Senior Software Engineer

<span style="font-weight: 400;">Reporting to the CTO, who believes in failing fast but fixing it faster, our Senior Software Engineer will build out the distributed training infrastructure on how we train AI machine learning models and architect solutions that are not limited by the number of computers or memory as the data scales up.</span>

Toronto, ON

Canvass Analytics

<p class="font_8">Canvass Analytics is a leader in automating intelligent industrial operations through its AI-powered predictive analytics platform. Canvass provides an enterprise grade platform for industrial customers to implement and scale automated industrial operations in a matter of days, using its pre-built predictive models pipeline.</p> <p class="font_8">Today, Fortune 500 companies are using the platform to automate complex production processes, generate new revenue streams and create new markets by producing higher grade products. Canvass Analytics&rsquo; customers include leading automotive, aerospace, energy, and food and agriculture companies globally.</p>

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Overview: <p><strong>A leader in automating intelligent industrial operations.</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In mere days, the Canvass AI software platform can enable Fortune 1,500 industrial companies to automate complex production processes, improve quality, reduce energy consumption, generate new revenue streams, and create new markets by producing higher grade products. Canvass Analytics&rsquo; customers include leading energy, manufacturing, food and agriculture, oil and gas, and mining companies around the globe.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We&rsquo;re an agile scale-up with the operational intelligence of a global business. Our business is founded by a team of seasoned revolutionaries who are building the next generation of AI-powered analytics to transform the Industrial industry. As we accelerate rapidly, we are constantly looking for driven and ambitious innovators to join our team.</span></p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">To stay ahead of the curve and continue to scale rapidly, Canvass Analytics is adding a Senior Software Engineer to our R&amp;D team. Reporting to the CTO, who believes in failing fast but fixing it faster, our Senior Software Engineer will build out the distributed training infrastructure on how we train AI machine learning models and architect solutions that are not limited by the number of computers or memory as the data scales up. We need a passionate coder who has used Spark, Hadoop, and Apache Bean; a Developer with distributed systems engineering experience who has successfully built systems that have scaled horizontally. This is a chance to build proofs-of-concept, evaluate technologies, and present recommendations to the leadership. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>As the new Senior Software Engineer, you will:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Evaluate and implement the use of new technologies.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with other teams such as the Machine Learning Engineers to find innovative solutions to challenges such as making the switch to distributed compute clusters.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create CI/CD Pipelines and deploy our latest features.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Write Architecture, Design, and API Documentation.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Solve problems that baffle others such as&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">how to create a service capable of capturing large volumes of streaming data while providing low-latency retrieval that can be deployed both in the cloud and at the edge</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are a Senior Software Engineer with design and architecture skills; a lifelong learner, who is open to new concepts. You have the hands-on knowledge to evaluate the need for new features and functionality; the initiative to take a leadership role to design and deploy those features; and the collaborative approach to mentor the team.</span></p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You want to join a company that&rsquo;s at the forefront of AI technology and you want to work in Machine Learning, where you can try new things and deliver results. You are looking for new technical challenges and you want to leverage cloud technology to solve unique problems. You are fascinated by the chance to build systems capable of processing large data sets and work with&nbsp;real time&nbsp;streaming data and to change the face of the industrial sector.</span></p>
Requirements: <p><strong>Our new Senior Software Engineer has:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The education. You have a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Computer Science; ideally, you have a Masters degree.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The experience. You have 5 years hands on development expertise and come with a set of broad and deep tools including Python, design, and architecture. You have practical experience scaling products and you are comfortable using open source distributed technologies such as Spark, Hadoop, and Beam. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The communications skills. You know how to listen and how to be heard. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">You know when to take the lead and mentor junior members. You know how to share best practices and initiate code reviews that result in high-quality, clean, and scalable code.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The innovation. You are a problem-solver who can balance urgency with long-term payoff. You are on a continuous search for new tools and improvements.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join us?</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Are you looking to join a venture that is paving the way of the next industrial revolution? Canvass Analytics is using AI to automate operations for the Industrial sector. We are changing the way Industry thinks and uses AI, and it&rsquo;s getting noticed everywhere. We&rsquo;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. Our Founder and CEO, Humera Malik, is one of the 2018 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Ones to Watch Award Winners. Canvass is backed by Google&rsquo;s Gradient Ventures. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">What&rsquo;s it like to work 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 appreciate the efforts, commitment and results of our team. We offer:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Access to a highly dynamic, innovative, and passionate leadership team.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An opportunity to be part of a global company that is transforming the global Industrial market with AI.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A diverse and inclusive company culture.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A competitive salary.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A commitment to supporting your career development.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All of the benefits of OneEleven membership including peer groups, open networking opportunities and more.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you want to be an agent of change and disruption; if you want to work with and talk about AI and IoT as part of your everyday life, join Canvass Analytics now and help us make a difference.</span></p> <p><strong>Apply now</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Think this job is meant for you but worried you don&rsquo;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. You can also follow us on </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">Twitter</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> or </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">LinkedIn</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to learn more about us.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p>