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  • Senior Data Scientist Sydney NSW
  • Optus in Sydney NSW, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Why Optus?

We are a business fuelled by optimism, unwavering customer focus and a team of amazing people.

And that’s where we come in…. “the amazing people” part!

We don’t sit back and wait for the future to happen, we are out there crafting our own path through new technology, innovation, and investment. We are truly a challenger brand, with challenger spirit.

Join a team with a phenomenal culture, where an innovative and entrepreneurial approach is openly celebrated and supported, in a key ground-breaking role of Senior Data Scientist, helping drive the development and adoption of machine learning and analytics.

Your day to day will consist of...
• Support the development, build, deployment and adoption of data science specifically within Customer Engagement to meet Small Business marketing initiatives in an agile environment and across agile & non-agile teams.
• Delivery of tangible analytical assets, utilising appropriate sophisticated techniques and contextualising these... into end to end pipelines.
• Assist with identifying and developing new and emerging trends, working with suppliers and 3rd parties to develop new and innovative approaches to business problems.
• Engage with business teams across Customer Engagement, Enterprise & Business, Marketing and Analytics as required to clearly define the business problem, articulate approach, process, assumptions and pathways to drive efficient solutions adoption.
• Strong curiosity with the ability to bring different approaches and new perspectives to solving problems.
• Support and lead elements of the planning, development and execution of the Data Science roadmap for Small Business within Customer Engagement.
• Contribute to mentoring and training of data & analytics professionals to help uplift the data and analytics literacy within Customer Engagement.

What makes you perfect for the role?

You enjoy being hands-on and are excited to apply your data science knowledge to uncover insights and develop meaningful and driven outcomes for clients. Additionally, you will also bring to the role:
• Strong experience in advanced data analytics or machine learning / AI / Statistics or STEM
• Proven experience in building large scale, end-to-end machine learning systems using a combination of big data tools and programming languages like R, Spark/Scala, Java and/or Python
• Proven implementation of machine learning algorithms such as SVM, decision trees, logistic regression, clustering, neural networks, graph models to tackle real world business problems
• Exposure to marketing, automation and CRM decision platforms and systems such as PEGA, Salesforce or AEM in B2B environments
• Knowledge of parallel, cloud or distributed computing frameworks such as Hadoop, Hive, Cloudera, GCP, AWS or Azure
• Good communication skills with business partners from a variety of backgrounds with varying levels of technical proficiency and seniority and ability in mentoring and coaching others in the wider analytics space

Optus is a place where we let you do you. We offer a range of benefits including:
• Competitive salary and performance incentives
• Discounts to Optus products and services, and to over 400 retailers Australia-wide
• Training, mentoring and development opportunities (ask us about OptusU!)
• Up to five days of Volunteer Leave per year
• A “connected” day for you to use to connect to something you are passionate about
• Hybrid ways of working
• Vibrant campus life, variety of facilities including restaurants, cafes, gymnasium, GP, and post office
• Sydney Campus; 20mins from CBD via our Optus bus. Our 999 Metro Connect service connecting you to and from Macquarie University Metro Station to Optus Campus every 6-8 minutes, morning and afternoon!

Curious about our culture? Go behind the scenes with our people by searching #OptusLife on LinkedIn!

At Optus, we are strengthened by others and that means valuing diversity and saying ‘yes’ to embracing individual differences. We are committed to ensuring that our application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals from diverse gender, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, individuals with a disability, individuals identifying as being part of the LGBTQIA+ community, individuals who may have served in the armed forces or who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. If you require any adjustments or accessibility support to participate fairly and equitably in the recruitment process, please email AccessibleRecruitment@optus.com.au along with your preferred method of contact and we will be in touch.

For more information on Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging at Optus, please visit https://www.optus.com.au/about/inclusion-diversity
Sydney NSW Australia

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