  • You will be tasked with negotiating with Heads of teams and senior stakeholders to balance the demand on the Data Team and to ensure that all expectations are managed with transparency and reality.
  • You will ensure that data governance is applied and followed in the design and implementation of data products, and you will contribute to the continual improvement in this space.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Preferably you will have a minimum of 8 years of experience in data technology and delivery management of data warehousing and data delivery.
  • Experience leading a complex data platform, advising on a diverse set of strategic and operational issues including technical and design management, engineering productivity, and continuous integration / continuous deployment.
  • Proven team leadership and technology team management skills.
  • Strong experience in data concepts like data modelling and design, master data management, data architecture and security, ETL pipelines, data warehousing, data integration, data lakes, data governance, SQL etc.
  • Technical expertise on varied leading data platform technologies specifically on AWS cloud such as Redshift, AWS Storage, Lambda/Glue, EMR, Kinesis, RDS and Talend, Snowflake, Airflow etc.

Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2105-201010
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
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Job Industries: Technology
Job Locations: Melbourne
Job Types: Permanent

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