Data Scientist
Loblaw Companies Limited
Brampton, CA
6d ago

Why is this role important?

Are you at the top of your game? Bring your expertise and knowledge to Canada’s largest retailer. We are looking for smart, curious, and nice people to help bring our Data, Insights & Analytics game to the next level.

This is an exciting time to join our team we are changing the game in a big way!

If you are looking to join a company that offers unlimited opportunity, excellent leadership, world-class training, and makes a big impact on the community this is the role you’ve been waiting for!

The Data, Insights & Analytics team at Loblaw is hiring a Data Scientist. Reporting to the Senior Data Scientist, Data, Insights & Analytics, the incumbent will use advanced techniques in obtaining and analyzing data to drive insights and develop analytic capabilities to support business objectives in a time-efficient manner.

This role will have the opportunity to support various unique projects and enterprise-wide transformational analytical initiatives.

What You'll Do :

Build statistical, descriptive and predictive models to support experimentation that are easily understood and replicatedResponsible for the extraction and analysis of complex information from a variety of databases.

Support initiatives to make business partners more self-sufficient.Act as a gatekeeper with regards to security and confidentiality of data obtained through all sources.

Translating business requests and questions into an order of operations. Business requests can be strategic nature or tactical focus, including but not limited to loyalty initiatives, marketing campaigns, development, and enhancements of recommendation engines, build customer attributes to better understand and predict customer behavior, etc.

  • Extract, review and prepare sales and customer behavior data for analysis using SQLAnalyze data to help determine insights to solve business problems or identify new opportunitiesSupport the development and operations of data products working collaboratively with Product, Sales and Marketing and Operations groups, on cross-functional outcomesActively identify and execute initiatives to improve process and data infrastructureStrictly adhere to legal and compliance guidelines;
  • regarding access and exposure to sensitive and confidential informationDesign and build interactive and static data visualizations to provide insights and enable strategic business decisionsBuild statistical, descriptive and predictive models to support experimentation that are easily understood and replicatedConduct statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to improve forecasting, targeting and performance measurement

    What You'll Bring :

    University Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Business, or other relevant fieldProgramming skills with SQL, Python, PySparkIn-depth knowledge of predictive modelling, machine learning modelling3 years’ experience in utilizing advanced SQL data extraction and manipulation toolsExperience with cloud environment such as GCP, Azure, and Databricks preferredRetail analytics experience with a marketing focus preferredMarketing experience with a focus on using customer data, such as Direct Marketing, Database Marketing, Loyalty Marketing preferredIn-depth knowledge of pattern recognition models is an asset.

  • Experience with NLP is an assetData mining experience working with a large relational customer databaseSuperb analytical and conceptual thinking skills;
  • to not only manipulate but also derive meaningful interpretations from dataAbility to take initiative, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environmentCapability to liaise with all levels across the enterprise on projects and ad-hoc requestsStrong detail orientation is essential in this roleA team player and self-starterAdvanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word)

    What You Can Expect :

    We are a team of diverse and ambitious analysts, who cultivate a friendly and inclusive work environment where you can be yourself.

    Our employees’ development is at the core of our business, offering endless possibilities for growth, learning and mobility.

    Let us help grow your skills through one of our many resources including the Loblaw Virtual Learning Centre, where you have access to hundreds of learning tools, or through casual coffee chats with our leaders who were once in your shoes.

    Other perks of joining Loblaw :

    Competitive compensation and benefits packageOffice with incredible amenities including an on-site gym, volleyball court and basketball court (turned ice rink in the winter!) with flexibility to work elsewhereA flexible work environment which values balanceColleague Discount ProgramTuition reimbursement ProgramEmployee Share Ownership planPension Plan

    If the above sounds like a great fit, then we would love to hear from you! Apply today, and get the process started. If you meet the above requirements, expect a call from one of our recruiters, followed by an in-person interview.

    Our recruitment process will allow you to meet and interact with colleagues at various levels of our business to give you a great perspective of life at Loblaw.

    We thank all candidates for their interest but please note, those candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position will be contacted.

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