Data Scientist

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Boeing Vancouver is seeking a Data Scientist reporting to the Manager of Data Science & Analytics working out of the Vancouver, British Columbia office. As a Boeing Data Scientist, you will apply data science solutions to the unique challenges of aviation and aerospace. You will work closely with customers, developing understanding of their problems, priorities and business needs, and you will embed digital intelligence into software products used throughout the maintenance, supply, engineering, and flight operations domains.

In particular, the Data Scientist will be responsible for developing and sustaining Boeing’s machine-learning, statistics and other analytics components deployed in cloud applications. These applications support the Boeing Digital Solutions & Analytics portfolio of aerospace operations and maintenance digital products.

Boeing Vancouver houses an eclectic group of passionate data scientists who help customers by making sense out of big, complex systems in the world of aviation. We combine deep scientific thinking, mathematical prowess and analytics technology with creativity and detective work to uncover rare insights hidden within the data. We harness practical knowledge of engineering, business, and aviation to build customer solutions. Together, we deliver the power of understanding to change the world above and on the ground.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Participates in one or more cross-functional data science development teams supporting engineering, maintenance or flight operations applications

  • Develops both ad hoc and production-level analytics tools using techniques such as:

    • machine learning, e.g.

      • clustering, unsupervised machine learning

      • logistic regressions, classifiers

      • time-series analyses

      • anomaly detection

      • language modeling, natural language processing & text analytics

    • statistical analysis

    • data visualization

    • mathematical optimization

    • simulation

  • Conducts evaluation, validation and continuous performance monitoring of supported applications, models and analyses

  • Communicates with customers to understand requirements and communicate deliverables/results

  • Helps setup of data and modeling pipelines

  • Champions culture of quality, learning, trust, and collaborative energy

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)

  • 2+ years' experience in Data Science

  • Must be proficient in Python (special emphasis on Pandas, sklearn, tensorflow) and SQL

  • Must have experience in formal collaborative development environment and version control (e.g., Gitlab)

  • Must have Post-Secondary Education

  • Must be legally able to work in Canada

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Prefer 3+ years’ experience in Data Science

  • Candidate must consent to Canadian Government Controlled Goods Program (CGP) assessment. Individual must not pose a risk for safeguarding of controlled goods.

  • Domain knowledge in the aviation & aerospace industry is an asset

  • Cloud technologies (e.g, Azure, Google Cloud, AWS)

  • Programming (e.g., Python, R, java)

  • Project management knowledge (e.g. PMBOK, Agile, Kanban) is an asset

  • Experience in production-quality data and modeling pipeline development

  • Experience in production-quality analytics services deployment

Typical Education and Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master, 6 year's related work experience, etc.).


  • Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

This requisition is for a, locally hired position in Canada. The employer is Boeing Canada. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Canada. Benefits and pay are determined by Canada and are not on Boeing US-based payroll. This is not an expatriate assignment.

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