Data Architect, Innovation & Transformation

Full-time - Sydney

Date posted
7 July 2022
Applications close
2 June 2022
  • Prepare REST for the future through strategic technology innovation
  • Join an award winning Fund Manager in a period of growth
  • Hybrid working model – Sydney or Melbourne location

Design our data and analytics solutions to help enable Rest’s business strategy. Uplift and modernise our current data and analytics landscape.

About Us

As one of Australia’s largest profit-to member superannuation funds, our mission is to help our members achieve their personal best retirement outcomes. Rest supports over 129,000 contributing employers, around 1.8 million members and has more than $60 billion of funds under management.


Our team at Rest enjoy a positive culture built around our core values “The Rest Effect”. We seek excellence in everything we do, are dynamic and innovative in the way we work, are always accountable, we are champions of our members, and we succeed together.

About the Job

As Data Architect, you will be responsible for the design of data and analytics solutions to help enable Rest’s business strategy. Your experience and enthusiasm will drive a range of strategic initiatives to uplift and modernise our current data and analytics landscape.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrated experience driving architectural change focusing on delivering tangible business outcomes
  • Design solutions for the enterprise data warehouse, master data, data analytics platform and data integration solutions.
  • Gather design requirements; plan, coordinate and participate in workshops, solution refinement, development activities, and support the testing of data & analytics work streams.
  • Extensive stakeholder management experience, collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • Define and maintain architectural patterns and standards for information / data architectures and ensure alignment with the overall technology architecture
  • Work on projects to deliver Solution Design artefacts including Conceptual Designs, High Level Designs, Technical Assessments, Solution Option Papers
  • Understand Rest’s business strategy, ensuring enterprise-wide compliance with Rest’s technology standards and frameworks

About You:

  • Extensive experience as a Data architect or similar role
  • Demonstrable Architecture & Implementation experience across multiple data projects and engagements.
  • Experience working with and designing scalable cloud-based data solutions using either AWS, Google or Azure is essential.
  • Good working knowledge of data cleansing, data profiling, data governance as well as data science and analytics practices.
  • Experience with designing and implementing CI/CD pipeline automation
  • An appreciation of the principals surrounding dataops & CI\CD tools like Jenkins, Github, AWS native etc.
  • Track record of excellent stakeholder communication and engagement skills

At Rest we believe that everyone has the power to make a difference and we offer an inclusive and diverse environment that values the qualities and backgrounds that our people bring to the team. We encourage open and diverse thinking, collaboration, innovation and high performance.


We value and support our team members by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to;

  • hybrid working environment
  • health and wellbeing programs
  • purchase leave scheme and gender neutral 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free salary continuance insurance
  • Meeting free lunch breaks (Rest stops)

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your resume and an optional covering letter summarising your experience and outlining why you are interested in the role or email

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Please note only people with the right to work in Australia will be considered.
To apply, click on the “Apply Now” button, fill in the form, attach your CV and cover letter addressing the points above. We look forward to hearing from you.