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Data Scientist, Deloitte Global GTS (GDAS)

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Date Posted: May 28, 2019

Reference Code: 45240-en_US

Service:  Firm-Wide  
Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

Work you’ll do:

Deloitte Global currently has a Data Scientist opportunity available.  We are looking for a data scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our product.

As an integral member of Global Technology Services organization, the Data Scientist (Sr. Engineer) will be responsible for developing and managing global products for Deloitte’s Global Analytics Studio. You will provide technical direction for project delivery to address business needs.

What you’ll be part of—our Deloitte Global culture:

At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?

Who you’ll work with:

In Global Technology Services, we make an impact by providing leading edge technology products and support to the entire Deloitte organization. We offer innovative technology solutions that cross borders and help Deloitte deliver and connect with their clients, their communities, and one another in ways they never thought possible.

Your role as a senior staff member at Deloitte:

  • Identify and embrace our purpose and values, and put them into practice when executing daily tasks/activities
  • Enhance personal development skills by actively seeking opportunities for growth, sharing knowledge and experiences with others, and acting as a strong brand ambassador for the firm
  • Seek challenging opportunities across businesses and borders and take accountability for personal and team results
  • Build relationships and communicate effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
  • Understand objectives for clients and Deloitte, align your work to objectives, and set personal priorities

External Posting Qualifications

To be considered for this role, there are certain qualifications you’ll have to have. And others that would be really, really nice.

Required:

  • Working experience with statistical analysis and modelling
  • Working experience with predictive modeling and simulation techniques
  • Ability to query and mine large data sets to discover transaction patterns, examine data and isolate targeted information - using traditional as well as predictive/advanced analytic methodologies
  • Working experience with machine learning algorithms and platforms such as AzureML or MLLib or Mahout, etc.
  • Strong skills in presenting and facilitating
  • Strong skills in influencing, diplomacy, negotiation and consensus building
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Manage multiple goals and deadlines

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of at least 2 of the following: SAS, SPSS, MATLAB, R, Python
  • Working experience with Hadoop, HBase, Hive or MapReduce or Spark
  • Experience in database design, development with advanced proficiency in SQL
  • Experience with unstructured text analytics
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies, such as MongoDB

Education and experience:

  • Master’s degree in Statistics or a PhD

How you’ll grow:

Deloitte Global inspires leaders at every level. We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace leadership opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.

Benefits you’ll receive:

Deloitte’s Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do — that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being needs. We provide the benefits, competitive compensation, and recognition to help sustain your efforts in making an impact that matters.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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