Lead Data Scientist

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 103170_1542231010
Contact Name: Fei Wong
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 15, 2018 08:30

Job Description

  • Fast-paced environment with exciting projects
  • Excellent remuneration package & career growth
  • An opportunity to work with a large Australian enterprise

A great career path has just opened up for an experienced Data Scientist who is ready to move into a leadership role.

The role:

Our client is going through a series of transformations and ready to bring on a Lead Data Scientist to lead some exciting data projects. An experienced data scientist who has worked in a fast-paced environment with proven track record in delivering measurable outcome through analytical and predictive marketing/consumer data models.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver end-to-end data science solutions involving projects scoping and tracking performance of predictive models
  • Oversee the development of advanced statistical and machine learning models to drive business strategies and tactical executions
  • Work closely with functional teams and senior key stakeholders to understand business and data science project requirements
  • Lead a team of data scientists to deliver commercially driven insights to support business strategies
  • Provide guidance and support to a team of data scientists

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in similar or senior role
  • Have worked across various Machine Learning techniques ie. Random Forests, GLM, xGBoost, Time Series etc.
  • Advanced knowledge in statistical tools ie. R, SAS, Python
  • Expert skillset in complex SQL scripting
  • Exposure to Big Data, AWS and Google Cloud platform
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills - both external & internal
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, critical and analytical thinking mindset
  • Having work experience across various industry ie. Retail, FMCG, Finance, will be an added advantage
  • Proven track record in delivering data science projects in an Agile environment

If you are ready to get into the next step of your Data Science career, APPLY today! For a confidential chat, please call Fei Wong on 02 9270 5292 or email your CV to


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