Data Science Engineer

At Ignite Data Solutions, we believe the best results come when data enables people.

The opportunity

Ignite is a business analytics consultancy.  Over the next five years, we are looking to scale up our business.  This means:

  • 8x revenue growth
  • 5x team size growth

We have an exciting opportunity for a data science engineer to join our growing team.  Be part of our scale-up journey and our supportive culture.

A great growth opportunity awaits, as you will be working in leading technologies

  • Databricks
  • Azure
  • AWS
  • Python
  • Docker
  • GitHub

You will get to see the solutions from end to end.  From working closely with business stakeholders to elicit requirements, to seeing how our clients use the data product and get value from it.

You will be part of collaborative teams, playing a hands-on role in designing, developing, testing, deploying, and managing data-led solutions.

You will be guided by our Delivery Leads to master multi-disciplinary delivery methods – from Agile Scrum and Agile Kanban to CI/CD and DevOps.

You will get to work with a range of customers; from globally recognised organisations to exciting scale-ups.  You will gain experience across a range of industries, including Renewables, Utilities, Agribusiness, and Professional Services.

Key responsibilities of the role

The core mission of the Data Science Engineer at Ignite is to ensure that we deliver what we promise.

It is the responsibility of the role to:

  • Capture and translate customer requirements into hypotheses, data models and analytics assets
  • Design, build, test and deploy in line with Ignite delivery frameworks
  • Apply and evaluate appropriate modelling techniques based on the opportunity and capabilities available
  • Proactively identify and provide recommendations to address blockers

Your core competencies

  • Statistical Reasoning
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Exploration and Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Data Modelling
  • Solution Design
  • Solution Development
  • Communication and Engagement

Your behaviours

As a member of the team, the Data Science Engineer will exemplify the values and behaviours of our organisation.

  • Act with integrity
  • Help each other succeed
  • Willingness to learn
  • Be the best we can
  • Focus on the why

Your story

You have experience in delivering at least one data project end-to-end.  Articulating involvement in requirements, design, development and deploy.

You have experience with cloud technologies.  Specific experience in Databricks and Azure preferred.

You have coding and software engineering experience.  Developing with Spark, Python, R and CI/CD toolsets.

You focus on articulating business benefit or outcomes of project experience.

Consulting experience or experience with end-users preferred.

Why Ignite

  • Competitive salary with attractive bonus package
  • Remote-first working… the office is there if you want it
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave for mums and dads
  • A holiday on your birthday
  • And most importantly….

We will help each other succeed

Join a supportive team of talented Data Scientists, Engineers, Analysts and Architects.

Variety – wide range of technologies for a wide range of customer needs.

Learning and development through structured training with certifications, self-development projects, and monthly mentoring.

We have well-established processes in place, including Ignite methodologies to help you deliver.

Further considerations

This is a full-time role however there is some flexibility in this, so if you are looking for a part-time position, this can be arranged for the right candidate too.

Ignite has adopted a remote-first working policy.  This means you can work from home or choose to come into the office based on your preference.  We are placing more emphasis on social interactions that bring the team together once per month, whilst our regular rhythms ensure we stay connected every day.

We look forward to your application

Please submit your application to [email protected] or use the adjacent submission form.

To be considered for this position you must have valid rights to work and live in Australia.

Ignite welcomes applications from anyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age, and/or any other visible or non-visible characteristics. All too often we see organisations full of the same or similar people, and we do not want that, we want diversity. We believe that a diverse set of people will improve our organisation and will ultimately change the way we work for the better.

We believe the best results come when data enables people

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