Data Scientist Jobs in Toronto, ON at BlackHawk Network

Title: Data Scientist

Company: BlackHawk Network

Location: Toronto, ON

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Finance & Insurance

Job Description


Achievers is looking for a highly motivated and curious Data Scientist with strong background in applied Machine Learning (ML) and/or Natural Language Processing (NLP). Our Data Science team will spearhead Achiever’s efforts to build products powered by ML and NLP techniques.

In this position, you will research and develop innovative Machine Learning and Natural Language based approaches to help us deliver on our vision of helping make sure every employee is engaged and has their voice heard at work. You will have the opportunity to autonomously own part of our data strategy, work in one of the world’s most diverse and complex data environments and bring together loosely structured datasets to find actionable outcomes that improve our customers’ experience.

We are looking for Scientists who have the experience of using data to produce models that power real-world solutions which are actively being used by customers. The successful candidate will also have experience working in a development team to translate their models into working software.

You will have success in this role if you have a preference for an entrepreneurial company where there is not a rigid structure and you have a chance to shape the work and the craft. You want to be challenged in your work and be recognized and rewarded by your peers. Most importantly, you want to be in a place that’s full of people like you – “A-players” who are fiercely intelligent, share a passion for their work, and know how to have fun!

Why work with us?

We’re a fun-loving, passionate, and highly collaborative team

We believe in moving quickly, failing fast, and adapting to change

We’re committed to achieving technical excellence in everything we do

We value team work, learning from failure and innovation.

Why we’dwant to work with you?

You have an undying passion for building world-class software

You’re positive thinking, solution focused and find opportunities instead of problems

You have superb technical chops, but you’re always striving to improve

You want to take ownership over your work and make challenging architecture decisions

You are ambitious and want to be involved in the strategic thinking of platform architecture


We might be a good match if…

You have expertise in Machine Learning and/or Natural Language Processing

You have familiarity working with the Google Cloud Platform and also want to help shape our Data Science toolset and stack

You have deployed models to production with an Engineering team

You enjoy having diverse projects and stakeholders.

You believe data is most useful when it tells a story or addresses a business problem.

You have a curiosity for patterns and problem solving.

You’re both a self-starter and team player.

You love to think outside the box.

You take great pride in the quality of your work.

You have experience with machine learning, and scientific inquiry.

What will you do?

Work with a team of ambitious and passionate data scientists on a variety of projects. Use both your IQ and EQ to support yourself, your team, and your company in achieving more inside and outside the office.

Work with the Client Success team to explore how recognition/engagement data relates to customer data and business metrics.

Work with Product Managers and Development teams to develo…


About BlackHawk Network

Blackhawk Network Holdings is a leading prepaid and payments global company which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in retail, digital and incentive channels. Blackhawks digital platform supports prepaid across a network of digital distribution partners including retailers, financial service providers, and mobile wallets. In 2016, Blackhawk Network Holdings announced the purchase of GiftCards.com. The purchase was confirmed by GiftCards.com in a press release, announcing the value of the purchase at $120 million.