Machine Learning and Automation Specialist

Location: Sydney CBD, Sydney, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: Plus Bens and Bonus
REF: 251216_1631068458

Great opportunity to join an ASX 50 leader both in business and the Technology they utilise as a Machine Learning and Automation expert. The role will be working with the business to identify opportunities for Ai and ML which is a high level of sponsorship within the organisation.

As an AI/ML Specialist, you'll work closely with technology team and business stakeholders to generate data driven actionable insights using state of the art advanced analytical techniques with a view to create robust solutions that deliver business value.

The principal tasks of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Foster strong partnerships with technology and business to inspire and deliver the commercial value proposition of AI/ML and actively manage and deliver initiatives that align to targeted business areas.
  • Design, build, operationalize scalable, reliable and cost effective AI/ML pipelines by leveraging the industry standard out of the box cloud based ML models.
  • Ability to identify insights from large structured and unstructured datasets and present findings to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Advanced knowledge in AI/ML concepts(learning/explanation, regularisation, hyperparameter optimisation, model/data drift testing, bias variance and validation methods) with a hands on experience in operationalizing, training, retro-fitting and automating end to end aspects of ML models.
  • Strong grasp of data life cycle management (ingestion, transformation, persistence, retrieval) and solid understanding of data engineering/data science principles with an ability to use state of art methods and programming languages.
  • Establish best practises, optimize and continuously monitor the health of the AI/ML platform and carve a way for the team to build and grow machine learning capability.
  • Possess strong critical reasoning, strategic and tactical problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as operative effectively in a team environment.
  • Network with internal and external partners, train and evangelize AI/ML principles and techniques with the wider community.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or other quantitative disciplines
  • A minimum of 2 years commercial experience in advanced analytics role.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience working in technology teams with a hands on expertise of the life cycle management of AI/ML models in a production environment.
  • Experience in applying wide variety of statistical and modelling techniques with larger data sets.
  • Experience in building and productionizing out of the box AI/ML models in a distributed cloud technology (AWS preferred).
  • Proficient in coding (Git/Jenkins) and experience in several languages(Python, SQL) with a focus on AI/ML techniques.
  • Strong understanding of data modelling and data warehousing principles
  • Strong team player and communications and ability to articulate at all levels of the business
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility


  • AWS platform
  • Snowflake & Informatica
  • Tableau experience
  • Project management
  • Agile & Product Management
  • CI/CD Devops practices
  • API build and management
  • R and Spark