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Lead Consultant – Data Science

Full time
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Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand
I.T., digital & online media services
1,001-5,000 employees
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Lead Consultant – Data Science

Melbourne / Sydney/ Brisbane / Perth or Canberra location

We are Fujitsu

We use technology to make happier lives. We are a global leader in technology and business solutions that transform organizations and the world around us. We have a long heritage of bringing innovation and expertise, continuously working to contribute to the growth of society and our customers.
Fujitsu Data and AI are a leader in designing and delivering Modern Data Platforms and AI solutions based on the Microsoft, Databricks and AWS technology stack.
We help transform our customers by collaboratively defining strategy and creating solutions that answer the complex, high-value questions to drive revenue, cut costs, improve the customer experience, and increase customer loyalty.
The foundation of our business is our philosophy of driving business performance through data-driven decisions, and we are looking for candidates who live this philosophy in their everyday work.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced data scientist that will help us grow our data science and AI practice to deliver cutting edge machine learning and AI solutions for our clients. The successful candidate with have an excellent understanding of data science and machine learning concepts and technologies backed up by real-world experience in delivering machine learning and AI solutions for organisations. Some experience of data engineering and visualisation is beneficial as is experience of machine learning operations. Experience of leading teams and mentoring junior staff is preferred but not essential.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Engagement with clients to understand business requirements
  • Advising clients on data science best practices.
  • Data exploration and analysis
  • Data pipeline development
  • Development and evaluation of machine learning models
  • Advising organisations in machine learning operations (MLOps) and helping them establish MLOps capabilities
  • Mentoring of junior staff
About you:
  • Very strong business engagement and communications skills
  • Excellent understanding of mathematics and statistics relevant to ML and AI
  • Excellent understanding of ML/AI concepts, models and practices – e.g. data analysis, model training/tuning, model evaluation, model deployment
  • Strong knowledge and experience of common types of ML models – e.g. forecasting, linear regression, logistic regression
  • Good experience in development of ML models using Azure or AWS cloud services
  • Excellent coding skills in Python
  • Good knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Experience of working with big data technologies – e.g. data lakes, clustered computing (preferred)
  • Experience of developing ML models using Databricks or Apache Spark (preferred)
  • Experience of developing data engineering pipelines (preferred)
  • Experience of establishing MLOps for organisations (preferred)
  • Experience of team leading (preferred)
  • Consulting experience (preferred)
What we offer:
  • Career mentorship with Industry thought leaders
  • Defined Career growth
  • Ability and time to upskill across our five key business pillars
  • Training investment in the latest technologies and certifications
  • Regular team social events
  • Close liaison with vendor experts locally and internationally.
Why Fujitsu?
We are an organization with a strong set of values and a history of respecting fairness and equality, whilst promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. We constantly push ourselves to do better and strive to bring together a diverse mix of perspectives and talents in an inclusive environment, where we encourage our people to bring their full selves to work. We call this Be Completely You.
  • We put people first. We believe in the power of diversity to drive innovation and our Work180 accreditation, AWEI Gold Employer status and Rainbow Tick certification for LGBTI+ inclusion show that we value an inclusive culture.
  • We offer tailored career paths across our global organisation to support your professional and personal growth.
  • Our customers trust us. We have an excellent reputation across the region and globally.
  • Best in class reward and recognition programs – flexible work, volunteering leave and more.
  • We live our values of aspiration, trust and empathy, all day, every day.
As an inclusive employer, Fujitsu aims to recruit a diverse range of talents to help us achieve our purpose. In line with our diversity, equity and inclusion strategy, we welcome applications from women and gender diverse people; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; Māori and Pacific people; LGBTI+ people; people with a disability; culturally and linguistically diverse people; and veterans and emergency responders.

If you don’t tick every box in this job description, please don’t rule yourself out. Research suggests that women and other people in underrepresented groups tend to only apply if they meet every requirement. We focus on hiring people who value inclusion, collaboration, adaptability, courage, and integrity, rather than ticking boxes – so if this resonates with you, then please apply.