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Applied Statistician – Animal Science

Applied Statistician – Animal Science

GrowSafe is the foremost global technology company for Bovine Efficiency, pioneering predictive analytics on an individual animal basis, using cutting-edge technologies to support producers in making more informed decisions about their animals. In recent years GrowSafe has significantly expanded its operations, and forecasts show this growth will continue at a fast pace. Given the large volume of data that we receive from our customers, GrowSafe is now seeking to grow its research and analytics team with an experienced Data Statistician.

In this role you will be responsible for continuing to develop the mathematical and statistical processes GrowSafe implements in research and data analysis, including advanced regression analysis, non-linear models and multilevel models. Additional responsibilities include working with the GrowSafe analytics team in reviewing and optimizing current statistical analysis processes.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Optimize and develop the implementation of methodologies and standards for data collection, validation, processing and analysis of GrowSafe data
  • Apply advanced statistical theory to collect, analyze and interpret GrowSafe data
  • Compile reports and outputs to make meaningful use of the data and analysis for GrowSafe clients
  • Serve as a point of contact for customer analytics and research teams in the area of statistical analysis and mathematical modelling
  • Collaborate with and interact as a key team member of the Research and Analytics teams to help ensure we continue to collect, structure and analyze data in an optimal manner

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong positive people skills to interact with clients and teammates in a courteous and professional manner in person, by email, and telephone
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team-based environment, align with and influence internal and external stakeholders, and build/manage relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Adept at working in highly fluid, complex, ever-changing environments
  • Process and project oriented with strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written, presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to understand technical information and technology
  • Willingness to perform additional functions and duties across the company as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree-level qualification in a relevant mathematical or statistical field is required
  • Minor or relevant qualification in animal science or other experience of working with biological data is necessary
  • Experience in building advanced statistical models is required
  • Experience of working in an operational role within industry is desirable
  • Background in agriculture is highly preferable and experience and knowledge in cutting-edge ag technology sector is a strong plus

Located in Calgary, Alberta at the scenic Canada Olympic Park office tower, GrowSafe offers its employees a great work environment with positive and professional colleagues and competitive compensation and benefits. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates who are invited for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • building advanced statistical models: 3 years (Required)
  • agricultural related: 1 year (Preferred)
  • industry related modelling: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Required)

To apply for this job email your details to hr@growsafe.com