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Be part of a growing team and work on cutting-edge research into the complex world of Canadian capital markets.

Reporting to the Vice President of Analytics, the data scientist will play a key role in all active research areas and data sciences projects undertaken by the group. This includes developing and implementing quantitative approaches and methodologies to understand both macro- and micro-structures within the equity markets, and technologies for visualization and dissemination of information to our stakeholders. The successful candidate will be mining through terabytes of data to model order flows and market participant behaviors, analyze the effect of policy changes on the marketplace, and build simulation models to play out “what-if” scenarios.

** Successful candidates must have strong coding skills/experience in Java, Python and SQL. You have written peer journals and have spoken at conferences **

The Data Scientist’s major responsibilities include:
1. Researching innovative data solutions, design studies, build quantitative models, and provide statistical analysis of market related issues and questions
2. Developing and maintaining algorithms and libraries with a clear focus on building software that is efficient and scalable. We process and manages large terabyte sized datasets with billions of rows collected daily
3. Gathering, structuring, and processing billions of records, from multiple sources, at scale
4. Working with relational databases and big data framework, including HDFS, Map-Reduce, Hive, Hbase, Sqoop, Spark, etc.
5. Providing input on statistical approaches to data analysis including the use of machine learning methodologies
6. Directing and overseeing special projects as requested by the VP and Lead Data Scientist, and supporting business decisions with ad-hoc analysis as required
7. Providing mentorship to team members in the area of quantitative methodologies and design of algorithms.

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