Data Scientist - Predictive Modeller (11425)

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date Posted: 07-02-2018
The candidate will be responsible for providing end to end advanced analytics support to support marketing use cases leveraging machine learning techniques. 

Day-to-Day Portfolio / Deliverable Management 
1. Contribute to the development of the OMNI Channel strategy by developing near real-time predictive models and trigger based strategies leveraging SAS, SPARK, Python, R, etc. 
2. Own the end-to-end analysis including pre-analysis, trigger detection, predictive modeling, post campaign analysis. 
3. Work collaboratively with business partners teams to understand, compartmentalize complex and ambiguous business issues into crisp and manageable pieces 
4. Develop analytical blueprint to solve compartmentalized business issues and assembly to the big picture solution 
5. Present customer insights to cross functional business partners including Marketing, Channel, Products & Services, Customer Experience and Digital. 
6. 14. Maintain a solid and updated knowledge in the predictive modeling, data mining field including applications of Big Data, Text Analytics, Social Network Analytics, Cross Channel Modelling 

Required Knowledge/Skills: 
Technical Expertise 
- Advanced Knowledge in various advanced predictive modeling/data mining techniques to ensure effective solutions to marketing issues 
- Extensive Hands-on experience in SAS, SPARK, R, Python, SQL and other data query language on UNIX / PC and comfortable working with very large data sets and databases 
- Strong Quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills 

Business Orientation 
- Advanced Business acumen, relationship management and influencing without authority skills; Ability to provide actionable recommendations based on data analysis 
- Strong Ability to prioritize tasks from multiple stakeholders and meet deadlines with quality deliverables 
- Advanced Written, oral, communications, presentation skills and knowledge of Microsoft office suite
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