Goverlytics - BC-533Desired discipline(s): Engineering - computer / electrical, Engineering, Computer science, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics / Actuarial sciences, Design, Social Sciences & Humanities, Interactive arts and technology, Political science, Visual arts
Company: IOTO International Inc.
Project Length: Flexible
Preferred start date: 01/05/2021
Language requirement: Flexible
Location(s): Greater Vancouver, BC, Canada; Canada; Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 1
Preferred institutions: British Columbia Institute of Technology, Concordia University, University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo
About the company:
IOTO International Inc. (IOTO), was established 23 January 2003 to research and develop small world digital media solutions to real world problems. A BC incorporated SME, IOTO embraces lean and agile methodologies to create elegant solutions. We are a learning organization.
Please describe the project.:
The selected researcher will be working in a small team, and will be inspired by sports analytics. The researcher will work in a project involving large social sciences datasets, machine learning, and natural language processing tools to better understand performance, attribution, and outcomes.
- capable of using a broad range of scraping, analytics, and visualization tools using an AWS cloud environment
- strong mathematical and analytical skills and you can to apply those skills to traditionally non-quantitative domains
- a background in media, music, sports (including e-sports), politics, or performing arts would be an asset