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Senior Data Scientist, Intact Lab
  • Python
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data
  • Database
  • Data Mining
  • Reinforcement Learning
Calgary, AB
174 days ago

How do you imagine life at an insurance company - its people, its culture, its offices? We bet that if you join Intact, you will be in for quite a surprise!

With offices across Canada, the Intact Lab is a digital innovation hub. We bring together a diverse group of people with a variety of technical backgrounds and work experience to propose and implement innovative solutions to the complex issues facing the business.

Merging the speed and culture of a start-up with the resources of a large enterprise, Intact Lab – Data Science is a dynamic team offering exciting challenges, inspiring colleagues and great career opportunities.

Your Job

Are you a machine learning expert who can dream up and then execute on creative applications that bring business value? Are you passionate about advanced analytics and big data? Do you stay current with the latest trends in analytics and jump at the chance to experiment with new tools? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

Work location: Calgary or Vancouver


  • Develop innovative solutions to complex business problems using machine learning and advanced statistical techniques
  • Keep pace with emerging techniques and trends and use them in your solutions
  • Work with complex databases to draw relevant conclusions and insights
  • Make actionable recommendations based on your findings
  • Help maintain our data mining tools and platforms
  • Work with other departments to promote the adoption of analytical principles within the organization
  • Validate the quality of the analytical approach and project outputs of other team members

Your Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields (Master’s degree or PhD an asset)
  • 5 years of experience in the field of advanced statistics, machine learning or big data
  • Strong coding skills in Python or R (other languages considered an asset)
  • Expert-level understanding in at least one of: computer vision, natural language processing, advanced regression, time series forecasting, or reinforcement learning
  • Outstanding teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations requiring creative problem solving
  • Strong communication, time management and work organization skills
  • Comfortable working in an Agile Scrum framework
  • Experience using version control tools such as Git and GitHub

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • Flexibility in how and where you work
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Internal Candidates

For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.


It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.


Referral Bonus

This role is eligible for employee referral bonus. #myReferrals3000

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