Title:  Senior Data Scientist


Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

At Officeworks we make bigger things happen. Our customers, our team, and our community are our heart and soul. And if our brilliant people have taught us anything, it is that we can do all kinds of incredible things, each and every day.


Fast paced. Innovative. Inspiring. With more than 8000 team members and a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores Australia wide – we’re focused on delivering a wide range, low price and great service. We’re about inspiring new ideas and thinking outside the box. We’re about kicking goals, having a laugh and pushing each other. We are about being rewarded and supported. We’re about teaching a customer something new and supporting the community. We’re about making a difference.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Senior Data Scientist to be a part of the Advanced Analytics team. You will be responsible for the delivery of advanced analytics projects. The role will be required to work with the different business functions within the division to understand the business requirements and to develop analytic methods and algorithms to support decision-making processes.  


Reporting to the Advanced Analytics Manager, you would work closely with the manager to influence the deliverables that are used by the different business functions to make more data insights-driven decisions. The role main objectives are:

  • Help identify business use cases that data can help solve
  • Build statistical models from scratch and develop machine learning algorithms
  • Provide quality-controlled solutions by ensuring testing and QA are part of the development process
  • 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
  • Support business analysts in scoping and delivering on small analytics use cases performed within the business function
  • Present results to stakeholders by developing visualisations, presentations and recommendations for action

About you

You’ll bring experience in one or more of the following competencies and enabling technologies:

  • Bachelor's in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science or related area
  • Experience in complex data science and analytics
  • Knowledge and understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms such as GLM, Neural Network, Decision Trees, Random Forrest, Boosting methods, etc.
  • Experience with common data science analytical/ programming tool, such as R, Python and SQL.
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as PowerBI, Tableau etc.
  • Experience with delivering using Agile

Our culture

It’s all in a day’s work when you’re part of the Officeworks community – where you’re not defined by who you are, but what you can do. We celebrate our teams’ uniqueness by offering the below to the Officeworks family:

  • An inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements to best support your individual needs.
  • A key focus on wellbeing and safety.
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, Bunnings, Kmart, Target and Catch.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to progress your career.
  • Industry leading Growing Families policy and access to Circle In portal for Working Families.


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

Officeworks is a ‘Circle Back Initiative’ employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.