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Data Scientist

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CGI Group Inc.

Lafayette, LA

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Responsibilities Development and review of statistical models and data architecture.

Develop and train machine learning models and other predictive and artificial intelligence tools

Identify opportunities for efficiencies in work process and innovative approaches to completing scope of work.

Participate in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas to solve client issues.

Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports.

Individual will be responsible for quantitative analysis of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data working in small teams to develop, test, and harden advanced analytical models as required.

Contribute to the design advanced analytics concepts to help the training enterprise to identify training requirements to meet emerging issues in a complex world.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role: Bachelors or Advanced degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting, Economic, Finance or other technical disciplines AND and 2 years' experience is required for this role. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree requirement.

2-5 years of relevant consulting or industry experience applying predictive, prescriptive or AI models in financial analysis, transformation, or strategic initiative.

Experience with developing predictive models on accuracy using large data sets for high transactional volume environment

Experience with evaluating and measuring performance of models

Should have a firm understanding of common statistical modeling and techniques (e. g., linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, etc.).

Perform the above tasks using Python or R.

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to express ideas clearly, confidently, and diplomatically.

Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools.

Strong orientation to quantitative, data-driven analysis using stats packages such as SAS (modeler, statistics, text analytics); STATA; or SPSS; MATLAB; R.

Proficient in SAS reporting tools.

Understanding of Oracle database, Relational Database, Unstructured Data.

Ability to work effectively within a team environment.

Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship or Permanent Resident is required.

Desired Qualifications:

Exceptional attention to detail and proven ability to identify process improvement opportunities.

Advanced statistics and machine learning/NLP techniques and algorithms using R, Python, Java on ML platforms such as Spark, H20 etc.

Prior experience in a learning environment.



Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America





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Posted Date

5/16/2018 1:51:44 PM


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At CGI, we're committed to helping all of our stakeholders succeed. Our 68,000 professionals in 40 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific provide end-to-end IT and business process services that facilitate the ongoing evolution of our clients' businesses. CGI is committed to helping our clients achieve their business goals; to providing our professionals with rewarding careers; and to offering shareholders superior returns over time. At CGI, we are in the business of delivering results.

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