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Are you a Data Scientist with a drive and passion for problem solving and data analysis? Our client is seeking a Data Scientist for a 10 month contract in Fort McMurray. If this sounds like something you may be interested in, please apply below. Please note: only local Fort McMurray candidates will be considered. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Building models or creating machine learning agents to solve specific problems. This includes, but is not limited to: Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Feature engineering using various techniques for the enhancement of data
  • Performing feature selection on original and generated data
  • Using machine learning tools to develop and train models; key responsibility for Syncrude purpose
  • Performing efficacy testing of the models
  • Building automated tools that enable data scientists to more effectively perform tasks such as data cleaning, feature generation, feature selection, or model building
  • Performing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Working with a team to help solve new, never-before-solved challenges in malware and threat detection
Candidate Qualifications
  • Understanding and experience using machine learning techniques and algorithms, including but not limited to: Linear Models, Neural Networks, Decision Trees, Bayesian Techniques, Clustering, Anomaly Detection, and more
  • Experience with data science languages, such as Python, R, MatLab, etc…
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks, such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Theano, Keras, etc… 
  • Experience managing large volumes of data (terabytes or more)
  • Great communication skills
  • Good scripting and programming skills, especially Python
  • Graduate degree (or equivalent industry experience), Ph.D. preferred, in Computer Science or a related scientific discipline. Reliability Engineering or Maintenance Engineering experience is a real asset 

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