Senior Data Scientist | BIG W

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Location: Bella Vista NSW 2153

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What we're like


At BIG W everyday’s a big day. For you, this could be the start of something big.


There are over 15,000 of us, in the biggest cities and the tiniest towns. And each of us has an important role to play to help make a real difference for families by providing real value, real solutions and real care.
If you have a passion for designing and delivering great customer and team experiences, a desire to join a business that is rapidly evolving into a purpose led digital retailer enabled by a great store network, and you’re looking for a place that cares about your development and growth, you could be who we’re looking for.


The Role


At BIG W, our ambition is to become a purpose-led digital retailer enabled by a great store network. Central to this ambition is the way we use data, analytics and insights to make better, more informed strategic customer, team and and business decisions and delivering automation and artificial intelligence capabilities to accelerate progress towards our ambition.

The Senior Data Scientist will lead the design and delivery of AI and Data Science solutions to solve business problems across a portfolio of BIG W opportunities.


Some key responsibilities will include:

  • Enable the BIG W business to further unlock the rich value of our data and deliver exceptional experiences for our customers & team
  • Engage with team members across BIG W and Woolworths Group to translate use cases to clear data science solutions
  • Support the Data, Analytics & Insights Partners in the development, prioritisation and delivery of our strategic analytics roadmap
  • Provide technical thought leadership in developing Artificial Intelligence and Data Science capabilities, including experiment design, recommendation systems, natural language processing, predictive modelling and optimisation methodologies to solve real problems and deliver tangible business value
  • Design, implement and maintain standard frameworks for the development & maintenance of data science product used to shape customer and team experiences
  • Leveraging your expertise in Python and/or R, ensure the technical accuracy and contextual relevance of data science deliverables throughout the team
  • Oversee and coach junior Data Science & Analytics team members
  • Evangelise the use of Data, Analytics & Insights capabilities, and coach cross-functional teams to understand where and when different techniques can create value

About You
To be successful in this role and thrive in our high performing and innovative culture, you will have a good understanding of how data & analytics can unlock the potential of the business and help realise BIG W’s ambition of becoming a purpose led digital retailer.

In addition, you will:

  • Experienced Data Scientist, with deep expertise in applying Artificial Intelligence and quantitative methods to solve business problems and deliver tangible results
  • Deep understanding and passion for data, analytics and insights and how it can unlock real customer, team and business challenges
  • A natural collaborator with a strong analytical mind-set you will be able to influence those around you with stakeholder management experience.
  • Advanced level of competence in solving difficult problems, using data science (advanced analytical) techniques

What's in it for you?

  • An attractive remuneration package including base, super and bonus.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest and best minds in Australia both across BIG W and Woolworths.
  • Opportunity to join the most engaging team in the business.
  • Tech options - Woolworths is the largest employer of Google Apps in Australia, are early adopters of Agile and have BYOD options too.
  • An exciting career - as our business grows, so do the opportunities for our people.
  • Flexibility and work-life balance policies that will help you thrive.



Joining the Group

As part of the wider Woolworths Group, we care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage and we are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference.

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn or via https://www.linkedin.com/company/big-w/?viewAsMember=true . #LI #work180

Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. BIG W is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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