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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 recruitment@oag.govt.nz.

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

Applications close Thursday 31 October 2019.

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