Senior Data Scientist – Data Activation

Location: Melbourne VIC

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Senior Data Scientist – Data Activation

Job Number: - AUS140398


Job Title: Senior Data Scientist – Data Activation

Location: Docklands, Melbourne

  • Help shape the future as we leverage data to flip traditional banking on its head
  • Collaborate with talented teams of data scientists, engineers and analysts
  • Learn from leaders in data science / predicitive modelling / natural language processing / machine learning

Role Purpose: As a Senior Data Scientist in the Data Activation Team, you will be a highly skilled practitioner. You will help ANZ deliver leading customer experiences and business performance improvements through the activation of data analytics. You will bridge the gap between cross-enterprise business opportunities and analytics system implementation.

Reporting to the Head of Data Activation, you will be obsessed with driving step changes in customer experience and business improvement through innovating and building data analytics pipelines that connects ANZ’s data to customer experiences and business decisioning systems.

You will have a proven track record of being able to deeply understand how the interactions between business and customers generates value. You will have a deep understanding of statistics, optimisation and machine learning, and be comfortable in applying these skills to identify and translate business opportunities into data analytics pipelines. You will demonstrate a systems engineering mindset, keenly focussed on connecting all of the components to deliver customer value.

You will have an entrepreneurial mindset, seeking out new ways of generating customer and business value. You will be comfortable working independently to apply new techniques and technologies to demonstrate and motivate new ways to deliver step changes in outcomes.

This is a highly technical role, at least 75% of your time will be dedicated to prototyping and directing the implementation of data analytics solutions.

What will likely be in your toolkit?

  • High competence in an analytical systems scripting language, e.g. Python or R
  • Skilled in software engineering practices including using source control systems
  • Good understanding of probability and statistics
  • Experience in building supervised and unsupervised machine learning models, and demonstrated understanding of how various techniques work and the limitations of each.
  • Skilled in data visualisation, demonstrated capabilities in telling a story around data.
  • Knowledgeable in experimental design and execution.
  • Experienced with deploying data analytics solutions into a production environment

Is this role for you?

  • Can you work collaboratively with leaders?
  • Are you energetic and have a ‘can do' attitude?
  • Do you have a strong delivery focus and are able to coordinate many moving parts to deliver an outcome?
  • Are you able to co-ordinate multiple streams of work ensuring that they are all in alignment to an overall purpose?
  • Can you develop a roadmap of work and prioritise the sequence of work being done?
  • Are you able to unite people to work towards a common purpose or goal?
  • Experience in executing business change including key stakeholder management along the journey
  • Proven technical, analytical skills and data-driven decision making
  • Ability to quickly gather information on the progress of work and communicate this to key stakeholders

You’re not expected to have 100% of these skills. At ANZ a growth mindset is at the heart of our culture and we actively encourage people to try new things. So if this role interests you and you feel you have most of these things in your toolbox, we’d love to hear from you.

About ANZ

We’re reinventing the way we do banking, and our community of collaborative, innovative thinkers who create human centred solutions are helping us get there. We’re responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter and helping people achieve incredible things – be it buying their home, building a business or saving for things big or small.

We support our people by providing a range of flexible working options so they can work in the way that best suits them. We encourage you to talk to us about your need for flexibility and any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself.

We’ll also offer you the opportunity to develop your career, working in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated and create a great place to grow, thrive and belong.

Interested in joining us? Click Apply now, or visit to find out more or view other opportunities.

Reference number AUS140398


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