New Zealand

R&D Data Scientist - 6 month fixed term

About TRA

TRA is an award-winning insight agency with a particular passion for data-driven insights. 'We know people. We use intelligent analysis to put people at the heart of the organisations we work with, to bring the customer’s voice into the heart of business.'


The role:

TRA are looking for a R&D Data Scientist to come on board on a 6 month fixed term contract to support the growth of TRA Data and Analytics offering through solving R&D problems occurring in the development of products and services.

Reporting to the Data & Analytics Director and sitting within a close-knit team of 5, you will research, design, conduct and deliver truly innovative data and analytics projects that propel new and current products and services into new and improved directions.



  • Masters degree or PHD in an area specifically relating to data science (e.g. data science, analytics, computer science, statistics)
  • Strong skills with SAS or other language based analytical software such as R, SPSS or MySQL
  • An understanding of the application of statistical analysis techniques such as Regression, Clustering, Factor analysis or Discriminant analysis
  • A new graduate with some work experience


TRA work in a collaborative way and value clarity and excellence, so you are a team player, who is open to new ideas and has the ability to think innovatively to find solutions.


Why choose TRA?

TRA offer a strong learning and development programme, the opportunity to be involved in innovative projects and a competitive graduate salary. Based in the Britomart area with cool open plan offices and easy access to public transport, the team at TRA enjoy regular social events and weekly team get togethers.


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