Data Scientist

Location: Auckland, Auckland, Auckland
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Business Systems/Analysts
Salary: NZ$90000 - NZ$120000 per annum
Reference: PR/005115_1631138479
Contact: Matt Goh
Email: email Matt

The Company

Our Client has been on a journey with data, with data getting increasingly embedded into business decision-making. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are at the forefront of their new opportunities. They are actively looking at ways to which data can be used to enrich customer satisfaction, at the same time, generate and enhance commercial value within the business.

The Role

We are looking for an Intermediate Data Scientist who can take the organisation's Machine Learning and AI capability to the next level!

This role will be very much hands-on as we look to grow and embed the use of advanced analytics and AI across the organisation, including areas such as predictive modelling, image recognition, NLP, and network optimisation. You'd also have responsibility for developing common approaches and standards in this domain, as well as providing mentorship for more junior team members.

Key Requirements

  • Strong programming knowledge (e.g. Python, R, Java, Scala)
  • Proficiency in the development, validation, implementation, and production launch of machine-learning algorithms and models (2+ years' experience)
  • A passion for implementing coding and data science best practices across a team
  • Good communication skills
  • A business mindset
  • Knowledge of broader data and BI concepts

Beneficial if you have

  • Advanced degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or similar
  • Experience with Cloud PaaS solutions, e.g. Azure/AWS Data Bricks
  • Experience with big data: extraction, processing, filtering, and presenting large data quantities (100K to Millions of rows) via Hadoop, Spark, SQL, and data pipelines
  • A good understanding of RDBMS concepts
  • Familiarity with Agile concepts
  • MLOps experience
  • Telecom Experience

In return, you will receive a competitive package along with flexible work environment and an excellent company culture with amazing benefits. This includes career development & growth opportunities and comprehensive medical and insurance cover.

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Matt Goh in our Auckland office on 022 306 6765.