DATA SCIENTIST

Company:
Location: Toronto, ON

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Are you an innovative data science professional who enjoys a fast-paced, dynamic technical environment? Do you employ a risk-based, data-driven approach to analysis?

If so, then the Technical and Laboratory Services Branch (TLSB) has an exciting new opportunity that may interest you!

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting to the Manager, Technology Assessments and Testing, the successful candidate will:
  • Perform mathematical and statistical assessments of games of chance and skill, random number generators, equipment, and system components.
  • Construct new and improve existing risk indicators as part of a comprehensive technical and regulatory risk management framework.
  • Develop risk-based test methods to support the maintenance of high quality TLSB operations.
  • Design and develop specialized statistical assessment software tools.
  • Evaluate third party testing methodologies and results from a mathematical and statistical perspective.


How do I qualify?

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A commitment to building a culture around diversity, accountability and trust, achieving service excellence.
  • Detail oriented and critical thinking to make inferences, including the ability to work under pressure, multi-task and adhere to strict timelines in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills to liaise with senior management and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Advanced knowledge, demonstrated expertise and experience of the following:
    • Randomness;
    • probability theory;
    • risk analysis and risk management;
    • statistical and data analysis;
    • quality management;
    • project management; and
    • process engineering and optimization.

  • Knowledge, experience and demonstrated expertise of at least one general purpose (C++, Java, etc.), and one statistical programming language (R, Python, etc.).
  • Understanding and demonstrated experience of software development life cycle, including the ability to design, implement, and maintain custom software.
  • A Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics), or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience and education.

    Preference will be given to candidates who have:
  • Knowledge of the nature, structure and operations of gaming operators and gaming equipment suppliers.
  • Strong understanding of the roles, activities, and operations of all branches of the organization, and of AGCO's role and organization within the broader government.
  • Knowledge and understanding of AGCO technical standards, Registrar's Standards, TLSB Policies and Procedures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of AGCO regulatory risks and how they manifest in gaming technology.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and will be subject to a criminal background check.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 90 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check

Compensation Group:
Excluded

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Schedule:
N/A

Category:
Information Technology

Posted on:
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Note:
  • This posting is for an organization that is not a part of the Ontario Public Service. The information and tips on the Ontario Public Service Careers website may not apply to this posting. Please use the contact information below to contact the organization directly if you have questions.
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

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