Director / Lead Data Scientist – Toronto

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Job Description

Title: Director / Lead Data Scientist

Location: Toronto, ON

Our client is a large organization that is seeking a Lead/Chief Data Scientist to join and motivate their team. You will get to work with big data, and it will grow rapidly. Join an exceptional development team that works closely together, while championing individual accountability and autonomy. If you seek technical challenges, love to build things, and thrive in a product focused environment – this is the place for you.

What you will be doing:

Look at all the data we have and make sense of it

Use large-scale data mining techniques to discover and identify actionable patterns in data and develop hypotheses and models

Work with the analytics team to develop and maintain data products and tools for use both within the data science team and across the broader company

Succinctly summarize and communicate findings for relevant stakeholders and provide insight via visualizations

Come up with the questions that no one has thought of asking and then pull that data

Skills & Requirements

Ability to lead a highly technical team

Machine Learning, NLP, Big Data, Hadoop, Strong in Mathematics/Statistics

Phd or Masters in math, physics, computer science or equivalent

Experience in data modelling, physical or social science, statistics, or business intelligence

Proven ability to uncover insights in data based on primary quantitative research

Comfortable programming in at least one programming language and one scripting lang