• Co-op Student, IT Data Services (Data Scientist)

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary | CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/3/2018 3:36 PM)
    System ID
    2018-7992
    Job Category
    Information Technology
    Business Unit
    Corporate
  • Job Description

    Co-op Student, IT Data Services (Data Scientist) - Calgary, AB or Saskatoon, SK

     

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Located at our office in Saskatoon or Calgary, Nutrien has an exciting Co-op Student opportunity within IT Data Services. Providing invaluable work experience in a growing company, this position term will begin in early January 2019 or May 2019, for a period of 8-12 months.

     

    The successful candidate will report to the Senior Manager Data Services, IT Data Services.

     

    Key Tasks:

    • Apply emerging and advanced data analysis techniques in a real-world setting
    • Identify advance analytic model opportunities
    • Showcase advanced analytic models using R and Python
    • support senior team members to research additional innovative BI opportunities
    • Assist with high potential value data identification

    Skills:

    • An aptitude and curiosity towards the application of technologies towards better decision making. Strong communication skills, willingness to learn, self-starter, creative
    • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
    • Statistical modeling, numerical methods and analysis, data mining, knowledge discovery, human computer interaction, interface design, adaptive systems. Some programming/database experience is an asset.
    • Experience with R and Python
    • Technologies may include: SAP BW, HANA, WebFOCUS, Business Objects, Cognos, Tableau, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MS Power BI, AWS

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Progress towards advanced degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Engineering, or other technical advanced degree
    • Participation in a structured Co-op program within your College/University
    • Minimum GPA of 2.75 is preferred

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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