Data Scientist

Job type
Location
Auckland
Salary
NZD110000 - NZD140000 per annum
Reference
BH-12509-1

Data Scientist

Contribute to the research, development, and delivery of demand forecasting projects

  • Conduct multiple iterations to improve model performances

  • Identify the market opportunity and risks

  • Auckland CBD


The company: 

My client has created a predictive tool using machine learning predictive analytics that improve forecast accuracy for their clients using customer data from a variety of sources, especially social media and search platforms. 

The Opportunity: 

Having grown rapidly in the past few months, there is a clear need for a Data Scientist to come on board and contribute to the research, development, and delivery of demand forecasting projects.

  • By bringing together multiple data sources, you will coherently mesh together and manipulate each set to identify the market opportunity and risks for reputation management and social marketing campaign optimisation.

  • You will drive the delivery of business insight through advanced and statistical analysis and research,  as well as conducting multiple iterations to improve model performances. 

  • You will collaborate with analytics and engineering teams in the delivery of forecasting platforms.

  • You will have the chance to work across multiple industry sectors including, Insurance, Retail, Tourism, etc. 

Your background: 

  • A self confessed statistical boffin is definitely a good start, along with an exceptionally strong numerical ability, a degree in statistics and a strong interest in product development will hold you in good stead

  • an Research & Development background focused Data Science 

  • You must be comfortable using Python and AWS

  • Exceptional communications skills are key as you will be working with a highly energetic and dynamic team

In short, this is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. If this sounds like you and you would like to know more, please contact Claudy at claudy@potentia.co.nz or apply now!

Please note only those who are currently residing in New Zealand with the appropriate working rights shall be considered for this position. 


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