Graduate Data Scientist – Melbourne

Are you looking for an exciting adventure in the where you can really leave your mark? Do you want to apply advanced analytics to guide business decisions where you can touch and feel the impact in people’s everyday life? Are you looking for a close knit team that supports and looks out for each other? If so, you have found your right match! 

About Scalene Group

We are a fast-growing, SaaS enabled specialist retail analytics business, named among the Australian Financial Reviews Fast 100 list in 2021 and the top 40 retail tech start-ups operating globally in Retail Week World Retail Congress’ annual Discovery Report 2021. 

Powering retail innovation, we provide strategy, process design and analytics services to help retailers optimise their performance and leverage data effectively in their day-to-day decision making.  We partner with our clients to deliver tailored solutions that turn complex data into high value, easy to implement solutions on topics including range design & management, pricing & promotions, store format development, space optimisation and customer insights.

We operate from offices in Melbourne, Sydney and London to support a growing number of leading retailers in Australia, Asia and Europe. We have an ambitious growth agenda and are keen to expand the team with skilled and passionate individuals.

About the Role

As a Graduate Data Scientist you will contribute to the growth of Scalene by supporting successful delivery of client work as a key member of project delivery teams and by helping to develop and implement internal strategic initiatives. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Capture and document client requirements, and then translate them into an analytical roadmap / initiative
  • Prepare and analyse datasets and generate insights to help bring clients along the “project journey”
  • Build self service reports, dashboards and web applications
  • Develop and deploy statistical models
  • Convert data and analysis outputs into effective, clear communication documents appealing to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Help identify opportunities with potential to drive value both for our clients and Scalene going forward
  • Propose, develop and lead streams of work to support Scalene’s internal development agenda

Who we are looking for

We are keen to have someone join our Melbourne team on a full time, permanent basis with the below skills:

  • Exceptional analytical and insight skills, comfortable in dealing with large datasets
  • Hands-on experience in coding and analysis using R / SQL
  • Experience with one or more from Power BI, Azure ML, Shiny, Python is preferred
  • Able to work with loosely defined problems, handle ambiguity well
  • Experience in data cleansing, validation and preparation steps        
  • Have a practical and output oriented mindset
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Computer Science, Data Science and Analytics
  • Work rights:
    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Skilled
  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

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  • Closing Date:24th Jan 2023, 12:59 pm


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