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Networks Data Engineer

LocationBarangaroo, NSW 2000
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 43JMK
Category: Technology

We’ve only just begun, but what a beginning. In a once in a generation moment, we’ve brought together powerful brands to create one united force. TPG Telecom has a powerhouse of brands which include Vodafone, TPG, iiNet, Internode, Lebara, AAPT and Felix. The latest technology and brave thinking let us connect our people and communities. You could play a role in that. A big one. We invite you to bring your boldness and stand out. You are empowered. Opportunities are plenty for those ready to accept the challenge.

This opportunity

We are seeking a skilled and versatile Networks Data Engineer with expertise in data engineering and network architecture to join our dynamic team.

Reporting into Head of Network & Infrastructure Integrated Planning, you will combine your Data Engineering background with your knowledge of telecommunications networks to facilitate the development and evolution of Networks planning & forecasting tools & capabilities. This will involve working cross-functionally with various technical and non-technical stakeholders to ensure necessary metrics are identified, captured, presented and forecasted appropriately to facilitate the planning process.


  • Collaborate with Networks & Infrastructure Architects, Business Intelligence and Data & Analytics experts to extract, transform, load and present network data in formats suitable for network & infrastructure planning.
  • Work with Planning Leads and Architects to ensure the definition and provision of appropriate network planning metrics and forecasts to support the planning process.
  • Leverage your knowledge of networks and network architecture to define and source suitable planning metrics from various tools, systems and platforms.
  • Working with technical stakeholders in BI and Data & Analytics teams to support creation of data pipelines for collecting, processing and storing network planning data
  • Utilise best practice tools and techniques to support & evolve network traffic growth and forecasting models, ensuring right-sized dimensioning of the network to support future products and services and to meet network performance KPI’s
  • Facilitate the reporting of key network performance indicators against forecasts to ensure network investment is aligned with network growth and performance.
  • Produce and issue reports and other documentation associated with network growth and demand forecasting
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to obtain aligned business forecasts to support network planning.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies in Data & Analytics, AI and Machine Learning with particular relevance to Network Dimensioning & Forecasting Models

Knowledge and experience

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Engineering or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Data Engineer or Network Architect in a Telecommunications Environment
  • Programming skills in languages such as Python & Java
  • Proficient in SQL and database management
  • Experience with Data Visualisation tools such as Power BI or Tableau
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Experience with financial concepts is beneficial
  • Experience in building forecasting models using predictive analytics concepts
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Continuous Improvement mindset

Benefits and perks

  • Flexible hybrid way of working (from home and office)
  • ‘Stay Connected Mobile’ – Access to a free mobile plan
  • ‘Stay Connected NBN’ – Access to a free NBN 100 plan
  • ‘Your Leave’ - an additional 4 days of leave to be used whenever you like - every year
  • Access to TPG Learning Hub platform and internal development opportunities
  • Access to Corporate Partner Discounts

Bolder and better together! 

Don’t meet every single requirement? We're ok with that. Studies have shown that women and those of underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for roles unless they meet every single criteria. At TPG Telecom we recognise that what may make you different, makes the difference!

We’re all about enabling every individual to be their authentic selves and creating a place where everybody belongs. If you are excited about this role, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to APPLY NOW regardless. You may just be the right candidate for this or perhaps another similar role with us.

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