PwC Australia

Manager | Data Scientist | Artificial Intelligence

Job description

The Opportunity

At PwC, we help Australian businesses, not-for-profits create value and improve the way they work. From improving healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting Australia’s start up industry, you’ll build trust in society and solve important problems.

The AI team is a group of highly experienced designers, developers, data scientists and analysts who are responsible for delivering digital products and AI solutions to PwC’s business across multiple LoS in Australia.

We partner with subject matter experts across the business to advise on, design and develop technology-enabled solutions that help to transform the way we deliver assurance, advisory, tax and legal services to our clients.

The Role

Our Data Engineers are responsible for designing and developing new digital products and AI solutions for PwC’s firmwide business and our clients.

On a day-to-day basis you will be:

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and speccing up technical solutions.
  • Engaging in scaffolding new projects, testing new ideas, pairing with developers & data scientists, and reviewing pull requests.
  • Producing clean, maintainable and efficient code to be deployed at scale in Azure cloud.
  • Contributing to team stand-ups and software development lifecycle activities.
  • Participating in firmwide data engineering and machine learning forums and communities to share ideas and contribute to our body of knowledge.

About You

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following key capabilities and behaviours:

  • Strong experience with Python and SQL development.
  • Proficiency in data pipeline development and ETL processes.
  • Experience with machine learning technologies, iteratively developing datasets and pipelines to drive accuracy improvements.
  • Strong experience with SQL databases such as PostgreSQL (or equivalents).
  • Experience with developing on cloud environments such as Azure.
  • Experience with observability standards and frameworks such as OpenTelemetry.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, an analytical mindset and outstanding attention to detail.
  • Ability to work efficiently with remote teams using collaboration technology.
  • Ability to identify issues and solve complex problems as part of a team.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • A proactive approach to resolving problems.
  • Knowledge of proper source code management and the use of Git repositories.

Ideally, you will also have:

  • Prior experience with microservices architectures and containerisation, including good knowledge of Docker.
  • Prior experience with cloud based data warehousing solutions.
  • Prior experience with CI/ CD pipelines and DevOps practices.
  • Knowledge of agile software development lifecycles (SDLC) and experience working on agile projects.
  • Prior experience with any message-queueing solutions (e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka).

We're an inclusive bunch, and we try to make life easier - for our clients, our teams and our communities. If you need reasonable adjustments when applying, just let us know.

Emily Vegas is the Recruitment Manager for the role. As the team experiences high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.


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