Job description

Does working with some of Canada’s most versatile minds in innovation supporting retail, digital consumer solutions and analytical platforms excite you? Loblaw Technology & Analytics powers game-changing retail solutions, giving our customers the ability to live their lives well. Come work with a team that values diverse ideas, prioritizes a culture of inclusion and develops our talent from within. Loblaw Technology & Analytics gives you the chance to excel and helps you to strive for success in a big way. Keep reading to learn more! Data Scientist (MLOps)Loblaw Technology and Analytics is looking for an experienced, dedicated Data Scientist to join our fast-growing team of Data Scientists, Engineers, Frontend Developers and Designers to build and enhance Loblaw's price optimization platform. In addition to knowledge of statistics and machine learning, you will bring experience in cloud-based development, engineering best practices and end-to-end product development. You will solve novel problems related to forecasting and optimization using transactional and other retail-relevant data. The team will look to your expertise in building production-ready data science solutions. We are passionate about what we do and support each other’s growth. You will learn and grow with the team and you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse set of challenges. What You'll Do:Collaborate with the business to translate business problems into ML products. Be a strong individual contributor who can produce working, high-quality code quickly. Support the organization in adapting best practices and delivery methods. What You BringExperience with time series modelling, forecasting and optimization; ideally in a retail-related context. Experience with Data Science languages (Python, R, SQL) and software/platforms (SAS, Databricks, Dataiku). Strong experience in software engineering best practices (e.g. object oriented programming, automated testing, writing ‘clean code’). Strategies for handling large amounts of data and experience with parallelization (e.g. Spark, Dask). Good understanding of the ML model lifecycle and experience with productionizing a machine learning application. Experience building applications on the cloud (e.g. GCP, BigQuery, DataProc).

What Loblaw Offers YouWe offer flexibility and balance, and an environment that sets you up for success no matter where your workspace is located. Here, you will find a phenomenal team to help you achieve your goals as you help us achieve ours! Work in our fast-paced, exciting Technology environment, helping our stores, colleagues and customers every day. Loblaw colleagues also enjoy:Work Perks Program On-site GoodLife Fitness, Basketball & Volleyball courts, Ice Rink, Groceries delivered to work via PC Express, Dry Cleaning services (1PCC Office) Tuition Reimbursement & Online Learning Pension & Benefits Paid Vacation If you’re up to the challenge, then we would love to hear from you. Apply today, and get the process started.

At Loblaw, we respect the environment, source products with integrity and make a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers. Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. At Loblaw, we celebrate diversity where differences are valued and supported. Commitment to being an equal opportunity employer is a priority to us, and we encourage people from all backgrounds and identities to apply to our jobs. Accommodation in the recruitment, assessment, and hiring process is available upon request for applicants with disabilities. 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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