Lead Data Scientist



Equifax is the place you may energy your doable. If you wish to obtain your true potential, chart new paths, develop new abilities, collaborate with brilliant minds,  and make a significant affect, we need to hear from you.

Do you’ve a ardour for being on the forefront of Knowledge Science innovation and constructing innovative, scalable analytical options? Are you a tech savvy particular person on the lookout for an thrilling, dynamic position to develop your profession quick with one of many largest world information analytics and expertise corporations? Do you need to create new merchandise and push enterprise ahead enabling Canadians to dwell their monetary greatest? In case you are a frontrunner in designing & growing Machine Studying options mixing science, artwork & enterprise logic and unlocking the ability of information to unravel advanced enterprise issues, we’d love to listen to from you!

Because the Lead Knowledge scientist throughout the Knowledge & Analytics group at Equifax Canada, you may be essential to driving Knowledge Science innovation, working carefully with the remainder of the Canadian Equifax Knowledge Science & Insights group and the Knowledge Science group internationally.  You’ll companion with friends, inner stakeholders and exterior shoppers to ship cutting-edge resolution science fashions & attributes that leverage Equifax’s huge information belongings. These embody resolution areas overlaying the credit score lifecycle, geodemographic & advertising attributes, scores & fraud fashions, in addition to any new areas the place information pushed resolution making could be knowledgeable by predictive modeling together with superior modeling methods and machine studying. You’ll extract the information you want, assist redesigning information modeling processes, create new algorithms and predictive fashions the enterprise wants, and lead evaluation of the information and sharing insights with friends.

You probably have by no means managed or constructed a group earlier than, it is a nice alternative to achieve that have teaching a few of the brightest Knowledge Scientists in Canada earlier of their profession, providing them mentorship and recommendation to enhance their effectiveness.

What you’ll do

  • Lead the imaginative and prescient and technique of Knowledge Science for Equifax Canada (a Centre of Excellence) and develop new instruments, superior analytical methods and merchandise.
  • Work with key shoppers, stakeholders to assist improvement of proprietary analytical merchandise, customized scores as a part of co-innovation initiatives and successfully talk analytical outcomes to key stakeholders utilizing robust information visualizations, superior presentation abilities and enterprise language to emphasise the “so what” of the evaluation.
  • Help redesign of the information science mannequin improvement lifecycle utilizing the newest methods and methodologies and inventing new ones the place wanted.
  • Mission administration together with defining enterprise and technical necessities, useful resource planning and analytical resolution design.
  • Present suggestions and market insights that assist fixing advanced enterprise issues.
  • Guarantee high quality management of all analytical output by junior and intermediate information scientists.
  • Coach and mentor junior and intermediate information scientists in profession improvement and information science skill-set enchancment.

What expertise you want

  • 3+ years’ information science expertise with Python, SQL, or R in a big information atmosphere.
  • In-depth understanding of superior machine studying algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, state of affairs evaluation, modeling, clustering, resolution timber, neural networks (together with LSTMs, RNNs).
  • Arms-on expertise designing, constructing and implementing analytical options to unravel actual world issues. 
  • Knowledgeable capability to work with machine studying software program resembling scikit study, XGBoost, Tensorflow, PyTorch, Transformers. 
  • Proficient at growing and main the technical imaginative and prescient of a corporation and dealing independently and carefully with senior management to steer information science to continued success into the longer term.
  • Bachelor’s or superior diploma in a quantitative self-discipline resembling Engineering, Economics, Arithmetic, Statistics, or Physics.

What may set you aside

  • A background in monetary companies, telecommunications or utilities.
  • Acquainted with working with credit score or fraud information and expertise in management and mentorship.
  • Expertise with improvement and deployment of fashions in a cloud-based atmosphere resembling AWS or GCP is most popular.
  • Grasp’s stage diploma in a business-related subject/MBA.

We provide complete compensation and healthcare packages, paid time without work, and organizational development potential by our on-line studying platform with guided profession tracks.

Are you able to energy your doable?  Apply at this time, and get began on a path towards an thrilling new profession at Equifax, the place you can also make a distinction!


Equifax is an Equal Alternative Employer. All certified candidates will obtain consideration for employment with out regard to race, colour, faith, intercourse, sexual orientation, gender identification, nationwide origin, incapacity, or standing as a protected veteran.

Major Location:

CAN-Toronto-5700 Yonge


Perform – Knowledge and Analytics


Full time

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