Data Scientist

Location: Australia

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ow will I help?A

dvanced Analytics is Westpac’s central analytics and data science team tasked with solving the Bank’s most critical, strategic business problems. We engage at the senior executive level in the Bank to deliver high-impact insights and rapid prototype solutions to unlock business value and support key strategic decision making. Examples of projects we’ve recently delivered include:I

  • mproving customer outcomes using predictive churn modelling as well as optimising the performance of chat bots using NLP techniquesA
  • pplying AI/ML to develop high impact insights including forecasting and modelling outcomes from regulatory and market changesR
  • apid experiments within contact centres that deliver immediate productivity improvementsS
  • haping Westpac’s data and analytics agenda through authoring board level strategy and knowledge papersA

s a Data Scientist in Advanced Analytics, you’ll get to:S

  • olve Westpac’s big problems – own, set-up and run critical analytics and data science projects with senior leadership exposure, using an agile approach to deliver insights and unlock business valueI
  • deate and explore analytics opportunities – The freedom of working within a start-up culture to explore analytics and data science opportunities that are linked to business outcomesD
  • evelop your technical skillset and career – Nurture business relationship and develop your technical skills with one of Australia’s most comprehensive data sets using big data platforms and toolsB
  • e part of an exceptional team – be guided by experienced senior data scientists and business leaders and work alongside a high-performing team comprised of ex-tier-1 consultants, ex-start-up executives, full-stack developers and UX expertsW

hat's in it for you?Y

ou will build your profile internally with senior stakeholders and be part of the future of a business that has been around for 200 years. You'll be working for an organisation that supports development, internal career moves and flexible working (open to candidates-based interstate). Along with competitive salary, you'll receive Westpac’s generous benefits and a whole array of customer discounts.A

s a Data Scientist, you will be responsible for leading analytics and data science workstreams and ensuring that business value is delivered. This will involve:P

  • roject ownership – Define analytics and data science projects and manage execution collaborating with colleagues across the Bank with responsibility for the outcomeD
  • ata-driven analysis – Identify, source, cleanse and validate data, applying relevant analytical techniques, interpreting these insights, and then working collaboratively to design holistic solutionsA
  • nalytics and Data Science thought leadership – Contribute to the Bank’s approach to applying analytics and data science to solve business problems, including advocating for best practice and maintaining well structured and documented codeR
  • isk management - Ensuring project activities are well managed, protecting the security and privacy of the bank’s information, ensuring solutions are reliable and trusted, and protect customer, stakeholders and the communityI

deal candidates should be passionate about the application and business value of analytics and data science within Banking and excited to work on a variety of rapid, high-impact engagements.R

ole requirements include:2

  • -4 years of experience applying AI/ML techniques to achieve commercial outcomes in industry or as part of a reputable analytics consulting firmA
  • working technical proficiency in analytics and data science platforms and tools including but not limited to i) SQL/R/Python, ii) Tableau/PowerBI and iii) Hadoop/SparkE
  • xperience collaborating within cross-functional teams to deliver outcomes for business stakeholdersW

hat is it like to work there?W

e aim to provide one big, supportive team to help us reach our vision to become one of the world's great service companies. As an equal opportunity employer, we're proud to have created a culture and work environment that values diversity and flexibility – and champions inclusion.T

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