Job description

Our Banking client in Toronto, Ontario is looking to hire a Data Scientist for a 12-months contract role.

What You Will Be Doing…

  • Recommend and develop optimal visualizations for insightful, actionable business use using Power BI.
  • Be able to shape data into reporting and analytics solutions.
  • Work in an Agile environment to deploy solutions within 90-120 days.
  • Collaborate with business lines and other stakeholders to identify opportunities to drive business value by leveraging Data Science.
  • Ingest massive volumes of structure and unstructured format data, model, transform and store it in a variety of data stores.
  • Prepare detailed documentation to outline data sources, models and algorithms used and developed.
  • Present results to business line stakeholders and help implement real data-driven changes.
  • Collaborate with other Advanced Analytics stakeholders and partners to define data engineering, visualization and machine learning best practices.
  • Support analytical use-case delivery, as well as customer/financial benefits tracking and communication.

What You Will Need To Succeed…

Must have Skills:

  • Must be fluently bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • 2+ years of experience using and implementing visualization tools like PowerBI or Tableau.
  • 2+ years of experience and familiarity with advanced functionality (Power Query, DAX, and data transformation functions).
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Extended knowledge in MS Excel).
  • Previous experience with data analysis or data science background.

Nice To Have Skills

  • Experience with common machine Learning libraries in R, Python, Spark.
  • SQL skills for querying relational databases (e.g., SQL Server, DB2, MySQL).
  • Working experience with big data tools and programming languages such as Hive, SQL, R, Python, Spark.
  • Working knowledge of strategy optimization leveraging operations research principles.

Applying with Raise

Raise is an established IT and engineering hiring firm with over 60 years’ experience connecting talented candidates with meaningful work. When you apply, you’ll get more than just a chance at a great job—you’ll become part of a vast network of employers that are always changing. We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at +1 800-567-9675 or


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