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Senior Data Scientist

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/11/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

Based from the comfort of your own home you now have the opportunity to join a national brand in Integrated Gas in a Permanent role as a Senior Data Scientist.

Reporting to the Digital Transformation Manager you will be working in a multi functional team to solve key business issues relying on data exploration, modelling and methodology development across high value projects.

Your duties will include:

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with relevant stakeholders to ensure analysis performed by the Analytics Team is value adding
  • Design experiments, test hypotheses, and build models
  • Model and frame business scenarios that are meaningful and which impact on critical business processes and/or decisions
  • Identify what data is available and relevant, including internal and external data sources, leveraging new data collection processes such as metering, market information and meteorological information sources
  • Solve analytics problems and communicate results and methodologies
  • Work in iterative processes with stakeholders to validate findings
  • Educate the organisation both from IT and the business perspective on new approaches, such as testing hypotheses and statistical validation of results
  • Help the organisation understand the principles and the math behind the process to drive organisational buy-in


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous exposure to heavy industry including either Mining, Oil & Gas, Industrial, Construction
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant quantitative discipline e.g. statistics, quantitative finance, computer science, engineering, and physics
  • 2-3 years post-graduate professional experience in a data science field working with tools including machine learning, clustering, databases, cloud computing
  • Advanced programming skills. R or Python is essential. PL/SQL, C, Java, HTML, Matlab, Excel/VBA beneficial
  • Demonstrated ability to identify commercial relevance of analysis and deliver
  • Strong problem solving skills and an ability to connect theoretical concepts with imperfect real world applications
  • Strong communication skills. Practiced at conveying key points directly and clearly
  • Self-motivated, inquisitive, adaptable in a dynamic environment
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and technical abilities, and able to work autonomously


The Company:
Our client is one of Australia's largest exploration and production companies and a key energy provider in both the domestic and international marketplace. They have significant interests in offshore exploration, coal seam gas and renewable energy with a major commitment to safety, quality, and environmental issues.

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