Senior Data Scientist

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Job Description:

The Senior Data Scientist – Forecasting will be focused on solving real world business challenges and optimizing our business performance, with a particular emphasis on advanced analytics in the business forecasting space. They will rely on a strong background and love for time series forecasting, statistics, predictive modeling, machine learning, and optimization, and use these skills to deliver trusted solutions that the business can rely on for millions of dollars of operational purchases every month.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive relentlessly towards continuous improvement of the end solutions
  • Work with business stakeholders to understand their core problems and deliver solutions that solve their real needs
  • Build solutions that are reliable and robust, leveraging best practices in both software development and data science
  • Implement cutting edge forecasting and predictive solutions tailored to our business needs
  • Use cloud technology and distributed computing to deliver modern forecasts in a timely manner

Job Requirements:

  • PhD or Masters graduate in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other technical field from an accredited university
  • Exceptional coding skill in either R or Python
  • Great communicator, collaborator, and influencer, and you love working with business stakeholders
  • 5-10  years’ of post education experience, including at least 2 years of specific experience in business forecasting
  • Familiar with using cloud technologies (we use Azure) for distributed computing
  • Strong background in time series, business forecasting, and demand modelling, in addition to your strong background in core data science (predictive modelling, regression/classification, etc.)

Job Details:

Company: Finning

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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