Job description

About The Role

We are seeking a highly skilled Data Scientist to join our dynamic Data & Advanced Analytics Team. As a Data Scientist, you will play an important role in enabling data-informed decision-making across various business units. By developing sophisticated diagnostic and predictive models, you will help identify opportunities for business improvement and transformation through data science methodologies, partnering with leaders along the way. The role is also responsible for:

  • Collaboration with digital teams to initiate, monitor and maintain data pipelines or models
  • Uplift of the business’ data literacy by presenting findings and recommendations in a clear, concise, and actionable manner.
  • Continuously improve ways of working, including processes and technologies that support analytics development.

About Us

At TasNetworks, we are proud to be the leading provider of electricity transmission and distribution services in Tasmania. With our unwavering commitment to safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction, we deliver a superior electricity supply to over 285,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Our core values and forward-thinking approach make us the trusted brand for all your energy needs.

By joining TasNetworks, you will experience the difference of a company that puts customers first, values safety above all, unifies in the face of challenges, and embraces diversity and forward thinking. Together, we are powering a bright future for Tasmania.

About You

To be successful in this exciting new role in our Strategy team, you will bring strong analytical and problem solving skills with a proven ability to develop and implement complex diagnostic or predictive models. You will have experience using structured methodologies to solve real-life business problems in a commercial setting, with exposure to a range of fields in data science (ie simulations, predictive models etc, and the ability to influence using data and analytics.

You Will Also Bring

  • Academic qualifications in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics or other relevant field
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, SQL or Javascript, and experience with data manipulation and analysis libraries.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to work autonomously but also collaboratively across numerous areas of the business.

Come on our journey in a growing strategy team, using data and analysis to assist in shaping the future of renewable energy delivery in Tasmania!

What's on offer

This is a full time permanent opportunity. At TasNetworks we want to power a bright future for our people, our community and our customers. We offer a supportive work environment where safety is at the heart of everything we do. We offer our team excellent benefits including

  • Great professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite gyms (or gym rebate if unavailable)
  • All the equipment you'll need to be successful

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Can you see yourself living here?

If you're considering a move, Tasmania's capital city, historic Hobart/nipaluna, offers an incredible setting for success in this role. Located on the picturesque river Derwent, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking world heritage wilderness areas just a short distance away. Immerse yourself in a relaxed lifestyle and have easy access to iconic destinations like Mona, Port Arthur, and the historic Hobart Waterfront. Hobart will provide a captivating backdrop to your professional journey.

How to apply

If this role and working at TasNetworks is of interest we look forward to hearing from you . TasNetworks is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to responding to every applicant. We encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged people. Please ensure you attach a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience are aligned with this role, and an up to date resume. For more information about this opportunity and to acquire a position description, please click

Applications close 11:59pm Wednesday 22nd May 2024, however, we will be reviewing applications upon receipt and may commence our recruitment process prior to the closing date.

For further information about the role, please contact Francois Marbaud – Leader Data and Advanced Analytics,

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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