Data Scientist 497636

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  • Advance data science and add value across the organisation
  • Attractive and modern CBD offices, close to public transport
  • Attractive remuneration + 15% Super

About Ausgrid

It is an exciting time to work at Ausgrid and be part of an Organisation which is transforming in an industry which is evolving. Ausgrid presents significant opportunities with the transformation and technology revolution in the energy industry along with the growth of emerging energy solutions.

Ausgrid is an energy services business that operates the largest electricity network in Australia. We deliver a safe and reliable electricity supply to more than 1.7 million homes and businesses and connect communities across more than 22,000 square kilometres. Our operations include infrastructure construction and maintenance, customer connections, street lighting and metering and testing services.

Ausgrid's vision is to be a leading energy solutions provider, recognised both locally and globally. To achieve this vision, all Ausgrid employees commit to living our Values in all they do, so that we:

  • Work Safe, Live Safe to protect self, other people and the environment
  • Take responsibility to be honest and accountable
  • Treat everyone with respect

About the role

As an important member of the Asset Management team, you play a vital role in the integration, modernisation and advancement of data science techniques to enhance the strategic management of Ausgrid’s asset information, delivering increasing value to the organisation.  This includes the communication of insights that drive innovation, support strategic decision making, and maximise the use of asset data and information across the business. You will undertake research, assist in the development and production of detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for the introduction of new work methods, technology, data structures and business processes.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in data science, statistics, spatial science or a related discipline
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on asset data and information
  • Experience using computer languages and software to manipulate large datasets
  • Experience working with and creating data structures and architectures
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks etc)
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge and application of statistics, data analytics, electrical networks, and asset management related systems
  • Demonstrated ability to mine and analyse data, processes, and technology solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to critically analyse systems and processes
  • Demonstrated experience in predictive modelling and understanding of risk-based analytics
  • Research and analytical skills with the ability to assess and advise on complex and/or contentious issues, and exercise initiative and sound judgement, and develop insights from large volumes of data and information

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Our people are the most important part of our business. We offer professional and technical positions, from entry level to senior leadership roles, across a broad range of disciplines.

We offer excellent employee benefits, 15% superannuation, pay for performance culture, 16 weeks paid parental leave, strong focus on mental health and much more.

Ausgrid is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an equal opportunity employer, our people are made up of a diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, skills and professions. This diverse mix of talent and perspectives is recognised, valued and encouraged through various programs and initiatives.

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Please apply addressing the above selection criteria and attach your Resume and cover letter. Successful candidates will be notified regarding an interview

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Applications close: 22 September 2019, 11.55pm AEST.

Agency applications will not be considered.

Ausgrid – An Equal Opportunity Employer

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