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Business Intelligence Engineer III

Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3194

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply chilled, frozen, and shelf-stable products to Australia's major retail and foodservice markets.


We are home to some of Australia's most loved and trusted food brands, including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggo's, John West, and Chiko. We have six Australian manufacturing sites and employ more than 2,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.


As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on bringing to life Aussie grown produce. We embrace sustainable practices that care for our planet's precious resources today and for generations to come. We are an integral part of the global JR Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits


At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values:


  • Respect for Resources
  • Spirit of Innovation
  • Passion for People


We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.


Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

The Perks


  • Flexible working arrangements and a variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program
  • Bonus incentives
  • Discounted Health Insurance and Gym Memberships
  • Sensory Club Program - Enjoy and taste our new product launches and access to our Culinary cooking sessions
  • Novated Car Leasing Agreements
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave


Simplot Australia values the innovation and relationship building that comes from face to face connection but also recognises the need for flexibility in the lives of our team members. This is why we have a hybrid work environment, with one dedicated day per week where we all come together to maintain our successful culture of innovation, connection and collaboration.

About our Role


Simplot is on a transformational journey focused on delivering value to our customers now and in the future. The Enterprise Data and Analytics (ED&A) Team is responsible for creating and maintaining a modern data and analytics platform to support our company’s dynamic global needs.  In this position, you will contribute to building a complete value chain from source system to a Kimball-modeled Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (BI) Platform, providing insight across the entire organization.  We are currently looking for an innovative and driven collaborator interested in joining our ED&A team to provide solutions for our Business Partners and help inspire a data-driven culture.

What will you do


  • Contribute to the design, development, maintenance, and support of Simplot’s modern Enterprise Data Warehouse 
  • Design, build, and maintain reliable pipelines to move and transform data accurately based on architectural standards & patterns (using ADF, Spark, Databricks, T-SQL, etc.)
  • Develop technical requirements and provide technical guidance/leadership/oversight to IT colleagues and vendors.
  • Data lineage and traceability including implementing measures required by regulatory authorities and Simplot data privacy/use policies.
  • Data quality monitoring and collaboration with data owners/stewards on quality rules, resolutions, etc.
  • Understand Business needs and collaborate with the business to prototype and productionize data models that provides Business insights based on business processes and sourcing data from application databases, manufacturing equipment, IoT sensors, flat files, API’s, etc.
  • Build, test, and deploy new Power BI data models
  • Collaborate with business to create and maintain Analytics reports and ensure visualizations adhere to UX best practices and technical standards
  • Participate in design and code reviews, documentation, and contribute to company-wide standards
  • Cultivate cross-functional collaborative relationships with Subject Matter Experts as well as other departments within the Technology DivisionCommunicate technical and business topics to key Business Stakeholders
  • Manage time across project, support, and enhancement initiatives
  • Build future data and analytics environment for a diverse global enterprise

About you


  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills and be able to clearly interpret business requirements and processes into efficient code, data models and PowerBI visualizations
  • Extensive experience in logical and physical data models and entity-relationship diagrams in a star schema data warehouse using Kimball principles
  • Experience in Modern Data Warehouse solutions using Azure Stack (Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks)
  • Experience building semantic layers with technologies such as Power BI, DAX and SSAS including connecting, manipulating, enhancing, and testing data sets to and developing measures
  • Experience in Azure DevOps (Work item management, source control and CI/CD Pipelines) and developing business intelligence solutions using SSIS
  • Possesses a growth mind set and eager to learn new technologies/methodologies to contribute to a collaborative team environment
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related field or significant years of relevant works experience to qualify as BI Engineer III
  • Highly Desirable - Experience with Power Platforms” including Power Apps and Power Automate 
  • Experience in query performance tuning and index design and Data Lake Technologies
  • Experience in other ETL Tools and  in scripting and automation of development processes


If this sounds like you, please apply online today.

Job Requisition ID: 10985 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): Chifley Business Park Office - Melbourne 

Country: Australia 


Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at