Data Scientist

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline March 31, 2020
Experience Required10+ years
Job Duration6 months
Education RequiredBachelors

Our client in Banking & Finance industry is seeking a Data Scientist in Toronto. This is a 6 months contract position.
Job Description
Role Mandate:
This contract will be covering a team member going on paternity leave. Looking for a seasoned Data Scientist to act as a SME on the Digital Channels team- their focus on analyzing, interpreting, assembling and presenting data from online channels. Though they will be collaborative with their other team members, a large proportion of their work (and subsequent deliverables) is independent in nature.
Team Culture:
They will be working on a small, close knit team of 3- one manager and one more junior resource.
Role Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):
• Writing SQL and SAS queries on applicable databases (IDP, CAD, etc.)
• Building comprehensive analysis to support digital channel initiatives
• Building comprehensive reporting to support digital channel initiatives
• Meeting with business partners and cross-functional teams to understand new product launches and determine how they will impact digital channels (i.e. monitoring & the customer
• Package and present data to business and technology partners
Must Have Skills:
• 10+ years of experience as a data scientist or data architect
• Expert level proficiency in statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, forecasting/predictive analytics
• 10+ years of experience using data analysis & querying software to drive insights
• Expert level SQL skills
• Expert level SAS skills
• Expert level Excel skills
• Expert level data reporting skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Collaborative working style
• Ability to work within tight, demanding deadlines and providing a fast turnaround of deliverables
Nice to Have Skills:
• Previous experience working with databases (IDP, CAD, etc.) and source systems (MECH, TSYS, MDIF, etc.) is a BIG asset
• Management analytics degree (MMA) is helpful
• Previous experience in a banking/finance environment is a nice to have
Interview Process:
One round, in person, with HM + other senior member of management
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.
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