Data Scientist

Location: Hawthorn East VIC

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At Bunnings we believe home improvement should be accessible to everyone. When it comes to working with us, the same applies. Whether you’ve mastered D.I.Y. or not, you may just be able to find a role that’s made for you.

In our support offices, we may not quite resemble our iconic green sheds, but working behind the scenes are a team of people that make our stores come to life.

To create a work environment where our team members feel like they belong, we do our best to nurture a supportive culture. Our trust in each other gives us confidence to make an impact in our roles and to our customers.

Our team members are encouraged to lead their own way. Our teams are empowered and encouraged to be accountable for making an impact, no matter how big or small.

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our growing Data & Analytics team.

About the role
As the Data Scientist you will be responsible for focusing on delivering business insights, advanced analytics and modelling. The Data Scientist works with complex data sets and understands connections between data points to deliver high quality insights to the business.

Reporting to the Data Scientist Lead, you will develop a deep understanding of the business and work with leaders across Bunnings (Merchandising, Marketing, Logistics, Finance etc.) to understand key strategic issues, identify opportunities and deliver actionable insights. As part of a team, the role encourages and promotes knowledge sharing and learning. Technical expertise in sourcing, manipulating and drawing meaningful insights from disparate datasets is required. Knowledge of key statistical and machine learning techniques is essential along with a demonstrated ability to understand business priorities and then undertaking analysis to identify opportunities and driving business growth.

In addition to technical skills, the role also requires strong interpersonal and relationship building skills,

embracing the Bunnings culture and possessing a strong commitment to excellent internal and external

customer service.

As a Data Scientist you will:

  • Extract insights from disparate data sources utilising a variety of analytical tools and techniques

  • Turn Data into Insights through:

Data Wrangling and Visualisation thus delivering actionable insights to drive business solutions.

Developing and interpreting complex data and information and deliver to stakeholders in a simplified and easy to understand format.

  • Extract business requirements, objectives & opportunities for stakeholders using your in-depth practical & conceptual knowledge of analytics tools and statistical analysis methods.

  • Utilise your knowledge and skills in R and/or Python and utilise your specialist technical experience/skills to clean, prepare, manipulate and extract insights from structured datasets, specifically SQL and be able to utilise BI tools to analyse datasets and present insights such as PowerBI.

About you
You are a detail oriented, flexible, adaptable, problem solver who is forward thinking and lateral in their approach to work with strong analytical, conceptual and collaboration skills. You will have a deep understanding of the key building blocks of data strategy, for example an understanding of the role of the data layer and how data is collected, stored and accessed. You possess excellent analytical and programming skills required to conduct sound data science and be a master of telling compelling stories with data.

You will also have:

  • 6+ years working experience in an analytical function, or 3+ years’ experience with appropriate academic qualifications.

  • Direct experience with key analytical platforms that includes Primary: Advanced Analytics (e.g. data science, statistics, machine learning). R and/or Python. Database manipulation (SQL) on technologies including Teradata, Snowflake etc, BI tools (e.g. Power BI) Secondary: Digital tools such as Google Analytics. Cloud platforms (e.g. Azure). Distributed Computing (e.g. Spark)

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive salary package

  • Team member and partner discount

  • The opportunity to participate in the Wesfarmers Share Plan

  • Access to discounted offers from corporate partners

  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for eligible team members

  • Ongoing career development and training

  • Work in a fun and informal team

  • A flexible and inclusive work environment

  • Chances to create a real difference in your community and environment

Please note that if your application progresses to the reference check stage, you may be required to submit a police check. If your search returns a criminal record, Bunnings will assess whether the record impacts your ability to perform the key requirements of the role.

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