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Junior Data Scientist

Edmonton, Alberta
Acosys Consulting is looking to hire a Junior Data Scientist for its client:
-Recent experience* in designing, planning or implementing analytical projects using at least three of the following components:

-Survey development;
  • Data collection and respondent relations;
  • Data integration;
  • Data analysis;
  • Dissemination;
  • Data access and privacy;
  • Client/stakeholder relations or marketing;
  • Representing a statistical program or division as an expert/advisor on development projects, task forces or committees
  • Developing and managing aspects of data infrastructure***
- Recent experience* working with non-technical stakeholders to define and refine the requirements of a data request or project
- Recent experience* developing data briefings, interactive visualizations and presentations
*Recent means experience in the last three years. Experience may be acquired through a combination of school work or professional experience.
**Examples of data infrastructure include claims databases, information management databases, geographical information databases, and classification hierarchies

  • Knowledge of at least one programming/statistical analyses language, such as SAS, STATA, R, Python, etc.
  • Knowledge of the principles of statistics, including descriptive and predictive statistics

  • Dependability
  • Respectful of Diversity
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Decision Making
  • Research and Analyses
  • Excellent oral and written Communication

-Experience* contributing to the development, maintenance or quality assurance of Business Intelligence applications
-Experience utilizing Business Intelligence products, specifically OLAP Cubes through various interfaces (e.g. Excel, SAS)
-Experience* engaging and/or working with Aboriginal groups or organizations
* Experience may be acquired through a combination of school work or professional experience.

Consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the four designated Employment Equity groups to address demonstrated under-representation or other Branch/Departmental objectives: Aboriginal Peoples, Persons with a Disability, Visible Minorities, and Women.

Willingness and ability to travel
May be required to work overtime on weekdays or weekends

Candidates must meet and maintain the listed conditions of employment throughout their employment.
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