Associate Data Scientist - Summer 2021 Co-op

Remote or Head Office /
Corporate Functions /
Students
PointClickCare is the leading cloud-based software provider for the senior care market in North America. Driven by a passion for innovation and technology, we build innovative healthcare technology for seniors and their caregivers that improve their quality of life and well-being on a daily basis. Recently named one of Deloitte’s fastest growing technology companies and Canada’s best managed companies, PointClickCare provides vast opportunities and a great culture for our employees. We believe work is much more meaningful when you're doing it with a higher purpose. For more information on PointClickCare, please connect with us on Glassdoor and LinkedIn.

Position Type:
Co-op Student (Starting May 2021)

Reporting to the Vice President, Data Intelligence, the Associate Data Scientist will be responsible for understanding, interpreting, manipulating, grouping and correlating our data with the goal of turning our vast amounts of meaningful insights for PointClickCare internally and for existing and new customer bases externally.

Key Responsibilities:
·   Analyzing and understanding PointClickCare's data thoroughly
·   Developing a full understanding of our customers' challenges and need for data, in addition to our own internal needs
·  Translate business needs into requirements to build analytic plan for data models, approach and methodology
·  Perform data preparation activities necessary for feature engineering
·  Using Machine Learning, develop predictive models and visualization tools to deliver new insights and analytics products to our organization
·  Analyze and evaluate model for accuracy, algorithmic fairness and interpretability
·  Seek feedback on relative purpose, value and performance of completed analytics products 

Experience Required:
•Coursework or practical experience with data mining and building algorithms
•Some experience in the evaluation of data/data sets work products involving data analysis and research
•Proficient computer skills including use of Microsoft Office products or equivalent software and the ability to learn corporate software programs
•Basic analytical, data mining, data modeling and data management skills, and ability to utilize data to drive strategic business directions
•Practical ability to visualize data, communicates effectively about data, and utilizes data effectively
•Strong problem solving and logical skills
•Ability to think creatively and to work well both as part of a team and as an individual contributor.
•Demonstrate ability to work with minimal direction, with the ability to coordinate complex activities.
•Meticulous attention to detail
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of customers and stakeholders.
•Some exposure with a range of business intelligence and analysis tools SAS, SQL Server Reporting Services, SPSS, R, MicroStrategy, or Tableau is an asset
•Statistical programming experience (SAS, R, Python) is an asset


It is the policy of PointClickCare to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. PointClickCare welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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