Job Description

Oakton's a consulting and technology firm founded in 1988 and more recently joined the Dimension Data Group. Our business aims to collaborate with clients to create technology solutions to give them a distinct advantage in today’s rapidly changing world and allow them to engage with their customers in a more rewarding way.
 
We presently have an opening for an experienced Senior Analytics Consultant to join our Analytics & IM Services team in Sydney. This will be an initial 6 month contract engagement with the possibly to extend or become permanent.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for data application program design, coding, unit testing, debugging and documentation;
  • Creates clear and concise functional and technical specifications to ensure results meet the end users' requirements;
  • Engage in key design and architecture decisions as well as work estimation and resource planning;
  • Collaborate with the team on application architecture design and decision-making;
  • Interpret and execute requirements, functional specifications and technical design documents for incoming projects and communicate these effectively to the team;
  • Execute on smaller projects independently including interactions with other teams and 3rd parties for design and architecture;
  • Conduct data extraction from many different database platforms and review, analyze, and present information to ensure expected results;
 
Requirements:
  • Must have consulting experience;
  • Highly motivated individual that assumes ownership of their projects;
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate business/technical needs and develop creative solutions;
  • Good verbal communication skills that include the ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely;
  • Ability to work both independently or on a team with tight timelines and minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work at high technical levels of all system/application development and implementation phases;
  • Knowledge of agile system and software development lifecycles;
  • Have a flexible mindset with the ability to change as knowledge and conditions change, whether those changes are technical or business driven.
 
Technical Skills:
  • 2+ years R development experience;
  • 2+ years RStudio or equivalent experience;
  • 2+Python data management experience in Linux/Unix environment;
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • SAS experience;
  • SQL and Relational Database experience;
  • Experience working in an Unix environment;
  • Customer Churning Model Data experience;
  • Advanced Analytics experience;
  • Business Analysis experience;
  • Data Analysis experience;
  • Technical Artifact experience;
  • Functional Testing experience;

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