Senior Data Engineer
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 product & teams


  • We use a microservices architecture built predominantly with Python

  • Our data pipelines are built on Kafka and we use Kubeflow to orchestrate our machine learning pipelines

  • We use Kubernetes to manage our cloud deployments in Azure

  • We use CircleCI to continuously integrate and deploy code changes

What we’re looking for:


We’re looking for candidates with:

  • Experience building high volume, scalable data pipelines using Kafka (or Pulsar) 

  • Passionate about Kappa architectures and excited to work with IoT data streams

  • Familiar with what can go wrongin a data pipelineand how to design for fault-tolerance, monitoring and integrity testing

  • Solid knowledge of Python, plus one of Javascript, Java, or Go

  • An understanding of microservice architecture and distributed system design

  • A proven track record of delivering well-designed and tested software

Who you are:

In general, we’re looking for developers that exemplify these qualities:

  • Activation & Engagement Our developers are critical to the progress of our application and our business. We expect our developers to maintain focus on the business impact of their changes and advocate for work that will drive outcomes instead of just output.

  • Teamwork & Collaboration Our teams are small and extremely collaborative. Developers work very closely with a small number of other developers, a designer, and a product manager to meaningfully impact the business every week.

  • Excellence & Craft Software development is more than checking features off a list of requirements. We need our developers to build systems that are accessible to new teammates and extensible so that they can evolve with our business. We want our developers to take pride in what they build.

  • Communication & Leadership A developer can have a large impact by helping to grow the abilities and understanding of their teammates. We’re looking for people who can deliver learning sessions to introduce their technical teammates to new concepts and who can explain and contextualize their work to teammates outside of engineering.


Your Benefits

Some of the benefits 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 and standing desks

  • 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. Canvass is backed by Google’s Gradient Ventures.

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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Think this job is meant for you but worried you don’t have it all? If you feel you meet 70% of the qualifications listed and you are an innovative team player, express your interest here and we promise to consider your full profile.


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Canvass Analytics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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