Data Scientist

Date: Feb 9, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.

 

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently. 
 

Rogers DAMT (Data Analytics and Marketing Tech) is looking for a Data Scientist role. Data Scientist will be expected to lead, define, and execute challenging projects that provide the technology and processes to deliver data science models in a fast-paced, agile environment. Data Scientist will be required to innovate and establish as a subject matter expert and a thought leader.

Data Scientists will be primarily responsible interpret and solve deep business problems by developing predictive models and analysis that make the best use of the wealth of Customer, Network and Channel information available across Rogers business units, channels and care and marketing platforms. Data scientists will collaborate with business primes from Wireless and Residential business to develop range of predictive models using advance Machine Learning and AI techniques and make business recommendations to:

  •     Manage customer churn
  •     Acquire and retain customers
  •     Build Likelihood-To-Recommend (LTR/NPS) clusters or models
  •     Increase revenue through cross sell and up sell products/services
  •     Increase campaign effectiveness

 

Overall Role Requirements:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in Data Science and Data Engineering technology and related processes.
  • Work with engagement leads, program owners, and with leaders across divisions that can influence our Backlog and Roadmap.
  • Understand business issues and decompose them into measurable data or modeling requirements.
  • Analyze data from different sources and provide key insights throughout the strategy, design, development and deployment stages.
  • Build predictive models leveraging advanced ML/DL techniques, tools and analytics frameworks to expose actionable insights in order to support Rogers businesses, manage customer base and improve relevant KPIs & performance metrics.
  • Perform model tuning and frequent training to maintain proper health of predictive models by ingesting newer data sources.
  • Monitor the model performance and make ongoing corrections by executing extensive model testing strategies.
  • Prepare comprehensive model development and deployment documentation.
  • Use advanced data mining techniques and perform data discovery to uncover the hidden patterns in data and translate learnings into a business actionable outcome.
  • Develop and maintain an advanced knowledge of Rogers business and IT methodologies and apply this knowledge to project work.
  • Deliver, track and articulate model values to the program owners.

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a technology/analytical field such as Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning/AI, Engineering, or other relevant technology field.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in an Agile environment with excellent understanding of the underlying Statistical, Machine Learning theory and Predictive Modeling Lifecycle.
  • Deep expertise in developing and maintaining the predictive models using advance ML/DL techniques.  Proficiency in building Supervised learning models (classification and regression) – tree based (Random Forest, Stochastic Gradient Boosting and eXtreme Gradient Boosting, Decision Trees, Extra Trees, Regularized Greedy Forests), Generalized Linear Models, Discriminant models (LDA, MDA, FDA and QDA)], and Unsupervised learning models (Isolation Forest, Clustering algorithms).
  • Excellent programming knowledge in any of the languages (SAS , Phyton , R, Spark/Scala).
  • Expertise in data extraction, manipulation, feature engineering and validations.
  • Experience in building Deep neural networks (MLP, CNN, RNN) and use of AI/Deep Learning frameworks like MXNet, Caffe 2, Tensorflow, Theano, CNTK, and Keras is an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with any of industry standard analytical/ML modern ML platforms (like SAS Viya, Cloudera, Sage Maker Azure ML).
  • Experience in managing and leading complex projects and multiple projects simultaneously, including (but not limited to) building descriptive, predictive and prescriptive solutions and deploying these solutions in the cloud and/or on premise systems.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, persuasion, and communication skills in order to communicate strategic and technical ideas to internal audiences to both inform and solicit buy-in from the end user community.
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 216900
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  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
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  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:  Information Technology & Engineering 


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