Technical Data Analyst

Location: Sydney, New South Wales AU


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 525

External Description:

Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.

Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Data & Analytics team?

There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.

Our success is our people, for we are truly united by our purpose and are encouraged and challenged every day to bring new ideas to help our customers make more informed decisions. Our outcomes focussed culture encourages thought leadership and innovation to ensure our ongoing success.

We are supportive and revel in working together on exciting projects. We see ourselves making an impact by utilising cutting edge/statistical modelling tools across hundreds of rich data assets and collaborating with some of the best data minds in Australia. Working within our diverse D&A team will provide you opportunities to gain exposure across all phases of the D&A lifecycle and work with some of our largest blue-chip customers.

Furthermore, s Equifax is going through a major business and technological process transformation, you will be playing an important role in the transformation team modernising our processes with new technology in the Cloud.

What you’ll do:

The Technical Data Analyst is the ‘front gate keeper’ of Equifax’s data assets, and is responsible for the ingestion and management of all Equifax data assets across both NZ and AUS.  Through providing reliable, high performance data handling skills, you will support the optimal quality of Equifax’s products and services helping our customers make better decisions.

The key responsibilities of this role include data file transformation, data ingestion and management of core datasets within SLA, monitoring providers’ data supply, supporting internal and external stakeholders’ investigations and questions, developing tools and processes for generating insights on input data quality and data ingestion results and maintaining a high standard of data security, integrity and quality along the ingestion process.  In addition, the individual is responsible for identifying automation or process improvement opportunities and develop processes independently or with the support of technical resources. This role will also include working directly with data providers and internal teams to implement a new or existing ingestion process for new data sources and/or improve the ingestion process for existing data sources. This position is suited to someone with good organisational & communication skills, technical skills and an eye to detail. 

This individual will be given leadership opportunities for his/her horizontal or vertical growth in the organization.  He/she will be empowered to identify, lead the design, develop and implement process improvements and transformation initiatives.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor Degree in at least one of the following: Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Engineering or another numerate discipline
  • 2+ years experience in software development, database analysis and/or data management
  • Proficient in SQL, Python & Tableau
  • Intermediate Excel skills (vlookups/pivot tables level)

Extra points for any of the following: 

  • Java programming language
  • Google Cloud experience (note Equifax will invest in your GCP certification if not already obtained it)
  • Big data analysis experience

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountable
  • Brave
  • Curious
  • Collaborative
  • Individualist
  • Trustworthy
  • Dedicated

At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. 

Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it. 

However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day! 

Job Number: J00113210

Community / Marketing Title: Technical Data Analyst

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