Analytics and AI Developer job with RMIT UNIVERSITY | 289223 – Times Higher Education

  • Full-time, Fixed Term position until December 2022, in the first instance
  • Salary Level HEW 8 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About You

As the Analytics and AI Developer, you will support the delivery of research and development of the various analytics and AI projects across the College of Business & Law. You will be situated within the RMIT Enterprise AI and Data Analytics Hub, a newly established entity and research group that brings together researchers from across the College to address analytics and AI research from a business-first perspective. As such, you can expect to work closely with a diverse range of stakeholders and to participate in the design of analytics and AI solutions that require a combination of business-driven theories, frameworks, processes, and any other considerations as part of the solutions delivery.

To be successful in this position, you’ll have:

  • Degree in data science, business analytics, computer science, or a relevant discipline.
  • Experience with data wrangling, including the use of tools such as SQL and ETL tools.
  • Experience with development of visualisations, such as Tableau or PowerBI.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a programming language, such as R or Python, including an updated-to-date understanding of relevant packages and libraries in analytics, machine learning and AI.
  • Experience with version control software, such as Github.
  • Some experience of software development, e.g., in web or application development, that uses AI and Analytics models will be highly desirable
  • A strong analytical mindset and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, including the ability to interface with software developers to deliver outputs as part of a solution.
  • Demonstrated attitude to continuous learning and upskilling.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

About the Hub

The Enterprise AI and Data Analytics Hub is a newly established research structure within the College of Business & Law. The mission of the Hub is to undertake research in Analytics and AI, ensuring effective translation of these technologies in various business problems, and to deliver a bespoke business-first training in Analytics and AI skills for the industry. The Hub will bring together capabilities from across the College, giving businesses a one-stop shop for AI and Analytics capabilities that are grounded with business know-how, including areas such as accounting and finance, marketing, HRM, supply chain, and more. Collectively, our work will advance the communities we serve in achieving a thriving digital economy in the next decade.

As a staff of the Hub, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively in a team setting with a range of stakeholders and problem areas, including opportunities to contribute to the College’s strategic plans and vision. Growing together with the hub, your role will have a voice in the directions and projects to pursue, giving you the satisfaction to take ownership of the Hub’s development.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply‘ link below.

For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Kok-Leong Ong (Head of Department, Information Systems) via email on

Applications close on Wednesday, 27th April at 11:59pm.

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and 10,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Our Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

Vaccination Requirements

The COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, made under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic) and as amended and replaced from time to time (Directions), affect all persons employed or engaged to perform work by RMIT.

As such, offers of employment from RMIT are conditional upon the applicant being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt and providing satisfactory evidence of the same. You can access the Directions here:

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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