Data Scientist in Toronto at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join our client's Innovation and Strategy team at the ground level! You will be part of their innovation hub located in downtown Toronto where your desire for impact will only be matched by your inate ability to collaborate with other like minded individuals to come up with creative solutions to retail data science problems.

In this role, you'll have the chance to roll up your sleeves and apply data science methods and analytics to real-world business situations. The Data Scientist will play a key role in enhancing advanced analytics and machine learning capabilities within the organization. You will be responsible for the building, training, scoring and monitoring of machine learning models. You will work closely with various stakeholders throughout our business to understand business needs and develop solutions through machine learning or other advanced analytics/predictive modeling techniques.

Job Requirements
  • MS/PHD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or related technical field
  • Experience in developing machine-learning algorithms, statistical and mathematical optimization models, and simulation and visualization tools
  • Strong understanding of regression modeling, time series analysis, cluster analysis, machine-learning concepts such as supervised and unsupervised learning, classification, random forest, neural nets, etc.
  • Ability to identify predictive attributes of data sets and perform feature engineering to improve machine learning results
  • Experience with manipulating big data sets via SQL able to process, filter and present large quantities of data
  • Experience in one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, R, Scala, etc.)
  • Experience with Databricks, Tableau and AutoML tools an asset