Data Scientist - Senior - Remote

  • Category
    Engineering - Scientist
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Senior Data Scientist. This is a full-time permanent role to work remotely from Canada with our client based out of New York.  
The ideal candidate would be based out of Toronto or Montreal or any major Canadian city.  
** Candidate must be able to pass a test in Statistics & Machine learning**
The Senior Data Scientist will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Conducting exploratory data analysis; 
  • Developing and testing hypotheses, as well as, providing insights based on the results of statistical analyses; 
  • Determining the best algorithms to apply to the data, including machine learning tools; 
  • Developing machine learning models to support and enhance the products;  
  • Prototyping and building machine learning pipelines; 
  • Building tools and metrics to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy; 
  • Collaborating with the product and engineering teams to deliver data products; 
  • Incorporating new models, pipelines and architectures into deployed products; 
  • Communicating model results and limitation considerations to internal stakeholders;
  • Providing mentorship and guidance to junior data analysts and data scientists. 
The Senior Data Scientist must meet the following mandatory requirements: 
  • Master or Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences or any related technical field; 
  • 5+ years of industrial experience in related roles, solving complex problems including machine learning applications.
  •  5+ years of experience performing advanced data analysis using SQL, Python (numpy, scipy, pandas, scikit-learn, tensorflow/keras/pytorch, etc.), R or other equivalent languages.
  • Strong background in SQL, relational data modeling, and data architecture.
  • Experience working with Spark, Hive, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Kinesis, Kafka.
  • Ability to write production-quality code applying knowledge of data structures and algorithms with Python or related programming languages.
The ideal candidate to be most successful in this role, you have the following assets:
  • Understanding of common software development practices around design, coding, and testing of large codebases.
  • Background in NLP/NLU.
  • Background in Info Retrieval.
  • Previous experience building production-ready recommender systems.
  • Experience with marketing technology products (interactive web content, web browsing tracking, etc.) and related metrics and analytics.
  • Experience in a SaaS-based growth-stage company.
  • Experience in the MarTech, AdTech, or EdTech space.
If you are interested in applying to our Senior Data Scientist position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.  

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_1186418

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