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Data Scientist

Toronto, ON

Toronto, ON

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist who will support very exciting AI products at Trader. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with analyzing large data sets to find opportunities to improve product performance and increase value to customers. In order to do that, it's important that this person knows how to communicate well with all levels of the organization, ranging from peer Data Scientists to business stakeholders. They must have a proven ability to drive business results and comfortable communicating recommendations and findings to a business audience. The right candidate will have a passion for growing their data/analytics acumen. 

  

What you’ll DO… 

  • Provide guidance to peers working along this project, such as Data Engineers and DBA's. 

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  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences on the AutoTrader.ca Marketplace. 

  • Work with the Product Manager to prototype new ideas, models, and ways of leveraging lots of data points to improve business outcomes. 

  • Select the tooling most appropriate for the demands and workloads of the data and the need to be put into production.  

  • Develop enrichment processes and procedures to improve the cleanliness, usability and understanding of data. 

  • Proactively monitor existing Machine Learning models, their performance, output, and accuracy. 

  • Management of large-scale data processing system for preparing structured and unstructured data for analytic modeling.  

  • Work along with Support Teams to troubleshoot and identify customer-reported issues. 

  

What you’ll NEED… 

  • Experience within an Azure environmentdata manipulationand analytical tools and techniques  

  • University degree in math, statistics, operations research or related disciplines.  

  • Equivalent of 4-8+ years related work experience 

  • Previous experience with training and automating data models  

  • Experience using structured and unstructured data, internal and external sources.  

  • Experience with analytical tools and techniques  

  • Experience with related data manipulation  

  • Scientific approach, curiosity, creativity, passion for finding the truth in data  

  • Initiative and ability to work with little supervision in cross functional teams  

  • Expert level in Python and SQL querying skills 

  • Excellent team player with interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to collaborate with other teams to achieve organization’s goal 

  • Sense of humor is mandatory  

  

Bonus Points… 

  • Previous automotive services experience would be beneficial  

  • Experience with pricing estimations and insights