Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 203125_1592808786
Contact Name: Leah Windley
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 22, 2020 16:53

Job Description

Our client is a well-known Australian enterprise based in Melbourne's east. They seek to add a data scientist who is an R Programming Superstar 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:

  • Research new Advanced Analytics opportunities using R 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 Scientist or Senior Analyst
  • Strong coding abilities in R is essential
  • Deep expertise in one or more of the following: Optimisation and Operations Research or Probabilistic Methods and Bayesian Modelling
  • Analytical applications - R, 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.