Job description


The Data Scientist is responsible for applying advanced analytical methodology to drive business-critical decisions at Centerra Gold. As the Data Scientist, you will work across international teams to organise, manage, and improve value in our mining data streams.

You must be adept at using large data sets to find opportunities for process optimization and modelling to demonstrate the impact of different courses of action in Mining, Manufacturing or Engineering organisations. The right candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.


  • Owning and delivering the end to end data value chain to drive decisions and actions
  • Identifying relevant data sources for business needs
  • Collecting structured and unstructured data
  • Enhancing the data collection process
  • Sourcing missing data
  • Organizing data into usable structures and formats
  • Building predictive models, analytics and machine learning tools
  • Processing, cleansing & verifying of data
  • Analyzing data for trends and patterns and to find answers to specific questions
  • Setting up data infrastructure
  • Develop, implement and maintain databases
  • Assess quality of data and remove or clean data
  • Generating information and insights from data sets and identifying trends and patterns
  • Preparing and facilitating reports for executive and project teams
  • Enabling the creation of visualisations of data


  • Strong experience using a variety of modern cloud data mining/data analysis methods, tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations.
  • Proven ability enabling business results through data.
  • Comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Strong results-oriented skills; well organized, with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work in a team environment across multiple teams and locations
  • Solid understanding of statistical inference, experimental design and analytic bias.
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques: regression, simulation, clustering, decision trees, etc


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Data Science / Analytics
  • Demonstrated experience / qualifications with Microsoft Cloud platforms
  • Minimum 2 years experience delivering analytical solutions and production results
  • Experience with Database, Data Warehouse, Data Lake solutions
  • Experience and knowledge of Cloud Analytics platforms such as PowerBI
  • Deep proficiency in statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, forecasting/predictive analytics, multivariate testing, and optimization algorithms.
  • Integration experience with a variety of industrial data sources
  • Demonstrated experience working end to end with data, from source to decision
  • Knowledge of the challenges around “Big Data”


  • Professional learning and development for all role levels
  • Competitive benefits and health/lifestyle spending account that start on your first day of employment
  • Group RRSP with company match
  • Employee Share Purchase Program with company match
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Great vacation package, plus additional paid days off
  • Opportunity for future Growth and Advancement

Centerra Gold welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Centerra Gold values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. Diversity at our company means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths. Centerra Gold is an equal opportunity employer.

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