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MULTIPLE CITIES, All
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Master's Degree

Senior Data Scientist (Montreal or Ottawa)

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services: Join a Leader. Consult with us.

IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. As a Data Scientist, you will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities.

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The Data Scientist will be familiar with key internal and external data sources and how they are gathered and retrieved, and comfortable manipulating large volumes of data. The incumbent will be experienced with various languages, technologies, and tools, and is able to select a suitable tool for the analytics solution or working with data.

In addition to broad and deep data and analytics skills, the data scientist has strong business acumen, coupled with the ability to communicate findings to both business and IT leaders in a way that can influence how an organization approaches a business challenge. Incumbents also advise on and select the business problems that have the most value for the organization.

A successful candidate must have hands-on experience working with Advanced Analytics (Phyton, R) and Hadoop Big Data ecosystem (SPARK, HDFS, Map/Reduce, Hive, Hbase, Sqoop, etc.), with an understanding of;

- data mining and business problem definition
- analytical and quantitative concepts
- machine learning techniques
- Use of external data in addition internal data (social, weather, economics)
- demonstrated ability to learn new tools and solutions quickly
- ability to lead a team of data scientists
- Ability to participate in feasibility and effort estimations of potential projects
- Demonstrated ability to explain complex concepts to non-technical audience




Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- Degree Computer Engineering/Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Applied Math
- 5+ year experience big data concepts and hands-on experience
- Strong knowledge/experience using machine learning tools and algorithms
- Proficiency with R, python
- French and English required
- Enhanced reliable security clearance is preferred



Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

- 10+ year experience big data concepts and hands-on experience
- PhD preferred
- French and English is required
- Enhanced reliable security clearance is preferred



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