Capital One Data Scientist Co-op - Queen's University Co-op/Intern Students Only in North York, Ontario

North York (93006), Canada, North York,Toronto, Ontario,

Data Scientist Co-op - Queen's University Co-op/Intern Students Only

An opportunity that’s second to none.

As the pioneers of analytics in the financial industry, we are a company that thrives on data-driven strategy. Looking forward, there are exciting opportunities for innovation as the industry becomes increasingly focused on digital technology and the amount of data available to drive our strategies continues to exponentially grow.

We recruit the best people.

To succeed requires rigorous logical thinking, insatiable curiosity, adaptability, and exceptional teamwork. As a Capital One® Data Scientist Co-op, you will be at the intersection of business strategy, mathematics, and technology.

The types of projects data scientists are responsible for include the following:

  • Using machine learning and other data mining techniques to get insights from massive datasets, such as identifying fraud rings

  • Understanding what problems create consumer calls through data mining interaction records

  • Analyzing online banking patterns

  • Mining vast amounts of data to identify trends in credit risk

  • Using a combination of quantitative analysis and statistical methods to develop strategic insights and recommendations to optimize products or programs

  • Adapt the latest technologies in modeling and data mining to design scientific tests to maximize dollars spent on new initiatives and marketing channels

  • Build statistical models to form the foundation of business decisions and regularly monitor the performance of those models so corrective action can be taken

If this sounds like yourself…we want to hear from you!

Basic Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from Queens University

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, or another quantitative discipline from Queen's University

  • Experience analyzing and manipulating large data sets using tools such as SQL or Python through co-op or school programs

  • Experience with statistical analysis and data mining using tools such as R, SAS, Matlab, Stata, or SPSS through co-op or school programs

  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive, or MongoDB knowledge

  • Experience in a Linux/Unix environment, with Git, AWS, or APIs through co-op or school programs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Capital One Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We consider all qualified applicants and will meet the needs of those requiring reasonable accommodations.