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Data Scientist

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Date: Nov 11, 2020

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 33710 

Job Category: Information Technology 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Hatch is seeking a Data Scientist for a key role in its Digital business. We are looking for a creative problem-solver that is motivated by the desire to deliver innovative, efficient and sustainable solutions with improved business outcomes.

Working in the Global Data Science Center of Excellence, the successful candidate will develop and use Machine Learning (ML) tools and data processing pipelines to solve challenges for our clients in our data-driven engagements. Under the direction of the Senior Data Scientist and/or Project Manager, he/she will work on data and business problems to drive improved business results by designing, building and partnering to implement ML models, always closely collaborating with subject matter experts.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis;
  • Identify, interpret and communicate meaningful insights from data sources to clients and internal interdisciplinary teams;
  • Identify opportunities to improve data collection and management procedures;
  • Test and select the most appropriate ML methods for specific applications, validate and deploy data analytics models to achieve business results;
  • Communicate effectively within the data science team, systems team, and customer-facing teams to ensure models and results are well understood and incorporated into their business processes.


Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent from an accredited University;
  • 3-5 years of experience developing and applying ML models in industrial (preferred) and business settings,
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of ML techniques and algorithms;
  • Experience in data cleaning/ processing;
  • Experience in quantitative analysis / research of large, complex data sets;
  • Working knowledge of Python.



  • Experience and knowledge of process simulation software;
  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies;
  • Working knowledge of data visualization tools;
  • A postgraduate degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering or another quantitative field;



  • Keenly interested in analyzing and solving challenging industrial problems;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently when appropriate;
  • Ability to build relationships and effectively influence colleagues, clients and stakeholders;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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