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Greg Perl

Data Science & Analytics

With a technical recruitment career spanning over 25 years and the last 12 years focussed in Data Science, BI and AI marketplaces both in the UK and Australia I am well placed and networked to provide superior assistance to both organisations and candidates alike to grow their data capabilities.


I am well known and networked in the Data Science community from sponsoring the Data Science Sydney and R User Group meetups for the last 8 years where I have had the opportunity of advising individuals on the current status and growth in the Data market as well as pinpointing and placing these individuals into many progressive data driven organisations..

Specialisations:  Data Science & Analytics

"Life is about making an impact, not making money!"
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Get to know Greg

Travelling with my family is my number one hobby.

I am infamous for my homemade caramel squares! My daughter and I can regularly be found whipping up a storm in the kitchen (mum helps!)

I love skiing and anything in the water, also love playing golf badly, but that is another story…

Living close to the beach is something I would never change, It’s like my own personal getaway.

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clients say

“Ronny & the Onset Group helped us scale our team in the early stages of our growth, finding a number of talented engineering candidates to join our Development team. The Onset Group are highly professional and a pleasure to work with.”

Georgia Punch HR & Operations

“IPG Mediabrands have built a solid, trusting working relationship with the Onset Group over the past few years. We are very selective on who we partner with regarding our recruitment needs. The Onset Group have proven time and time again, they absolutely deserve a spot on our PSA. They understand our business, they deliver, they follow up, they’re smart and they are professional.”

Lisa Gray Head of Human Resources

“I’ve worked in the product community in Sydney for just 3 years and the Onset are my go-to folk for product talent (and opportunities). Once in my role I worked with the team at Onset to build out my product team of 6 over the next year. So I’ve experienced the quality and expertise from both sides of the engagement.”

Jennifer Flynn Group Manager, Product Management

“Working with The Onset was fantastic. They spent the time with me up front on understanding not only the requirements of the role but also the qualities and skill sets needed to fill the role well. The candidates provided were really strong and led to hires who have not only helped us fill roles but also enhance our overall company culture by introducing us to top quality candidates. Thanks Onset!”

Yaniv Klein Product Director

“We partnered with The Onset, a leading IT recruitment agency, explained the journey we were on, and asked them to sell our vision to the Sydney market in our search for high quality developers. It was important that the people we chose not only had high technical skills but were a good cultural fit and understood where oOh! was going”

Andy McQuarrie Chief Technology Officer

“…by taking time to understand our unique hiring requirements, both from the start and as our needs have evolved. At Digital Asset, we’re looking for engineers and product managers with a specialized mix of skills and industry experience, for example, a strong background in financial services, or knowledge of functional programming languages. Onset has helped us find experienced candidates who are not only highly qualified but also inspired to work with a firm like ours”

Drew Harding Senior Delivery Manager

“We partnered exclusively with The Onset to build our capability across engineering, product and design. It is rare to partner with a services provider and feel comfortable with them representing you and your brand but that is exactly what happened with The Onset. They understood what we looked for in talent, helped us nurture it and ultimately create a team that allowed us to modernise our offering and launch a second brand from the ground up.”

Jeremy Gupta Chief Technology Officer

“In addition to running the search and recruitment process they helped us to shape the role and were able to guide us through what was happening in the market and the experiences of other high growth companies.”

Rachel Debeck Chief Operating Officer

“We have been working with the Onset Group for the past few years, helping us secure both contract and permanent staff across multiple technical areas. They always ensure they have our business’ needs in mind and it’s great working with a partner that truly understands the technical space that we are in. Of all of the recruiters I have met or worked with over the years, I couldn’t recommend this group any more.”

Paul Madani Head of Data and Technology

“Onset has been partnering with Haventec for over three years. The team at Onset have the great ability to connect with our team and understand our business and culture to be able to place employees that fit our team like a glove. It takes great talent to recognise the unique needs of each business and to be able to deliver on them so well”

Edora David Business Operations Manager

“It was a pleasure working with Danielle to source a full stack developer for our company. She put real effort into understanding what we were looking for and helped us find the right candidate. Plus helped us find the first female developer!”

Antony Francis Team Lead
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We are outcomes focused at The Onset. We support each other to win together, and we love to celebrate those wins #team ...

Welcoming Laarni to the team who has recruited globally for 5 years across industries before coming on board with us here at The Onset. 

With her focus in tech recruitment for the last 3 years, she joins us specialising in recruiting software engineers for .Net and PHP roles.

Her positive energy shows in her work and she thrives on going the extra mile with every role and to find talent that no one else can.

Reach out to Laarni to hear what software engineering opportunities she has for you in Sydney. Get in touch - laarni@theonset.com.au

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Meet Christine who's recently joined our team specialising in roles across DevOps, Cloud and Infrastructure.  

We're delighted to have Tine onboard bringing 8 years tech recruitment experience and loads of energy to every day. She is so passionate about her role in recruitment and helping others to find their next opportunity.

Want to hear about DevOps, Cloud & Infrastructure roles in Sydney? Give Tine a shout - christine@theonset.com.au

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We bring the maximum with every action and push the limits of our capability. We create ultimate client and candidate experiences, doing the most we can in any given situation while minimising risk. We go all out. ...

Team Onset smashed our target for The Push-Up Challenge completing a massive 9425 push-ups in 25 days!

One in five Australians will experience mental ill health this year. In 2021, this equates to over 5 million Australians living with a mental disorder. It is very likely that someone in your business could be affected right now. Have you thought about how you are equipped to support them?

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Daniela joins us here at The Onset specialising in recruiting for mobile development roles. Welcome aboard!

Contact Daniela today to find out what opportunities are out there for you. Get in touch at daniela@theonset.com.au.

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We are very happy to welcome Steven to The Onset team, specialising in recruiting for Cloud & Infrastructure. Find out more about Steven's wealth of experience in the technology and recruitment space here -
https://theonset.com.au/about-us/team/steven-black/

Looking for a new opportunity? Find out what's out there for you now by contacting Steven on 0414 494 831 or steven@theonset.com.au

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The Push-Up Challenge is held in June to raise awareness for mental health and the 3318 Australians who have died by suicide since 2019. 

The Onset have accepted this challenge and are well on our way to reaching the push-up target as a team! Not only will we come out of the challenge a bit more fit, but also more in tune with our own mental well-being as well as gaining awareness for those around us. 

We are raising funds for Push For Better Foundation. Follow along with our push-up challenge and make a donation to our team here - https://www.thepushupchallenge.com.au/team/14154-the-onset

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Welcoming Anastasia, the latest member to join The Onset. Anastasia began recruiting in 2005 and has specialised in technology based roles. Anastasia will join the team here at The Onset with a focus on Full Stack opportunities.

Contact Anastasia today at anastasia@theonset.com.au to find out about a range of software engineering roles.

#recruiting #technology #fullstack #softwareengineering #hiring
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Happy Star Wars Day!! #maythe4thbewithyou ...

Congratulations to all of our candidates who have started in their new roles 👏 
Barbara is getting some goodie bags out to you with best wishes from us here at The Onset!

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Live events are back on the table and we couldn't be happier to be hosting a panel of fearless, ambitious women who have taken that leap!

Hear stories and personal growth journeys on first-hand transitions and how they have navigated these changes through their careers. Be inspired among other women to take a leap!

Spaces are limited so get in touch now to secure your spot. RSVP to alyse@theonset.com.au.

#meetup #liveevent #womeninleadership #takealeap
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We believe when we're challenged, we grow. And when we grow our customers grow. We always look for ways to get better at what we do while committing to our specialisation and community. ⁠⁠
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We love seeing our candidates happy in their new roles like Meenanath who just started his new job at Breville! Get in touch with one of our specialised consultants today to start your journey. You might even get lunch with Julien and Barbs! ...

Get in touch with our specialised team to find out more about our software engineering roles! Check out our full range of jobs on at marketplace.theonset.com.au

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We had an amazing conversational session on the VC landscape at The Onset office with Adam Pozniak (CEO at Parc Capital and our board member)
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