Lead Data Scientist

Technology

Great opportunity to join a leading health insurance provider as they continue their Data Science journey. In this Greenfields role, you will get the opportunity to lead a review of their Advanced Analytics Strategy and Roadmap, letting your knowledge and creativity flow.

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to lead the design and implementation of advanced analytics and actionable insights in relation to our members, benefit management and in support of our strategic objectives.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated industry experience in data analytics preferably with experience as a lead data scientist. You will have the ability to understand business problems and identify opportunities where advanced analytics or machine learning could improve outcomes. You will be experienced in leading a team as well as business engagement on data science including proactively managing stakeholder expectations, presenting insights and making recommendations.

Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate the following experience and competencies:

  • Expert skills in predictive models, data mining and quantitative techniques
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (Master’s degree in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, machine learning or related quantitative discipline)
  • Proven experience in executing advanced analytics solutions in a commercial environment
  • Demonstrated experience in managing different types and structures of data and machine learning problems
  • Strong programming experience with Python, R and SQL with the ability to articulate and demonstrate good coding practices
  • Demonstrated experience in setting strategic priorities for a team
  • Strong data preparation and manipulation skills
  • Strong analytical, research, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Analytical, curious, and inquisitive mind
  • Strong customer focus
  • Collaborative approach and focus on continuous improvement

Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2011-195916
Salary:
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 21/12/2020
Job Industries: Technology
Job Locations: Melbourne
Job Types: Permanent

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