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Title:  Data Scientist

Location: 

Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

Our purpose at Officeworks is to help make bigger things happen, for our customers, our team, and our community.

We’re a fast paced, growing, innovative and inspiring Australian brand employing over 8,000 team members, with a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores and a dedicated team supporting the Business to Business market. Our people are our biggest asset and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective skill, dedication and talent of our team members who embody the Officeworks spirit every day – whether that’s in store, support office or in a CFC.  We are passionate about supporting the communities in which we live and work, and want our team members to take ownership and accountability to help make bigger things happen every day.

About the role

In line with the continued growth at Officeworks our Advanced Analytics team is growing! We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to take responsibility of the advanced analytics projects. You will be working with different business functions and within the division to understand requirements, develop analytical methods and algorithms to support decision making processes. You will also

 

  • Build statistical models from scratch and develop machine learning algorithms
  • Partner with developers, business SMEs, and data engineers to deliver timely, high-quality analytic products
  • Support the analytical products life cycle, from development to implementation within the business function
  • Present results to stakeholders by developing visualisations, presentations and recommendations for action

About you

You are tertiary educated; Bachelors in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science or similar. Essential to your success, you will demonstrable expertise in complex data and analytics including previous exposure to machine learning techniques and algorithms such as GLM, Neural Network, Decision Trees, Random Forrest, Boosting methods, etc.

 

Additionally you will have

 

  • Experience with SQL and Python
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as PowerBI, Tableau etc.
  • Strong problem solving skills and critical thinking ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

This is a really exciting time to join this growing function with lots of opportunity for development within this team and the broader business.

 

Our culture

At Officeworks, we focus on creating an empowering and fun culture where people enjoy coming to work. We value our team's uniqueness and reward our team members by offering some great #officeworksperks including:

  • An inclusive and supportive team environment
  • A key focus on wellbeing
  • Potential flexible working arrangements to help you best manage your priorities
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, along with team member discounts at Kmart and Target
  • Ongoing training and development with real opportunities to progress your career


At Officeworks, we operate best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI community and people with disabilities.