Data Scientist

CGI Group, Inc.
July 2, 2021
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Data Scientist

Position Description
CGI is looking for a Data Scientist to join our team based in Jacksonville, FL.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Working with robotic applications and identifying robotic solutions
• Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
• Data mining using state-of-the-art methods - deep learning, learning to rank, anomaly detection
• Extending existing data with third party and open sources of information when needed
• Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
• Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
• Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
• Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
• Creating object recognition systems from images, video and other media feeds

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Bachelor's degree or above (Masters or PhD preferred) in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics/Statistics, Operations Research, or other physical science/engineering fields
• 10+ years of overall experience in machine learning and data mining techniques
• Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, natural language processing (NLP) etc.
• Excellent understanding of deep learning techniques - neural networks, Boltzmann machines, auto-encoders, etc.
• Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc.
• Experience with data visualization tools, such as D3.js, R Shiny, GGplot, etc.
• Experience in large scale machine learning
• Algorithm development on high-performance systems such as Spark,, and others
• Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources
• Experience with NoSQL databases, such as EventStore, HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB
• Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
• US Citizenship is required
• Ability to travel and given technology presentations

Desired qualifications:
• Experience with cloud providers - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure
• Experience with Cloudera/MapR/Hortonworks/Databricks
• Knowledge of data exploration and visualization tools (Tableau, Qlik, D3, etc)

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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  • Data Analysis
  • Data Conversion
  • Data Engineering
  • Detail-oriented
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