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.


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