May 16, 2019

Data CoE Expressions of Interest

  • Optus
  • Macquarie Park NSW, Australia
Full time Data Analytics Data Science Data Engineer

Job Description

We're going where no other telco has gone before – we’re inspiring a next-generation Optus powered by data and analytics. Your experience caught our eye, as we've been looking for people like you to support our data transformation. As Optus continues to push to be a world-class, mobile-led digital service provider, our focus on data and analytics has sharpened.

We are continuing to build on our data analytics community and are searching for talented, creative people and people leaders with skills and proven experience in Data Science and Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics, Big Data Engineering, Data Governance, Advanced Data Visualisation Development and UI Design. This team will ultimately drive profitable growth for Optus by proactively predicting and meeting our customers’ needs, optimising business operations, and empowering, engaging and increasing effectiveness of our employees by using data and analytics to enable intelligent business decisions.

Our team members are curious, bold and able to create connections using their passion of data and analytics.

The perks

Optus is a place where we let you do you.  We offer all kinds of benefits, such as:

  • Work collaboratively in an open, agile environment with flexible working hours and location
  • Discounts with over 400 companies Australia wide (Technology, Retail, Home, Fashion and more!)
  • Mobile & Internet discounts, Novated Car Leasing, and other Financial benefits
  • Onsite facilities at Macquarie Park such as a Gym, GP, Mini-Mart, Cafes
  • Training, Mentoring and further learning opportunities
  • Social events, social clubs and sports teams!
  • Regular visits by our various partners, such as mobile dentists, food trucks, charities, independent retailers and fruit vendors!
  • Staff buses to Epping and Wynyard, and back again

Key Roles

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Visualisation
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Centre of Excellence Leaders
  • Agile Coaches

About you

You are a self-starter with a curious mind and collaborative attitude - unconventional backgrounds welcome

Other preferred skills and experience include:

  • Tertiary qualified in quantitative discipline (Engineering, Maths, Economics, Science or IT)
  • Model building and feature engineering for machine learning
  • Working with analytical tools and systems, including SQL/Teradata, Python, R, Scala and big data technologies
  • Background in fields and roles within Data and Analytics and Data Engineering
  • Great communication skills and ability to build relationships with diverse teams
  • Have intense curiosity - a desire to go beneath the surface of a problem, find the questions at its heart and distil them into a very clear set of hypotheses that can be tested
  • Keep abreast of innovate analytics, data science, engineering and other industry leading techniques

About us

At Optus, we don’t sit back and let the future happen to us – we’re out there making it.  By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, we’re working to create a better tomorrow for all Australians. 

Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.

Heads Up!

Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy close dates may change, so make sure you apply today!