data scientist (python/r), Montreal

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job details

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location
montreal, québec
sector
technologies
job type
temporary
reference number
2190558PROEN
contact
randstad canada
apply now

job description

Are you a Data Scientist ready for a new project? Looking for a chance to work for a top company in a retail industry?
We are looking for bright and innovative Senior Data Scientist with Solid experience in Machine Learning to join our fast-growing team. This is the perfect opportunity for the successful candidate to become a part of an energetic team that will implement our AI pipelines and strive to ensure clients are getting the best value.



ABOUT THE ROLE

In this role you will be reporting to the Director, Enterprise and Cloud Solutions and be part of a team responsible for building and driving forward our core recommendation algorithms.

Design, develop and evaluate innovative data science and ML based products and solutions to solve retail science problems
Work with data science team and stakeholders to address business challenges by harnessing structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data in a distributed and cloud processing environment
Utilize advanced statistical techniques to create high performing predictive recommendation models
Manipulate complex and varied data sets within the team to solve recommendation, styling, merchandising problems
Write highly optimized code to advance the team’s Machine learning and data science Toolbox and practice
Build models and ensure the optimization of existing ones using different techniques in the data science toolbox
Work in a multi-disciplinary environment with specialists in machine learning, data engineering and design and provide acquired expertise in these areas
Work with a range of data sources including Databases, text, image, and time series data
Take ideas from initial prototypes to live production systems.


WE’RE EXCITED ABOUT YOU BECAUSE…
You thrive in a fluid environment of collaboration between Data Science & product teams.
You want to improve the accuracy of our core recommendation prediction models
You are able to identify new opportunities to improve ML models and effectively prioritize among them
You are excited to carry a project completely from start to finish while expanding your technical skill set as necessary.
You have strong communication skills and audience awareness. You are able to succinctly convey relevant information to technical and non-technical colleagues, and understand the appropriate level of detail for a given audience.
You have a well rounded skill set in statistics, machine learning, production software development, and consumer product thinking.
You have hands on experience with a modern Python-based machine learning stack.
You are curious, innovative & motivated by challenge.


QUALIFICATIONS
Graduate level qualification in a relevant technical field (Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics/Statistics, Operations Research) ideally with a specialization in data mining/machine learning
5 years of experience as a data scientist or in a similar role
Solid experience in statistical modelling and machine learning techniques and in applying data science methods to business problems
Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms in particular the ones applied to recommendation systems.
Strong knowledge of statistics, statistical inference, and machine learning algorithms (deep learning, LSTM, CNN, GAN, etc)
Deep expertise in analytical tools such as R/Python


The rate is very competitive and interviews are already happening.

Interested in this role or similar opportunities? Please contact guillaume.dion@randstad.ca

Know someone right for this role? Refer a friend and earn 500$ if the person is hired!


The rate is very competitive and interviews are already happening.

Interested in this role or similar opportunities? Please contact guillaume.dion@randstad.ca

Know someone right for this role? Refer a friend and earn 500$ if the person is hired!

The rate is very competitive and interviews are already happening.

Interested in this role or similar opportunities? Please contact guillaume.dion@randstad.ca

Know someone right for this role? Refer a friend and earn 500$ if the person is hired!


Randstad Professionals Canada
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