Data Scientist Level 5 (TSPV)

Data Scientist Level 5 (TSPV)

Job Title: Data Scientist Level 5 (TSPV)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-02-02
Reference: V-38504
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 03, 2021 14:10

Job Description

The Data Scientist will be responsible, under broad direction to establish methods, processes and systems to extract data in various forms, structured and unstructured. This role will be responsible for managing data flows and end-user data requirements, as well as, the development and sustainment of prototype and corporate tools. Additionally, the role will unify statistics, data analysis and related methodologies.

Skills and Knowledge:
  1. Degree or studies certification in a data science field would be desirable.
  2. Knowledge of machine Learning, data classification, cluster analysis, data mining, databases, visualisation.
  3. Knowledge and experience in development languages/ technologies such as Python, ElasticSearch, Linux and Apache NiFi.
Major Responsibilities:
  1. Lead the processing of data flows (extract, transform and load) and the management of data ingest into existing internal prototype tools and repositories.
  2. Drive internal relationships to determine and agree on the best dataflow (optimised) solution, then lead and implement solution (extract, transform and load) into existing corporate tools and repositories.
  3. Liaise with large complex government department teams on innovation and knowledge extraction from corporate data streams to manage end-user data requirements and translate these into internal system requirements and upgrades.
  4. Review current dataflow processes and practices to determine where efficiencies and/or improvements can be made in terms of the value from data sources and customer requirements.
Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. Contract terms between 12-24 months will be considered.
SFIA security level required: The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 5.
Security Requirements: Current Top-Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) security clearance is strongly preferred, however candidates who have held a TSPV in the previous 12-month period (which has since been downgraded) may be considered.
How to Apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.
Applications open until 19 February 2021 or until position is filled.
Call Kate 0447 199 931 for any further information.