About the role:
As the Data Scientist you will play a key role within the Joint Border Analytics (JBA) team.
The JBA team combines technology and expertise from across three border agencies including MBIE, New Zealand Customs Service and the Ministry for Primary Industries to contribute to more accurate risk assessment at the border and smarter targeting across all people, goods and crafts. It is a diverse and innovative team committed to introducing new technology and techniques into border risk assessment.
You will use your technical expertise to:
To be successful in this role, you will have:
In addition to these technical skills, you will be armed with a personable and inquisitive nature; your peers will value your ability to resolve sticky problems while key stakeholders will rely on your guidance and advisory capabilities.
Applicants must hold New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency and have the ability to gain national security clearance.
About Compliance Risk and Intelligence Services:
Compliance Risk and Intelligence Services (CRIS) is a branch within Immigration New Zealand. CRIS is responsible for preventing and responding to immigration related offending and non-compliance. We develop and provide products and services that support quality decisions throughout the organisation, ensuring that risk is managed at the earliest point in the immigration process. We ensure that New Zealand’s Borders are safe and that those individuals and groups that offend against the Immigration Act are dealt with promptly and efficiently.
The Data Scientist position sits within CRIS but reports to the Joint Border Analytics Team on a day-to-day basis.
How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below. This will take you through to the advertisement on our MBIE Careers Site, here you can download and view the full job description as well as complete the online application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line advertisement.
If you have any further questions, email Rosie Horsfall at Rosie.Horsfall@mbie.govt.nz referencing MBIE/1363729.
Applications close at 5pm on Monday 19th November 2018.