Senior Data Scientist

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 2896466
Salary: $150,000 +
Contact: Geraint
Email: email Geraint
This is an opportunity for you to form part of an awesome team that plays a crucial role in transforming the data and analytics landscape as well as driving deeper data-driven decisions to help our customers and business.

In this role you will work across multiple analytic experiments supporting data scientists with best practice, and ensuring that machine learning within experiments is developed in a sustainable manner and in-line with best practices.

What you’ll be doing…
Key activities:
  • Develop, test and implement statistical and mathematical models, using a variety of rigorous techniques, across multiples business lines
  • Represent the analytics hub at events presenting and demonstrating on topics such as data science best practice.
  • Develop frameworks for data science best practices, and work closely with the analytic platform team to automate frameworks for scalability to the wider business.
  • Support the team with learning and development, and help with upskilling resources in new data science techniques.
  • Support, test and develop Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence capability across the enterprise
  • Support bank-wide Data Science, including segmentation frameworks, lifecycle event triggers, predictive models and advanced analytics
  • Present insights and learning’s in a clear way to our executives
Accountable or Responsible for:
  • Leading and supporting the management of multiple analytic experiments
  • Sharing knowledge and uplifting capabilities with analysts in the business
  • Thought leadership in the approach to analytics at the bank
  • Developing and automating data science best practices in analytics platform.
  • Demonstrating value and benefit from advanced analytics to senior stakeholders

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
  • Machine Learning
Required technical skills:
  • Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Spark
  • R, Python,
  • NoSQL technologies (incl HBase)
  • Strong SQL skills
Desirable skills & experience:
  • Micro service development
  • API development
  • Visualisation products

What's in it for you?

This is a fast growing organisation with lots of career opportunities and the ability to earn an excellent package.
To learn more and have access to a more complete job description listing the full responsibilities, please apply by sending your CV via the big button below or contact Geraint for a confidential discussion on (03) 8637 7370.