Sr. Data Scientist

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies
Main location: Canada, Quebec, Montréal
Position ID: J0522-1480
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Sr. Data Scientist
Responsibilities and Job Duties:

Identify areas for ML/AI opportunities and demonstrate to internal clients how ML/AI can improve their business
Facilitate an in-depth understanding of the organization’s operations
Highly analytical with an understanding of the basic principles of working with large and complex data sets
Explore and propose solutions to business problems that can be addressed using insights from data
Present data-driven recommendations to an executive audience
Support in end-to-end data roadmap strategy including ETL development, analytics, reporting, model building and providing recommendations
Develop and maintain strong partnerships with other primes from operations, project and capacity planning

Key Competencies and Experience:

University degree in Computer Science, Stats, Engineering, Mathematics or another quantitative discipline. Graduate degree in Data Science or related discipline is preferred.
Proficiency in statistics with a demonstrated application of a wide range of analytical techniques to solve a variety of business problems
Manipulating large & complex datasets Statistical software and data-mining tools and methods; such as SAS, R or other statistical packages
At least one general programming language such as Python (preferable), Java or C/C++ Experience with query development using SQL Experience with data visualization tools and time series
Fully proficient in SQL
Passion for uncovering business needs, identifying opportunities, and aligning efforts to ensure timely implementation
Proven track record of taking initiative, recognizing opportunities for improvements as well as translating and presenting data insights into impactful recommendations
Strong interpersonal, consulting, collaborative, oral and written communication skills
Deadline driven with excellent project and time management skills


  • Java
  • Python
  • SQL

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.