Senior Data Scientist (Toronto), Intact Lab Job in Toronto, ON at Intact

Job Description

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 av.)

Here are a few ways you will make a difference:
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 strong business acumen will directly contribute to the achievement of our goals and objectives by making the right business decisions

Your Skills

We can offer you:
Work on some very interesting problems as described above, and you are encouraged to spot new opportunities or to collaborate with Data Science colleagues in other specialist teams

Opportunities to have global impact with your work

Flexible and modern tools: we deploy on Google Cloud Platform and we use a lot of open source tools across the board

A team of great colleagues to learn with and from

Continuous learning

Flexible and friendly working environment

Here’s what you offer us:
Your Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields (Master’s degree or PhD an asset)

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

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:
An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)

Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career

Flexibility in how and where you work

A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success

An extensive, flexible benefits package

An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased

A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself

A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Internal Candidates

For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. 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.

About us:
As Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we’re not only leading our industry, but we’re redefining what it means to work for it. As a recognized top employer, we’re committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.

Our people are at the heart of what we promise – getting people back on track and helping them prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We have over 13,000 employees who live our values every day and strive to deliver legendary service to our millions of customers across Canada and the U.S. We have many brands that are a part of the Intact family. In Canada, Intact Insurance and Brokerlink distribute insurance through a wide network of brokers, while belairdirect delivers products direct-to-consumer.

In the U.S., OneBeacon Insurance Group handles our specialty insurance line of business.


Referral Bonus

This role is eligible for employee referral bonus. #myReferrals3000

Eligibility to work in Canada

It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

About the Company

Company: Intact

Company Location:  Toronto, ON

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