Sun Life Financial

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Job Description:

Role Summary

The direction we pursue in Advanced AI Initiative team is to extract actionable insights from structured and unstructured datasets using advanced machine learning techniques. We have various initiatives regarding the application of such techniques in different business areas. In this role, you will help us to integrate datasets, implement machine learning models and evaluate such models in real world applications. This role consists of a significant amount of research and development on speech technologies, natural language processing techniques and deep learning methods, as well as traditional machine learning solutions.

What will you do?

  • Research and source relevant data from internal business systems, external free and commercial data products
  • Use statistical methods to test finding through prototyping and scenario testing
  • Use core AI and Big Data tools to solve business problems
  • Identify cutting edge algorithmic solutions available in AI domain that might be applicable to our business problems.
  • Customize the best practices in industrial techniques toward using Data Science for our projects.
  • Extract actionable insights from big unstructured datasets which we have access to, by using advanced machine learning methods.
  • Create visualizations that helps to transform data into actionable insights for non-experts
  • Help to develop working application prototypes
  • Present your work/findings to a wide audience from beginner to experts
  • Participate in communication with business sponsors

What do you need to succeed?

  • Extensive knowledge of Machine Learning and Deep Learning tools and concepts.
  • Experience with Automatic Speech Recognition systems, Natural Language Processing and Information Extraction tools and techniques.
  • Hands on experience with Python, particularly with data science related packages and visualization techniques.
  • Experience with Deep Learning frameworks such as Tensorflow or PyTorch
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and also perform well in team projects.
  • Good knowledge of database concepts and SQL.
  • Solid production level coding skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong research, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to think outside the box

When a new position becomes available which matches your background and experience, the base pay range will be disclosed and correspond to the opportunity Sun Life will consider you for.

In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to [email protected] .

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category:
Advanced Analytics

Posting End Date:
17/01/2021

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