Senior Data Scientist

Location: Toronto, ON

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Requisition ID: 97427

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


As a Senior Data Scientist, you will be responsible for working with a high-performing team of data scientists, data strategists, and data engineers to deliver support for projects. You will need to apply your deep technical knowledge to deploy data-driven solutions. You will be mapping common business problems to reusable and scalable end-to-end solutions.

Major Accountabilities:

  • You will be working on major projects including delivering data science support for our key stakeholders across the bank
  • You will manage and support the team to develop, deploy and monitor predictive models
  • You will prepare detailed documentation to outline data sources, methodologies, models, and algorithms used and developed
  • Present results to business line stakeholders and help create a data-driven culture
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and identify opportunities to drive business value by leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Manage project requirement gathering, scope, and timeline
  • Relationship management with cross-functional teams
  • Assist with ad hoc tasks

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • You have a University degree and above in relevant STEM discipline (Computer Sciences, Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics), preferably master
  • You have strong Python programming skills and knowledge of SAS or R
  • You have hands-on experience with SQL language and datastores
  • You have experience cleaning, transforming, and visualizing large data sets working with various data formats
  • You have strong project management experience
  • You have strong coaching and training skills
  • You know Data tools and ecosystems (e.g., Hive, Sqoop, Spark, Kafka)

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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