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Data Scientist – Canberra


Requisition # CAN001KB

Post Date Apr 28, 2020

+ Variety of work and career development opportunities

+ Choose a career that connects you globally on a daily basis

+ Be part of a high-performing, supportive culture

**About EY**

**The opportunity**

EY DnA is the data and advanced analytics
capability within EY Asia-Pacific, with over 500 specialist employees working
across multiple industry sectors.

We implement information-driven strategies and
systems that help grow, optimize and protect client organizations. We go beyond
strategy and provide end to end implementation of real life data environments
and have some of the best architects, project managers, business analysts, data
scientists, big data engineers, developers and consultants in the region


We are looking for a Data Scientist within the DnA
team in our Canberra office. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis.

**Your key responsibilities**

+ Determine thesuitability and feasibility of an analytical solution for a given problem

+ Review existing datasources to assess their applicability to address the business problem, and/orpropose additional sources required for a solution

+ Extract andmanipulate data from a variety of sources and apply the appropriatepre-processing treatments for analysis

+ Support the selectionand configuration of analytical tools and infrastructure appropriate to ourclients’ objectives, current and target state analytic maturity

+ Design, develop andimplement learning and/or optimisation solutions in areas that might includeasset and inventory management, communications, channels and networks, risk andportfolio analysis, supply chain management and marketing effectiveness

+ Design, develop andimplement predictive models for areas such as customer segmentation, marketbasket analysis, offer propensity, demand planning & forecasting, frauddetection, inventory management and risk exposure

+ Design, develop andimplement approaches for productionising model scoring and the closed loopfeedback paths required to support back-testing/test-and-learn modelvalidation

+ Apply visual analysistechniques and toolsets to extract patterns and meaning from data in a visualformat

+ Translate analyticalsolution outcomes in the context of business impacts and benefits

+ Work with diversestakeholders to identify their challenges with data that can be addressed usingvarious Analysis techniques

+ Be a part of aculture that focuses on delivering excellence for our clients and work with anawesome team of people to work with and access to cutting edge technologies

+ Flexibility to workin the way that brings out the best in you and encourages you to do what youlove, in an environment that supports you

+ Be involved in allaspects of the Project life-cycle, including Strategy, Road-Mapping,Architecture, Implementation and Development in order to gain maximum exposureto set you up for a successful consulting career

**Skills and attributes for success**

+ A proven ability toundertake the responsibilities and requirements of the role, as listed above

+ Excellentinterpersonal, oral and written communication skills with a knack fordistilling complex and/or technical information for novice audiences

+ An eagerness to solvecomplex problems in environments that are often ambiguous, technologicallychallenged and require creative and lateral thinking

+ A disciplinedapproach to problem solving and an ability to critically assess a range ofinformation to differentiate true business needs as opposed to user requests

+ An ability to workwithin a multidisciplinary team to seek requirements for analysis, outputformat and visualisation, and provide requirements to data engineers

+ Experience with thefollowing technologies & language

+ Fluency in at leastone of the following programming languages R, Python, Scala

+ Familiarity with thefollowing data-related technologies Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Impala, SQL, Teradata,Oracle, SAS, MongoDB

+ High-levelunderstanding of architecting cloud-based solutions with the following productsAWS Redshift/RDS, S3, EC2, Lambda, EMR, SageMaker, DynamoDB, Cloudformation,Athena, Kinesis – or equivalents in Azure or Google Cloud Platform.

**_As this roleis within a Federal Government client of EY, only Australian Citizens can beconsidered._**

**Ideally, you’ll also have**

+ Experience in engaging with both technical and non-technicalstakeholders

+ Strong consulting experience and background, including engagingdirectly with clients

+ Experience in a delivery role on Business Intelligence, DataWarehousing, Big Data or analytics projects

**Who are Advisory?**

Advisory service line focuses on helping clients to improve their performance
and manage their risks more effectively. From an improved finance function,
enhanced supply chain, or superior customer experience, EY teams are able to
offer added value and turn our client’s strategy into reality! This is why
Advisory is the fastest-growing service line and an energetic, fast-paced
environment. Learn more about Advisory.

**What working at EY offers**

Our Total Rewards package includes:

+ e.g. remote working,flexible start and finish times

+ career and learning development e.g. ,career mentoring

+ an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings e.g. Salarypackaging, parental leave and support, health checks

**Who we are**

EY is an offering a vast range of internal
networks including Ability EY, our disability network, Unity, our LGBTI network
and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network enabling us all to
embrace and value the diverse society we live within. If you have any support
or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of
application via or +61 1800 017

Join us in building a better working world. Apply

The preferred applicant will be subject to
employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.


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