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Senior Software and Data Model Developer - EY ROAM

Location:  Brisbane
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  22-Jan-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  544903

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



Climate change is driving an unprecedented transformation in the global energy sector. The energy industry is transitioning to a low carbon, decentralised future, facing a wide range of engineering and economic challenges along the way.


EY-ROAM is a leading provider of electricity market modelling services in Australia. Our role in the energy industry is to provide evidence-based insights, enabling our clients to make informed decisions amidst uncertainty and change. Our software is flexible and can be applied in any electricity market or power system globally. Our clients span the full spectrum of the supply chain including renewable generation developers, energy sector investors, transmission and distribution network service providers, retailers, regulators and government departments.


About the opportunity - Brisbane, Sydney or Perth


We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic senior software and data model developer to join the EY‑ROAM team in Brisbane, Sydney or Perth within EY’s Strategy and Transactions practice.


As a custodian of our proprietary modelling suite, you will be expected to support our client facing staff by overseeing continuous improvement of our software tools and electricity market data sets. You will take the initiative on a range of crucial software and IT innovation programmes to help ensure we retain and extend our market leading status. You will also support the development of software and data sets for emerging new service offerings and contribute to unique software development and data analysis requests for client specific engagements.


The successful candidate will need to demonstrate high quality analytical and creative problem solving skills, be well organised and have the ability to manage competing priorities, be able to team effectively with client facing staff and be prepared to rapidly expand their understanding of modelling energy markets and be comfortable working in a fast-paced consulting environment.


In parallel, you will have the opportunity to target your learning and development towards key areas of interest.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Relevant tertiary education in software engineering, computer engineering, computer science, data science, information systems or information technology or a similar discipline. Additional qualifications in the fields of power systems and electricity markets would be an advantage, but not a requirement.
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in a relevant field.
  • Excellent communication skills with a demonstrated ability to successfully identify and translate the requirements of internal stakeholders into mature, efficient, serviceable and scalable software tools.
  • Proficiency in primary interaction with SQL database. Experience with database server management and data structure design is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to document business requirements, technical requirements and business processes.
  • A demonstrated understanding of software development principles and an ability to apply them in practice. 
  • Broad experience with a range of programming languages.
    • Experience with SQL, Python and Excel is a requirement. 
    • Experience with a selection of Microsoft VBA, Matlab, C, Java, PHP, HTML, PowerBI and Azure would be considered advantageous but is not required. 
    • Experience with Web API, Angular or similar would be considered advantageous but is not required
  • High level numeracy skills with demonstrated experience in manipulating, querying, investigating and analysing large data sets efficiently in order to finding meaning and develop compelling data visualisations. 
  • An understanding of, or willingness to learn about the structure, key drivers and rules relevant to electricity market operations and planning.


What we offer


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


EY | Building a better working world 
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third-party provider.



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