Correlate Resources

Senior Data Scientist - Contract

Job description

E2E Retail Senior Data Scientist

The Client

Our client is an Australian market leader in the Retail Industry. They boast some of the industry's largest and most complex data assets. Employing the industry's brightest analytical minds they offer a hot bed for innovation and offer unparalleled opportunities for career development and growth.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to work in the team to develop, implement and optimise analytical and predictive models to drives competitive advantage and market leading performance. You will create and manage the pipeline of work to ensure delivery within timeframes & ensure effective adoption of data science models and outputs. You will champion data science across numerous stakeholders to demonstrate the benefits of data science in driving improved business outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with key stakeholders to understand business questions and execute data science projects that deliver business solutions
  • Working on complex and extremely varied data sets from some of Australia’s largest organisations to solve business problems that make a tangible difference
  • Developing data science products and solutions for our stakeholders as well as for our data science team
  • End-to-end data science execution including scoping, building, testing, implementation, maintenance, tracking and optimisation of predictive models
  • Writing highly optimized code to advance our internal Data Science Toolbox
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary environment with specialists in machine learning, engineering, and data engineering
  • Adding real-world impact to your academic expertise, as you will need to write papers and present at meetings to non-technical stakeholders who need to understand what you are presenting

Experience and Skills

  • Must have experience working within a retail banking environment. Consulting experience is also a nice to have.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Data Science, Applied Statistics, or Mathematics
  • Proven experience in a similar role where you have applied advanced analytical and statistical methods in the commercial world and data science methods to business problems.
  • You have exceptional communication skills with the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders and strong presentation skills to explain complex analytical concepts.
  • Advanced working knowledge of analytical programming using Python and SQL along with exposure to Azure, AWS or GCP.

Location: Melbourne (hybrid - 2 days in office)

Contract Length: 6 month contract with extensions available


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