Data Scientist

· Vancouver, British Columbia
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

We believe the world needs a redesign.


Our vision is to build a better world through purpose-driven products. This vision rallies us, guides us, and informs every part of the process – from an idea scribbled on a napkin to shipping a product.


Ultimately, we take pride in partnering with exceptional people to create products that matter. People, planet, and profits should thrive and grow together. This is how we do business.


Neon is growing and we’re always looking for amazing people to join our team. If you’re ready to do the best work of your career, we’d love to meet you. 


Data Scientist

Vancouver, Canada | FT


As our Data Scientist, reporting to and working closely with the Director of Growth & Insights, you will play a pivotal role in championing our data science practices. Your endless curiosity will help to provide insight into how data science fits into the big picture at Neon. You’ll not only review and analyze large data sets but also come up with creative, out of the box solutions that solve real-world problems for Neon and its Partners. You’ll be working within the main foundations of data science, like tracking and measurement, data visualization, testing and evaluation, data integration, and statistical modelling. 


This role gives you the opportunity to work with multiple products and companies, including industries like Interactive Voice Response (IVR), retail cannabis, and digital products in the education, retail, health & wellness and supply chain space. You’ll have a variety of problems to solve. Your work will have a direct and felt impact at Neon, as you will be key in helping us make decisions that are best for our Partners and the products that we are building.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Solving business problems by applying analytical thinking, problem-solving and a technical toolkit that includes data querying, extraction, analysis, and visualization
  • Identify and own challenging problems and create testable hypotheses that drive significant business impact
  • Use data to identify and create actionable insights that provide help to internal teams build strategy
  • Apply statistics, data modelling and machine learning to improve the efficiency of our processes
  • Present data that can immediately answer questions to help improve our forecasting systems
  • Collaborate with strategists, software developers, designers, and business leaders to define product requirements, provide analytical support, and communicate feedback
  • Understand and use research from analytics tools to inform digital, social, and content strategies


Our non-negotiables:

  • You leave your ego at the door and judge ideas based on their merit
  • You have a deep sense of curiosity; eager to learn about our partners and their businesses
  • You care deeply about building products that matter


We’d love to hear from you if:

  • You experience as a data scientist with a proven ability to apply scientific methods to solve real-world problems 
  • You have a degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics, or Applied Math, etc.
  • You are highly skilled in SQL and Python and business intelligence and data visualization tools like Tableau, or similar 
  • You have experience with predictive modelling/machine learning or forecasting 
  • You thrive in an environment with multiple projects on the go and know how to prioritize them
  • You are amazing with research and have the curiosity to find solutions to new problems
  • You are collaborative in nature and can translate data into a relevant story, including technical and non-technical people


We’re big believers in empowering our team to do their best work by offering:

  • Competitive salary and benefits plan
  • Health Care Spending Account
  • Wellness program
  • RRSP matching
  • Beautiful offices in downtown Vancouver, featuring bright, open-plan workspaces
  • Partnerships with interesting and engaging partners who align with our values
  • Fun and collaborative work environment with a focus on growth


A quick side note

If you don't match all requirements to a tee, please don't let that stop you from applying. If you have proven experience that you feel would directly relate to your success in this role, we want to hear from you! 

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level