1x Senior Data Scientist

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Australian Capital Territory,Offsite


Agency / Department

Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (IPEA)

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

Using a range of data sources and liaising with a number of stakeholders across the agency, the Senior Data Scientist will use an agile approach to design, deliver and document data dashboards in Power BI to support IPEA. The Senior Data Scientist will be responsible for increasing IPEA's data capability by mentoring/developing a small number of staff to assist in dashboard development. The Senior Data Scientist will provide detailed documentation outlining how to use, maintain and extend the dashboards including all data sources and data preparation/cleansing undertaken. The Senior Data Scientist will work 3 days per work (7.5 hours per day), for approximately 5 months.

Essential Criteria

1. Demonstrated experience in the development of dashboards and expertise in business intelligence using Power BI
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
3. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, an ability to quickly understand the data and operating environment to assist business area interpret data
4. Demonstrated experience in data extraction, cleansing and manipulation
5. Experience with statistical analysis and statistical concepts

Desired Criteria

1. Experience using SQL or similar query language to extract and manipulate data

Security Clearance

Must Have current baseline clearance

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