Data Scientist – Calgary

  • Company:
    BDO
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 hours ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.Our Calgary office is looking for a Data Scientist to join the BDO Consulting team and own the following responsibilities:Play an integral role in our delivery practice as we execute on enterprise-level client engagements through our various industry specializationsEngage directly with clients and drive the implementation and successful end-user experience of analytics solutions. Provide key direct support in the resolution of solution issues.Design and develop industry-specific data models for projects in industries such as Natural Resources, Healthcare, Retail, and Finance.As a technical leader, drive project initiatives collaborating with the delivery team ensuring that solution development milestones and deadlines are met.Evolve leading-edge techniques for developing and managing analytics solutions for our customers.Be a leader and contributor in developing an environment of continuous improvement across development groups.Analyze and provide feedback on peer designs in an open and collaborative design review forum.Delivering on development activities on time and on budget per project plan with the highest level of quality while producing code that is secure, reliable, reusable and scalable.Understand and help refine un-stated requirements & work with the Development Manager, Business Analyst, and Project Manager to define software requirements; and to assess the feasibility of solution within time constraints.Conduct design and peer reviews including individual & team unit testingProactively ensure prompt notification to PM of deviations and manage technical issues in working with other developers.Work with the project team to review problems, define and test solutionsExercise leadership through superior technical and domain knowledgeParticipation in the preparation of technical design documentation and create implementation instructions to support deploymentsAid in the development of architectural framework and designEvaluate and introduce new tools and techniques to the development teamProactive approach to finding solutions and managing problems.Proactively identify areas for improvement, seek solutions and make recommendationsRemain up to date of development technologies, both current and future in order to deliver state of the Analytics solutions for our customers.How do we define success for your role? You demonstrate BDO”s core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect and CollaborationYou understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality workYou identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clientsYou share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talentYou actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplaceYou grow your expertise through learning and professional development.Your experience and educationDegree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant discipline and 3 years of software engineering.Software development experience working with SQL Server 2012+.Ability to move between high-level architectural review/design and the “roll up the sleeves” level of implementing all phases of an Analytics solution delivery project.End-to-end Microsoft Analytics solution experience with the entire Microsoft SQL Server Analytics stack whether On-Premise or in the Cloud including: Core SQL, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Power BI, SQL Azure, Azure Data Lake, Azure Blob Storage, Azure Data Factory, and Azure Analytics Services.Exposure to Machine Learning/AI methodologies and technologies such as Azure ML, R, Python, Azure Data Bricks.Exposure to Big Data methodologies and technologies such as HDInsightExperience in a software development environment developing, testing and documenting code for N-tier software solutions.Experience with the design of relational databases, dimensional models, data marts, operational data stores, and transactional databases.Understanding of Analytics concepts and methodologies – DW lifecycle (Kimball) / star schema / data normalization / data mining / data federation / etc…with large databases.Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects involving a variety of resources with defined deadlines/schedules.Strong attention to the quality of work deliveredSoft SkillsExperience interfacing with Customers and External usersStrong written & oral communication skills with the ability to work with different levels of the organizationAbility to multitask effectivelyAbility to work both individually and as part of a teamExcellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects involving a variety of resources with defined deadlines/schedulesStrong attention to the quality of work delivered (attention to detail)Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirementsEnjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organizationPreferredExperience with one or more of the following industries: Natural Resources, Healthcare, Retail, Finance, and Insurance.Experience driving technology integration and adoption in complex heterogeneous environments.Microsoft Certification (MCSE: Data Platform/Analytics)Software development experience working with the Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5+, Net.Familiar with software development patterns and technologies such as MVC and Entity Framework.Experience with Microsoft SharePoint 2013+.Knowledge of Microsoft Big Data approach, Power BI, delivering Analytics solutions in Azure, and familiarity with massively parallel databases.Ability to describe differences between solution methods and the challenges and approaches to integrating solutions built on different platforms.Ability to express the benefits that Microsoft SQL Server Products present over other Microsoft competitors.Why BDO?Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:Firm success – We enable you to engage with the firm”s strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.Professional success – We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.Personal success – Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community.BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and flexible time off through vacation, personal, and volunteer days.We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us. Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page.#LI-MM1