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Graduate Data Analyst - six-month fixed term

The Research and Development Group at the Office of the Auditor-General (the Office) is looking to recruit a Data Analyst for a six-month fixed term. This opportunity would suit a recent graduate or a student about to graduate.

The Graduate Data Analyst will be working closely with the Director, Data and Analysis to help develop a prototype analytical system that will support the Office's operations and research projects.

We're looking for someone with a love of technical writing and a strong drive to innovate and apply their experience at an academic level to real world situations. A relevant qualification that lends itself to systematic unstructured data analysis, text analytics, or ontological and semantic technologies is a must.

What does the role entail?

  • Researching, piloting, evaluating, and documenting solutions to unstructured text and knowledge problems.
  • Applying innovative thinking and problem-solving skills to look at a wide range of solutions to business problems.
  • Developing and using analytics technologies to meet the needs of the Office.

What experience do you need?

  • A relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Excellent grades in relevant papers.
  • Experience using Open Source tooling.
  • Previous experience on either unstructured text or semantic projects.

For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or

You must apply online through (you'll find the application form there, too).

Applications close Thursday 31 October 2019.

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