Data Scientist

Full Time posted 4 months ago

Job Description


Merit Services is seeking Data Scientist to join our client’s dynamic team in Brantford. As a Data Scientist, your role will involve the analysis of intricate datasets, the development of predictive models, and the discovery of valuable insights in order to facilitate strategic decision-making. This presents a thrilling chance for you to utilize your skills in data analysis, statistical modeling, and machine learning to greatly contribute to our organization’s prosperity.


    • Utilize advanced analytics tools and statistical techniques to derive practical insights from extensive and intricate datasets.
    • Devise and execute sophisticated predictive models and algorithms for resolving intricate business issues and promoting data-informed decision-making.
    • Work together with diverse teams to identify the needs of the business, establish objectives for data science, and suggest suitable solutions.
    • Create and carry out experiments that collect information, verify hypotheses, and improve models for increased precision and effectiveness.
    • Effectively convey and explain results to relevant parties using visual representations, written documents, and spoken presentations with clarity and significance.
    • Keep up-to-date with new developments and advancements in data science and machine learning, actively seeking ways to utilize and benefit from emerging technologies and methods.
    • Work together with data engineers and IT teams to guarantee that data is accessible, trustworthy, and protected for analytical objectives.
    • Take part in the creation and upkeep of data pipelines, data models, and data governance frameworks.


  • A Master’s degree or a Ph. D in the field of Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a similar area of study.
  • Demonstrated expertise as a Data Scientist or in a comparable position, utilizing advanced analytics methods to address intricate business challenges.
  • Advanced programming abilities in Python, R, or SQL, coupled with proficiency in data manipulation and analysis techniques
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis, machine learning, and data visualization tools and libraries is required.
  • Knowledge of techniques used to extract information from large datasets, create predictive models, and utilize algorithms for optimizing processes.
  • Excellent abilities in problem-solving, including the capability to organize and examine intricate datasets to obtain valuable insights.
  • Great communication and presentation abilities, including the proficiency to explain intricate technical ideas to individuals who are not familiar with the subject.
  • Having prior experience with big data technologies like Hadoop and Spark, as well as cloud platforms like AWS and Azure, would be advantageous.



  • The salary offered is competitive and will be determined based on your experience and qualifications.
  • A comprehensive package of health and dental benefits.
  • Employer contributions enhance retirement savings plans.
  • Vacation time that is compensated and time off for personal reasons.
  • The company offers prospects for enhancing one’s professional skills and advancing in one’s career.
  • Creating an environment that encourages collaboration and inclusivity in the workplace.

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