Senior Data Scientist (Toronto)
Intact
Toronto, ON
About us:
How do you imagine life at an insurance company - its people, its culture, its offices? We bet that if you join Intact, you will be in for quite a surprise!

With offices in downtown Toronto and Montreal, the Lab is a digital innovation hub bringing together actuaries, big data scientists, machine learning experts, geomaticians, meteorologists and software engineers who work together to propose and implement innovative solutions to the complex issues facing us.

Merging the speed and culture of a start-up with the resources and means of a large enterprise, the DataLab is a dynamic team offering exciting challenges, inspiring colleagues and great career opportunities (at one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers!)

About you:
Are you a machine learning coding expert who believes we are only in the infancy of artificial intelligence? Are you passionate about advanced analytics and Big Data? Do you stay current with the latest trends in analytics and jump at the chance to experiment with new tools? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

Workplace: Toronto (700, University Ave)

YOUR CONTRIBUTION:
Develop innovative solutions for trend recognition using machine learning and advanced statistics
Transform complex databases into relevant conclusions and recommendations
Keep pace with new approaches and trends and use them in your own solutions
Help maintain our data mining tools and platforms
Make actionable recommendations based on the findings
Work with other departments to promote the adoption of analytical principles within the organization
Validate the quality of the analytical approach and project outputs of the other team members

Your Skills

YOUR ASSETS:
Your Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (mathematics, science, engineering, operational research, economics, statistics, AI, computer science or a related field)
Your 5 years of experience in the field of advanced statistics, data mining and text mining
A multi-platform production experience with the following commercial and open-source data mining frameworks:
Open-source frameworks: R, Python, GitHub
Expert-level understanding of the underlying theory of machine learning
Expert-level understanding in either computer image analysis, natural language processing or artificial intelligence
Your great teamworking skills
Your ability to focus on vaguely defined issues requiring the application of a creative approach
Your strong communication, time management and work organization skills

Closing Statement

This opportunity interests you? We look forward to meeting you!

Excellent benefits are offered: competitive salary, flexible benefits, flexible work arrangements, flexible leave, pension plan defined benefit, etc..

As part of Intact’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.

Referral Bonus

This role is eligible for employee referral bonus. #RightPeopleRightRole

Eligibility to work in Canada

It’s important that you are eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. Proof of eligibility can be a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, permanent residence card or confirmation.

Prior to receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to background checks if it’s a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.