Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, Australia
Reference: 1021
Contact Name: Matt Mathauda
Job Published: September 28, 2018 09:55

Job Description

We distribute insurance products to the largest e-commerce sites globally via a B2B platform. 

We’re seeking a senior data scientist to support the product and marketing with insights gained from analysing company data. The ideal candidate should adept at using data sets to identify opportunities for increase revenue and using models to test the effectiveness of different actions.




  • Proficiency with a variety of Machine Learning and statistical testing techniques

  • Master's or Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or other Quantitative fields

  • 5+ years of experience in manipulating data sets using Python/SQL and building statistical models

  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development

  • Functional knowledge of relational databases and data warehousing

  • A drive to learn and master new technologies/techniques, good communications and be able to work in Australia

Nice to have


  • Experience in analysing data from Google Analytics, Adwords, Facebook and other customer experience platforms.

  • Experience with distributed data manipulations (Map/Reduce)

  • Experience with data engineering, ETL processes etc


  • Salary Negotiable

  • A generous Employee Options Package applies for permanent roles at Cover Genius.

  • Opportunity to travel extensively including to UK, EU and US

  • High energy, fast paced and inclusive working environment

  • Sydney CBD location

  • Flat organisation structure

  • Fun, inclusive work environment

  • Health and wellness benefits

  • Peer bonus program

  • Stock-based incentives

  • Generous bonuses for employee referrals

  • New office fitout

  • Free office snacks and drinks

  • Job-related training

  • Global network which offers opportunity to transfer to other markets