Data Scientist / Analyst

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Asia Pacific


Philippines - Manila

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Finance/Accounting, Maintenance, Operations, Processing, Production Mining/ Operations, Strategy & Development, Technology/IT

Date published

01 July 2020

Date closing

11 July 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

BHP’s Maintenance and Engineering Centre of Excellence (MECoE) is the coming together of a dedicated, innovative team focused on identifying, achieving and maintaining the highest standards in maintenance for BHP globally.
The role will be performed from our Manila hub based, supported by the latest technology to engage with our sites around the Australia and the globe.
Reporting to the Manager Data Analysis and Analytics, you will be responsible for overall development, governance and upgrade of data analytics work, dashboards and algorithms developed by our data visualization specialists and data scientists using DataOps principles.

Your key responsibilities in this role would be to:
  • governance, maintenance and upgrade of dashboard and algorithms
  • create and maintain data pipelines to power our machine learning tools, models and dashboards
  • monitor the deployed tools and dashboards ensuring its proper upkeep and maintenance
  • collaborate with data scientists, data visualization specialists, systems dynamics specialists, data analysts and the stakeholders to deliver the optimal solution to maximize the business value
  • create frameworks, guidelines, standards, procedures and documentations for testing, ongoing support and maintenance
  • ensure best practices in our everyday work to operationalize analytics by fostering self-servicing capabilities for data and code alike

About You

The successful candidate will be able to work within a team environment to bring in best practices.
The following outlines key skills and experience to succeed in this role:
  • Experience developing dashboard with Spotfire
  • Proficient in general purpose programming languages, R, Python, SPSS
  • Strong track record of manipulating, processing, and extracting data from large databases using SQL, cloudera, hue, impala
  • Hands on experience in modelling and managing databases: relational SQL and NoSQL
  • Expertise in ETL tools, DataOps, i.e., DevOps principles in analytics
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools
  • Experience with unit testing, test driven development(TDD), behavior driven development (BDD), and code versioning systems, e.g. bitbucket
  • Experience in working with variety of stakeholders and people with different areas of expertise in an agile environment
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, software Engineering or related discipline) is advantageous.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  

The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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