Senior Data Scientist- Multiple positions

Location: Hawthorn, Victoria
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 23 days ago
Contact: Rhea Paul
Reference: 248407

About the Company:

Our client is a leading organization within the retail sector. They are looking for multiple Senior Data Scientists to join their Advanced Analytical Team.

About the role:

This is a 6-month contract with a potential extension.

The office is based in Hawthorn, Melbourne.

This role follows a hybrid work model.


  • Conduct rigorous evaluation of models before coming into the defence process
  • Challenge the status quo to achieve the best outcomes
  • Be rigorous and trusted for quality, design and building clever solutions
  • 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
  • Showcase, benchmark and quantify the value and outcomes of analytics-based decision making

Skills and experience:

  • Have experience in analytical applications - R, Python, Scala, Hive, Spark, SQL, etc.
  • Have experience with productivity applications - Git, Jira, Confluence
  • A team player who enjoys working in a collaborative environment
  • Experience working with key analytical techniques, e.g. regression, clustering, optimisation, machine learning, NLP, deep learning, reinforcement learning etc.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Analytics professional with a proven track record in Advanced Analytics / Data Science / Mathematics / Computer Science / Measurement Science and/or Econometrics
  • Relevant Bachelor or Master's degree
  • Data Scientist with a speciality in Optimisation or forecasting


  • Cross-functional communication and team-player
  • Stakeholder management and presentation skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical approach
  • Resilient and growth-mindset

What's in it for you:

  • Career growth
  • Work with a team of highly capable Senior Data Scientists
  • Potential for contract extension
  • Great brand name
  • Supportive team and inclusive culture

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Rhea Paul on 0380807218 quoting reference #248407.

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