HR Data Scientist M/F - VIE Montreal

 Montreal - Canada, Canada       International Volunteer Program        Analytics & Business Intelligence


This position has a specific focus on Human Resources (“HR”) data and HR analytics.

The Data Science team focuses on the following data driven use cases:

  • Prediction
  • Recommendation
  • Search
  • Reporting & Business Intelligence
  • Anomaly & Pattern Detection
  • Monitoring

As HR Data Scientist, you will:

  • Help identify business cases, deliver prototype to quickly test if value can be generated.
  • Work with business and technology teams to design and supervise the implementation of data science and machine learning techniques in the Americas
  • Apply data-driven analysis to model quantitative relationships, extract informational value, and formulate forecasts and actionable conclusions
  • Contribute to the technology watch on data technologies; stay current with leading edge systems, methods, and best practices in the data science/machine learning fields and use such product and market knowledge to guide scoping discussions with business units

Specific HR related projects will include:

  • Develop analytics to generate HR benchmarks
  • Develop and train users on automated HR dashboards
  • Participate to the of a new Global HR database and dashboard using Tableau

The VIE will be guided by experts from the Business Intelligence Center of Expertise and from the HR department.

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The VIE assignment in a nutshell  


This VIE in Montreal is to begin in March 2020 but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 24 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see

Your profile


Graduate from Engineering school, Business School or University with a master's degree in data science or related field.

You ideally have a previous experience with data mining, data engineering or machine learning.Capital Markets is a plus.

You are fluent in English, French is a plus.

You are proficient with Python.

Required skills :

    • Tableau software : >1 year experience
    • SQL
    • Python
    • Autonomous at work
    • Quick learning and willing to work on a dynamic environment
    • Analytical skills and problem solving oriented
    • Team work
    • Integrity as your will have access to confidential data

Why Join Us

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

Business Insight

At Société Générale, you will be joining Global Banking & Investors Solutions (GBIS), our business that brings together Corporate and Investment Banking activities, Private Banking activities, and Asset Management and Investor Services.

The 400 professionals in the Human Resources department support GBIS in its role as a responsible employer, working on career management, the remuneration and diversity policies, managerial culture, performance management and employee commitment.


It is the mission of Human Resources to advance the overall mission of Société Générale through the acquisition, retention, and support of excellent employees. Human Resources achieves its mission by recruiting, employing, retaining, and developing employees by maximizing our superior employee relations and stellar personal and group performance through internal consulting, problem resolution, and the provision of efficient, cost-effective, customer-responsive human resource services.


The position of HR Data Scientist is located in the Business Intelligence Center of Expertise, working directly for the Human Resources department.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000TKR
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 02/03/2020
Date of publication: 06/11/2019
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HR Data Scientist M/F - VIE Montreal

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