Data Scientist

Last updated 8 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Company Description

Opportunity for a Data Scientist to join newly created team.

You have some great ideas. That’s why we want you.

At Anglo American we are committed to making lasting positive change for colleagues, host communities, consumers and our planet. Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives", delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible – from mobile phones to medicines.

How are we transforming our industry? By leading it towards zero harm, greater efficiency and enhanced sustainability. That requires novel thinking alongside technological innovation. We are working towards extraordinary outcomes, always searching for better ways to do things, questioning the status quo and innovating with purpose.

So, we seek talented individuals who can bring new ideas and fresh approaches to help us in our quest: to discover ever safer, cleaner and more responsible ways of working that focus on the health and well-being of our colleagues and the people in the communities where we work.

Here’s an exciting opportunity to join us.

Job Description

The Metallurgical Coal (MetCoal) Analytics Centre, referred to as the “MAC”, is a new centralised hub at the Brisbane Corporate Office, which will support MetCoal Australia operations by providing insights backed by data science and functional experts.

We are seeking an experienced Data Scientist to join the team.

In this role you will be responsible for developing and deploying analytical models that addresses a particular business problem, and ensuring that end-users continue to gain value through the insights generated by data analytics. Working with massive and complex data sets from multiple sources you will develop prototype solutions, mathematical models, algorithms, machine learning techniques, and robust analytics to provide insights and development of data products.

Your primary focus area will be in Underground Gas and Ventilation, with opportunity to expand across all functional areas. You will be supporting innovative and rapid development projects and business as usual services that require data.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
  • Additional qualification in data science will be highly favourable
  • Microsoft Azure certification will be highly favourable
  • Experience with cloud-based platforms (Azure preferred)
  • Experience with leading the development of data models and applying data analytics techniques to deliver improvements in productivity and reliability
  • Familiarity with relational/non-relational data manipulation, machine learning, and scientific statistical analysis

Additional information

This is a Monday to Friday position based in Brisbane.

What we offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Inclusion and Diversity

At Anglo American, we promote an inclusive and diverse environment where every colleague is valued and respected for who they are and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. We encourage all suitable applicants to apply for vacancies, including women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Background Checks

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.