Sr. Data Scientist

Visier | Vancouver, Canada

Posted Date 4/29/2020
Description

As a Sr. Data Scientist you will connect business value with deep technical expertise, bringing scientific techniques into the business intelligence space.

As part of the Data Science team within the Product Management department, you will work on a variety of projects that span from prototyping machine learning pipeline and creating new data IP based on Visier proprietary data and external data sources, all the way to research and insight generation from our unique multi-million employee cross-customer data set.

You will work closely with our Development teams to integrate your projects into our products, while also supporting other functions within the organization with data-driven insights.

What you'll be doing...

  • Drive innovation in our products by designing new capabilities based on advanced analytical techniques
  • Develop prototypes and work with our software development teams to transform them into production level technology
  • Design and implement scalable data pipelines that productionize your prototypes
  • Generate value from a unique dataset that spans HR data across many enterprise level companies through research studies or by creating standardization technology
  • Identify solutions to business problems, and opportunities to create value based on your experience in using statistical techniques
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to support data-driven business solutions
  • What you'll bring to the table...

  • Must have a PhD or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Physics, Statistics, Mathematics or a similar field, as well as extensive experience in quantitative analysis and modelling; if only a Master’s degree is obtained, minimum 2 years’ experience working with different business stakeholders in a comparable work environment
  • 1-2 years’ proven industry experience ideally focusing on data science; experience working in a cloud/SaaS environment with experience on Jenkins and AWS Cloud Services will be strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with advanced statistical techniques around hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and machine learning
  • Strong problem solving skills, a passion for the scientific method, and a desire to keep the big picture in mind when connecting technology to business value
  • Minimum 2 years of strong coding skills in Python; knowledge of Scala would be an added bonus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for cross-team collaboration and presenting ideas and results to stakeholders
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