Data Science - Specialist

  • Job Number: JR-10032420
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: VIC: Melbourne
  • Opening date: 23/02/2021 12:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 02/03/2021 11:59 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 2 days time

At Telstra, we believe the more connected people are, the more opportunities they have. That's why we help create a brilliant connected future for everyone, every day.

Our team in Networks & Information Technology extend our network superiority and enable our customers to evolve in a digitally driven world. We always ensure an always-on experience with world-leading technology.

Apply statistical and machine learning techniques, including on big data, and determine optimal actions and outcome likelihoods for end-to-end delivery of data and analytics solutions from exploratory analysis to full-scale integration into production systems.

As the Data Scientist, you'll

  • Work with multiple business units across Telstra to develop and deliver data-driven solutions.
  • Play an active role in integrating multiple data sources, identifying trends and providing meaningful insights that tell a compelling story and answer relevant questions for the business
  • Mine, analyse and model data from complex data sets using advanced data science techniques to help generate insights and recommendations that add value to stakeholders and customers.
  • Use predictive and prescriptive analytics to generate insights for actionable recommendations based on impact and value for the business
  • Collaborate with the team to assess the feasibility of a scope of work and understand, translate and design for user requirements
  • Define business problems, assist with the development of hypotheses, undertake relevant reporting, summarise the insights and make recommendations for action
  • Resolve stakeholder queries independently and refer to others when genuinely needed
  • Leverages tried and tested methodologies and tools to develop solutions, identify constraints and opportunities for improvement
  • Play an active role in the Data Science community by developing your knowledge of cutting-edge advancements in big data and data science and supporting continuous improvement initiatives

What you’ll bring

Essential

  • Effective communication skills for analytical insights and their business implications.
  • Very good understanding of statistics and relevant maths skills
  • Sound judgement and a pragmatic problem-solving approach.
  • The ability to work both individually and collaboratively as part of a team.

Desirable

  • Ability to develop machine-learning powered solutions.  
  • Analytical experience in relevant fields such as sentiment analysis, fault prediction, recommender systems, time series analysis multivariate modelling for the purpose of inferential, predictive and prescriptive analysis.
  • Understanding/Experience in Natural Language Processing, deep learning, deep reinforcement learning methods.

It's no secret we expect a lot from you. In return, we offer ongoing training and support to help you develop and grow your own career, while helping us to achieve our strategic goals. Also, being part of our Telstra team, you'll enjoy access to some great rewards and benefits!

If this role sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you to discuss this great opportunity.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit our Telstra Careers Website: tel.st/allrolesflex

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  • Job Number: JR-10032420
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: VIC: Melbourne
  • Opening date: 23/02/2021 12:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 02/03/2021 11:59 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 2 days time