Current Opportunities

 

FINTRAC – It’s all about our people – Senior Data Exploitation Analyst

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada – Collaboration, Development and Research The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) uses the millions of transaction reports it receives from Canadian businesses across the country to provide actionable financial intelligence. This information assists in combatting money laundering, terrorism financing and threats to the security of Canada, while safeguarding the information of Canadians. FINTRAC is looking for a dynamic individual who wants to make a difference to join its Data Exploitation Lab (DEL).

The DEL is responsible for supporting FINTRAC’s compliance, strategic and tactical intelligence and policy research activities by providing a wide variety of data analytics services such as data extraction, manipulation, cleaning, exploration, visualization and analysis. DEL’s services and custom data solutions are invaluable to helping the Centre’s various teams strengthen Canada’s ability to prevent, detect, deter and disrupt the methods and techniques used by criminals to launder money or fund terrorist activities.

As a Senior Data Exploitation Analyst, you will be responsible for:
• Leading various types of analytics initiatives relevant to FINTRAC’s compliance, intelligence, policy and strategic activities;
• Leading medium to long term projects involving large data sets (such as FINTRAC’s databases); and
• Interpreting and communicating the results of analyses performed.

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SalamaTech Project

Digital Safety Expert / Content and Communications — SalamaTech Project

Do you have strong digital safety knowledge and skills? Do you want to use your skills to really help Syrian civil society organizations, women and youth? Are you able to convey digital safety advice and guidance in simple form — in Arabic — for our non-techie, but very vulnerable audiences? If so, please apply to join our awesome SalamaTech Syria Digital Safety Team!

Digital Safety Content Manager/Expert

The SecDev Foundation has a reputation for driving path-breaking innovation in digital safety programming across the world. We are looking for an exceptional expert to manage our core digital safety practice support our regional programmes. If you have proven technical knowledge, and an ability to render the technically complex understandable to mere mortals, AND if you want to make a difference to the safety and well-being of digital citizens around the world, please apply.

Communications Research Centre Canada –  Openings of Co-op Master Students in Big Data and Cloud

The CRC has openings for co-op Master students in big data and cloud.  The candidates in these positions will conduct R&D in data analytics and cloud computing for wireless communications and radio spectrum management. The R&D tasks for the positions in big data include understanding project requirements in terms of data science and developing algorithms and software for cleaning, analyzing, and visualizing data. The tasks for the positions in cloud computing include migrating existing applications to the cloud and developing new applications related to wireless communications and radio spectrum management. 

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Ericsson is hiring for Machine Learning & Analytics positions!

Following Ericsson’s acquisition of CENX last fall, we are growing our entire team, including our Machine Learning & Analytics Team.  There’s a lot of groundwork to be done, so we’re especially interested in end-to-end skills. We’re looking for individuals who are comfortable loading large datasets, investigating the best techniques, building POCs and demos, and productizing the solutions.  Prior experience in telecom & network management is a plus. As a member of the machine learning and analytics team, you will working with massive data sets to unearth crucial insights and patterns that add value to our customers.

Our product is a network automation and big data analysis tool for Network Operators.  It processes many streams of data (network topology, metrics & KPIs, and faults) and displays them on a single pane of glass.  This allows network operators to better understand their network and more quickly fix problems. It’s all these different streams of data to which we’re looking to apply machine learning and data science techniques.

Please check out all the possibilities on Ericsson’s Careers page.

Software Architect – Machine Learning and Analytics

Senior Software Developer – Analytics and Machine Learning

Software Developer – Analytics

FinTech Technical Researcher – Bank of Canada 

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Research Data Harmonization and Reproducibility Specialist – VIB Bioinformatics Core in Ghent

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Request for Graduate Student Research Assistant in Data Management

Project: Assist in Building a Database of Public Sector Data

Time: 10 hours per week for at least 6 months, starting in November 2018

A team of social scientists is building a database of public sector data from the provinces of Ontario and Alberta as part of a SSHRC-funded project. The analysis will be based on public sector salary data, which will then be linked to other open data sets; additional online information may be scraped to supplement this the database. The Graduate Student Research Assistant (RA) will work closely with a faculty member to create this resource. Strong skills in data management are required. The RA must be interested in working with a multi-disciplinary team of social scientists as a full member of the research team.

The work is 10 hours per week @ $30/hour for the balance of the academic year.

Please email a statement of interest and qualifications with a cv by October 29th to:

Associate Professor Nathan Grasse, School of Public Policy and Administration

Nathan.Grasse@carleton.ca

Call for Applicants – 2019 Cohort of NextAI

NEXT Canada, a national non-profit supporting high potential entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of NextAI.

NextAI is the third program from NEXT Canada, and the first global innovation hub dedicated to artificial intelligence-related venture creation and technology commercialization. We identify talented teams and individuals with ambitious ideas and leverage Canada’s leadership position in AI to provide them with the capital, mentorship, education and network to disrupt industries. NextAI teams have access to up to $200,000 in capital, world-renowned faculty and scientists, a network of Canada’s top business leaders and entrepreneurs, and access to cutting edge AI tools. Learn more by visiting our website: www.nextai.com.

NextAI is now running in Toronto and Montreal from February to September and offers participants a unique combination of resources, including:

  • Funding. Up to $200K per venture. 50K upon commencement of program in February 2019.
  • Founder Development. In-depth business and technical education taught by award-winning global faculty and subject matter experts. A curriculum focused on AI technologies and business foundation skills.
  • Access to Leading AI Technologies and Tools. Unique access to platforms and people at tech giants including IBM, NVIDIA, Google, Amazon and more.
  • Work with Top Research Scientists and Corporate Mentors. Insight into major corporate challenges and access to unique data sets and domain expertise.
  • Office Space in an AI-focused Hub. Cutting edge workspace in downtown Toronto and Montreal’s Mile-Ex, surrounded by a critical mass of AI innovators, service providers and investors.
  • Support for international applicants. Through NEXT Canada, NextAI is a designated entity under the Start-up Visa Program.

Individual applications must be submitted at www.nextai.com by November 11. All applicants must apply individually as either a technical or business stream applicant. Team formation and application must be completed by December 2nd. Each team must have a minimum of one technical founder. To learn more about NextAI, please reach out to Alexandra McGregor at: alexandra@nextcanada.com. You can also visit us at our upcoming booths at EMNLP and NIPS.

Senior Financial Data Analyst – Bell Canada

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Computer Science (Data Science/Analytics/AI) – Assistant Professor

The School of Computer Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track appointment in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is in Data Science/Data Analytics or in areas of Machine Learning/ Al that are relevant to Data Science. We are interested in both theoretical and applied research.

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Co-op positions (4 available), Command Analytics – Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Armed Forces – Department of National Defence
(National Capital Region: Gatineau and Ottawa)Start date: January 2019 / Apply by Oct. 26, 2018To apply, submit your resume by Oct. 26th to:Lt(N)/Ltv Anne-Marie Day
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Student Job Posting: Junior Data Scientist (Full- or Part-Time; 4-8 months) – Canada Food Inspection Agency

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Data Analyst – Economics and Social Services – Global Affairs Canada, Digital Inclusion Lab – Office of Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion

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Decisive AI Internship Opportunity

Decisive AI

Decisive AI is looking for driven individuals that can provide fresh AI expertise, motivated by challenges, learning and sharing knowledge with great communication skills. Join them to work side by side with seasoned entrepreneurs, be part of a dynamic and driven team strong on both the technical and business side.