Senior Data Scientist

Job description

Who We Are

We are a leading operator in Australia and New Zealand’s fast-growing Out Of Home advertising industry and our purpose is to make public spaces better! We create deep engagement between people and brands through Unmissable location-based media solutions that inform, entertain, and inspire. Our network is unparalleled, with a diverse portfolio of 37,000 classic and digital signs across roadside, retail, airport and place-based media offering in CBD office towers and universities.

Join Us

Join an organisation united by drive, creativity, innovation, and community. We show up and we are all here to be bold, to be brave and to push the boundaries in Out Of Home advertising. United by our commitment to imagination, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with diverse, talented, and dedicated colleagues across Australia and New Zealand who are all passionate about raising the bar each and every day. Realise your potential and make an impact with us.

The Role

At oOh!media we are committed to harnessing the power of our inventory, audience, and campaign data to drive campaign optimisations to deliver the best outcomes for our clients. We are seeking a talented Data Scientist with a strong background in mathematical optimisation/numerical modelling to join our technology team implementing campaign planning tools used by our sales teams and customers. If you are passionate about solving interesting business problems, leveraging data to create impactful solutions, and have a highly inquisitive mind, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement advanced numerical models to solve complex optimisation proc.
  • Utilize linear programming (LP) and mixed integer programming (MIP) techniques to enhance performance, efficiency, and profitability.
  • Analyse large datasets to extract meaningful insights and support data-driven decision-making.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into data-driven solutions.
  • Design and conduct experiments to validate models and optimization techniques.
  • Communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders through clear and concise reports and visualizations.
  • Stay current with the latest advancements in data science, numerical modelling, linear programming, and mixed integer programming methodologies.

Experience / Qualifications Required

  • Master’s or PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in numerical modelling, linear programming, and mixed integer programming, preferably in an industrial or research setting.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, R, or MATLAB.
  • Experience with optimization libraries and frameworks (e.g., Gurobi, CPLEX, SciPy).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with machine learning techniques and tools is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with big data / data science and analytics technologies (e.g. Spark, Databricks).
  • A background in operations research - for example in supply chain, transportation, healthcare or investments.
  • Knowledge of database systems (SQL, NoSQL) and ideal if exposure in advertising campaigns.

Our Benefits

  • You flex – We are all different and we recognise that. You can flex how and when you need and we have the opportunity to flex as work in a flexible capacity in an environment where you can bring your best self
  • Best You - We strongly encourage our people to be their best selves and we have internal and external training plus structured and defined career paths, NGEN memberships, peer mentoring, team shadow opportunities
  • Your leave, your way - purchase additional annual leave, inclusive paid parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers, paid wellbeing day, paid community service and volunteering leave days, swap a public holiday for a day of significance
  • Support You – We have partnered with wellbeing market leader, Sonder, which provides our people and their immediate family, free human centric wellbeing and care support 24/7. We also provide discounted gym memberships, clothing apparel and discounted online wellbeing retailers
  • Celebrate You - Active Reward and Recognition Program for peer-to-peer kudos!

If you’re curious, brave, and ready to leap into a career like no other, then apply now!

oOh! actively seeks to include and values the unique talents, perspectives, experiences, and contributions of all people, and is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We celebrate our uniqueness and know that our strength lies in our different background, ideas, and perspectives. As an equal opportunity employer, we strongly encourage applications from all peoples, all cultures and all gender identities from Australia and New Zealand.

oOh! is committed to employing team members who align with our Values and who meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate your suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

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