Data Scientist

Montreal, QC, CA


As a data scientist, with experience in Business and People Analytics, you will be responsible helping Rizing and its clients shift to data-driven decision making and achieve true insights from their data. You will be part of Rizing’s Analytics practice supporting analytics product design and development and analytics implementations. You will also help Rizing build its brand as a trusted advisor in this space through publishing thought leadership and supporting business development opportunities as a subject matter expert.

Essential Functions

Essential duties and responsibilities might typically include the following but other duties and responsibilities might be assigned:

  • Lead data-driven and evidence-based research to support delivery of people metrics, reporting, and advanced and predictive analytics to support Rizing’s customers and Leadership Team
  • Use platforms, programs and programming to develop key algorithms around attrition, diversity, recruitment, learning, engagement, skills, culture, workforce planning, and other important people metrics.
  • Use platforms, programs and programming to develop key algorithms around business analytics, including customer, marketing, sales, productivity, and operations.
  • Translate data sets and insights into graphical visualisations and stories on key metrics.
  • Contribute and lead on designing academically rigorous research studies, defining hypotheses, data collection and running multiple different statistical models.
  • Collaborate with and communicate broadly with Rizing’s analytics, professional services, product and business teams.
  • Support sales pursuits as a subject matter expert to help demonstrate how Rizing’s services and solutions can help solve customers’ business challenges.
  • Establish strong credibility as a trusted advisor through publishing of thought leadership and research studies on analytics.

Essential Functions (Continued)

  • Use machine learning to create predictive and prescriptive models and gather and assimilate multiple data sources, including big data.
  • Act as product owner for Rizing’s analytics solutions, defining requirements.
  • Acts as owner for Rizing’s analytics demo environments, ensuring they are clean, updated, and maintained from a data and configuration perspective.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's or PhD in Statistics, Applied Maths, Operations Research, Economics, Data Science, or a related quantitative field with at least three years of working experience as a Data or Research Scientist.
  • Experience in research design, visualization techniques, and analysis approaches in which you manage and analyze both structured and unstructured data.
  • Experience in advanced statistical methods around hypothesis testing, clustering, machine learning predictions, and text mining.
  • Experience modeling high-dimensional data.
  • Experience in writing academic-style papers for presenting both the methodologies used and results for data science projects.
  • Experience with tools and languages including R, Python, SQL, R, Power BI, Tableau, and in the design and implementation of data pipelines that support the continuous delivery of insights.
  • Understanding of the external people analytics landscape and trends.
  • Experience with data warehouses and BI middleware
  • Fluency in English, with professional communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • People analytics experience
  • Ideally experience with people research, the human capital domain, user interface, consulting, and our industry
  • SAP Analytics Cloud certification
  • Experience using SAP platforms, including SuccessFactors, S/4 Hana and C/4
  • Engagement with Data Science Blogs / Kaggle contributor would be a bonus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced knowledge of R and Python
  • Demonstrable track record of dealing well with ambiguity, ability to self-motivate, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment.
  • Combination of deep technical skills and business savvy to interface with all levels and disciplines within our and our customer’s organizations
  • Ability to extract, manipulate, transform and analyze large volumes of data with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent at presenting data visually
  • Excellent attention to detail - you value getting things right
  • Ownership mentality: don't just execute what's asked, consider whether it could be done a better way
  • Conflict resolution skills, with the ability to influence decisions and manage relationships
  • Ability to meet a deadline and manage priorities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Continued)

Work Environment and Special Consideration

  • Work is home-based as part of a global organization. Some travel to office or customer site and working outside of core hours may be required.
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, keyboards, printers/scanners, and telephone applications.




Rizing is a privately held multi-million dollar international company fully committed to providing leading SAP functional and technical services to our customers.  We provide  best in-class solutions to meet the global demand for SAP consulting, implementation services, and products by leveraging our industry expertise to help companies run better.   For companies seeking to transform their business through SAP software, Rizing combines the scale and stability of a global company able to take on more complex projects with the expertise, focus, and attention of a boutique firm.   We offer specialized services in:   

  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Geospatial services
  • Human Capital Management (HCM)  through on-premise HCM and SuccessFactors 
  • Consumer Industries (CI) for Retail, Fashion, Consumer Products and Wholesale

If you value a culture that respects diversity, individual courage, integrity, excellence, and promotes team collaboration, Rizing may be right for you.