Data Engineer/Scientist

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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.




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The Opportunity -

Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) is looking for a Data Engineer/Scientist who will join the Engineering Strategy & Ops team, who are focused in creating Engineering excellence through diversity, culture, and strategic initiatives. This exciting role will play a crucial role in leveraging data to drive insights, solve complex problems, and contribute to the growth and success of our organisation.

We would welcome applicants who want to work flexibly in both hours and location (including part time work, a mix of home/office and office location including Brisbane, Adelaide, Newcastle or Melbourne).

As a Data Engineer/Scientist, you will

  • Collect, clean, pre-process, and analyse large datasets to extract meaningful insights and patterns.
  • Develop and implement statistical models, machine learning algorithms, and predictive analytics to optimise processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify data-driven opportunities and provide actionable recommendations.
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis to uncover trends, correlations, and anomalies.
  • Design and build data visualisations, dashboards, and reports to effectively communicate findings to stakeholders.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in data science, machine learning, and big data technologies, and apply them to enhance our data-driven capabilities.
  • Collaborate with data engineers and IT teams to ensure data quality, integrity, and security.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or in a similar role, with a strong track record of delivering impactful insights and solutions.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or R, and experience with data manipulation and analysis libraries (e.g., Pandas, NumPy, SciPy).
  • Solid understanding of statistical analysis, machine learning algorithms, and predictive modelling techniques.
  • Experience with data visualisation tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI) to effectively communicate complex findings.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and analytically.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with big data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark) and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SQL and database management systems.
  • Skilled in leading through influence

Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet Defence security requirements.

What's on offer?

Boeing values the health and wellbeing of our employees and offer true flexibility including working from home, compressed work weeks, and opportunities for part time arrangements, allowing you to balance your career with what is important to you outside of work.

Other benefits:

  • Work on cutting edge projects with opportunities to work across platforms.
  • Attractive remuneration and annual bonus.
  • Formal mentoring and training as well as on the job learning.
  • Formal reward and recognition program.
  • Access discounts for health insurance, travel and accommodation.
  • Paid study leave, paid parental leave and Defence leave.
  • Salary packaging options available.
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including annual flu vaccinations and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Social and community groups.

BDA works with strong links with our global Boeing community and we strongly encourage collaboration with our international counterparts.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and veterans are encouraged to apply.

If you are ready to join an innovative industry leader and would like to register your interest in working for Boeing, please click Apply Now.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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