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Data Scientist Posted on Jan 02, 2018 by Granify

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $80,000.00 to $115,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 45 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 01, 2018
Job Requirements






Master's degree or equivalent experience

Operating Systems

X Windows


5 years or more

Computer Applications

Data manipulation and analysis

Area of Specialization

  • Statistics
  • E-commerce

Work Setting

  • Computer hardware or software retailer/wholesaler
  • Startup company

Specific Skills

  • Collect and document user's requirements and develop logical and physical specifications
  • Research, evaluate and synthesize technical information to design, develop and test computer-based systems
  • Develop data, process and network models to optimize architecture and to evaluate the performance and reliability of designs
  • Plan, design and co-ordinate the development, installation, integration and operation of computer-based systems
  • Assess, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and develop maintenance procedures for operating systems, communications environments and applications software

Programming Languages

  • Object-Oriented programming languages
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • C
  • C++
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Ruby

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • Word processing software
  • Unix
  • TCP/IP
  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Windows
  • Internet
  • Database software
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Networking software
  • Servers
  • File management software
  • Programming software
  • HTML editing software
  • Programming languages
  • Data analysis software
  • Mapping and data visualization software

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Feb 01, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Data Scientist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Database Analysts
NOC code: 2172.1

Interest in synthesizing information to design, construct, modify, implement and test data models and database management systems, and to design and develop database architecture for information systems projects


Interest in precision working to operate database management systems to analyze data; in ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards; and in implementing and maintaining database access and security control


Interest in consulting to conduct research and provide advice on the selection, application and implementation of database management tools

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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