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Head of Data Science

Discipline:
Data and Analytics
Business unit:
Enterprise Services
Location:
Melbourne
Employment type:
Full-time Permanent

Joining Infoready as Head of Data Science offers you an opportunity to drive the growth and guide the strategic direction of an established Data Science practice that sits within the broader Data and Analytics division of Melbourne IT, and to lead and nurture a team of gifted Data Scientists delivering insights for many of Australia’s leading organistions across a diverse cross section of industries.

This key strategic role will see you assume responsibility for the development, optimisation and evangelisation of Infoready’s analytics solutions, including delivery of IP, analytics platforms, and supporting staff capabilities to ensure the business maintains a competitive differentiation within our markets, and to support increased margins and maximising new business opportunities.

Essential Skills

  • You will have expertise driving the application of statistical data modelling, analysis, machine learning, data exploration and visualisation tools, and be able to demonstrate ability to develop, showcase and implement innovative advanced Analytics solutions.
  • Your technical skills should include high proficiency in a variety of scripting languages and have rapid prototyping skills and fluency with SQL, Python, R, Java as well as Data Visualisation and Big Data tools. You will be comfortable utilising structured and unstructured data, designing optimal data architecture, and applying advanced machine learning techniques to produce results within real business processes.
  • Strong people leadership skills combined with managerial capabilities gained from managing a competency or practice of Analytics specialists. Previous consulting or professional services experience is highly regarded.

Infoready designs and implements solutions that enable organisations to harness data for competitive advantage. We work with our clients to assist them increase revenue, reduce cost and drive efficiency through the application of technology, process and people. We do this by providing the advice, tools and support to transform data into measurable business outcomes. At Infoready, we’re passionate about data. All our consultants are trained experts in their field, and we maintain a strong focus on professional development to ensure we always provide our clients the latest thinking.

 

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