- Permanent full time position
- Young and dynamic office
- Analyse how cities function to inform policy and investment advice.
SGS is a highly successful Australian advisory firm which aspires to innovate and constructively contribute to the formulation of good public policy and investment decisions. We have a flat structure and the successful candidate will be required to work directly with a highly talented and multi-disciplinary team across a wide range of projects.
SGS work centres around understanding how cities and regions function and we have established strong capabilities in data creation, manipulation and visualisation. We are looking to expand our Data and Spatial Analytics Area of Service to support this capability.
The successful candidate will be required to extract and manipulate large datasets, operate and develop economic models and create innovative data and spatial visualisation solutions to effectively communicate clear policy insights.
The successful candidate will be curious, proactive, a problem solver, a proud data geek, and have an interest in public policy and spatial visualisation.
This position would be ideally suited to a recent graduate in computer science, mathematics, statistics, economics or econometrics. An honours degree and previous work experience will be highly advantageous.
The role requires a proficiency in Excel (including VBA), SQL, Python or R. Additional programming language is a plus. Experience in GIS and Data Visualisation packages will also be viewed favourably (that is, Q-GIS, ArcGIS, Tableau, CartoDB, AzureML)
Come and join our enthusiastic team of economists, planners, statisticians and urban geographers who are passionate about making a difference to public policy.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and academic transcripts to [email protected]
Applications close Friday 10th March 2017
Note: Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.