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Data Scientist - Fixed Term Hire 12 months - Wellington

Wellington, Wellington 6011
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As a Data Scientist at IBM, you will help transform our clients data into tangible business value by analysing information, communicating outcomes and collaborating on product development.
Work with Best in Class open source and visual tools, along with the most flexible and scalable deployment options.
Whether its investigating patient trends or weather patterns, you will work to solve real world problems for the industries transforming how we live.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Data Scientist - Fixed term Hire 12 months - Wellington

Can you work magic with data without being befuddled by size, variety or structure?
Are you passionate about using or creating algorithms to unlock the value of information?
Do you eat predictive analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence for lunch?
Then you must be someone we are looking for!

We are looking for a Data Scientist who will help us turn data into information and information into action.
You will be able to discover the treasure hidden in vast amounts of data and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products.
Your focus will be in applying data mining and data enrichment techniques, statistical analysis as well as building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products.
You will be proficient in applying machine learning and deep learning techniques, experienced in using commercial and open-source analytics tools and comfortable with taking a creative approach to tackle complex, abstract problems.

  • Work with customers, partners and business units to understand their analytical information needs and develop analytical methods appropriate for the available data
  • Translate business problems into analytical problems and devise appropriate solutions that account for known technology and performance constraints
  • Develop suitable approaches for data cleaning and enrichment prior to and during analysis
  • Design and implement analysis methodologies that can be translated into solutions with available tool sets
  • Devise approaches to simplify complex, high-effort analytical computations to speed up data processing and algorithm performance
  • Design and document robust data-centric products and processes to support conducting analytics
Skills and Qualifications
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (particularly Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Data Science, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent).
  • Strong technical skills in R, Python, SQL or related data science and data visualisation tools
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques such as regression, classifiers and clustering methods
  • Familiar with deep learning methods to process high-dimensional and unstructured data and related tool kits such as Tensorflow
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as hypothesis testing and understanding of probability distributions
  • Understanding of NoSQL databases and distributed computing platforms e.g. Apache Spark
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate

Ready to join us?

To be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and leaders - people who want to make an impact, share their expertise and collaborate with some of the worlds top business and technology professionals. Keep reading.

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If you tick these boxes and are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM click Apply today. To find out more, head to www.ibm.com.au/careers

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Data Scientist - Fixed Term Hire 12 months - Wellington

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Data Scientist - Fixed Term Hire 12 months - Wellington

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



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Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-11-10

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