Data Scientist

Location: Montréal, QC

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Position Description:

Job Details:
By joining CGI, you will have an exciting group of pioneers at your side. The department is comprised of data scientists, data engineers and business intelligence specialists. Our well-blended team allows for a creative environment where everyone can freely explore ideas and concepts that benefit the entire department.
The Role
We are seeking data scientists who will perform mathematical modeling and act as a modeling enthusiast on projects that require applying optimizations. You will empower decisions motivated by data and process changes to enhance efficiency of customers operations. This will involve defining and scoping analyses, understanding processes and identifying decision points, collecting and running data, building and validating statistical and mathematical models, transforming models into impactful products, working with multiple departments and delivering results.
??? Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.
??? Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.
??? Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
??? Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
??? Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize business outcomes.
??? Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality.
??? Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
??? Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
??? Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
??? Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
??? Experience working with and creating data architectures.
??? Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
??? Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
??? Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
??? A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
??? We???re looking for someone with 5-7 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Master???s or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools:
??? Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.
??? Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
??? Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SQL, etc.
??? Experience using cloud based services: Redshift, S3, Spark, DigitalOcean, etc.
??? Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.
??? Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, Facebook Insights, etc.
??? Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc.
??? Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using proprietary and open-source software: Tableau, Periscope, D3, ggplot, etc.

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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