Team Leader Data Linkage - Information and System Performance
Salary: PSO Level 7 $118,725 - $127,033 p.a. pro rata
Location: East Perth
Unit/Division: Purchasing and System Performance
Work Type:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time
Position No: 00015147
Closing Date: 2020-02-24 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)
Attachments: - applicant information package (ascender version).pdf
- team leader data linkage 00015147 pso level 7 november 2019.pdf

Vacancy Reference No. 921310 

This is a full-time position; however, consideration may be given to applicants seeking part-time opportunities.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.  

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.
Other Conditions:  WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour. 

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

Job Share arrangements may be considered.


Position Profile: This is a unique opportunity to join our team in the newly created position of Team Leader Data Linkage. 

Reporting to the Manager, Data Engineering, you will be responsible for the leadership of a small team of data engineers supporting the data lifecycle for all data maintained by the ISP Directorate, with particular focus on data linkage. This role ensures delivery and support of concurrent projects and systems, with a focus on providing innovative and high-performance data solutions, including data-driven application feeds, data integration and automated self-service functions. You will provide leadership on day to day tasks and lead the scoping, estimating, planning and execution of data engineering projects and will serve as a point-of-contact for questions about data structures, transformations, and quality.

Your extensive and current experience in the management of data across the full life cycle, knowledge of contemporary data linkage techniques and ability to lead and manage teams will support your ability to deliver the outcomes of the role.

You are encouraged to review the Job Description for further information about the position, including the essential selection criteria which will be assessed throughout the selection process. If you would like additional information to this, you can contact Tom Eitelhuber, Manager, Data Engineering on 9222 2371.  

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information go  to:
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at   

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.


Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online ( Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants.  

Applicants are asked to provide a comprehensive resume and a maximum 3 page response to the selection criteria. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

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