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Job Opportunity: Senior Data Scientist – Forecasting

Position: Senior Data Scientist – Forecasting
Hiring Company: Finning International
Job location: Vancouver, Calgary or Edmonton Canada
Employment Type: Full-time
Closing date: April 29, 2022

The Senior Data Scientist – Forecasting will be focused on solving real world business challenges and optimizing our business performance, with a particular emphasis on advanced analytics in the business forecasting space. They will rely on a strong background and love for time series forecasting, statistics, predictive modeling, machine learning, and optimization, and use these skills to deliver trusted solutions that the business can rely on for millions of dollars of operational purchases every month.

Job Description

  • Implement cutting edge forecasting and predictive solutions tailored to our business needs
  • Work with business stakeholders to understand their core problems and deliver solutions that solve their real needs
  • Use cloud technology and distributed computing to deliver modern forecasts in a timely manner
  • Build solutions that are reliable and robust, leveraging best practices in both software development and data science
  • Drive relentlessly towards continuous improvement of the end solutions


  • PhD or Masters graduate in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other technical field from an accredited university
  • 5-10  years’ of post education experience, including at least 2 years of specific experience in business forecasting
  • Exceptional coding skill in either R or Python
  • Familiar with using cloud technologies (we use Azure) for distributed computing
  • Strong background in time series, business forecasting, and demand modelling, in addition to your strong background in core data science (predictive modelling, regression/classification, etc.)

For job details and to apply:—Forecasting_R-2022-1514

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