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From: "Dr. Allaa Hilal" <ahilal@intellimec.com>
To: "d-ssc" <d-ssc@ssc.ca>
Sent: Thursday, January 5, 2017 11:46:55 AM
Subject: [d-ssc] Job Posting - Data Scientist at IMS - Waterloo


Happy new year. Intelligent Mechatronics Systems Inc. (IMS), based in Waterloo, Ontario, has multiple data scientist openings in the Innovation group. Attached is the Job description and a brief overview of IMS. 

Interested candidates can reach out to me directly at [ mailto:ahilal@intellimec.com | ahilal@intellimec.com ] and apply [ https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=Intellimec&jobId=58006&lang=en_CA&source=CC3 | 
online ] , 

[ https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=Intellimec&jobId=58006&lang=en_CA&source=CC3 | Here ] is the posting for your convenience 

Data Scientist 

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS) is a leader in Connected Car™ technology that enables drivers to be safer, smarter and greener. We are a privately held technology company founded in 1999 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – the heart of Canada’s Technology Triangle. Our unique approach of converging in-car infotainment, automotive telematics and wireless technology has resulted in an impressive range of solutions. From insurance and government, to fleets and everyday drivers, our technology revolutionizes industries. 

Why join IMS? 

· An innovative technology leader that is pursuing aggressive market growth 

· A company committed to your personal and professional development and growth within the organization 

· Comprehensive benefits (health, dental, vision care and employee assistance program) with no waiting period, Goodlife Fitness membership discount and more. 

· Industry-competitive salary, vacation, and flexible work hours 

· State of the art facility with free parking; close to walking trails, shopping, restaurants and summer outdoor markets 

· Daily free snacks 

· Wednesday breakfasts 

· Onsite lounge and fitness room 

· Time off to volunteer 

Who we are searching for: 

We are searching for the next energetic and creative member of the IMS Team to join our Innovation department! Are you interested?! 

We are looking for a results driven individual who believes in accountability and thrives on taking initiative. You are a motivated individual with a strong foundation of data driven solutions, organizing, interpreting, and transforming large datasets into actionable intelligence using statistical and machine learning techniques. As our new Data Scientist, you must possess a combination of analytical, machine learning, data mining and statistical skills as well as experience with designing and developing practical software to transform data. The empirical research performed in this role is important to quickly resolve challenges and tough questions with data and clearly explain the significance of the data-driven solution. Functional prototypes developed as part of the empirical research are valuable across a wide range of applications, including: validating models in practice, determining future production feasibility, eliminating risks, refining assumptions, evaluating performance, and validating market and business assumptions through technology. 

Working closely with an energetic forward-looking team, you will produce high quality designs and leverage appropriate tools to rapidly implement usable prototypes and proof-of-concept software. Independence, self-driven and a passion for quality and detail is expected. You also collaborate well in a team environment in order to transfer knowledge, accept constructive feedback, and participate in peer reviews. Opportunities exist to develop creative solutions to exciting challenges in innovative consumer and automotive safety products. 

Your role at IMS: 

· Derive relevant insights from diverse datasets including time-series and geospatial data. Mine complex datasets – discover new patterns. 

· Work with an innovative team to develop, validate and evangelize new data-driven services and products to guide future solutions 

· Analyze large, raw, and potentially noisy datasets to derive actionable intelligence 

· Develop and adapt software tools to transform data into commercial value 

· Guide next generation big data and small data strategies 

· Visualize and present insights and models clearly and effectively for business development, clients, and internal teams 

· Validate insights using best practices in math and statistics 

· Facilitate and support the use of sound analytical practices across the organization 

· Work closely with emerging technologies to leverage new sensors, techniques, and datasets to derive enhanced insight 

· A strong passion for empirical research to transfer data to value 

· (Machine learning, Big Data, Data Visualization – Python, Hadoop, Geomesa, R, Scikits, Pentaho, Tableau) 

Skills you bring to IMS: 

· 5+ years experience 

· Demonstrated ability to learn, adapt, and solve tough problems 

· Strong analytical skills, strong development skills and an open mind. 

· Experience and passion for applying statistical and data mining techniques to overcome real world challenges – deriving intelligence from data. 

· Driven, passionate and creative, and thrives in a fast-paced environment 

· Experience writing complete, clear, and concise designs, data models, and algorithms 

· Highly proficient at disseminating technical concepts in both written and oral forms with the ability to communicate this across all levels of the business 

· Graduate degree in a related field desired 

· Experience designing data-driven software including several of: 

· NoSQL (i.e. Hadoop, Cassandra) 

· Geospatial databases (i.e. PostGIS, Geomesa) 


· Python, Scikits, Java 

· Pentaho, Tableau 

Direct applications only – no recruitment agencies please. 

At IMS, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. IMS offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation. 

Thanks in advance for your help. 

Best regards, 

Dr. Allaa Hilal 

Director, Innovation, 





1 519.745.8887 x4286 

1 519.498.3058 

1 519.745.9774 

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