Data Science Lead - Australian Account - Analytics & Data Science Outsourcing - DataSeer Philippines

Data Science Lead – Australian Account

Data Science Lead
Australian Account

Salary: 70k – 120k per month, depending on credentials


  • Lead a new and expanding team of driven and highly competent analysts engaged in machine learning, data visualization, and predictive analytics projects for an Australian client
  • Report directly to the client regional manager with significant remote interaction with our client’s senior executives in Australia
  • Utilize dynamic leadership skills, ensuring consistently high quality and accurate work while maintaining a healthy positive morale and career development culture within the team
  • Deliver multiple concurrent projects, often under tight deadlines, and manage ambitious workloads
  • Respond quickly to external demands as well as engage directly in analytical work

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Degree in Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, or other relevant discipline with good academic record
  • At least 3.5 years commercial analytics experience in the areas of predictive analytics, machine learning, and data visualization (not just dashboards)
  • Has a proven track record of managing analytics projects from start to finish whilst leading a team of analysts
  • Proficient in either R or Python (most preferred) or SAS (less preferred)
  • Should have intermediate SQL skills
  • Experience with cloud technologies would be a bonus
  • Must hold a current passport and open to travel to Australia, New Zealand, and the UK on a project basis

Knowledge/Technical Skills:

  • Highly numerate with strong technical skills
    • You will understand how the method of least squares finds the coefficients of a regression model and you will understand how maximum likelihood estimation finds the coefficients of a logistic regression model.
    • If these aren’t familiar to you, you will be able to demonstrate a high level understanding of equally technical topics in your area of expertise such as physics or mathematics.
  • Highly developed data visualization skills.
    • You will know how to produce highly customized data visualizations in one of the following: d3.js, R (ggplot2 or ggvis) or Python or SAS
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential
  • Ability to explain and present complex statistical issues to diverse audiences of varying expertise
  • Proven report writing experience and experience in the creation of PowerPoint ‘decks’ – translating analysis into literate, concise and logical documentation
  • Excellent written and spoken English essential

Application Instructions:

Please submit a zip file that contains the following: CV, cover letter, and samples of your data science/analytics project work

  • First Name and Last Name
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, zip.
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