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Data Scientist - Federal Government

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Data Scientist - Federal Government
  • Progressive Government Department
  • Initial 12 Month Contract + long term Extension
  • Rewarding Hourly Rates $$
A highly regarded Federal Government Departments is looking to engage an experienced Data Scientist to join a highly skilled team involved in understanding business needs. You will be responsible for developing machine learning models and other analytical solutions to solve problems using data science techniques. The successful Data Scientist will be offered an Initial 12 month contract + Extension at a premium hourly rate.

The successful Data Scientist will be responsible for, but not limited to ;
  • Using statistical and data mining techniques to analyse data to provide insights into current and emerging ML/TF risks and issues
  • Developing, implementing, deploying, testing and evaluating machine learning models to model risk
  • Conducting detailed analysis and other data to support the development of risk assessments
  • Performing data wrangling and creating data pipelines, integrating diverse disparate datasets
  • Appling advanced data science techniques i.e. machine learning, graph analytics, data visualisation, text analytics plus development of custom algorithms

The successful Data Scientist must have experience in the following
  • Industry experience in development of big data analytics solutions using Scala and Apache Spark
  • Demonstrated Industry experience in programming using one or more of R, Python or Scala in creating complex analytic models
  • Knowledge and experience in delivering data science solutions to improve business outcomes
  • Degree in data science (machine learning, artificial intelligence) or a related field e.g. applied mathematics, statistics, computer science is a bonus
This is a rare opportunity for an experienced Data Scientist to join a reputable organisation. The successful Data Scientist will be offered an initial 12 Month Contract + extension at a competitive hourly rate. If you have the required skills, DON'T DELAY, APPLY NOW please forward your resume to quoting reference number LS0485 for further information. For more opportunities go to


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