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Data Scientist

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Sunday, December 13, 2020

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$110 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The department requires a Data Scientist who will apply expertise to develop and deliver processes and models to support intelligence or other departmental business activities and research that impact on strategic or operational outcomes.

Essential Criteria

  1. High level demonstrated experience across many data science areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, text mining, data visualisation, statistical modelling.
  2. Has excellent programming skills in a range of languages including R, Python and SQL and version control (e.g. Git)
  3. Demonstrated experience in delivering to business both advanced predictive and prescriptive analytical products. This includes design, develop, implement, deploy, test and evaluate data mining processes, models and products. This includes deployment to a production server.
  4. Has qualifications in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a related quantitative discipline.
  5. Proven ability to work collaboratively to develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships to achieve business outcomes; support decision making and influence others in the pursuit of project/business objectives.
  6. Demonstrated experience in providing accurate, timely and appropriate advice and updates to clients and stakeholders. This includes presenting sophisticated analytical products to non-technical audience and senior executive.

Desired Criteria

  1. Experience with Microsoft SQL Server machine learning services.
  2. Experience with Mark Logic No-SQL databases and building data model with unstructured data.

Security Clearance

Ability to obtain baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

Option to extend for 2 periods of up to 12 months

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