Our client, a Federal Government Department in Canberra is seeking the services of an experienced Machine Learning Specialist.
Contract 1 Mar 2018 to 28 Feb 2019 (plus possible extension options up to 2 years)
Responsibilities and Duties
Analysis of technical and organisational requirements for existing and proposed applications;
Development of machine learning capabilities as part of high performance solutions and projects, in accordance with the organisations development frameworks (design, programming, testing and documenting)
Contribute to project delivery by developing technical specifications, systems designs and operational support documentation to maintain or establish applications;
Support data acquisition activities and preparation, including loading, cleaning, manipulating and exporting
Research and develop statistical machine learning models for data analysis
Build and run analytical prototypes to generate actual insights and results
Implementation of proposed solutions including training, testing, release management and operations teams;
Identification of solution issues and develop strategies to resolve them;
Provide expert advice on solutions, designs and approaches:
Escalation of issues and risks within project structures;
Coordination of testing & training;
Work effectively in a small team environment;
Collaboration with partners and external providers;
Provide knowledge/skills transfer to other team members;
Qualifications and Skills
Formal information and communications technology qualifications from a recognised tertiary institution or demonstrated skills and experience
A minimum of 5 years' experience working with application development technologies and best practice coding standards
Experience in the practical application of Machine Learning techniques and principles (2 years+)
Experience in data preparation activities including loading, cleaning, manipulating and exporting data.
Experience in development in Python with a background in C/C++ (5 years+)
Experience in concurrent and distributed systems (5 years+)
Ability to work within team and collaborative environments exchanging and conveying complex ideas
Experience in identifying opportunities for improvement and developing and delivering software development methodologies to enhance business outcomes
Experience in prototyping and standing-up analytical infrastructure to support problem solving
Self-motivated, innovative, able to use initiative, and a proven commitment to achieve business objectives on time
Knowledge or experience in probability, statistics and Datamodelling (Desirable)
Knowledge or experience in speech recognition or audio processing (Desirable)
Advanced knowledge of analytics and data processing technologies and architectures. (Desirable)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to communicate complex science concepts to any audience. (Desirable)
The client requires the applicants to hold Australian Citizenship and NV 1 Clearance.
Applications for this role are to reach us before 2:00 pm, 25th January 2017.
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