Senior Data Scientist

Location: Melbourne VIC

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About the role

As part of a growth trajectory, ME is on the lookout for a Senior Data Scientist who will work with the business as an analytics partner, seeking to understand business problems and identify analytics opportunities through data mining, clearing and enrichment, model prototyping, model development and solution lifetime management.

Reporting to the Data Science Manager, in the Analytics and Insights team, your key responsibility is to develop, maintain and improve data science services and products for ME. You will be collaborating with different projects across the bank to deliver quality analytics solutions, using sound data scientific tool sets and methodologies. No two days are the same- one day you may be building predictive churn models, and the next, you could be analysing and interpreting data using statistical techniques.

About you

You’re naturally a highly motivated and energetic person who thrives in a dynamic, collaborative team environment. You have sound experience and knowledge of advanced analytics and data science preferably from a Financial Services background. You also have an outstanding data-based problem-solving skill set and you’re a champion at being able to analyse and design data science processes.

As a Senior Data Scientist, it’s essential that you have strong experience in analytical applications such as Python, Spark and SQL. You’ve worked in large, complex, cross functional projects, and know the value of analytics, and how it can help a business succeed. With your exceptional communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills and your fantastic ability to build effective working relationships and influence others, and when this is combined with your leadership capabilities and ability to run projects from end to end, you’re excited at the prospect of joining the team at ME

About ME

ME was created to be different – with a core purpose to help all Australians get ahead – regardless of gender or identity, sexuality, ethnicity, religion or disability.

And those same values apply to our staff, which is why we’ve created an environment where everyone can be their best selves, with inclusive internal affinity groups such as ProudlyME (our LGBTI network), MindfullyME and Women at ME – and we’re all ears for new ones.

Perk ME up

Once you get your feet in the door at ME, we’ll put them both in your very own ME-branded high top sneakers. You’ll also get the following financial, health and fun perks when you join the team:

  • 4U Extras portal (discounts and cashback on 100s of items including cinemas, shopping and gym memberships
  • 10% Myki discount
  • Purchased Leave programme
  • Internal wellness programme (Mindfully ME)
  • Professional education through LinkedIn Learning
  • Novated Leasing
  • Professional membership reimbursements
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Financial education (To help you manage your money smarter)
  • ProudlyME (our LGBTI network) and Women at ME affinity groups

I was born to play this role

Can’t see a closing date on the advert? That’s because we’re pretty efficient here at ME and we may start looking at applications sooner rather than later, so if this role sounds like your jam, be sure to apply by submitting your CV today.

Should an applicant be the preferred candidate, background checks (including police checks, reference checks, ASIC banned and disqualified persons and bankruptcy checks) will be completed prior to the candidate's employment being confirmed. The outcomes of the background checks do not automatically bar candidates; however, will be assessed against the inherent requirements of the job.

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