Data Scientist: Advanced Analytics
Ottawa, ON
Job Description
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IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. As a Data Scientist, you will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities.

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The Data Scientist will be familiar with key internal and external data sources and how they are gathered and retrieved; experience with manipulation large volumes of data leveraging Hadoop and open source technologies is essential. The incumbent will be experienced with various languages and tools and able to select a suitable tool for the analytics solution or working with data.
In addition to broad and deep data and analytics skills, the data scientist has strong business acumen, coupled with the ability to communicate findings to both business and IT leaders in a way that can influence how an organization approaches a business challenge. Incumbents also advise on and select the business problems that have the most value for the organization.
A successful candidate must have hands-on experience working with Advanced Analytics (SPSS, SAS, R) and Hadoop Big Data ecosystem (HDFS, Map/Reduce, Hive, Hbase, Sqoop, etc.), with an understanding of
  • data mining and business problem definition (experience with CRISP DM or similar methodology)
  • analytical and quantitative concepts
  • machine learning techniques
  • demonstrated ability to learn new tools and solutions quickly
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Degree Computer Engineering/Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Applied Math
5+ years experience big data concepts and hands-on experience
Strong knowledge/experience using machine learning tools and algorithms
Proficiency with C++, Java, python
French and English required
Enhanced reliable security clearance is preferred or eligible to apply, must have lived 5+ years in Canada PR or Canadian Citizen

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

10+ years experience big data concepts and hands-on experience
PhD preferred
French and English is required
Enhanced reliable security clearance or secret

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.