Data Scientist

Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs
Full Time
About the role

As a Data Scientist you will contribute to the growth of Scalene by supporting successful delivery of client work as a key member of project delivery teams and by helping to develop and implement internal strategic initiatives. Your responsibilities include:

  • Capture and document client requirements, and then translate them into an analytical roadmap / initiative
  • Prepare and analyse datasets and generate insights to help bring clients along the “project journey”
  • Build self service reports, dashboards and web applications
  • Develop and deploy statistical models
  • Help identify opportunities with potential to drive value both for our clients and Scalene going forward
  • Propose, develop and lead streams of work to support Scalene’s internal development agenda
Who we are looking for

Scalene is seeking a candidate with the following skills and experience to join our Melbourne team on a full time, permanent basis:

  • 3-5 years experience in a data analyst / reporting analyst or data scientist role, ideally with a Retailer/FMCG • Exceptional analytical and insight skills, comfortable in dealing with large datasets
  • Hands-on experience in coding and analysis using R / Python, SQL
  • Experience with one or more from Power BI, Azure ML, Shiny is preferred
  • Able to work with loosely defined problems, handle ambiguity well
  • Experience in data cleansing, validation and preparation steps
  • Have practical and output oriented mindset
  • Flexible and adaptable approach applied to all activities
  • Australian citizenship or permanent residency