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Data Scientist, FMCG

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Full Time




Elizabeth Trujillo


4 days ago

Our client is looking for a Data Scientist with experience in FMCG, retail or manufacturing, who is confident in being the glue between external customers (business stakeholders), sales, science and engineering teams.

This is an Adelaide based role.

What would you do?

  • Performing data-driven tasks such as cleaning, wrangling, exploration, visualization, etc. to produce insights from the data
  • Running individual and multi-stakeholder requirement gathering sessions, primarily with middle and senior business managers across a variety of business functions, alongside their SMEs
  • Assessing the business case, pain points and producing solution design supported and backed by data-driven decisions
  • Conceptualizing solutions at the logical architecture level, including input and output data, the format and frequency of data exchanges, and overall system interfaces used to exchange data
  • Understanding the most important issues that need to be solved to deliver on their desired future state
  • Analyzing customers' data, systems, and processes to establish a complete understanding of how the required business elements work
  • Presenting the solution (the understanding of the business problem solved, high-level solution architecture and the insights derived) to technical and non-technical audiences

Personal attributes required:

  • Effective questioning skills that get to the underlying issues
  • Commitment to understanding the detail
  • Good stakeholder management
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to get in touch with both the technical detail and the personalities of the people involved

Technical skills for this role:

  • 3 years of experience as a Data Scientist, with strong experience in data wrangling, analysis, visualization, etc.
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in FMCG or retail with strong knowledge of relevant business processes, terminologies, etc.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, detail orientation, and ability to comprehend complex business problems and define detailed business rules and business logic
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in a relevant technical discipline like Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology
  • Advanced skills in analytics, insights generation and ability to work with large volume of data
  • Strong experience and command over SQL, R, Python
  • Understanding of the software development process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated skill writing clear and concise technical documentation.
  • Consulting experience (desirable)
  • Experience working with software vendors of SaaS-based applications (desirable)
  • Exposure to Java, HTML, restful Web Services and mobile deployments, Unit Testing, and continuous integration (desirable).

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