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Principal Data Engineer and Architect

Date:  22-Feb-2021
Job Posting End Date:  01-Mar-2021;08:59:59GMT
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About BHP


At BHP Technology we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.


With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.


To enable the rapid deployment of digital solutions we have established Digital Teams.. Think of us as a "startup within a company" made up of multi-disciplinary, non-hierarchical teams with one focus: delivering digital solutions that improve the lives and work of our mining teams. 


We work fast and solve tough problems, and pride ourselves on our culture of open collaboration, safety, diversity of thought and fun. We’re looking for the best and brightest developers, engineers, data scientists and designers to join us. 

Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role


As an Principal Data Engineer and Architect, you will play a key role in shaping, implementing and leading the technical delivery of DataOps, Platform Data Architecture and Data Engineering practices as well as supporting Digital Factory projects that fundamentally change BHP’s performance across safety, productivity and people performance.

The fun parts of this role include:

•    Working closely with Data Engineers, both from an architectural design perspective as well as hands-on-keys technical solution development (more than 70% hands-on)
•    Responsible for the end-to-end delivery of data architectures to meet customer requirements 
•    Champion DataOps in BHP
•    Work closely with the Product Owner and Iteration Manager to manage the delivery of the data architectures
•    Drive cloud native data approaches whilst maintaining a cost efficient design
•    Advise Digital Teams on how best to use data within their applications
•    Help define/improve best practices, guidelines and integration with data sources

About you


Your adaptive nature will allow you to utilize your softer influencing skills and more technical analytical skills as required. Concise communication skills will be an asset in delivering complex technical information in a digestible manner that non-technical stakeholder will be able to understand. 

Key criteria for this role includes;

•    Knowledgeable in data lifecycle & DataOps; data Governance, including data discovery and curation, data management and quality 
•    Ability to provide leadership in product quality, technical excellence and engineering practices 
•    Ability to build a big picture design & how it works for the enterprise
•    Experience deploying applications into production environments e.g. code packaging, integration testing, monitoring, release management
•    Working knowledge of Agile methodology and aligning the key solution architecture components
•    Experience mentoring and training other engineers with best practices and design patterns, potentially including code reviews of other developers is a must.
•    Experience working with structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, extracting information and identifying linkages across disparate data sets.
•    Experience with building cloud native big data platforms & building data pipelines 
•    STEM Bachelor’s degree is highly desirable

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.


At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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