Careers at Ascention

Our people are the heart of what we do

To enable them to perform at their best, we maintain a positive and motivating environment to foster personal and professional growth.

We actively promote a dynamic workplace in which integrity, openness and respect are the cornerstones of our company culture. Our consultants work as part of a diverse and cohesive team that is focused on results – delivering the best possible outcomes for our clients. We also foster innovation and opportunities to champion new ideas and our employees are motivated, engaged and proud to be part of the Ascention family.

Professional excellence is at the core of what we do, built on the foundations of company culture, reward and recognition, career management and job satisfaction – to develop satisfying and fulfilling careers for all.

We welcome career enquiries from enterprise performance management professionals, whether or not a position is listed in our current vacancies below. If you are interested in joining our passionate team, please contact us.

Vacant Positions

  • Senior MDM Consultant
  • Canberra / Melbourne / Sydney Based
  • Hybrid Working from Home Policy
  • Competitive base salary with bonus program

 

About Us

Ascention is a fast-growing Software & Technology consultancy headquartered in Sydney supporting the AUS/NZ Market.  With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra, we are growing fast!  Our brand, people, and service delivery specialising in governance and management of data is the best in the business. We pride ourselves by our excellence and commitment to being the experts at what we do.  Our hyper growth shows that our customers value it too.  We are a friendly, laid back, open and smart group who thinks work should be fun, challenging and a place to grow.

About the Role

Reporting to the COO, the Senior MDM Consultant is responsible for collaborating with customers, project leads and technical resources on related projects to bring best practices and strategy to Data, Data Governance and Data Management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead MDM requirement analysis sessions with business users
  • Define measurable metrics per subject area to support a robust and successful deployment of an MDM platform
  • Define requirements for data matching and merging rules, survivorship criteria and data stewardship workflows
  • Thorough understanding of master data hierarchy management
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data architecture and data integration implementations
  • Responsible for generating data management
  • Understands and leverages enterprise architecture principles for cross-functional purposes
  • Participates in products roadmap planning, recommending technologies and solutions
  • Identifies and proposes new opportunities for data integration
  • Consults with business representatives and work with the Business Analyst to ensure understanding of the business requirements and future strategic direction of the business/function
  • Drive data quality and governance effort across organization
  • Participate in pre-sales, discovery and proof of concepts as required

Key skills:

  • More than five (5+) years of direct experience in MDM design, development, support and operations with a leading MDM platform
  • At least five (5+) years direct experience in Data Management, Data Quality, Database and ETL development, support and operations
  • Experience with MDM Software solutions and Data Virtualisation Suites is highly regarded ie Tibco, Informatica, Ataccama and others
  • Exposure to and conceptual understanding of data integration tools and technologies
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities

Essential Work Permissions

  • Full working rights in Australia

Please note we will be able to contact only shortlisted candidates for this role. We thank you in advance for your interest.

Please use the form below to apply for this position

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead MDM requirement analysis sessions with business users
  • Define measurable metrics per subject area to support a robust and successful deployment of an MDM platform
  • Define requirements for data matching and merging rules, survivorship criteria and data stewardship workflows
  • Thorough understanding of master data hierarchy management
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data architecture and data integration implementations
  • Responsible for generating data management
  • Understands and leverages enterprise architecture principles for cross-functional purposes
  • Participates in products roadmap planning, recommending technologies and solutions
  • Identifies and proposes new opportunities for data integration
  • Consults with business representatives and work with the Business Analyst to ensure understanding of the business requirements and future strategic direction of the business/function
  • Drive data quality and governance effort across organization
  • Participate in pre-sales, discovery and proof of concepts as required

Job Skill Set:

  • More than ten (10+) years of direct experience in MDM design, development, support and operations with a leading MDM platform
  • At least five (5+) years direct experience in Data Management, Data Quality, Database and ETL development, support and operations
  • Experience with Orchestra Networks is highly regarded
  • Exposure to and conceptual understanding of data integration tools and technologies
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Be able to deal with ambiguity and make quality decisions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional matrix environment
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees
  • Able to quickly learn new technologies as they become prevalent and widely implemented including decision making, time management, and task prioritization

Key Requirements

  • Strong technical background
  • Comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders), gathering requirements and scoping solutions

Essential Work Permissions

  • Full working rights in Australia

Location:  Sydney / Melbourne / Canberra / Darwin

Please use the form below to apply for this position

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with customers and partners to gather requirements and design complex business application and data integration solutions
  • Translate business processes and requirements into technical integration requirements and designs
  • Evaluate new applications to assess integration approach
  • Provide architecture-level infrastructure recommendations, configuration, and sizing requirements to support the project product suite
  • Recommend best practices for implementing, managing, and governing integrations
  • Define and promote the adoption of best practices across the internal and external user community

Job Required Technical Skills

  • Experience and proven track record in the data management and master data management space; utilising name brand vendors like Informatica, SAP, IBM, Ataccama, Stibo Systems or similar, but special notice will be made for Orchestra Networks experience
  • Proven ability to design and optimize application and data integration processes across disparate systems
  • Experience with enterprise integration tools, middleware technologies, and application and data integration patterns including ESB, MOM, JMS, SOAP/REST web services, databases, ETL
  • Practical experience implementing service s oriented architecture design and enabling technologies including messaging, XML, JSON, web services, and HTTP
  • Experience with Cloud and Software-as-a-Service paradigm and enabling technologies
  • General knowledge of common business systems (CRM, SFA, ERP) and processes (lead to cash, requisitions, order management, etc.)
  • General knowledge of key application infrastructure components such as VMware, storage (NAS, SAN, SMB), Java JVM, networking (firewall, load balancing, proxies)

Desired Technical Skills

  • Familiarity with MDM suites
  • Data architecting and modelling
  • Database skills including SQL, data modelling, and databases (e.g. MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle)
  • Messaging skills including JMS (e.g. ActiveMQ, MQSeries, OracleAQ)
  • Development/scripting skills with Java, Groovy, JavaScript

Key Requirements

  • Strong technical background
  • Comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders (CFO’s), gathering requirements and scoping solutions

Essential Work Permissions

  • Full working rights in Australia

Location:  Sydney / Melbourne / Canberra / Darwin

Please use the form below to apply for this position

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead integration requirement analysis sessions with business users
  • Define integration requirements for data matching and merging rules, survivorship criteria and data stewardship workflows
  • Thorough understanding of master data hierarchy management
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data architecture and data integration implementations
  • Responsible for generating integration management
  • Understands and leverages enterprise architecture principles for cross-functional purposes
  • Participates in solution roadmap planning, recommending solutions and integration paths
  • Identifies and proposes new opportunities for data integration
  • Consults with business representatives and work with the Business Analyst to ensure understanding of the business requirements and future strategic direction of the business/function
  • Drive data quality and governance effort across organization
  • Participate in pre-sales, discovery and proof of concepts as required

Job Skill Set:

  • More than ten (10+) years of direct experience in integration implementation, design, development, support and operations
  • At least five (5+) years direct experience in Data Management, Data Quality, Database and ETL development, support and operations
  • Experience with Orchestra Networks or other MDM platforms is highly regarded
  • Daily usage and expertise in data integration tools and technologies
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Be able to deal with ambiguity and make quality decisions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional matrix environment
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees
  • Able to quickly learn new technologies as they become prevalent and widely implemented including decision making, time management, and task prioritization

Key Requirements

  • Strong technical background
  • Comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders), gathering requirements and scoping solutions

Primary Technologies Required

  • Java technologies (Hibernate, Velocity, Jini, JMS, XML)
  • UI technologies (Ajax, .Net)
  • Eclipse, CVS, Subversion, Maven, Junit, Bamboo, Jira
  • Agile development
  • Spring Framework (MVC, Integration, Security)
  • OO Analysis and Design, UML, Design Patterns
  • Business Process Modeling (BPMN, Activiti Workflow and Business Process Management Platform)

Essential Work Permissions

  • Full working rights in Australia

Location:  Sydney / Melbourne / Canberra / Darwin

Please use the form below to apply for this position