Data Scientist

Location: Southbank, Victoria
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH92990_1491202012

My client is an ASX listed company in Melbourne who is going through significant growth, particularly in their analytics function. The Head of Analytics is looking to triple the Data Science team in the next 2-3 years and significantly increase the company's analytics capabilities. The individuals in this role will have a blend of big data technologies coupled with a strong knowledge of predictive modelling methods.

In this role, you will be responsible for wrangling data, performing statistical analysis, building Machine Learning algorithms, as well as prototyping, building and implementing data products. In addition to having a depth of technical experience you will also engage with and influence business stakeholders.

The qualifications you will have include 5 years proven experience working in an analytics environment. A PhD / MS in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Operational Research, Marketing, Business, Economics, Applied Mathematics, or another quantitative field of study; a strong working knowledge of Python, R, SQL, Java, C++, Scala, Spark. You should also have the proven ability to work with large data sets and have built complex models and algorithms. Lastly, a strong portfolio of machine learning projects is important.

If this is you please contact me for a confidential conversation. Tessa Gould at 03 8629 1020.