Graduate Data Engineer


Data and Analytics

Full Time

Are you a graduate or junior data engineer who is eager to learn, grow and challenge? Come join us exploring all facets of data engineering.

About TRA

TRA is an award-winning insight agency intent on solving the complex problems organisations face today. Combining our understanding of human behaviour with intelligent data capability we put people at the heart of the organisations we work with. 

We are looking for a Junior Data Engineer to assist in building and maintaining a highly automated system for processing data from a range of different sources.

About the role

Working alongside some of NZ’s top organisations, this fast-paced role will put your development and automation skills to test as your drive day to day maintenance of TRA’s ETL, ensure quality assurance processes are established and followed, and data is logically stored and readily accessible.

This is an exciting opportunity that will see you work with advanced technologies, maintain data streams and create reports, support development of automation and data integration, and make a big impact on the clients we work with. 

About you

We are looking for someone with:

  • A degree in Applied Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, and/or Engineering Science.
  • Is proficient in a number of coding languages such as R, Python, SQL, and has had exposure to open-source big data platforms and tools.
  • 1+ year relevant work experience.
  • Solid grading in statistical modelling and programmes with an understanding of how to build sustainable data and modelling frameworks.
  • Strong curiosity with passion for problem solving and delivering real world solutions using data.
  • Is a team player with expectational communication skills.
  • Can work in a fast-paced work environment and is focused on results.

Why work here

Winners of Best Innovation Programme at the 2018, 2020 and 2021 AFR Boss Most Innovative Company awards, we are an agency challenging the status quo and influencing decisions. 

We are a curious, creative, and multi-disciplinary team committed to delivering amazing work built on our values of collaboration, creativity, and clarity.  

We will take your career to the next level, with amazing on-the-job learning experiences and a strong and structured development environment.  

We have a supportive and inclusive environment, and we love to have fun together. From regular social events to our weekly sharing sessions, we relish a good opportunity to celebrate who we are and what we do.

How you work, where you work, and when you work is in your hands. TRA Flex is just one more way we challenge the status quo. If you would like to join a diverse group of thinkers and adopt a flexible approach to work-life balance, this is the place for you.

And of course, the competitive salary package underpins the experience. 

Contact Us

We want to hear from the learners, the open minded, the collaborative.  

If you’re a graduate or junior data engineer who wants to learn, grow and develop your analytical skills and business acumen, we’d love to hear from you. 

Apply now, or to find out more email

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