Data Scientist
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Full Time
Mid Level

A Leader in Automating Intelligent Industrial Operations

At Canvass Analytics, we are disrupting the way industrial operational data is being used to make critical business decisions. Our disruptive, leading edge AI-powered analytics platform transforms plant operations, giving them predictive insights that enable autonomous operations.

Canvass AI software platform is empowering Fortune 1,500 industrial companies to transform industrial engineers into digital engineers who are driving data driven decisions in day to day operations. Canvass Analytics’ customers include leading energy, manufacturing, food and ag, oil and gas, and metals and mining companies around the globe.


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.

Things you should know about our tech

  • We use scikit-learn and TensorFlow to build models

  • We have built a data pipeline with Kafka and use Kubeflow to orchestrate our machine learning pipeline

  • We use a microservices architecture for our feature engineering and feature selection methods that is written in Python

  • We use Kubernetes to manage our model deployments in Azure

  • Jupyter notebooks to build prototypes


Who we need

  • A solid understanding of concepts in statistics

  • Experience working with time series data – forecasting and anomaly detection specifically

  • Ability to communicate data science results to our non-technical customers

  • Ability to translate business problems into data science solutions

  • Research or practical experience in building machine learning models

  • Experience in data manipulation using NumPy and Pandas

  • Knowledge of tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy

  • Ability to build solutions based on research papers or other publications


The following qualifications would be an added bonus:

  • Knowledge of reinforcement learning

  • Prior experience in building data science solutions for industrial customers – predictive maintenance or asset failure detection

Who you are

In general, we are looking for a data scientist that demonstrate these qualities:

  • Craft & Empathy Data Science is more than just applying an algorithm to a given dataset. We want our data scientists to continuously find creative ways to help our clients derive value from their data. Our data scientists also interact with customers from diverse backgrounds and varying data literacy, and we expect you to demonstrate empathy during these interactions

  • Activation & Engagement Our Data scientists are critical to the progress of our product and our business. We expect our data scientists to maintain focus on the business impact of their solutions and advocate for features that help drive outcome instead of just output

  • Teamwork & Collaboration Our team is small and cross-functional. You will be interacting with your peers in customer success, engineering, and product to help improve our business on a weekly basis

  • Communication & Leadership We expect our data scientists to enable the customer to use the platform, and to communicate succinctly and confidently with our stakeholders. This involves translating complex technical language into tangible business outcomes



Some of the benefits and perks you can expect as part of our team include:

  • Awesome team and culture (every day)

  • Generous time off, including vacation and personal days to help rejuvenate

  • Extended health benefits, including drug coverage, dental coverage, and Health Spending Account

  • Flexible office policy, with options to work remotely

  • Attend Conferences to extend your knowledge and skills

  • Company-provided MacBooks (or a desktop with GPU) and a standing desk

  • Top technology and tools to excel at your role

  • Free team lunches


Why join Canvass

Canvass Analytics is using AI to automate operations for the Industrial sector. We are changing the way industry thinks and uses AI, and it’s getting noticed everywhere.  We’ve been recognized by Network World as a Top 10 Hot AI-Powered IoT Startups and by Canadian Innovation Exchange as a Top 20 Most Innovative Canadian Company.

What's it like working at Canvass

This is a place where everyone is all in.  From the CEO to the newest hire, we all pitch in where needed and do what it takes.  We are a relatively flat organization where everyone is invited to the table, to listen in and be part of the conversation and decisions.  We have an inclusive culture.

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