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Job ID: 33681
Job Openings by Title Senior Analyst
Location Australia
Description:
Position:	Senior Analyst

Company:	Consulting

Location:	Australia

Job ID:		33681

Responsibilities:

- Accountable for the delivery of advanced analytics solutions into one of the company’s products.
- Task management including overseeing and delegating technical tasks amongst analysts.
- Support the Analytics Lead with analytics architecture and solution design.
- Contribute to the Analytics Toolkit, a central repository of useful tools for analysts.
- Delivery of tasks to support a product roadmap and BAU product operation tasks, working in a cross-functional team managed by a Product Lead or Delivery Manager.
- Creation of analytics approaches to solve business problems in a scalable and repeatable way.
- Design, development or testing of an analytics algorithm, including prototyping.
- Writing the specifications for an analytics algorithm to be implemented by software engineers.
- Peer reviewing the work of other analysts.
- Carrying out a process required for BAU delivery of any aspect of the product that needs regular production.
- Investigating objections or issues raised by users.
- Following and instilling in junior peers the best practice guidelines, tools and formal processes for analytics practiced at the company.
- Liaising with customers of the product, both internal and external, to respond to queries and objections, and communicate updates relating to delivery of new features and BAU.
- Providing estimates of work effort, timeframes and costings for analytics tasks. Peer reviewing estimates developed by team members.
- Taking active steps to continuously improve own performance and drive own career development, requesting assistance as required.
- Taking active steps to drive improvement in the knowledge, capability level and quality of work of Associate Analysts and Analysts in own team.
- Participation in Analytics Community initiatives, such as Analytics Review for other projects, organization or facilitation at events, etc.

Qualifications:

- Sound knowledge of technical analytics discipline, including data preparation, experiment design, feature engineering and foundational analytics concepts, model development and model training.
- Sufficient skills in several disciplines or techniques to autonomously apply without the need for material guidance or revision by others.
- Sufficient skills in at least one discipline or technique to be an authoritative source of guidance and support for the team, and to be able to solve problems of a high technical complexity in this domain.
- Sound knowledge of one or more technical tools and coding languages that are used for analytics.
- Some tools and programming languages that might qualify include: R, Python, Scala, Haskell, SAS, MATLAB, S-Plus, C/C++, Perl
- Strong problem-solving skills, including ability to apply a systematic problem-solving approach.
- Solid interpersonal skills, as the role will need to work in a cross-functional team with both other analysts and specialists from non-analytics disciplines.
- Solid client and stakeholder management skills.
- Ability to autonomously carry out work following analytics best practice as defined at the company for the relevant types of tools or techniques, suggesting improvements where appropriate.
- Ability to motivate peers to follow analytics best practice as defined at the company, by positively presenting the benefits and importance of these ways of working.
- Commercial acumen to understand business needs and the commercial impacts of different analytics solutions or approaches.
- Attention to detail.
- Drive for continuous improvement.
- 5-7 years’ experience in a highly technical analytics environment, carrying out data analytics or data science work
- Tertiary qualifications in engineering, mathematics, actuarial studies, statistics, physics, or a related discipline.







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