Revolutionising the shopping experience through data-driven excellence.
We use leading technologies to minimise risk
We know that it’s important that you can count on us and what we deliver, so we use the latest industry-leading cloud technologies and platforms for everything we do. Naturally, our team is fully trained and certified.
Adaptiv is the leader in integration consulting and development in NZ, delivering innovative solutions for our clients’ needs through cloud-based services. We employ the best of the best in the industry which makes it easy to support our staff in gaining the skills necessary to become integration experts.
No two days are the same, and while we provide complex solutions for some impressive clients, we know when to switch off and have fun. With no office politics, an excellent company culture and a modern rooftop office (BBQ anyone?), this kind of opportunity does not come around often.
The Graduate Cloud Data Engineer position is an important role that provides support to, and learns from, the Data Practice Lead / Data Engineers as they undertake data consulting across the Company’s partner businesses (clients). The position is responsible for assisting with the implementation, review, and updates of the Company’s IT solutions for clients. This is a varied position with exposure to data technologies both on-premises and in the cloud, including Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Amason Web Services (AWS).
This position will be required to work on multiple projects at any one time and balance workload accordingly. The role will use tools and techniques related to cloud development in a dynamic, constantly changing environment.
This position is highly responsive to the requests of clients with work priorities largely influenced by these stakeholders.
Significant Working Relationships
Executive Management Team
Sales and Marketing Team
Human Resources Team
Suppliers and Vendors
Participate in delivering data solutions for clients (data lakes, cloud data warehouses, data enhancement via machine learning APIs)
Be part of a team on larger scale deployment and deployments
Assist in the technical development and implementation of the company’s data engineering solutions using either GCP, Azure or AWS
Undertake hands-on development for client projects
Demonstrate best practices when delivering solutions on modern data platforms (cloud or on-premises)
Continuous Integration and Infrastructure as Code
Assisting in the implementation of full CI/CD pipelines for data solutions, using Azure DevOps, Jira, GitLab
Build test driven practices utilising best of breed frameworks for unit and integration testing
Test and UAT environment provisioning for clients
Assist in creating and learn to design compelling architectural blueprints to deliver value to our clients
Implement data engineering and machine learning solutions on GCP, Azure and AWS technology stacks
Implementation assistance on projects
Implement proof of concept prototypes
Under the leadership of a senior consultant, you will gain real-life experience (learning by doing).
We will provide access and support to any data engineering training needs on any platforms (GCP, Azure, AWS). You will be able to choose your own path.
Getting certified is highly encouraged, with exams paid for
Over time, identify and propose development improvements to existing systems
Identify and introduce industry best practice standards in all projects, work requests and responsibilities
Seek to educate stakeholders about best practice where appropriate
Constantly up skill on latest technologies to remain at the forefront of service delivery
Assist with driving Adaptiv’s thought leadership via social media
Work Planning & Management
Manage daily tasks and projects to ensure work is completed consistent with assigned priorities and deadlines
Participate in planning meetings as required
Initiate and attend meetings with team and stakeholders to give timely updates on work progress and resolution of issues
Report progress to team and Project Manager as appropriate
Occupational Health & Safety
Responsible for taking reasonable care to ensure own health and safety at work, and to avoid adversely affecting the safety or health of any other person at work
Ensuring adherence to organisation-wide policies, procedures and monitoring the compliance of all team members
Responsibilities on Demand
Due to the fluid and dynamic environment within the group, new, additional, or amended position responsibilities may be required at any time
Successful demonstration of change orientation is an ongoing responsibility of all positions
Key Results Areas
All documentation is professional, accurate and timely
Communication with external clients and internal staff with utmost professionalism
Meet project deadlines in accordance with direction from PMO and/or Principal Architect
All other internal and client-facing regular deliverables (which are not projects themselves) to be achieved on time and to the required standard
Provide suggestions for improvements to the development process
Ensure all actions directly support the Company objectives, values, polices and processes
Grow and become a subject matter expert in data engineering
Work with client teams to implement modern, scalable data solutions using a range of new and emerging technologies from GCP, Azure and AWS
Work with Agile and DevOps techniques and implementation approaches in the delivery
Willingness to learn and upskill yourself on other cloud platforms
A related tertiary degree (i.e. Bachelor of Science)
Hands on experience working with SQL, Python, Spark, Databricks
Knowledge working with AI/ML as a service
Knowledge or interested in MDM, Metadata Management, Data Quality, Data Lineage tools and more generally in Data Governance.
End to End Data Engineering and Lifecycle (including non-functional requirements and operations) management.
Regulatory and Compliance work in Data Management.
End to End Solution Design skills – Prototyping, Usability testing and data visualization literacy.
Experience with SQL and NoSQL modern data stores.
Personal Competencies & Attributes
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
A strong eye for detail
Self-managing with a highly motivated and results driven approach
Sense of urgency, can-do and proactive attitude
Ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
Excellent relationship/interpersonal skills
Ability to think outside the box and demonstrates sound problem-solving mindset
Flexible and adaptable
Sense of humour
Competitive remuneration package
With us, the focus in HR is more on the Human than the Resources
Casual Friday morning tea and early evening nibbles and drinks are on us
You choose your weapon: either a MacBook Pro or a Windows workstation
Your mobile subscription is on us
A central office in the heart of Ponsonby and Grey Lynn
If you’ve got a dog, bring it to the office!
Access to Azure, AWS & GCP certification trainings and exams.