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Date Posted: Jun 6, 2019

Reference Code: 45354-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

Our Assurance Services group is rapidly expanding and we are looking for leading talent to support this growth.  Joining our team will provide you with unique opportunities to develop and hone skills, work on industry leading engagements, expand your internal and external networks and be a key contributor in the growth of our practice. A career in Assurance will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work in a fast growing, challenging and rewarding environment with practitioners who are eminent in their respective areas of expertise
  • Engage with  clients  by developing innovative solutions through R&D and discussion, both within our teams as well as with our clients
  • Work with high profile clients operating in the North American Life Insurance (Life) space as well as within the broader insurance space

Our Canadian Actuarial, Rewards and Analytics (ARA) team is part of Deloitte’s worldwide actuarial network, which includes over 1000 actuarial professionals working in 43 countries. ARA is part of Deloitte’s Assurance & Advisory practice and provides a wide range of services to clients in the financial industry. Deloitte Toronto’s ARA practice is currently searching for dynamic/versatile individuals to join our Assurance team.

As the R Programming Expert, you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as an R subject matter expert, providing mentorship, support and training
  • Contributing to coding, testing and implementation of initiatives for internal and client projects. The focus of these initiatives will be in the areas of statistical analysis, analytics, and visualization/EDA
  • Developing robust analytical models such as GLM, decision tree, random forest
  • Producing documentation according to quality and design standards, including well-documented code
  • Troubleshooting and fixing technical issues and providing timely responses
  • Supporting practice leaders by developing analytics solutions on a wide range of consulting projects
  • Contributing and supporting new business sales initiatives, including proposals and preparing client presentations

External Posting Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years of experience coding in R in the context of data manipulation, data cleansing, visualization and statistical analysis
  • Good understanding of emerging technologies and desire to learn a new software language
  • Knowledge of MS Visio will be considered an asset
  • Experience working in RStudio
  • Knowledge of basic R data structures such as vectors, data frames, tibbles, and lists is essential
  • Experience with the following R packages is considered essential: dplyr, ggplot2, purrr, readr, readxl
  • Experience with the following R packages is considered an asset: data.table, stringr, caret, plotly, shiny, rmarkdown, roxygen2
  • Experience with Git,  machine learning, database best practices (including experience working in database administration systems), and understanding of big data concepts will all be considered as assets
  • Ability to understand business requirements & develop models
  • Ability to work within a team structure and deliver high-quality work under time constraints whilst at the same time being capable of leading individual work
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills. Ability to discuss and present technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Detail-oriented and exceptional organizational and time management skills, together with the ability to manage multiple concurrent priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong problem solving, process improvement and innovative thinking skills

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

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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