Data Science Consultant

Location: Melbourne
Salary: $135,000 - $150,000
Specialisation:
Reference: 3016348
Consultant: Geraint Cooper
Email: Email Geraint
The Data Scientist will collaborate with business stakeholders on discovery activities, and deliver advanced analytic insights to improve customer experience and add shareholder value. You will work within cross functional experiment teams, conducting experiments using advanced analytics and machine learning techniques to discover actionable insights.  


You will provide insights by applying rigorous data science methodologies to develop statistical and mathematical models, while also having the chance to be involved with exciting advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning and innovation.




What you’ll be doing…
  • Develop, test and implement statistical and mathematical models, using a variety of rigorous techniques, across multiples business lines
  • Support, test and develop Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence capability across the enterprise
  • Support the wider Data Science community, including segmentation frameworks, lifecycle event triggers, predictive models and advanced analytics
  • Present insights and learning in a clear way to our executives
  • Support the team to deliver their strategic agenda
 

 
What you will bring... 
  • Post Graduate degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or similar industry experience
  • A background in statistical analysis and modelling techniques over large data sets, with proven capability constructing, validating, and implementing models
  • You're comfortable developing code and performing analysis using common tools such as R / Python
  • Ability to build appropriate models from scratch and justify the methods and science used
  • The ability to explain simply how complex models work, and how they can be used in the real world to achieve desired business outcomes
  • An openness to new ways of thinking and working
 
Required expertise in the following disciplines:
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Feature Engineering
  • Text Mining and Sentiment Analytics
  • Machine Learning
 
Required technical skills:
  • Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Spark
  • R, Python,
  • Strong SQL skills
 
Desirable skills & experience:
  • Micro service development
  • API development
  • Visualisation products
  • NoSQL technologies (incl HBase)
 
How to Apply:

This is a great opportunity to join an award winning company as it goes from strength to strength.
If you believe this role is for you, please apply by sending your CV via the big button below or contact Geraint for a confidential discussion on (03) 8637 7370 / Geraint.cooper@xpand.com.au