Stantec Data Scientist in Louisville, Kentucky
At Stantec, we approach every water, power and industrial process project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or national level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the related infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.
Stantec’s Water group has an opportunity for an experienced data scientist who has worked with operational technologies.
Stantec’s Digital Solutions team works closely with project managers and clients to develop solutions that enable our clients to have top tier information access and analytics. This journey includes identifying, defining, and developing those products. Several products and service oriented solutions have been developed at version 1.0 and more are being defined. Our goal is to transform the water industry with best-in-class digital solutions. These solutions cover the complete project and water lifecycle, from planning to operations, and watershed management to wastewater treatment.
The Digital Solutions team is looking for an operational technology data scientist to complement the existing team in achieving our mission over the long term. The position will include performing both product and project consulting work. Responsibilities will include helping build out current and future digital solutions by designing and implementing data analysis techniques. This role requires the implementation of best practices in data science to meet project objectives using a code-based approach. Specifics in this role include defining data requirements to support project objectives, determining quality of input data, quantifying uncertainty of results, and designing traditional and machine learning based approaches for analysis. We are specifically looking for candidates that have worked in industrial, automation, instrumentation, or similar operational technology fields working with control systems. Candidates with experience with Microsoft Azure, streaming analytics, machine learning, and application development are preferred for this position.
Your Key Responsibilities
Support the Stantec Digital Solutions team in developing top tier digital solutions. This requires some travel to attend meetings with clients.
Work with remote teams for development and implementation as needed for a variety of digital solutions for analytical dashboards and interfaces. Focus on implementing best practices and developing for reusability.
Automating data collection and ETL workflows.
Data analytics to generate recommended actions.
Ability to understand storyboards, wireframes, and simple prototypes; and, how to develop them into real solutions.
Ability to communicate and coordinate with other team members to complete project tasks to meet specific deadlines.
You will be receiving direction from Digital Solution leadership in various locations and technical support from remote locations.
Candidates must be well organized, self-motivated, and enjoy finding solutions to problems.
Capabilities and Credentials
Can work well in a team environment without direct supervision and ability to productively work from home.
Possess a hard-working and positive attitude.
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Possesses excellent time-management skills, thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting and efficient use of time and available resources.
Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to design and implement reusable data analysis techniques based on requirements, specifications, or prototypes.
Experience working with operational technologies in an industrial, automation, or water treatment context is a must. This includes working with data sets from industrial control systems such as SCADA, PLCs, and DCS.
Experience with at least one business intelligence platform such as Microsoft Power BI or Tableau.
Experience working with web-based APIs using JSON or XML objects.
Experience with machine learning libraries such as TensorFlow and resources such as Azure Machine Learning.
Experience with streaming data analytics.
Experience with big data tools such as Hadoop, Spark, or DataBricks.
Experience working with location data and maps is preferred.
Experience with Python, R, or SCALA is preferred.
Experience using Azure DevOps is preferred.
Experience working in a consultant role is preferred.
Education and Experience
Computer Science or Engineering related Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Minimum of 8 years of experience.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Technology Consultant
Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Louisville
Job Level: Manager
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Req ID: 210000KX
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