Data Scientist

Location: Toronto, ON

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We’re Northbridge Financial. We’re proud to be 100% Canadian and owned by Fairfax Financial. We serve through our Northbridge Insurance, Federated Insurance, and TruShield Insurance brands. We have a reputation for being one of Canada’s leading commercial property and casualty insurance company. Our employees are dedicated to understanding the needs of our customers and we go above and beyond to help Canadian businesses have a safer and brighter future. We’re a company of passionate people who put people first. Do you want to join a team that believes in working hard – and having fun at work – all while making a difference? Look no farther than Northbridge.

Our Data Scientists develop and deploy analytical models using the latest in open-source and cloud-based analytics solutions. They engage with their team and business stakeholders to help Northbridge deliver on its analytics roadmap.

They tackle a breadth of challenges, from wrangling data, finding optimal model fits, and delivering results to business stakeholders.

They have an entrepreneurial spirit while bringing new and innovative ideas to the organization, and keeping Northbridge on the leading edge of this industry . They also collaborate with other internal teams such as Information Technology, and with other Data Scientists at Fairfax affiliate companies.

In other words, they’re awesome. If you are too, consider joining our Data Science & Analytics team as a Data Scientist!

You’re great at:

  • Developing and fostering exceptional relationships

  • Programming; preferably with R, Python, and SQL

  • Explaining complex terms in simple language

  • Teamwork and customer service

You have:

  • Post-Secondary education in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Engineering

  • 2+ years of experience in a programming role involving statistical modelling and machine learning

  • Previous experience with Python, R, Git, and Cloud-based platforms (academic or professional)

We’re great at putting you first by:

  • Prioritizing your well-being (Wellness Program, flexible health benefits, employee assistance)

  • Promoting balance (flexible schedules, generous time off, and work from home options)

  • Supporting your financial health (employee share purchase plan, pension plans, discount on staff insurance)

  • Helping you grow in your career (education assistance, internal mobility)

  • Caring about the community and the causes you believe in (donation matching, team volunteering)

At Northbridge Financial we embrace and celebrate you and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all! No matter who you are or what makes you unique, we welcome you. Please let us know how we can assist or accommodate you during the selection process.

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