Avanade Inc. Manager - Advanced Analytics in Brisbane, Australia

Manager – Advanced Analytics

At Avanade, we champion creativity and free-thinking, embrace diversity, and geek out over the newest technologies. We believe innovation is powered by people working together to change things for the better.

Founded in 2000 as a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft we are a leading digital innovator, realising results for our clients and their customers through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. We have a deeply collaborative and diverse workforce of digitally connected people across 24 countries. Through thousands of projects, we’ve transformed businesses for the digital world. We’ve helped them create compelling experiences for their customers and employees.

The role

As the Manager, Advanced Analytics, you will help clients understand and extract value from their data using sophisticated analytical tools and techniques. Working both independently and as part of a team, you will be involved in all phases of analytics projects including: question formulation, design, research and development, implementation, and testing. This role will be able to explore and understand data and build advanced analytical models independently, then present and converse about these models to any level of audience.


What you need to bring to us

  • Proven practical experience in optimizing data for predictive modelling and applying machine learning for training, building and testing models (e.g. Customer Churn Prediction).

  • Extensive experience in turning insights and recommendations into business-specific actions (e.g. Next Best Action for Marketing channels).

  • The proven ability to articulate complex analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language to business stakeholders.

  • Highly proficient in statistical modelling tools.

  • Highly proficient with two or more predictive analytics tools including R, Python, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB, MicroStrategy, Tableau, QlikView, PowerBI.

  • Demonstrable professional hands-on experience with data mining, analysis, modelling, of large scale, complex data sets.

  • Highly proficient in statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, forecasting/predictive analytics, multivariate testing (A/B testing), and optimization algorithms.

  • Highly proficient in at least one high level programming languages such (i.e. C++, R, Python, Julia, etc.).

  • Experience with NoSQL databases and tools (i.e. Hadoop, Hive Spark, etc.).

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • The ability to lead and drive a team of professionals to learn, grow and succeed

You likely possess MS/PhD in quantitative field such as Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or Machine Learning. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.

Why choose Avanade?

At Avanade you’re empowered with innovative thinking and armed with cutting-edge Microsoft Technology to help our clients work better and revolutionize the way they look after their customers.

  • Further, faster - We know it’s important for you to keep moving forward, that’s why you’ll have plenty of training time allowed each year across the latest technologies, client solutions and soft skills.

  • More than technology - Day-to-day, you’ll work on high-profile digital projects while being surrounded by people who have a passion for delivering results for our clients and their customers.

  • Real world, real career - We’re looking for passionate technology consultants who embrace change and collaboration. At Avanade, we invest in you. If you’re ready to make your career real, join us.

This is a real career for the real you in the real world. When you’re ready to make it real, join us!

Requisition ID - 54541

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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