Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-29
Reference: V-36267
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2019 23:04

Job Description

Seeking a Data Scientist to support the Fintel Alliance Alerting Project, a program to detect financial crime risks only visible by joining disparate and distributed data silos, by building a technical platform that uses confidential computing technology to enable federated data analysis while maintaining strict controls over privacy and security of.

The Role:

The Data Scientist will support the Fintel Alliance Alerting Project. The individual may also be deployed to work on other agency priorities, which leverage their expertise and skillset, at the discretion of the contract manager.

Essential skills and experience:
  • A post-graduate degree in Data Science or a related field (e.g. Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science) or equivalent industry experience
  • A track record in delivering data science solutions to improve business outcomes
  • Good knowledge of privacy-preserving machine learning techniques, including different homomorphic encryption schemes, secure multi-party computation, differential privacy
  • Excellent programming skills. Experience with one or more of the following: R, Python, Scala
  • Strong skills in data wrangling with complex datasets on large, distributed databases (Parallel SQL, Spark)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal and teamwork skills, and proven ability to be self-motivated
  • A commitment to continual learning and skills development
Location and Contract Term:

The role is Sydney , Melbourne or Canberra based- Surrey hills with a 12 Month Contract with Options to extend for a further 2 x 12 Months

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian citizen, The candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain a NV1 security clearance

How to Apply:

Applications close 12 June 2019  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Kelly Shockley -  1300 944 936 for any further information