Opta Information Intelligence Corp.Senior Data Scientist (Markham)
Job Description : Overview
This position reports into the Chief Data Scientist and is responsible for the execution of Data Science projects within the organization that drive business performance consistent with company goals and objectives.
Works with internal and external clients to solve their data-driven problems. Collaborates with Ops, IT & other data scientist to develop and integrate machine learning, AI models into various processes.
Active in research of new and innovative data science and Big Data tools and techniques. Monitors industry trends in machine learning and investigates new concepts, ideas, and data sources.
Machine Learning Tools and Techniques Research (15%)
Sets the vision for the use of new and innovative tools and technology.
Maintains and fosters an industry awareness of new developments in machine learning techniques and tools, and ensures quick execution in their use within the department
Machine Learning Algorithm Development (85%)
Build the best in class machine learning models in line with with the strategy of the organization
Write production grade machine learning code with a bias towards fast implementation
Validate machine learning models on client organization data to evaluate their effectiveness and performance
Build models and techniques as required to put machine learning models into production within time frames set by management
Test, debug assist with any issues in the model production pipeline
Qualifications & Education
3 to 5+ years in analytics with a proven track record
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Quantitative Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, similar discipline
Technical Skills : Statistical Modeling, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics methods, familiarity with Big Data frameworks, hands-
on experience and expertise with SQL / PLSQL, R, Python
Forward-thinking approach and successful history in driving their company’s use of advanced analytics and automated processes leading to continuous business improvement
A strong communicator with the ability to explain complex technical subject matter to non-technical people
Strong professional ethics and impeccable personal integrity
Environment / Work Conditions
SCM Insurance Services and affiliates welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates throughout the recruitment and assessment process