Job description

This is a 12 month contract located in Toronto, ON/ Hybrid (1 day/ week)

If you are interested in this posting please call me or send me your updated resume formatted in word. Please fill out the representation agreement highlighted in green and the Qualifying Questions chart below.

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I hereby give TekStaff IT Solutions the sole right to represent me to request number < 29667 Bilingual Data Scientist> at a pay rate of $.”.

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Qualifying Questions: Legal First Name: Legal Middle Name (if applicable): Legal Last Name: Availability to Start Upcoming Vacations/Time Off (Yes/No, When) Banking/FI Experience (Yes/No, Where) Pay rate Work visa/permit? (yes/no)(If yes, expiry date?) Incorporated (YES/NO) Month/Day of Birth** Will pass a mandatory criminal and credit check as per the client(YES/NO) Notice to interview Actively interviewing/Offers (YES/NO) Please address any employment gaps in the resume Reason for looking for new opportunities Able to work full-time hours (37.5 hours/week) – Yes/No Have you recently applied to similar job postings with this client? (YES/NO) ** This information is needed to create a unique Security ID for you in the client's internal system.

Please note - This is a 7.5 hour work day.
  • All successful candidates will be subject to a mandatory credit AND criminal check as per the client.
  • Please note that all contractors are subject to a possible Holiday Leave program schedule, set by the client.
Typical Day In Role
  • 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.
Must Have Skills/Requirements
  • 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/Highly Preferred 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.
Soft Skills
  • Ability to write and communicate fluently in English and Spanish in order to provide clear directives and work well with remote assistance in various countries.
  • Strong collaboration skills with ability to translate technical knowledge into business value.
  • Effective communication skills with ability to prepare project documentation and presentations.
  • Ability to provide progress reports and outline clear requirements to complete required integrated changes.
  • Ability to work well within a team towards common goals.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and against strict timelines.
Interview Process
  • One round MS Teams video interview – (30 minutes)
  • Second round interview if necessary
Must Haves Years bilingual in Spanish and English PowerBI experience Tableau experience Power Query experience DAX experience Data transformation functions Profiency in MS Excel Data analysis experience data science background Nice to Haves Years machine Learning libraries SQL experience big data tools programming languages Verified (Y/N): *internal use only

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