Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$135000 - AU$170000 per annum
Reference: 179826_1518492113
Contact Name: Josh Whitehead
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2018 14:21

Job Description

Excited by Big Data, Machine Learning and AI? Interested in creating new state-of-the-art solutions using Machine Learning and NLP techniques?

My client is developing state-of-the-art Machine Learning and NLP solutions and applying predictive technology to a wide spectrum of problems.

They are looking for a talented and experienced Machine Learning/Data Scientist who can apply innovative techniques to real-world problems. You will get to work in a team dedicated to advancing Machine Learning solutions and NLP and converting it to business-impacting solutions.

The role:

Use machine learning, data mining and statistical techniques to create new, scalable solutions for business problems

  • Analyse and extract relevant information from business data to help automate and optimize key processes
  • Design, develop and evaluate highly innovative models for predictive learning
  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
  • Research and implement novel machine learning and statistical approaches


  • An MS/PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational research, Statistics or in a highly quantitative field. PhD strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years of industry experience in predictive modelling and analysis, predictive software development
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Good skills with programming languages, such as Java or C/C++
  • Experience using Scala, Spark and/or R
  • Experience using Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing
  • Happy to mentor junior team members and guide them on machine learning and data modelling applications