Data Scientist

Information Technology
Nova Scotia
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Data Scientist/Engineer                              

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Reference # JG-15142


Ranked number one in Canada for energy efficiency programs and a multi-year winner of Canada’s greenest employers, EfficiencyOne has worked with hundreds of thousands of families, businesses, non-profits, and institutions to transform the way they use and save energy. EfficiencyOne isn’t just an organization - it’s a movement. Their organization’s purpose is “Helping people build a better world through efficiency.” Coming to work every day because their team wants a better world and believe they can contribute to a more prosperous, sustainable future through efficiency. Now, on their behalf, we are currently recruiting for a Data Scientist to join their team.

Role Description:

The Data Scientist will be responsible for developing insights-driven business solutions from large and varied data streams.   The role requires manipulating and analyzing data from several different sources and using industry-leading data science methods to achieve business outcomes such as improving targeted marketing and customer experience, estimating energy use and energy savings potential of homes and businesses, estimating actual energy savings from efficiency upgrades, improving forecasting, and streamlining business processes.   The Data Scientist will also play a key role in identifying analytical priorities and provide input into the analytics strategy and direction for the organization.   



  • Identify analytical priorities, and aid in setting analytical strategic direction
  • Guide the appropriate technical environment and toolkit investments to support analytical priorities and goals
  • Data management and wrangling, including standardizing, combining, and summarizing large data streams from several sources for analytics and other initiatives
  • Use statistical applications and techniques to support business outcomes such as event prediction, customer segmentation; estimate/predict energy usage, forecasting, and other priorities
  • Fulfill ad-hoc data and information/report requests
  • Mentoring other team members and building analytical expertise and capacity within the organization
  • Manage external analytical partners where required


  • A university degree (preferably graduate level) specializing in quantitative methods such as data analytics, computer science, mathematics would be considered an asset.
  • Understands structured query language (SQL), and experience in combining and analyzing data from several different sources and formats (including unstructured data)
  • Experience working in Big Data ecosystems (Azure cloud-based ecosystem)
  • Expertise using statistical applications and software such as R, Python, SAS, and/or Big Data analytical tools
  • Expert knowledge in predictive analytics and statistical methods (e.g., machine / deep learning, artificial intelligence algorithms, clustering, and data reduction techniques, etc.)
  • Proficient with PC environment, software, hardware, and changing technologies; Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and superior time management skills, along with excellent written and oral communication abilities
  • Flexible and have above average attention to detail combined with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

To express interest in this opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.

For more information contact Jamie Grant, Partner at 902-420-1809 or Jessie MacDonald, Recruitment Specialist at 902-421-1214


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