Director of Data Science

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 04-30-2018
Director of Data Science 
Excellent Package

The Director of Data Science will lead a team of data scientist and pre-sales specialists who are directly responsible for all aspects of the service delivery process.  Your team will be in charge of analyzing complex customer requirements to provide a compelling, unique value proposition to the customer, which leverages one or more solutions from our clients product range.  

You are great at:
  • Leading a team of data scientists and pre-sales specialists who work on complex problems that may require research and deep knowledge of the solution and address broad design issues for future projects. 
  • Providing technical leadership to deliver successful solutions to mid-large size companies.
  • Understanding structure of problems in order to recommend and implement appropriate modeling approach.
  • Building and maintaining prognostics, diagnostics and prescriptive models for specific business problems.
  • Developing best practices for implementation projects.
  • Acting as a senior point of contact with customers and internal teams on strategic modeling and analytical matters.
  • Support business development initiatives for future analytics opportunities.

Who You Are
  • You have 7-10 years experience leading data science teams.
  • Led and coordinated overall processes for consulting/managed services, including analytics projects of significant scale
  • Strong focus on customer facing work and delivery of projects.
  • Experienced and proficient with the following analytical methodologies: machine learning, data mining, text mining, optimization, predictive modelling, and big data analytics.
  • Mastered some of the following analytical tools/modeling languages: Python, R, Tableau, SAS.
  • At a minimum you have a Master’s degree in Advanced Analytics, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, (or equivalent quantitative field).
  • You have great communication skills, ability to present at C level 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.
  • You have the ability to travel to the US as required by business.
Bonus points for:
  • Experience using Big Data analytics technologies is considered an asset. (Eg. Spark, Revolution R, etc.)
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TalentSphere Staffing Solutions Inc.

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

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