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Lead Data Scientist - Consulting

Location:

Sydney

Work type:

Full Time

Classification:

Marketing & Communications

Salary:

$160000.00 - $180000 per annum

Job reference:

JO-1807-521158

Start date:

2019-01-09

Contact email:

zoe.crouch@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Zoe Crouch

Lead Data Scientist - Consulting
Cloud-Based AI & Machine Learning

 
  • Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence division of a management consultancy
  • Tackle complex business problems across a range of industries
  • Support senior leadership team as well as manage junior colleagues

This is a new role at a global advisory practice whose focus is transforming the capabilities & performance of enterprises by implementing cognitive technologies and AI.  They are continuously innovating in the use of emerging technology and looking at how they can apply/use this technology in the context of business issues.

They are now hiring a Lead Data Scientist with a solid technical background who can work closely with the leadership team as well as manage more junior data scientists in order to achieve the best results.
 

Responsibilities:
 
  • Work closely with internal teams to identify and answer important questions
  • Set up, maintain, and scale the data analytics infrastructure
  • Build dashboards that will guide day-to-day operations, planning, and strategic decision-making
  • Apply statistical models to identify root causes and predict the future performance of tasks, users, and products
  • Design, run, and analyse experiments
  • Build machine-learning models that power core operations

You
 
  • You have a PhD in a quantitative discipline and/or years of experience as a data scientist
  • You have deep expertise in applied statistics and/or machine learning
  • You're proficient in Python, R and/or SQL
  • Experience working with any of: Spark, Jupyter, Redshift/Hive, Athena/Presto, GPUs/TPUs, deep learning
  • Experience with setting up and deploying machine learning models in the cloud

The ideal candidate
  • Has 7+ years of work experience
  • Is resourceful and a fast learner
  • Excited to be working in a fast-paced environment with a small and talented team
  • Experience in large-scale, data-rich environments
  • Line management experience

To apply or for further information, please contact Zoe Crouch at Talent International: zoe.crouch@talentinternational.com.

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