Data Scientist (Digital Solutions)

Location: Nashville, TN 37211

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Data Scientist (Digital Solutions) - ( 210001OI )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 350 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

Stantec Digital Solutions is a unique consulting team. We pride ourselves on being customer obsessed and highly focused on Digital Engineering transformation. If you have experience with Artificial Intelligence (AI), including building Machine Learning (ML) models, combined with a traditional Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) background, we’d like you to join our team. You will get to work with a global innovation team and have a lot of fun helping our customers. The successful candidate will enjoy diving deep into data, doing analysis, discovering root causes, and designing long-term solutions.

We apply predictive technology to large volumes of data to solve a wide spectrum of problems. Stantec Digital Solutions works together with internal & external customers to address their business needs using AI solutions.

The Digital Solutions Data Scientist team member will help derive business value through the adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The position calls for using massive amounts of disparate data to develop ML models that represent physical and natural systems. This is the position for you if you’re eager to apply ML to a diverse array of enterprise Architectural, Environmental, Engineering, and Physical Sciences use cases.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist customers by being able to deliver a ML project from beginning to end, including understanding the business need, aggregating data, exploring data, building & validating predictive models, aiding in ML Ops, and deploying completed models with concept-drift monitoring and retraining to deliver business impact to the organization
  • Rapidly exploring new datasets to visually communicate data insights that form the basis for deriving ML based models
  • Use Azure Services (e.g., Synapse, Databricks), ML platforms, and frameworks (e.g., MXNet, TensorFlow, PyTorch, SparkML, scikit-learn) to help our customers build ML models
  • Research and implement novel ML approaches, including hardware optimizations on platforms, as well as explaining and justifying the selected approaches
  • Work with other Digital Solutions Intrapreneurs (Applications Development, IoT, Digital Twin, AEC Engineering) to analyze, extract, normalize, and label relevant data, and with our Professional Services engineers to operationalize customers models after they are prototyped
  • Refine Stantec’s Data Development Operations (SD2O) process including business requirements, user stories & design specifications & data orchestration for the Data Science & development teams to deliver upon & record the system


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience with ML fields, e.g., natural language processing, computer vision, statistical learning theory
  • 0-5 years of industry experience in predictive modeling, data science, and analysis
  • Experience in an ML engineer or data scientist role building ML models
  • Experience writing code in Python, R, Scala with documentation for reproducibility
  • Java, C , Rust, and Docker experience is a plus
  • Experience with scripting in (Python, R, etc.) in rapidly exploring new terabyte size datasets and diving into data to discover hidden patterns, as well as experience in communicating insights using data visualization tools and Jupyter notebooks
  • Experience with code version control using Git

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Experience writing and speaking about technical concepts to business, technical, and lay audiences and giving data-driven presentations
  • Experience in writing SQL, and working with GPUs to develop models
  • Ability to develop strategic, baselined, data modeling processes; ability to accurately determine cause-and-effect relationships
  • Demonstrable track record of dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment

Education and Experience

  • Background and/or post-secondary education in math, physics or engineering (e.g., civil, environmental, water resources, mechanical engineering, etc.) with a focus on quantitative problem-solving through computational tools.
  • Prefer additional education or equivalent professional or military experience in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.)

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-New York-New York

Job : Applications Development

Organization : BC-2259 Innovation-Digital Solutions-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 13, 2021, 9:08:01 AM

Req ID: 210001OI

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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