Lixar is looking for a
Data Scientist

Data Scientist
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar I.T. is looking for a Data Scientist to join our data team. As a Data Scientist, you will be part of a team supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a senior developer with exposure to programming languages like Java, Scala, Python and R and who has a strong background in cloud development (Azure/AWS) and data pipelines.

As a Data Scientist, you will have:

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years relevant analytics and data mining & modeling work experience
  • Proven ability to develop and execute sophisticated data mining & modeling solutions
  • In depth knowledge of the advanced techniques and tools common to the data mining & machine learning world such as: Clustering, Classification, Regression Analysis | Python, MatLab, R | BI Visualization tools such as Tableau, MS BI, QlikView | Hadoop: Pig, Hive, MapReduce, Spark etc.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical ability
  • Working experience with relational database management system (RDBMS); with a strong knowledge of SQL
  • Passionate, energetic, enthusiastic, creative
  • Impeccable honesty, integrity, and ethics
  • Formally trained or having experience in statistics, computer science, or machine-learning related fields

What you will be doing:

  • Playing a key role in the creation of sophisticated algorithms, data mining & machine learning strategies
  • Significantly contributing to the development of Lixar’s Data offering
  • Finding creative ways and/or new perspectives on available data to provide value to our customers
  • Working with our Research & Development team to: Apply theories and conduct experiments using available toolsets | Provide input on data mining & machine learning techniques | Conduct studies, tests and use advanced data mining & modeling techniques to build solutions that optimize the quality and performance of the company’s data

As the ideal candidate, you:

  • Have a sense of humour
  • Know that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers and clients
  • Have “attention to detail” as your middle name
  • Don’t blame others for your mistakes
  • Have a strong desire for learning something new everyday
  • Get things done!


Sound like you?
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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.