Position: Data Scientist

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Westboro/Hintonburg Ottawa, ON

Who you are

We are looking for a skilled Data Scientist that thrives in a fast-paced environment and has a drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques. We are looking for someone with 5-7 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Degree in Computer Science, or another quantitative field;
  • Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C#, R, Python;
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.;
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SLQ, etc.;
    Experience using web services: Microsoft Azure;
  • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modelling, clustering, decision trees, neural networks, etc.;
  • Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, Facebook Insights, etc.;
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc.;
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Periscope, Business Objects, D3, ggplot, etc.;
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development;
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets;
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures;
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks;
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

What You’ll Get to Do

  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions;
  • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies;
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques;
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets;
  • Use predictive modelling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes;
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy;
  • You will work closely with experienced developers, real estate professionals, and founders who will coach you and develop your skillset.

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@digirealty.com with the subject line: ATTN: DATA SCIENTIST CAREER.