Data Scientist
Job Description

Data Scientist
On behalf of our client, Procom is seeking a Data Scientist for a 6-month contract in Edmonton, AB.

Data Scientist Job Details

  • Bring deep functional expertise to shape data structures and algorithms in a distinctive way to ensure large-scale business impact of the digital products being built and drive competitive advantage for Client as a whole.
  • Collaborate with Data Head and developers to find opportunities to use company data to drive business solutions.
  • Mine and analyze data from company systems.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Use Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, and other business outcomes.
  • Partner with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
  • Conduct data wrangling, munging, exploration, sampling, training data generation, feature engineering, model building, and performance evaluation).
  • Enable big data and batch/real-time analytical solutions that use emerging technologies.
  • Code, test, and document new or modified data systems to create robust and scalable applications for data analytics.
  • Ensure all automated processes preserve data by leading the alignment of data availability and integration processes.
  • Based in an office environment with occasional travel to other Lab locations.
  • Be part of a pressurized environment, working to tight deadlines.

Data Scientist Mandatory Skills

  • Experience in data science and in senior engineering and technology roles (5+ years) working with product development teams, delivering and building digital products
  • Understand high performance algorithms and Python statistical software.
  • Experience with lambda architectures and batch and real-time data streams.
  • Experience in industry data science (e.g., machine learning, predictive maintenance) preferred.
  • Architect highly scalable distributed systems, using different open source tools.
  • Experienced with agile or other rapid development methods.
  • Experienced in object-oriented design, coding and testing patterns as well as experience in engineering software platforms and large-scale data.
  • Have deep knowledge of data modeling and understanding of different data structures.
  • Build a sense of trust and rapport that creates an effective workplace.
  • Master’s in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline.

Data Scientist Assignment Length
6 Months, with high possibility of Extension.

Data Scientist Assignment Location
Edmonton, AB

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    Company Overview

    For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

    When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

    Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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