Data Scientist ( Technical Specialist - Analytics )

Economical Insurance   •  

Waterloo, ON

Less than 5 years

Posted 242 days ago

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The Data Scientist defines optimal approaches and delivers solutions related to the collection, processing and transformation of data.  These solutions are used for predictive modelling, management and financialreporting purposes.  Along with data automation, this role will be responsible for parsing, extracting, manipulating and validating data. 

We’re looking for candidates who are on top of their game.  Find out what it’s like to work at Economical:


  • Collection and aggregation of both structured and unstructured data from multiple sources
  • Maintenance of existing data collection and reporting solutions
  • Transformation of datasets to suit modelling, reporting and other purposes
  • Construct reporting solutions to develop insights from data
  • Liaise with other business units to keep up with changes in technology and database solutions
  • Perform validation and due diligence checks to assess data integrity
  • Procure requested data for the analytics and actuarial teams
  • Automate repetitive processes
  • Analyze organizational data to recommend solutions to new and complex problems


  • University degree in a quantitative field (e.g. Actuarial Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics)
  • Experience with data visualization
  • Understanding of statistical methods
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


  • 3-5 years of Python and SAS programming experience
  • 3-5 years of SQL experience
  • Familiarity with Hadoop Framework (Map Reduce, Pig, Hive, Scala, Spark)
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases