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Data Scientist

Posted on 12.06.2017

One of our key Government clients are looking to engage services of an experienced Data Scientist on a 12 month contract. Successful applicants will have the chance to work with one of the largest Federal Government Departments. Baseline security clearance required.

To be successful you will:

  • You will be able to consult with business area stakeholders to identify problems and requirements;
  • You will be able to undertake more complex research in the application of data science techniques to Departmental business problems;
  • You will be able to preparing research proposals;
  • You will be able to managing data analytics workload and backlogs, assessing and prioritising incoming work and requests;
  • You will be able to building predictive data analytics processes and models to recognise patterns and assess likely business outcomes;
  • You will be able to detecting patterns and relationships in data using a range of statistical, modelling, data mining and machine learning techniques to identify and size threats and risks;
  • You will be able to building prescriptive data analytics models to calculate expected business outcomes that support decision recommendations or decision automation and optimise business approaches;
  • You will be able to undertaking software development and building applications using the Shiny package in the R environment;
  • You will be able to test different data analytics techniques to develop data analytics solutions that address business area requirements;
  • You will be able to identifying and investigating complex data analytic problems and anomalies, assessing the risks and implications of applying alternate solutions;
  • You will be able to produce complex software program code/scripts to facilitate safe and secure data extraction and analytics;
  • You will be able to preparing documentation of data analytics solutions for implementation by business area stakeholders;
  • You will be able to establish and communicate data sharing and storage protocols, and overseeing compliance
  • You will be able to travelling interstate, as required.

You will have Tertiary qualifications in computational science, mathematics, statistics or related fields, including 3+ years' experience in real-world data mining and analytics applications and Proven experience with a range of software and statistical development platforms (such as SAS, Java, C/C++, Python, MATLAB etc).

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To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Amber Cummings in our Canberra office on (02) 6229 1541, quoting Ref No. 1A/12951.

Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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