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The Opportunity

Moncton, NB, Canada Science and Research Entry Level Full-time

Every year in Canada alone, 2.4 billion kilograms of food are wasted in supply chains between farm and fork. That's a big problem to solve in a world that needs to feed 9 billion people by 2050. Fiddlehead is a venture-backed startup using data science to help global food and beverage manufacturers make better forecasting decisions. Cool fact: There is a 33% chance that any french fry you have eaten in the last year appeared in our statistical models. Yep?we love numbers. If you do too, you could be the data scientist we're looking for.

The Data Scientist will work closely with Fiddlehead's Product Team in the development of our modelling engine for forecast and budget performance analytics. We are seeking someone with a solid approach to analytical problem solving who loves to solve hard problems.

It's a given that the salary, stock options, and health benefits we provide need to be competitive. We get it. We have families too. What we're offering you is the opportunity to have a big impact on a small team and be well rewarded for it as your role grows along with our company. If you're still reading this, you should send us your résumé to start the conversation. Better still? just stop by our office for a chat. 

What you'll do

Responsibilities

  • Work with engineering and product development to identify and answer important product questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data.
  • Identify, clean, and munge new and existing data sources.
  • Communicate findings to management team and clients.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to rapid prototype new features.
  • Estimate tasks and participate in status and stand-up meetings.

What you'll need

Qualifications

  • BS, BA, or advanced degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or a related field.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel.
  • A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data.
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  • Working knowledge of an analysis tool such as R, Python, Matlab, or SAS.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Science Problem Solving R Statistics Python SQL Demand Forecasting Statistical Data Analysis Microsoft Excel

A little bit about us

Fiddlehead Technology Inc.

Fiddlehead is employing big data analysis to revolutionize the food and beverage supply chain. We are solving the hard problems of reducing inventory cost and improving customer service levels.

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Nice-to-Haves

  • Familiarity with advanced modelling techniques like random forests, decision trees, support vector machines, and Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources.
  • A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL.
  • Demonstrable ability to quickly understand new concepts-all the way down to the theorems- and to come out with original solutions to mathematical issues.
  • Ability and desire to mentor more junior data scientists
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