Senior Data Scientist

USA & Canada

Canvass AI – Disrupting how Industrials Improve Global Productivity and Sustainability

Do you want to make a positive impact on the world?

Canvass AI is disrupting the manufacturing and industrial sector by making the hype of AI a reality. Our AI platform is fast becoming the most in-demand solution on the market because we put the power of AI in the hands of industrial engineers, who can now unleash the value in their data in ways they’ve never been able to before! We are helping the world’s largest companies drive impactful results, almost instantly, from improving their productivity to spearheading their global sustainability efforts. Our software and customer deployments prove each day that AI is revolutionizing how manufacturers reduce carbon emissions, waste, water, and energy consumption.

Proudly funded by Alphabet’s Gradient Ventures and Yamaha Motor Ventures. Join us on the quest to build a more sustainable and productive future!


Reporting to the VP Customer Success, the Senior Data Scientist works directly with Customers to rapidly enable them to gain value through the use of the Canvass Platform. This role also requires extensive collaboration across all Canvass Departments to promote and evolve the Canvass Platform.


  • Help Customers solve industrial problems (such as predictive maintenance of critical assets, optimizing controllable set points to enhance product qualities, reducing the used energy in production, reducing the product waste, maximizing the yield in a production line, etc.) using the Canvass Platform. This work will include:
  1. Assisting customers in designing solution architectures to appropriately prepare data, build AI models and evaluate results
  2. Providing advice and guidance to the junior Canvass team members regarding how to efficiently interact with customers to solve industrial problems using the Canvass platform
  • Rapidly find and learn new tools and technologies presented in research communities to implement and adapt within the Canvass platform for solving industrial problems
  • Perform research activities to create advanced data-driven functionalities for solving industrial problems.
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering to drive the evolution of the Canvass Platform
  • Enhance the Canvass Brand through the use of Social Media, writing White Papers, and speaking at Conferences
  • Support Sales by actively participating in sales meetings and identifying appropriate customer uses of the Canvass Platform


  • Deep understanding of concepts in statistics and machine learning; ideally including knowledge and experience with reinforcement learning
  • Experience working with industrial time series data
  • Ability to communicate data science results to our non-technical customers
  • Ability to translate business problems into data science solutions
  • Willingness to participate in both sales and delivery of meaningful business solutions using data science
  • Research or practical experience in building machine learning models
  • Experience using tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy
  • Proven ability to build solutions based on research papers or other publications
  • Prior experience leading and mentoring less experienced data scientists
  • Willingness and ability to occasionally travel (domestic and international) to customers, prospects and conferences
  • Hold (ideally advanced) degree in Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning


Canvass AI is a leader in industrial AI. Canvass is innovating the way and empowering the industrial workforce to use AI in day to day operations. Our work has been recognized by Network World as a Top 10 Hot AI-Powered IoT Start-ups and by Canadian Innovation Exchange as a Top 20 Most Innovative Canadian Company. We’re an agile scale-up with the operational intelligence of a global business. As we accelerate rapidly, we are constantly looking for driven and ambitious innovators to join our team.

Canvass is a place where being formidable, innovative, and impactful is part of our DNA. We have an inclusive culture that thrives on the challenges and opportunities that being a disruptor brings. From the CEO to the newest hire, we all pitch in where needed and do what it takes and accountability for it. We are a flat organization where you will be invited (and expected!) to be part of the conversation!

Don’t take our word for it – see why our team love to work at Canvass.


  • Part of Canvass’s Success Story: Stock options to make you an owner in the company
  • Learning and Development: Free Coursera account to advance your skills and interests
  • Fostering innovation: Regular Hackathons to showcase your ideas and skills
  • Inspiring positive impact: Guest speakers to inspire our mission and the impact it has on the world around us
  • Rewarding high performance: Quarterly and annual All Stars recognition program
  • Social and supportive team environment: Active social committee to help you meet team members; employee off-site events
  • Focus on health and wellness: Generous vacation and health benefits, annual wellness gift
  • Technology: Whether you’re working from the office or remotely, you’ll have access to the right tech and tools to set you up for success.


Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a formal application through our website Careers (

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Canvass AI supports an inclusive safe working environment and welcomes and encourages applications from all people.

Accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  Please include your request for any specific accommodations in your covering letter.

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