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  • Location
    (CANADA) and Toronto
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  • Functional Area/Experience
    Business, Accounting & Finance / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

CI Investments is one of Canada’s largest investment management companies. It offers a wide range of investment products and services, and is on the Web at CI is a subsidiary of CI Financial Corp. (TSX: CIX), an independent, Canadian-owned wealth management firm with $176.9 billion in fee-earning assets as of July 31, 2019. 

Status: Contract (18 months)


We are currently seeking a Data Scientist to join our Client Reporting and Data Management team. The successful candidate will work closely with our lead data scientist on the development of our centralized predictive analytics function. In this role, you will work on solving high-value business problems using advanced analytical techniques and tools.

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the most significant opportunities and challenges facing our business
  • Extract and work large, complex datasets using SQL, Python & Pyspark
  • Use sophisticated predictive modelling techniques to build, validate, implement, score, and maintain advanced predictive models aimed at solving critical business problems
  • Assist in the development of scalable cloud based machine learning production pipelines
  • Present results in a clear and concise format to both technical and non-technical audiences


  • A proven track record of using predictive analytics to address business objectives
  • Experience using machine learning to build accurate and actionable predictive models
  • Previous experience with cloud data storage is an asset
  • Experience using Business Intelligence tools like Tableau is an asset
  • Experience in the financial services industry is an asset


  • Post-secondary degree in a quantitative discipline 
  • Master’s or Ph.D. Degree is an asset

What you can expect from us

Our dedication to the Employee Experience at CI is aimed at supporting, empowering and inspiring our talented team through:

  • Recognition & Compensation
  • Training & Development
  • Health & Well-being
  • Communication & Feedback  

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Proficient in supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques, time series analysis and experimental design (A/B Testing)
  • Fluency with SQL, Python and Pyspark
  • Experience working with large, complex datasets
  • Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • In-depth knowledge of parametric and non-parametric statistics
  • Familiarity with relational, SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Familiarity working with data preparation tools like Talend is an asset

If you are a passionate, committed and dynamic individual, please submit your resume

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