Data Scientist

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Location: Vancouver, BC

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Create better business outcomes with your analytical acumen and creativity.

Join our team
The Procurement AI Center of Excellence (PACE) is a fast-growing agile DevOps transformational team. We are an advanced data, software, AI, and robotic process automation (RPA) team on a mission to transform the chief procurement office (CPO) to a fully digital organization where data is at the heart of every decision we make. In PACE, we get things done end-to-end from strategy to development to deployment and monitoring of all assets, including machine learning model, Tableau dashboards and data engineering ETLs. Our highly motivated and talented human team members besides our autonomous bots in the PACE are using the cutting edge Cloud technologies (e.g., Google BigQuery and GCP AI Platform), open source tools (e.g., Python, Sklearn, NLTK, Tensorflow), and enterprise products (e.g., Tableau, GitHub, Terraform, BluePrism, PowerAutomate) to develop solutions that transform the Chief Procurement Office to a fully digital data-driven organization.
Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together
As a data scientist in PACE’s Insight Generation group, you are a strategic mind with extensive data, analytics, storytelling, and some machine learning knowledge and hands-on experience who is passionate about digital transformation and data-driven decision making. You are here to evolve the ‘Insight Generation’ functionality to the next level. Insight Generation group plays a critical role in the successful value delivery as majority of the products/solutions that are built in the PACE team, will be delivered to the stakeholders via function of this group.
Here's how
  • Lead the ‘Insight Generation group’ within PACE and develop strategy for reporting, storytelling, and insight generation.
  • Proactively looking at opportunities to generate actionable insights that drive business value.
  • Question the status-quo and old processes, challenge peers assumptions, and advocate for AI and data-driven decision making across the chief procurement office.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to learn about data issues and insight gaps and take action to fill the gap.
  • Influence PACE strategy and priorities while collaborating with other PACE team members to enable, design, develop, and deploy both data and visualization solutions.
  • Mentor and coach other peers at PACE and upskill stakeholders to adopt and utilize reports, dashboards, and insights to inform day-to-day decision making.
  • Measure the adoption of reports, dashboards, and assets to leadership.

Qualifications
You're the missing piece of the puzzle
  • Hold a PhD or Master, with a major in data science, computer science, or engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Tableau
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with SQL
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Python for data science
  • Knowledge and working experience with statistics for data science
  • Developed at least one predictive model, like decision tree, linear regression
  • Prior experience with Agile and Jira
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate data insight to business stakeholders
  • Team player
Great-to-haves
  • Experience with Google Cloud platform, including Google BigQuery and AI Notebook
  • Familiar with software development methodologies and best practices
  • Knowledge and experience building machine learning and AI models in Python
A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability —your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

Primary Location: CA-BC-Vancouver
Other Locations: CA-ON-Toronto

Schedule: Full-time

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