2024 Winter Co-Op - Data Science/Statistics - Software Defined Vehicle

General Motor
December 02, 2023
Offerd Salary:$4,100-$4,700
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Working Time:Full time
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Work Arrangement:

Remote: The position does not require an employee to be onsite full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis.

The Role:

General Motors is transforming the future of mobility – and the Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) is at the forefront of that transformation. We are a diverse team of agile and innovative thought leaders who are passionate about developing key technologies and products that will help achieve GM's vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. ​

CTC has a proven track record of taking technologies from concept to production in both automotive and non-automotive areas. Our success is propelled by our talented people and our deep technical knowledge in domains like infotainment software, diagnostics, data analytics, AI, mechatronic controls, and cold weather development. ​If you want to work with an inclusive and collaborative team that's striving to change the world for the better, we invite you to join us.

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Data Scientist or Statistician Co-Op with an applied statistics background who will become part of the SDV Super Cruise analytics team. The team is focused on providing analytical insights about Super Cruise usage to several internal partners across GM. It is a highly collaborative, driven, and bold organization that embraces innovation and challenges! This position requires extensive knowledge of applied statistics, specifically, create and identify meaningful actionable statistics based on business needs; ensure applied statistical analyses are unbiased, accurate and precise; and identify problems, solutions, and opportunities from data analyses. Typical work includes collaborating with data engineers and other data scientists on the team within the Scaled Agile (SAFe) framework to complete analytical assignments.

So, if you have curiosity and initiative for deriving insights from data and generating impactful business value, and you have experience in statistics, mathematics, and/or data science we are looking for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms

  • Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns

  • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data

  • Monitor and sustain model effectiveness

  • Combine models through ensemble modeling

  • Present complex information using data visualization techniques

  • Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges that drive business impact

  • Additional Description

    Requirements Qualifications:

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (3rd and 4th year students) or Master's (Preferred) degree in one of the following areas: Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week in Canada, and for 8-12 month term (2-3 consecutive semesters) starting January 2024

  • Strong expertise with the following statistical methods: time series analysis, categorical data analysis, multivariate analysis, and clustering

  • Expertise visually charting and graphing data to covey a story

  • Experience creating and identifying meaningful actionable statistics based on business needs

  • Experience with machine learning (supervised or unsupervised), statistical modeling, and text mining to meet analytical objectives

  • Proficient with one, or more programing tools and environments (ex. Python, R, SQL, DataBricks, AZURE, PowerBI)

  • Analyze large complex structured and unstructured datasets

  • Able to communicate an unbiased story using analytical insight to influence decision making

  • Ability to cultivate an open and inclusive culture that supports collaboration with data engineers to build data and model pipelines

  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Work in a fast-paced agile environment to develop and deliver advanced analytics solutions

  • Ability to be strategic and tactical with strong problem-solving abilities

  • A self-starter and highly comfortable dealing with ambiguity

  • Continuous learning mindset - willingness to learn new skills and methods as needed

  • What will give you a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Software Telemetry data

  • Understanding of major automotive vehicle systems such as Advanced Driver- Assistance (ADAS), Motion Control, Automotive Network, and Powertrain

  • Experience working with distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc) and Machine Learning pipelines (Spark, DASK, Argo, etc)

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification

  • Compensation : The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable provincial laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, or Nova Scotia.

  • The salary range for this role is $4,100-$4,700 per month. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
  • About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

    Why Join Us

    We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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    Diversity Information

    General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

    The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at [email protected] or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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