Data Scientist Co-op (8 Months Starting September 2019) – Vancouver, Canada

Visier is a leading cloud-based analytics solution for business intelligence. Our technology is designed to generate, highlight and make accessible valuable business insights to our enterprise-level customers that is based on the data that they give us.

We do analytics and we do them well. As a co-op you’re going to work on meaningful tasks: the real stuff, the real product, in real time. You will be working with the lead Data Scientist as your mentor, and together you will decide on projects based on what excites you as well as Visier’s business interests. This may be a software engineering focus, e.g. enhancing our machine learning pipelines or prototyping of automated insight generation, or all the way to a research focus of unveiling compelling insights into the workforce from our unique multi-million employee cross- customers data set. But not to worry, we will start you off with Bootcamp training, that may include Scala/Client-side certification, depending on your interest. Oh, did we mention we train you?

Our co-op experience is unique and designed to prepare you for professional success. And hey, if we like you, we’ll hire you after you graduate. No questions asked – our conversion rate is impeccably high and it’s how we prefer to hire anyways. If you are passionate about science as well as data and looking for an opportunity to practice your skills in an energetic and creative environment, apply now!


What you’ll bring to the table…

  • Strong understanding of statistics and how to apply the scientific method to data using algorithms
  • Coding skills in writing Scala, Python or your favorite language
  • Advantageous would be to have some knowledge in one of the following areas:
    • Hypothesis testing
    • Machine learning techniques
    • Scientific analysis and knowledge generation
  • Attention to detail and knowing how to still keep the big picture in sight

What you value…

  • You are passionate about science and data. Our drive is to bring advanced technology and robust scientific techniques into the business world.
  • You are determined to succeed and committed to win. The opportunity for success is unrivaled here, but you need to supply the drive. Results matter.
  • You are accountable. We take responsibility for our own successes and failures.
  • You are disciplined. We do things the right way, we do not cut corners, we do not rely on smoke and mirrors; we are the real deal.


What To Expect

Enough about the work, let’s get into the fun stuff…

Perks? We got those. Beautiful modern office in the heart of a trendy downtown neighbourhood, free in-house Yoga twice a week, full gym, professional development sessions to enhance your learning in areas such as cryptography and machine learning, free snacks, volunteer days, vacation days, “mandatory” happy hour Fridays, and free fresh fruit for those health-conscious folks.

Games, sports, and outdoor adventure? We got those too. As we’d like to informally say ‘work hard to play hard’! If you’re into hiking, snowshoeing, ski/snowboarding, soccer, volleyball, basketball, any ball, board games, movie nights, foodie eating, then we’ve got tons of groups for you to join.

About Your Mentor
You will be working with Anton Smessaert, Lead Data Scientist at Visier. Anton holds a PhD in Computational Physics from UBC and shifted three years ago from academia to work for Visier. As a member of the Product Management team, Anton is responsible for the development of advanced numerical algorithms and statistical techniques that generate business insights from human resource data.

About Us
Visier is the gathering place for the smartest thinkers, wisest sages, brightest innovators, and creative masterminds. You are a self-starter. You like to roll up your sleeves and transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. Together, we can reinvent the business intelligence industry.
With over 400 employees across our Vancouver and San Jose headquarters, we’re looking for new talent who are eager to join our dynamic, passion-driven environment. Our vision is ambitious – to redefine the field of Business Analytics by creating domain-specific and end-user- centric analytic applications.

  1. Chat with our Campus Program Manager
  2. Come onsite for a meeting with the hiring manager and your potential team
  3. Meet with one of our Development leaders and learn how your career can grow with Visier

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