Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Location: New South Wales
Salary: $140000.00 - $160000.00 per annum
Start Date: 2018-02-19
Reference: JO-1710-513883
Contact Name: Caroline Bradley
Job Published: February 19, 2018 16:30

Job Description

I have an exciting opportunity for a Data Scientist to join my client, who is an Australian sports betting company.  They are currently looking for someone to be the subject expert for Data Science within the business with a strong focus on running sports statistics modelling.
You will work proactively on:
  • Identify where data science can increase the profitability of our business and use your skills and experience to do so
  • Modelling of sports statistics
  • Take responsibility for project delivery and maintain communication with all stakeholders
  • End-to-end predictive modelling; from feature engineering to performance evaluation
  • Designing and implementing data science solutions that will work in production
  • Communicating data-driven insights to stakeholders at all levels
  • Participate in regular training sessions to share best practices and develop knowledge of current and emerging technologies to constantly uplift the team's capabilities

  • Postgraduate qualifications (PHD or Masters with a research component) in a relevant field.
  • Experience with modelling of sports statistics
  • 3+ years' experience in enterprise data science and a demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant machine learning models, analytical techniques
  • Proficiency in relevant languages: R, Python and SQL
  • Experience with Data Visualisation and effective communication through charts
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Evidence of continued professional development
Please note experience with the Modelling of Sports Statistics is a must.If this is something you are interested and have the relevant skills, then please do not hesitate to apply.You can email me on for more information.