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Senior Consultant - Data

  • LocationMelbourne, VIC 3000
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 19 days
    Published on 21 Oct 2021
  • Job no: 3R8C7

Hi! We’re Telstra Purple 👋

We’re more than just tech and innovation. We’re a collection of passionate people who give purpose to technology. We’re currently looking to bring on a Senior Consultant in our Victorian Digital Team, who will help our customers better understand, optimise & analyse their data workloads.

About the role

  • Join an interdisciplinary team of experts to build cutting edge solutions that assist our customers better understand and optimise their data, help them keep performance in check and solve their data challenges
  • Demonstrate great teamwork while delivering data solutions to our clients
  • Work within a team of data experts, while also engaging cross-functionally with others in the squad to enable customer delivery
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Be coachable and pursue all opportunities to develop your skills and capabilities on engagements and in your professional development.  

Our customers regularly provide us with new and unique challenges which often require an innovative solution. You'll need to be able to adapt to a wide range of technologies in this role, but we'll support you every step of the way.

About you

To truly thrive in this role, you'll:

  • be comfortable with modern cloud data architectures for Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (or both!)
  • have experience working in consulting environments or multi-disciplinary teams -
  • have experience in building either data engineering solutions (modern data warehouse architectures), databases, or data visualisation solutions
  • have experience delivering data projects using agile methodologies
  • be proficient in at least one of Bash, PowerShell or another shell scripting language
  • have experience working in DevOps, Git and infrastructure-as-code for data platforms
  • have strong written and verbal communication skills – you'll be in a team architecting the data platforms for our customers
  • have an understanding of ethical standards around data & responsible use of data

You might also have:

  • An interest in Data Governance and the systems that support this such as Data Catalogs, Master Data Management, and Data Quality solutions
  • Certifications (Microsoft or AWS) in data and cloud platforms related subjects
  • A desire and/or affinity to contribute to community - strong networks within Microsoft, Amazon Web Services and/or data community groups are a bonus

We don’t expect you to excel at everything, but we’ll be looking for people with a breadth of experience and a strong learning mindset. 

What we offer

  • 15 dedicated days per year, for professional development; meaning you don’t have to use your holiday allowance to upskill + study
  • A Toolkit allowance of $4200, to spend on your personalised toolkit, renewed every 2 years 
  • Access to the $10,000 Short Term Incentive plan
  • 15 days paid personal/carers leave per year
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave for both primary and secondary carers
  • Work-life integration - we understand life happens when you're busy making other plans
  • 20gb Hotspot, to enable you to work from anywhere
  • Work/life enablement; so you can balance work + life’s other responsibilities 
  • An epic (free) Telstra mobile phone plan
  • An extra ‘Purple Day’ per year, for you to take off and spend as you like 
  • Purchased Annual Leave scheme
  • 25% discount on Telstra products and services



We're after the right blend of experience and enthusiasm, and look for cultural add, rather than cultural fit. Still here? Hit apply! We'd love to hear about you.

This role requires the successful candidate to be vaccinated against Covid-19, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people and customers. However, please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

  • Closes in 19 days - 17 Dec 2021
  • Published on 21 Oct 2021, 12:29 AM