Data Scientist - Scotford, AB

Job description

The Role

Are you ready to be a player who drives Scotford to beat-lead-thrive through the energy transition? Ready to lead Scotford’s transformation beyond our existing ways of working into our Energy & Chemicals Park of the future? Are you ready to bring Scotford’s bold 2030 Vision to life?

Where you fit in -

When you join the Scotford Digital and Business Transformation team, you are joining a diverse group of pioneers committed to exploring our potential and expanding perspectives to shape our collective future. We are an inclusive team which supports and fosters open dialogue and collaboration as we seek to drive our transformation at pace. We welcome an entrepreneurial spirit and the willingness to experiment, to try new methods, techniques, and approaches as we generate solutions to both anticipated and adaptive challenges.

What's the role -

The Digital + Business Transformation Team is looking for a Data Scientist who is responsible for delivering data science and analytics opportunities for the Scotford asset. The Data Scientist will tackle big data from multiple sources; bringing structure to large quantities of data and applying analytics and machine learning practices to extract information and in turn provide accurate insights and predictions that can be used to power critical business decisions at Scotford


  • Translate business needs to technical specifications by transforming and selecting features for modelling data
  • Use exploratory data analysis techniques to identify meaningful relationships, patterns, or trends from complex data sets
  • Build machine learning/statistical models for high impact business problems
  • Communicate data analysis and findings through effective data visualizations
  • End to End Deployment machine learning models to production environments (Azure ML, C3).
  • Mentor site staff in data science
  • Collaborate with teams to integrate systems
  • Responsible for design methodology and project technical documentation

What’s in it for you

  • Hands on experience working in an Agile work environment
  • Deepen your knowledge in emerging technologies (Advanced Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning)
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career experience in digital + business transformation
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our transformation

Skills & Requirements:

What we need from you -

  • A legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related quantitative discipline
  • 4+ years relevant development experience
  • Experience with programming languages, preferably Python
  • Experience in deployment of machine learning models in cloud platforms like Azure or C3
  • Knowledge of applied statistical analysis, machine learning modeling techniques, and data processing methods, model validation techniques, etc
  • Experience with time series forecasting is an asset
  • Ability to work with unstructured data from various sources

Company description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in among other exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of oil products, chemicals, electric power, renewables and energy solutions.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.-À NOTER: de temps à autre, il arrive que nous modifions ou que nous retirions des emplois chez Shell et nous nous réservons le droit de le faire à tout moment, y compris avant la date limite indiquée. Avant de candidater, il vous est conseillé de bien lire notre politique en matière de protection des données. Celle-ci décrit comment vos données personnelles peuvent être traitées et vous informe que vos données personnelles peuvent être transférées à Royal Dutch Shell/ aux sociétés du groupe Shell dans le monde entier. Ni le groupe Shell, ni aucune de ses sociétés de conseil en recrutement agréées ne sauraient vous demander de payer des droits pour examiner votre candidature à une carrière chez Shell. Quiconque vous demande un tel paiement n’est pas un représentant agréé de Shell et il vous est fortement conseillé de refuser d’effectuer un tel paiement. Shell respecte l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi

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