Senior Data Scientist, Digital Growth and Commerce (DGC)

Markham, Ontario, CA

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Posted 9 months ago

As a Data Scientist at IBM, you will help transform our clients’ data into tangible business value by analyzing information, communicating outcomes and collaborating on product development. Work with Best in Class open source and visual tools, along with the most flexible and scalable deployment options. Whether it’s investigating patient trends or weather patterns, you will work to solve real world problems for the industries transforming how we live.

Your Role and Responsibilities

This position is a Senior Data Scientist role with DGC that is focused on leading the design, development, and implementation of machine learning models to drive business results. Responsibilities include building innovative analytical models, testing and validating models, data gathering and research, fact-based quantitative analysis, systematic model explainability, interpreting the models in business terms, and communicating findings to business leaders. The Senior Data Scientist will provide direction, guidance, and oversight for other data scientists on the team, as well as manage model pipeline and perform change management.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • MS in Data Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, or related STEM field
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Experience with machine learning libraries (e.g., scikit-learn)
  • Experience or coursework in machine learning and/or natural language processing
  • Statistical modeling through software (e.g. SPSS) or programming language (e.g. Python and R)
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
  • Experience in Agile development
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with team leader or managerial experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Doctorate degree in quantitative Field or 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience and/or coursework in Deep Learning
  • Proficiency with other programming languages such as R and SQL
  • Professional experience with Spark and/or TensorFlow
  • Hands-on experience deploying analytical models to solve business problems
  • Ability to develop experimental and analytical plans for data modeling processes
  • Experience with data visualization tools

About Business Unit
At IBM Cognitive Applications, we build open applications that unlock the power of data for clients, partners, and developers. Running on top of IBM's unique Hybrid, Multi-cloud and AI infrastructures, these applications work across horizontal domains and bring our technology to life for end users. Cognitive Applications unit includes: Watson Customer Engagement, Watson IoT, Watson Media and Weather, Talent & Collaboration, Digital Growth & Commerce, and IBM Developer teams.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM
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Location Statement
This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Being You @ IBM
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.

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