Senior Data Scientist

Dallas, TX

Senior Data Scientist

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

Main location: United States, Texas, Austin

Alternate Location(s): United States, Texas, Dallas

United States, Texas, Houston

Position ID: J0324-2269

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a Sr. Data Scientist to join our Emerging Technology Practice. We focus on solving real-world challenges for our clients and as part of our AI & ML team, you'll be pivotal in translating complex data into actionable insights that drive strategic decisions. Our cross-functional teams work closely with our clients to understand their business needs and implement cutting-edge solutions. We look for Data Scientists who are passionate about building and deploying machine learning models, have experience with the full stack end-to-end AI lifecycle, exposure to Generative AI and Large Language Models, and are great communicators.

Candidates should be local to Austin, Dallas or Houston, Texas or willing to move to one of those locations. Team members should plan to be in a hybrid work environment with 2-3 days per week in the office.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Engage in meetings with client stakeholders to drive out requirements

• Analyze business problems and create impactful advanced analytic or machine learning solutions

• Use data manipulation tools to source, transform, and blend data from multiple different data sources

• Operationalize machine learning models for adoption across the enterprise

• Write clear, concise, well-documented code and perform code review for peers

• Translate business objectives into quantitative metrics to achieve business goals and drive KPIs

• Ability to lead Jr. data scientists and analysts serving as a mentor

• Prepare and present solutions to executive audiences

• Potential regional travel to client sites

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:


Machine Learning

• Ability to explain machine learning techniques and algorithms such as K-NN, Naïve Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.

• Use of statistical models including experience with regression, classification, clustering, NLP, and computer vision

• Practice with feature extraction and dimensionality reduction

• Exposure to visualization tools to present your findings and insights including PowerBI, Tableau, Dash, ggplot, R Shiny, matplotlib, D3,js, etc.

• Familiarity with Large Language Models & Generative AI

Programming Abilities

• Python, R, and SQL

• Custom code to create, train, and deploy machine learning models or advanced analytics

• Version/source control

Data Manipulation

• Data warehouses and file stores such as Snowflake, RedShift, Teradata, BigQuery, Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, Azure Synapse, Databricks Lakehouse, etc.

• Ability to ingest, blend, and transform data for modeling inputs including exposure to data storage, ETL, and manipulation tools

• Unstructured data transformation, such as text documents or images

• Utilization of embedding models and Vector DBs to transform and store natural language data

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• Ability to communicate about handling multiple priorities and deadlines

• Data Narration and storytelling with demonstrated ability to present to executive audience

• Participation in Go-To-Market initiatives to help CGI gain new clients and projects

MS, or PhD in Computer Science, Computational Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Data Science, Statistics or equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:

• Scaling production-facing applications in large enterprise environments

• Exposure to creating MVP web application with Dash or Streamlit

• Previous consulting experience

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The

determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and

certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are

dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $84,000 - $209,200.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through June 30, 2024.




At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


  • Big Data

  • ETL

  • SQL

  • Google Cloud Platform

  • Python

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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