Senior Data Scientist

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Senior Data Scientist

The Access Network Engineering organization is looking for a Senior Data Scientist who will support the engineering and business teams in improving the customer experience and network performance by developing data driven solutions and generating valuable data-based insights to drive further network, process and business optimizations. Reporting to the Manager of End to End Service Experience, the successful candidate will leverage their expert knowledge of statistical analysis, machine learning and data driven algorithms to develop technology strategies that play a critical role in improving core services on the Rogers Network.

This position requires strong technical leadership, long term planning, and excellent communication skills across all levels of management.


Key Responsibilities
• Work with key stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging available data to drive customer experience and network performance improvements.
• Leverage large data sets to build predictive models to identify opportunities to drive network performance improvements and reliability to improve the customer experience. 
• Develop processes and tools to perform analytics, monitoring and analyze model’s performance and accuracy.
• Explore new capabilities and technologies to drive innovation and automate reports and prototype dashboards to provide insights at scale, solving for analytical needs.
• Conduct data analysis to make business recommendations (cost-benefit, invest-divest, forecasting, impact analysis).
• Presenting the insights, algorithms, and visualizations to wider audience. 
• Use the expert knowledge of statistical analysis, data mining techniques, machine learning to develop data driven algorithmic models to describe and measure the performance of Rogers’s core services (internet, video, wireless, voice).
• Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques
• Support the influence and impact across the enterprise in promoting the analytics strategic direction
• Development of the annual operating plan, forecasts, and budgets
• Initiative Proactively identifies present and future obstacles, issues, and opportunities. Takes actions to address such obstacles.
• Innovation Motivated to improve organizational performance through the introduction of new ideas, methods, processes, products, or services. Develops new ways of looking at a situation.


Key Qualifications:
• Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, or related disciplines 
• Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Azure HDInsight(Spark, Hadoop, MapReduce), Azure web services(Databricks, Data Factory, Synapse/Snowflake) and Splunk
• Knowledge of query Languages: HiveQL, SQL, SSPL, Python, R, etc.
• Experience with visualization tools: Splunk or PowerBI
• Knowledge of advanced statistical and analytical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions etc.)
• Ability to work with little supervision but strong collaboration team collaboration skills
• Must have excellent writing, presentation, and communication skills and ability to get along with people 
• Passionate about technology, data science, analytical models, machine learning, quantitative modelling, software development and automation 
• A mindset of creativity, innovation, and energetic drive to succeed 
• Strong ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks while meeting tight deadlines, goals and targets in a fast-paced work environment
• Understanding of Telecommunication networks is an asset.

 

 

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.


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Schedule: Full time
Shift: No Selection
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Rd (341), Brampton, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 246998
 
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  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
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  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.
 
Posting Notes:  Digital & Technology

 

 

 

Location: 

Brampton, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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