Data Scientist

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Information Technology, Oil & Gas
Type:
Contract
Location:
Edmonton, Alberta
Job ID:
#160980
Recruiter:
Srinath Yanamala

Our client is looking for a Data Scientist for their office in Downtown Edmonton. The candidate will have experience in data science and in senior engineering and technology roles (5+ years) working with product development teams, delivering and building digital products 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Bring deep functional expertise to shape data structures and algorithms in a distinctive way to ensure large-scale business impact of the digital products being built and drive competitive advantage 
  • Collaborate with Data Head and developers to find opportunities to use company data to drive business solutions. 
  • Mine and analyze data from company systems 
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques. 
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets. 
  • Use Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, and other business outcomes. 
  • Partner with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes. 
  • Conduct data wrangling, munging, exploration, sampling, training data generation, feature engineering, model building, and performance evaluation) 
  • Enable big data and batch/real-time analytical solutions that use emerging technologies 
  • Code, test, and document new or modified data systems to create robust and scalable applications for data analytics 
  • Ensure all automated processes preserve data by leading the alignment of data availability and integration processes 
  • Based in an office environment with occasional travel to other Lab locations 
  • Be part of a pressurized environment, working to tight deadlines

Qualifications:

  • Bring a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them
  • Passionate about innovation with a “can do” attitude
  • Understand high performance algorithms and Python statistical software 
  • Experience with lamda architectures and batch and real-time data streams
  • Experience in industry data science (e.g., machine learning, predictive maintenance) preferred
  • Architect highly scalable distributed systems, using different open source tools
  • Experienced with agile or other rapid development methods
  • Experienced in object oriented design, coding and testing patterns as well as experience in engineering software platforms and large-scale data 
  • Have deep knowledge of data modeling and understanding of different data structures 
  • Build a sense of trust and rapport that creates an effective workplace
  • Master’s in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline

 

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