Data Scientist

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 03-28-2018
Data Scientist
Excellent Package

We are searching for a skilled Data Scientist to join a fast paced, growing Data Science team. The team prides itself on an entrepreneurial working environment, ability to successfully interface directly with their clients and creating analytical solutions focused directly on solving real business problems.

The Data Science team is responsible for analyzing multiple data sources and applying various analytical techniques including machine learning, data mining, text mining, optimization and predictive modelling, to provide data driven insights for the creation of analytical based tools for use in a variety of sectors that include media, telecommunications, retail, and technology.

What You Will Do
  • Work as part of Data Science team to define customer problems, create solution requirements, develop analytical solutions (algorithms, models, simulations, etc.), verify/validate results and support implementation of any recommendations.
  • Work with a mix of sensitive and public data to clean, organize, and prepare data for analysis.
  • Understand structure of problems in order to recommend and implement appropriate modeling approach.
  • Build and maintain prognostics, diagnostics and prescriptive models for specific business problems.
  • Analyze and research industry trends and facts in order to provide industry related subject matter expertise.
  • Act as a point of contact with customers and internal team on strategic modeling and analytical matters.
  • Support business development initiatives for future analytics opportunities.
  • Use advanced analytical techniques such as GLM, SEM, CHAID, MCMC, Bayesian Regression, Simulation and Regression Trees, etc. 
Who You Are
  • Masters or PhD in Science with very strong statistical and computation skills.
  • You have 3-7 years’ real world experience in an analytical business environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of parametric and non-parametric frequentest inference and complex modelling techniques.
  • You’re experienced and proficient with some of the following analytical methodologies: machine learning, data mining, text mining, optimization, predictive modelling, and big data analytics.
  • You have mastered some of the following analytical tools/modeling languages: SAS, R, Python or SPSS
  • You have great communication skills, and can share ideas with colleagues and explain complex ideas to non-technical clients.
  • You can handle multiple competing deadlines and work in a fast pace changing environment.
  • You love having fun at work and love working with other really smart and fun people.
*Bonus points if you have knowledge of television marketing, financial planning and project management
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TalentSphere Staffing Solutions Inc.

Toronto: (416) 900-3435
Calgary: (587) 333-7929

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