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Principal Data Scientist, Global BI  | Consultant Data Science

Toronto, ON, Canada
Job ID: 39807


Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology.TM  No other company delivers the full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world.  Ingram Micro’s global infrastructure and deep expertise in technology solutions, supply chain, cloud and mobility enable its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve.  Combined with distinct market insights and the trust and dependability generated from decades of strong partner relationships, Ingram Micro stands apart as the global technology services provider for the future.

Principal Data Scientist, Global BI  | Consultant Data Science

We are seeking a Principal Data Scientist to work on developing statistical, machine learning, AI, economic, geographic, and applied mathematical models to address complex business problems in the tech and ecommerce space.

You will work within the Advanced Analytics team in the Global BI Department, reporting to a leader with a Ph.D. in Physics, to build predictive models, design and execute field experiments, model demand, perform supply chain optimization, design new products and applications, and develop state of the art machine learning and AI models.

The role will lead projects and collaborate with a diverse team of highly talented PhDs, M.A.s, and industry experts to use advanced scientific techniques on a world class data infrastructure to develop large-scale models with immediate and long term relevance. You will focus on new product development as well as own a portfolio of projects that require effective communication with cross-functional teams. As a principal data scientist, you will be a thought leader, acting as a mentor for the team, own projects, be positioned as a Subject Matter Expert, and be hands on building models and performing empirical analysis.

You will be responsible to provide deep analytical insights for internal and external client engagements. Understand client’s business goals and requirements, design and develop analytic approaches and data products tailored to their needs. Play a client leadership role, with hands on responsibility to help shape our approach to customer measurement strategies, solutions effectiveness tracking, offer and audience impact. Provide thought leadership in analytical product development, mentor analysts, and represent Ingram Micro and the team in professional conferences. Identify key intellectual properties developed by the team and seek protection by filing for patents.


Qualifications and Role

  • PhD in Stats, Operations Research, Applied Math, Physics, Engineering, Economics (applied micro, applied econometrics, empirical IO, labor, finance, behavioral, applied macro/time series), or related technical field
  • 8+ years of quantitative experience (industry, consulting, government, academics, or post-doc work)
  • Ability to apply insights to high impact questions with immediate and long-term relevance
  • Perform econometric and statistical analysis on very large granular transaction level datasets
  • Develop predictive models to forecast upstream and downstream market activities
  • Experience with optimization techniques, machine learning and AI models
  • Experience with tools such as Python, Spark, R and SQL.
  • Experience with Docker (Nice to have: experience with Kubernetes)
  • Experience with Linux OS
  • Experience driving client engagements, with hands on responsibility to help shape our approach to analytics, as well as guide strategy and prioritize projects
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; the ability to collaborate with internal and external partners

For many transactions IM has end-to-end visibility across the supply chain: from upstream manufacturer, through distribution, to resellers, to final end users. This perspective provides opportunities to tackle the most challenging research and applied science questions with answers that drive strategic, operational, and tactical decisions with immediate and long-term relevance around the world.


Due to COVID-19, our office associates are currently working from home. Keeping in mind the overall health and safety of our associates and candidates, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely

Ingram Micro is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer, with focus on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. We consider applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Specialist/Job Poster and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will try our best to make these accommodations. Please do not include any medical or health information in this email.

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