Canadian Tire Corporation

Data Scientist, Triangle Retail Media

Job description

What You'll Do

Are you looking for a career defining opportunity to work for one of the fastest-growing Retail Media Networks in Canada? You’ve arrived at just the right place! The Data Scientist,Triangle Retail Media (TRM), will be responsible for designing, developing, and automating customer centric data models and reporting capabilities, that empower the organization with the tools to offer best in class personalized customer experiences. TRM is Canadian Tire Corporation’s (CTC) rapidly scaling Retail Media Network Business across banners. Investing behind this business and scaling it over the next five years is a top strategic priority for CTC. As a member of the TRM team, you will work alongside groups of industry experts in a highly agile, entrepreneurial, and exciting environment. You will make an impact by:
  • Developing and maintaining customer and loyalty data capabilities and attributes to execute on TRM’s business strategy and objectives that challenge the status quo in our industry
  • Designing and developing big data applications to implement predictive analytics and machine learning algorithms across the full analytical model life cycle from creation and validation to deployment, management, governance, and monitoring
  • Querying, mining, extracting, and transforming raw loyalty/ transactional data from our data warehouse using SQL to support various TRM initiatives and campaign executions
  • Creating, maintaining, and activating traits and segments in the internal data management platform as well as external media platforms to enable targeted media execution on behalf of TRM clients
  • Leveraging expertise in analytical tools and statistical models to create a system for data science translation into business terms, and deriving an audience story and strategy from data as needed
  • Working collaboratively with relevant cross-functional teams including partners in IT and data infrastructure team to ingest and utilize new data sources as they become available
  • Adapting to ongoing product and technology developments and identifying opportunities for growth and development, as it relates to the needs of the retail media network industry

What You Bring
  • Post secondary education in statistics/ math/ analytics or a related quantitative discipline
  • 2+ years of related work experience, with a solid understanding of data science disciplines, including hypothesis testing, statistical modeling, machine learning, recommendation systems, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, deep learning, etc.
  • 2+ years hands-on experience with statistical programming languages, including SAS, R, Python or MATLAB, with a working knowledge of designing and driving cross functional analyses
  • Hands-on experience with data management platforms (e.g., Google Cloud Platform, Databricks, Azure, Amazon AWS) and industry standard data warehousing technologies (Cloudera, Snowflake, etc.) to centralize and process data
  • Experience using advanced tools such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc. and working knowledge with relational and non-relational modeling, database applications and integrations, ETL tools, client/server solutions, and modern query languages
  • Ability to self-direct, and define and execute projects independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience with training and mentoring of team members
  • Comfort with ambiguity and balancing multiple priorities/needs in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


We value flexibility. We have adopted a hybrid work model whereby employees use a combination of working in office and virtually in service of outcomes. Each leader is empowered to decide what work is best achieved in person based on the unique needs of their team.

About Us

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (“CTC”) is one of Canada’s most admired and trusted companies. With more than 90 Owned Brands, 1,700 retail locations, financial services, exemplary e-commerce capabilities, and exciting market-leading merchandising strategies. We dream big and work as one to innovate with purpose for our customers at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and products, and doubling down on top talent to drive the company forward. We offer competitive salaries and wages to CTC employees, as well as store discounts, supported learning through our Triangle Learning Academy, Canadian Tire Profit Sharing, and retirement and savings programs for eligible employees. As part of our enhanced flex benefits program, we offer mental health benefits in the amount of $5,000 per year for benefits-eligible employees and their families, including total well-being, and mental health tools and resources for all employees. Join us in helping to make life in Canada better through living and working our Core Values: we are innovators and entrepreneurs at our core, outcomes drive us, inclusion is a must, we are stronger together and we take personal responsibility. It is an especially exciting time to join CTC and its family of companies where career opportunities are wide-ranging! Join us, where there's a place for you here.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to fostering an environment where belonging thrives, and diversity, inclusion and equity are infused into everything we do. We believe in building an organizational culture where people are consistently treated with dignity while respecting individual religion, nationality, gender, race, age, perceived ability, spoken language, sexual orientation, and identification. We are united in our purpose of being here to help make life in Canada better.


We stand firm in our Core Value that inclusion is a must. We welcome and encourage candidates from equity-seeking groups such as people who identify as racialized, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQIA+, women, people with disabilities, and beyond. Should you require any accommodation in applying for this role, or throughout the interview process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to help meet your needs.

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