Bupa

Data Scientist

Job description

Job Description:
Reporting into the Data Science Manager, this Data Scientist role has accountability for creating and delivering data-driven value to different business units via the utilisation of data to discover insights, predict behaviour, and visualise results and patterns observed through the application of statistical and machine learning techniques on data. The incumbent also needs to be able to clearly and concisely articulate findings to both technical and business stakeholders.

How will I help?
  • Apply business acumen to work with business stakeholders to identify and gain understanding of complex analytic questions
  • Design approach, test approach, create algorithms and build complex data models
  • Apply advanced analytics techniques – machine learning, statistical modelling, data mining etc. to develop algorithms and deliver intelligence
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner
  • Provide quality assurance, leading practice guidance and collaborate with Data Engineers and Analysts
  • Utilise big data technologies, provide innovation and thought leadership
  • Enhance and sustain big data platform

What’s in it for me?
Working at purpose driven company with a long history of helping customers live happier, healthier and longer lives, you will join a team that is influencing a number of important health agendas in the region. In terms of strategy work, you’ll be working at the leading edge of all growth and health topics, which means exciting opportunities to showcase your skills on both global and local strategic topics. To this end, you’ll be encouraged to grow as a strategist, but also an entrepreneur and socialiser of ideas within the broader Bupa community. Surrounded by a team of past global management consultants and advisers, this role will put you on the fast lane for your own personal development. In addition to knowledgeable teammates, you will also partner with folks who are dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experiences, as well as those who are bringing new ones to market. We respect and consider everyone because diversity of problem-solving is the greatest ingredient for amazing strategy development!

Perk highlights:
Bupa has a range of benefits related to the many healthcare services it delivers, in addition to offering employees flexible working arrangements.
  • Discount on our health insurance, travel, car, home, contents and pet insurance products as well as discounts when you attend a Bupa Dental clinic or purchase glasses from a Bupa Optical store
  • A dedicated internal wellbeing team provides you with a range of services, such as a global resilience program, regular training opportunities on a range of wellbeing topics and access to a plethora of wellbeing discounts
  • An additional well-being day each year to enjoy a day off
  • Flexible working arrangements that can evolve with your life over time
  • Access to market leading digital development platforms to accelerate your learning journey within Bupa

What do I need?
  • Deep knowledge of statistics & machine learning techniques and algorithms
  • Commercial experience of building and improving advanced analytics solutions
  • Excellent scripting and programming skills including Python and R in addition to Strong data analysis, discovery and preparation skills
  • An understanding of data visualisation principles and experience with data visualisation tools including Tableau and PowerBI
  • Ability to communicate complex information in a clear, succinct manner
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within virtual and agile team environments
  • The ability to work with a high level of autonomy
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in data science, statistics, mathematics or similar discipline

About Bupa
Bupa is an international healthcare group which has a purpose to deliver longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world for more than 70 years. In Australia and New Zealand, Bupa assists more than 5 million customers through a broad range of health and care services including health insurance, aged care, rehabilitation, dental, optical, medical, hearing and medical visa services.

Our people reflect the diversity of our community. At Bupa, your wellbeing, identity and own story is respected and valued.
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Full time
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