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Data Engineer Lead

  • Queensland, QLD, Australia
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • Full time

Our Corporate Technology area is looking for a new teammate that loves purpose and technology as much as we do. This role has your name all over it if you have a growth mindset and embrace challenges to continuously improve and innovate. 

Your responsibility as Data Engineer will be to lead the design and implementation of the management, monitoring, security, and privacy of data using the full stack of Microsoft Azure data services to execute our business strategy. 


In this mid-level business-critical role, you will be using the latest methodologies and technology in the Data Engineering space. You will participate in the design and execution of our business strategy and help us enhance our data solution.


Success in this role will require an expert communicator, with strong business and technical acumen.  You will need to be confident leading a team and working with senior leaders and product managers to design and execute your vision.

Our development team works in an open, agile environment that values innovation and a start-up attitude, while enjoying the stability of being part of a leading travel industry company.


The Role in a nutshell:


  • Lead the Data Engineering team
  • Collaborate with Senior Leaders and Product Management to design and execute business strategy
  • Design and Implement the Flight Centre Travel Group Corporate data warehouse using Microsoft Azure.
  • Creating pipeline templates for reusability.         
  • Deploying pipelines through DevOps Process
  • Use of modern techniques for data modelling – both relational and dimensional models
  • Ensure applications are running at peak efficiency
  • Ensure we are capturing technical documentation with the preparation of required materials
  • Actively participate in team agile activities and ceremonies


We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience building and optimizing big data pipelines, architectures, and data sets
  • SQL Server database development experience, with 3 years performance tuning and database architecture experience
  • Azure Data Lake / Blob knowledge
  • Azure Data Factory experience
  • SQL Server 2012, 2014 or 2016+
  • Experience working in an Agile based development environment


(Psst, you’ll get bonus points if you have experience in PCI, GDPR, ISO, or other security compliance) 


What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible work environment 
  • Travel discounts and
  • Discounted financial and health services
  • Access to our 24/7 gym located at Global HQ
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses
  • Ongoing training and professional development


We do things a little differently…

Across all our brands, we take our business seriously but not ourselves. We take leaps of faith, have trust in our teams and work collaboratively to achieve our goals. That’s the FCTG Way.


If you think you have FCTG DNA, reach out today.


**We offer flexible working arrangements, including working from home, however we are not able to offer fully remote working in this role**


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