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Data Scientist - Coop (Toronto, ON)

Toronto, Ontario

Change the world at IBM. There aren’t many companies who can say they have been an integral part of the global business landscape for more than a century. While the world has changed considerably over the past 100 years, IBM, our people and our offerings have continuously led the way with business and technology innovation.

Today, we are more than a hardware, software and services provider, yet we remain true to our heritage as a team of collaborative forward-thinkers, focused on making business and society work better. We are part of the fabric of everyday life and stand for world-changing progress.

Join a company where you can make an impact and literally change the world. With so many different opportunities available – the sky is the limit!

*This Student Position resides in Toronto, Ontario and is a 4-monthwork term commencing May 2018. It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term. 

What IBM Offers You?

  1. Work directly on product and services that affect our clients, while having access to cutting edge software technology
  2. Work on projects which are challenging and rewarding
  3. A business causal dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance
  4. Access to Future Blue - IBM’s large student community that provides networking opportunities, sporting and social events.

It is a mandatory requirement for students to apply online including a (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) official or unofficial transcripts. 

The following job responsibilities for Data Science (Co-op) include:

We are looking for a co-op student to join our data science team in our dynamic Yonge-Sheppard office for Summer 2017. As part of the team you'll use your skills in statistics and programming to enhance statistical analysis techniques in our cloud offerings to the financial services sector. Specifically, our team looks at leveraging financial information to predict account churn, product requirements and life events (eg marriage, new home). We also employ cognitive techniques to assess email tone, identify obligations in financial regulations, and otherwise facilitate compliance.

If you're interested in the financial world and keen to use your skills in python, R, SPSS & SQL in a cloud environment, while working directly above the subway in a trendy area, then please apply, including a link to your github account.

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by embargo Export Regulations. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following embargoed countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria) on a work permit you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Two (2) prior work terms
  • Three (3) courses in statistics
  • Three (3) courses in computer science
  • At least term 2B
  • Proven communication skills - written and spoken
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Proven listener and communicator
  • Passionate about testing and automation
  • Self-motivated, independent worker and strong team member
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Have the ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a driven environment

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.