Data Scientist

Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 26 days ago
Contact: Leah Windley
Discipline:
Reference: 203125_1588751025

Our client is a well-known Australian enterprise based in Melbourne's east. They seek to add a data scientist to their advanced analytics team for an initial 3-month contract.

The Advanced Analytics group plays a key part in achieving data driven decision making through the application of Statistics, Machine Learning, Predictive modelling and Optimisation algorithms.

The Role:

As a Data Scientist, you will conduct rigorous evaluation of models before coming into the defence process, anticipate questions and over deliver on evaluation. You will also be displaying the following characteristics:

  • Research new Advanced Analytics opportunities in areas of predictive modelling, regression, machine learning, optimisation, deep learning, reinforcement learning, NLP etc to identify new opportunities for future solutions
  • Serve as a trusted advisor by cultivating relationships with stakeholders and across various leadership teams to improve their understanding and knowledge of data science techniques
  • Deliver a seamless and proactive service to stakeholders articulating customer opportunity, commercial benefit, analytical findings and data recommendations. Showcase, benchmark and quantify the value and outcomes of analytics-based decision making


To be successful, you'll have:

  • Professional demonstrated experience as a Data Scientists or Senior Analyst
  • Deep expertise in one or more of the following: predictive modelling(including forecasting), optimisation and operations research, marketing/personalisation modelling, statistical and insights analysis.
  • Key analytical techniques, e.g. regression, clustering, optimisation, machine learning, NLP, deep learning, reinforcement learning etc
  • Analytical applications - R, Python, SQL
  • Productivity applications - Git, Jira, Confluence
  • Driven to problem solve and use technology as an enabler
  • A team player who enjoys working in a collaborative environment
  • Confidently presents messages in a clear, concise and articulate manner

If this sounds like you don't hesitate to apply now with your latest resume in Word format. Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis.