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Senior Analyst - Risk Analytics


Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Risk Advisory

• Reimbursements for professional development
• Flexible work arrangements - work in a way that suits you best
• Salary packaging - to suit your personal and financial circumstances

Based in Sydney, we are looking for a Senior Analyst who has a passion for solving complex risk-related business problems.


What will your typical day look like?
You will manage, coordinate and mentor teams of data scientists and analytics professionals. You will also contribute to project management activities including work stream planning, mitigation of risks and issues. You will have to translate business requirements into a technical approach and solutions to deliver insight, including tool selection and application of appropriate modelling techniques.
Your day will also involve:

  • Designing and building robust analytical models and solutions to deliver actionable insight for business users
  • Delivering a broad range of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics engagements in a variety of areas (including supervised and unsupervised machine learning, natural language processing, and optimisation)
  • Communicating technical findings, models, and insights to different technical and non-technical audiences within the firm and to our clients
  • Creating comprehensive technical documentation and facilitate knowledge handover to clients, including designing and running end user training courses
  • Keeping up to date with predictive and prescriptive analytics, new machine learning techniques, technologies, architectures and languages where necessary, and share your knowledge with the rest of the team to facilitate their personal growth and the growth of the practice
  • Helping to grow our internal capabilities by supporting the design and delivery of internal training courses to team members

About the team
The Risk Analytics team in Sydney carries out advanced statistical and machine learning analyses in a number of areas and industry sectors encompassing Resources and Energy, Government and Public Services, Health and Life Sciences.
We don’t just work with our clients to manage risk, we help them understand and grab the opportunities it presents too, helping them gain a competitive advantage. Our expertise and industry knowledge runs deep here. At Deloitte, you’ll find yourself working with some of the most inspiring and experienced colleagues and with clients who trust you to lead the way to smart choices, better control frameworks and new systems, including bespoke solutions that have a direct impact on their bottom line.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

  • You are an ambitious analytics and data science professional with a real passion for delivering valuable insights and who think differently about problems and solutions
  • Experience with advanced analytics, business modelling, and optimisation, simulation modelling and statistical techniques
  • Strong consulting and/or technology implementation experience including the end-to-end project lifecycle (requirements gathering, user story elicitation, model design and built, testing and deployment)
  • Experience in designing and facilitating interviews and workshops, including requirements gathering
  • Experience of applying analytics tools and techniques to a variety of complex business problems and an understanding of which approaches are relevant in different scenarios, delivering value
  • Good understanding of data analysis and modelling concepts including regression modelling, segmentation, time series analysis, simulation modelling, machine learning and predictive modelling
  • Hands on experience with a number of data manipulation tools and languages (e.g. SQL, Python, R, Spark, etc.)
  • Experience in data sourcing, cleansing, preparation and management including ETL processes and tools
  • Experience in business intelligence and visualisation tools such as Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, etc
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, business writing and professional skills, including being able to liaise with both technical and business contacts at our clients
  • Proven, relevant experience in managing, coordinating and developing teams that are strong in technical and analytical skills
  • Strong planning, organisation and people management skills
  • Experience in pre-sales/ and business development activities

Why Deloitte?
At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in different ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.


Next Steps
Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now.
If you have any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, contact Carolyn Foo from the Talent Acquisition team on 02 9322 5210. We'd love to hear from you!

By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards.  We've designed these standards to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.

Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.

The preferred candidate will be subjected to background screening by Deloitte or its third party provider.