New Job Data Scientist (6 Month Contract) In Alberta

Data Scientist (6 month contract)
Data Scientist (6 month contract)

Data Scientist (6 month contract)

Company : Mark's
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

What you’ll do

Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Planning, the Data Scientist will be responsible for performing advanced reporting/business analysis and upgrading systems/processes to new and more efficient technologies. They will work with all areas of the business to provide analysis and present recommendations to assist with new initiatives, day to day business, or to solve business problems.

  • Assist in design/implementation of business systems and processes.

  • Perform data analysis to support ad-hoc requests.

  • Convert data into business insights and recommendations.

  • Use data visualization techniques where possible for quicker insight & improved user experience.

  • Create unified datasets to support business needs by connecting and transforming data from different sources.

  • Design data models to transform raw data into meaningful insights.

What you bring

  • 2+ years of experience with visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, ThoughtSpot.

  • 2+ years of experience in SQL, Power Query, Knime, Synapse or other similar data modeling tools.

  • 2+ years of experience with Machine Learning technology/solutions.

  • Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop)

  • Knowledge of R, SQL and Python.

  • Familiarity with Scala, Java or C++ is an asset

  • Ability to translate technical processes into business language.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Understanding how to best leverage data to improve business process.

  • Ability to formulate or quickly understand business problems, find patterns and insights within structured and unstructured data.

  • Ability to clearly communicate results to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources.

  • Have a good eye for and an understanding of visual report design principles.

  • Ability to execute multiple projects and drive key business results under tight deadlines.

  • Self-starter attitude with willingness to learn and master new technologies.

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

At Canadian Tire we value flexibility. We have adopted a hybrid work model whereby employees use a combination of working in office and virtually in service of outcomes. Each leader is empowered to decide what work is best achieved in person based on the unique needs of their team.


About Us

At Marks, we want you to experience an extraordinary career in helping to lead our brand's evolution to be Canada’s number one destination for industrial and casual apparel and footwear. As one of Canada’s leading apparel retailers, and a valued part of the Canadian Tire family of companies, Mark’s stands out for its commitment to comfort, quality and style. Mark’s is a leader in product development, innovation and quality through its assortment of industrial apparel, footwear and accessories, with strong private and exclusive brands. Join us, where there's a place for you here.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to fostering an environment where belonging thrives, and diversity, inclusion and equity are infused into everything we do. We believe in building an organizational culture where people are consistently treated with dignity while respecting individual religion, nationality, gender, race, age, perceived ability, spoken language, sexual orientation, and identification. We are united in our purpose of being here to help make life in Canada better.


We stand firm in our Core Value that inclusion is a must. We welcome and encourage candidates from equity-seeking groups such as people who identify as racialized, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQIA+, women, people with disabilities, and beyond. Should you require any accommodation in applying for this role, or throughout the interview process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to help meet your needs.