Data Scientist at Faethm

Full-Time Employment, Data Science, APAC - Sydney, New South Wales sydney full-time
Posted a month ago

Faethm’s sophisticated AI and analytics help governments, companies and workers understand the dynamic forces shaping the labour market from technological disruption to economic shocks such as COVID and climate change. Armed with these insights, customers can make data driven decisions to navigate those changes and upskill or reskill their workforce. Faethm’s data science team is responsible for the development of core IP through a scientific research-driven approach. We are looking for talented individuals to contribute to the expansion of our data science IP.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilising appropriate statistical data analysis, predictive modelling, and simulation methods to develop new methods to help our clients navigate the future of work.
  • Implementing complex analytical techniques and experimental methods independently to develop solutions to achieve business outcomes, using computational methods to discover data patterns and to develop classification, prediction, and optimisation models
  • Model training & development, validation & evaluation, performance monitoring and calibration.
  • Performing qualitative research, data analysis and visualisation in the areas of workforce training, skills and education.
  • Explaining highly technical concepts to non-technical business stakeholders.
  • End-to-end data science execution including scoping, building, testing, implementation, maintenance, tracking and optimisation of predictive models


Core competencies:


  • MS or higher in Data Science, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics or equivalent fields.
  • At least 2 year’s professional experience working as either a data analyst or data scientist.
  • Strong foundation in applied machine learning and statistical models such as XgBoost, Bayesian statistics, linear/logistic regression, time series analysis, neural networks, principal component analysis, etc.
  • Experience using Python for data science workflows (such as jupyterlab, pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, xgboost etc).
  • An understanding of core AWS components, working in Sagemaker and GitHub, and awareness of the emerging technology landscape.
  • Prior experience of working with job ontologies such as O*Net and ESCO and labour data would be a bonus.



  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with other scientists and analysts in both office-based and remote working environments
  • An ability to drive a project and work both independently and in a team
  • An ability to build relationships with stakeholders and peers across the organisation
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and research skills

While we have identified the initial responsibilities of the role, be pre-prepared for this role to evolve as products, clients, and analytics grow.


Join Faethm and you will: Work for an inventive, purpose-driven and civic-minded company with an ambitious but realisable mission and vision that tackles a very real and globally important issue. People are our secret sauce, at Faethm we pride ourselves on working hard and having fun!

Faethm is an equal opportunity employer. We find excellence in diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.