Data Scientist | Data and Analytics
Ernst & Young Global Limited
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
4d ago

TheCovid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose,to build a better working world, has never been more important.

Life at EY hasbeen transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remoteworking has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connectedwith each other and our clients.

Abetter working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building itevery day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgroundsto help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age : people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.


We are seeking a Data Scientist tojoin our Data and Analytics team in our Canberra office. This role is offeredon a flexible, full-time basis.

EY DnA is the data and advancedanalytics capability within EY Asia-Pacific, with over 500 specialist employeesworking across multiple industry sectors.

We implement information-drivenstrategies and systems that help grow, optimize and protect clientorganisations. We go beyond strategy, and provide end to end implementation ofreal-life data environments and have some of the best architects, project managers,business analysts, data scientists, big data engineers, developers andconsultants in the region.

In this role as a Data Scientistyou will be part of a culture that focuses on delivering excellence for ourclients, whilst using cutting edge technologies.

Part of your role will be to translateanalytical solution outcomes in the context of business impacts and benefits,whilst working with diverse stakeholders to identify their challenges with data.

Your keyresponsibilities

  • Determine the suitability and feasibility of an analytical solution fora given problem
  • Review existing data sources to assess their applicability to addressthe business problem, and / or propose additional sources required for a solution
  • Extract and manipulate data from a variety of sources and apply theappropriate pre-processing treatments for analysis
  • Support the selection and configuration of analytical tools andinfrastructure appropriate to our clients’ objectives, current and target stateanalytic maturity
  • Design, develop and implement learning and / or optimisation solutions inareas that might include asset and inventory management, communications,channels and networks, risk and portfolio analysis, supply chain management andmarketing effectiveness
  • Design, develop and implement predictive models for areas such ascustomer segmentation, market basket analysis, offer propensity, demand planning& forecasting, fraud detection, inventory management and risk exposure
  • Design, develop and implement approaches for productionising modelscoring and the closed loop feedback paths required to supportback-testing / test-and-learn model validation
  • Apply visual analysis techniques and toolsets to extract patterns andmeaning from data in a visual format
  • Be involved in all aspects of the Project life-cycle, includingStrategy, Road-Mapping, Architecture, Implementation and Development in orderto gain maximum exposure to set you up for a successful consulting career
  • Skills andattributes for success

  • Statistical analysis experience
  • Algorithm design, implementation andoperationalisation experience
  • Development of statistical models, such as Bayesian,regression and linear optimisation models (ideally 5+ Years)
  • Development of machine learning models,including deep learning and graph applications (ideally 3+ Years)
  • Broad domain experience including Defence,Health and Logistics, with the ability to link the dots across industry datasets
  • An eagerness to solve complex problems in environments that are oftenambiguous, technologically challenged and require creative and lateralthinking
  • A disciplined approach to problem solving and an ability to criticallyassess a range of information to differentiate true business needs as opposedto user requests
  • An ability to work within a multidisciplinary team to seek requirementsfor analysis, output format and visualisation, and provide requirements to dataengineers
  • Fluency in at least one of the following programming languages R,Python, Scala
  • Familiarity with the following data-related technologies Hadoop, Pig,Hive, Impala, SQL, Teradata, Oracle, SAS, MongoDB
  • High-level understanding of architecting cloud-based solutions with thefollowing products AWS Redshift / RDS, S3, EC2, Lambda, EMR, SageMaker, DynamoDB,Cloudformation, Athena, Kinesis or equivalents in Azure or Google CloudPlatform
  • Ideally,you’ll also have

  • Experience in engaging with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong consulting experience and background, including engaging directly with clients
  • Experience in a delivery role on Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Big Data or analytics projects
  • Excellentinterpersonal, oral and written communication skills with a knack fordistilling complex and / or technical information for novice audiences
  • As this role is within a Federal Government client of EY,only Australian Citizens who have NV1 security clearance can be considered.

    What working at EY offers

  • We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded foryour performance. In addition, our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be tailored to your individual needs,to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you. Thisincludes;
  • a variety of flexibleworking and leave arrangements
  • personalised careerdevelopment including coachingand support to help you build your career and access to formal learning so youcan develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in the future
  • arange of tools and benefits to guide and support your health and wellbeingthroughout your entire EY career
  • About EY

    At EY, we hold a collective commitment tofoster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practicesare equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging.

    Through ourinclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexibleworking and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility tobuild an exceptional career.

    We understand the importance of socialdistancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process will bemanaged virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing ofEY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

    Theexceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

    Apply now.

    Thepreferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by theirexternal third party provider.

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