Senior Data Scientist

Do you have a statistical background and passion for modelling data to help clients answer complex business problems? Do you thrive on solving complex technical problems with tools such as R, Python and SAS?

We are seeking a Senior Data Scientist with 4+ years of experience to work alongside our amazing of data scientists, analysts and consultants. You will have the opportunity to join an innovative and high performing team to solve new and challenging problems using varied sources and types of data across a range of clients and industries.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Taking the lead in working closely with clients to understand their problems and develop analytical and statistical solutions

  • Preparing client and internal data, and analysing the data sources for insights

  • Choosing the right solution, modelling or otherwise, to solve client problems, finding the right balance of accuracy, interpretability and time-required

  • Visual representation of analyses, model logic and other findings to tell a clear, succinct story

  • Communicating the findings to clients

     

 You’ll need to be amazing at:

  • Data science (of course!) and translating a business problem into a data solution

  • Advanced technical skills in SQL

  • Advanced technical skills in statistical modelling software such as R, sas and Python

  • Advanced technical skills in Excel

  • A great communicator

  • Working with clients or stakeholders on data science projects

  • Passionate about problem-solving, and have the ability to communicate (written and verbally) your solutions

  • Mentoring and supporting junior staff with your knowledge and experience

     

 Why apply:

  • Work with the best analysts and data scientists in NZ (perhaps we are biased!)

  • Gain varied industry experience, working across a range of amazing clients at some of NZ’s (and beyond) biggest organisations

  • Flexible work hours fit in with family life and work from home options

  • Actual career progression and advancement

  • An extra week of leave after 3 years

  • Team social club events

     

This role is only open to candidates who already have the right to work in NZ and who are currently a resident in NZ.

 

If this sounds like the role for you, email your CV to info@datainsight.co.nz.