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Data Scientist
Location: Montreal, QC Category: Database Developer
Job Type: Direct Hire Reference: CA_EN_6_20844_60821734
Posted: February 20,2018 Salary: N/A

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Data Scientist (English posting as French is not required)
The data scientist supports the business by translating raw data into valuable insights. Performs a variety of tasks related to obtaining, organizing, enriching, exploring and interpreting large data sets with the goal of uncovering valuable insights. Forms theories, tests hunches, finds patterns and helps answer a variety of business questions.

  • Understand business objectives and translate them into data science projects
  • Plan, manage and execute data science projects in line with business needs
  • Work with different internal teams in order to obtain necessary data
  • Identify missing or additional data required and recommend ways to collect it
  • Give recommendations on data collection mechanisms
  • Explorer, validate and clean a wide array of large data sets from disparate sources
  • Load data on Hadoop cluster, transform and prepare data for analysis
  • Write code necessary to enrich data, perform machine learning, perform complex transformations and complex calculations
  • Leverage advanced analytical and modeling techniques (machine learning, clustering, classification, regression, logistic regression, etc.) to build and support accurate predictive models for key business opportunities across multiple departments


  • University degree in software engineering, computer science, mathematics or related technical field (math, statistics, data science, analysis, actuarial)
  • Must be an advanced programmer with extensive experience developing on a Commercial Hadoop Distribution
  • Extensive experience writing and debugging in Pig, Hive, Impala, Sqoop, Spark, Python on a Commercial Hadoop Distribution
  • Extensive experience working with big data (high volume and variety)
  • Extensive experience working with Unstructured and semi-structured data
  • Basic knowledge of statistical analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Business acumen in order to understand what drives the organization, understand senior management needs and produce meaningful reports
  • Strong ability to communicate findings to all levels of the organization


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