Data Scientist- Marketing

Loblaw Companies Limited - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5

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1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5
1 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2P1

Are you at the top of your game? Bring your expertise and knowledge to Canada’s largest retailer. We are looking for innovative, talented, and energetic people to help bring our Data, Insights & Analytics game to the next level. This is an exciting time to join our team – we are changing the game in a big way!

Job description:
Manage cross functional teams to ensure campaign measurement reporting is produced for key business partners.
Fact based decision making
Enterprise visualization tools and platforms
Co-ordinate necessary internal resources to ensure completion by deadline dates.
Prioritize and manage workload in order to deliver quality results and meet timelines.
Establish effective relationships across multiple business and technology partners, program and project managers.
Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork; ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest.
Works effectively as a team player; supporting other members of the team in achieving business objectives and providing services.
Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency.

Deliver Data Scientifics to Loblaw Media and associate Partners.

Perform root cause analysis, A3, Analytical quality control or other method to drive operational, product, customer or marketing Scientifics.
Work to fulfill ad-hoc requests such as pulling data and providing it to the functional business teams.
Introduce opportunities for machine learning and/or advanced AI applications.
Apply statistical techniques (i.e. regression, decision trees, etc.) to drive fact based decision making within marketing
Work with business stakeholders to generate hypotheses for campaigns.
Function as an interpreter or an intermediary, identifying data needs and explaining the importance and use of the data.
Work collaboratively with data visualui partners.
Provide/present business explanation of analysis results.

Ensure Solid data

Flag new data via external partner, internal partners or adhoc asks.
Filter, tag, join, parse, and normalize data from various system (production and reporting).
Cleaning and validating the data to ensure accuracy, completeness and uniformity.
Identifying data issues (via anomaly detection methods or other) and solutions to remedy gaps.
Explore/perform “what if” analysis to understand potential data and process gaps pertaining to the data.
Work with partners to extract, transform, and load data from an extremely wide field of data sources into staging datasets and ultimately into visualization tools

Fashion compelling visuals

Create stimulating visualizations to drive analytical proof points to business partners
Optimize performance of dashboards and/or develop new dashboards
Use data visualization tools to rapidly generate interactive sessions
Review and Communication (i.e. explain the meaning) of findings to business teams and management via dashboards.

Master’s or Bachelor’s in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering
5+ years of analytics experience with specific focus on Visualization tools, methodologies, and/or responsibilities (e.g. Power BI, Tableau, Qlikview, Spotfire, Cognos, SAS, agile/scrum methodologies)
Programming skills in various languages (SQL, R, Hive, Java, .Net, PHP, Rails). SAS/SQL are mandatory
Strong applied understanding of Machine learning and data mining (Supervised learning Clustering, dimensionality reduction, anomaly detection, etc.)
Strong knowledge of data management, practices and standards.
Must be familiar with various types of data models, such as logical/relational models, dimensional models, etc.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Dynamic problem solver

What You Can Expect:
We are a team of diverse and ambitious analysts, who cultivate a friendly and inclusive work environment where you can be yourself. Our employees’ development is at the core of our business, offering endless possibilities for growth, learning and mobility. Let us help grow your skills through one of our many resources including the Loblaw Virtual Learning Centre, where you have access to hundreds of learning tools, or through casual coffee chats with our leaders who were once in your shoes.

Other perks of joining Loblaw:
Competitive compensation and benefits package
Office with incredible amenities including an on-site gym, volleyball court and basketball court (turned ice rink in the winter!) with flexibility to work elsewhere
A flexible work environment which values balance
Colleague Discount Program
Tuition reimbursement Program
Employee Share Ownership plan
Pension Plan

If the above sounds like a great fit, then we would love to hear from you! Apply today, and get the process started. If you meet the above requirements, expect a call from one of our recruiters, followed by an in-person interview. Our recruitment process will allow you to meet and interact with colleagues at various levels of our business to give you a great perspective of life at Loblaw.

We thank all candidates for their interest but please note, those candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position will be contacted.

How You’ll Succeed:
At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Employment Type:
Full time

Type of Role:

Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

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