Python Job: Data Scientist

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Dawn InfoTek Inc.


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(From Everywhere/No Office Location)

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Dawn InfoTek Inc. is a professional IT consulting team that partners with major financial institutions, investment firms and government sectors. We have been dedicated to delivering cutting-edge consulting services and recruiting all levels of IT positions for our clients.

We are currently seeking competent individuals to fulfill the role of Data Scientist to join our dynamic team for our client, one of the major banks.

Location Address: Fully Remote – Ontario Work From Home
Contract Duration: Until October 31st, 2023
Extension Opportunity: Yes

Typical Day in Role

  • Work closely and independently with business owners to identify opportunities and serve as an ambassador for promoting analytical solutions
  • Ingest massive volumes of structured and unstructured format data, model, transform and store it in a variety of data stores
  • Leverage distributed computing tools (e.g., Spark, Cloud) for analysis, data mining, and modeling
  • Design and deliver analytical solutions to clients for unveiling insights and boosting business performance
  • Support build real-time/batch data pipeline and automate dashboards in cloud/on-premise environment
  • Support stakeholders in delivering enterprise-wide solutions

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have skills:
1. 3-6+ years of working experience as a Data Scientist
2. 3-6+ years of hands-on experience with Python, SQL (e.g., SQL Server, DB2, MySQL), Spark, building data pipelines and dashboards
3. 3-6+ years of experience cleaning, transforming and visualizing large data sets working with various data formats (e.g. unstructured logs, XML, JSON, flat files)
4. 3-6+ years of hands-on experience with Big Data/Cloud ecosystem (GCP preferred) and experience with NoSQL databases (MongoDB preferred)
5. 3-6+ years of experience with UNIX tools and shell scripting
6. 3-6+ years of experience using and implementing visualization tools like D3, Tableau or PowerBI

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Experience with docker, Airflow, Trino, K8s is preferred
  • Good to have knowledge and understanding of the evolving requirements for Open Banking in Canada, understanding Open Banking across global jurisdictions, and the technology required to enable Open Banking capabilities

Soft Skills:

  • Strong communication skills with excellent ability to synthesize complex information
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as work independently or with minimal direction
  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders, data architects and IT team members on project goals

Best vs. Average Candidate:

  • Strong data engineer background – hands on experience in ETL process
  • Cross-team collaboration - ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with other team members and business stakeholders


  • University degree in relevant STEM discipline (Computer Sciences, Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering, Mathematics)

Job Type: Fixed term contract

Salary: $70.00-$85.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday


  • D3, Tableau or PowerBI: 3 years (required)
  • Data Scientist: 3 years (required)
  • Python, SQL (e.g., SQL Server, DB2, MySQL), Spark: 3 years (required)
  • unstructured logs, XML, JSON, flat files: 3 years (required)
  • Big Data/Cloud ecosystem: 3 years (required)
  • UNIX tools and shell scripting: 3 years (required)

Work Location: Remote