Pelmorex Oakville, Canada Full-time

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A WORKPLACE THAT HAS…
Remote Work Environment 💻
Personal Spending Account 💰
Up to $500 to spend on anything related to physical, mental or financial well-being (in addition to your Health Care Spending Account) 
Summer Hours 🌞
Start your weekend earlier during the summer months!
17 Paid Days Off (in addition to 13 Personal Days) 🌅
This includes an extra day off during the month of your birthday 🍰- our gift to you!
An IDEAS (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Awareness, Solidarity) team ⚖️
Weather is inclusive, we will be too. Our IDEAS team is committed to making this happen!
📣HAVE WE GOT YOUR ATTENTION? WANT TO LEARN MORE?
Read about us here! (spoiler alert… we are the home of The Weather Network )📍Canada’s #1 most trusted brand in media for the third year in a row!
Overview
Pelmorex is the leader in Canada in bringing accurate weather information to Canadians.  Recently we have made it a priority to leverage advancements in AI in both weather forecasting as well as predicting weather based demand across multiple industries,  from retail to energy.  At the same time we’re advancing our ad tech solutions with GenAI.
WHY WE NEED YOU? GLAD YOU ASKED…
As a data scientist at Pelmorex you will have the opportunity to work on a very diverse set of projects in various business units.  These include product demand forecasting based on weather in our B2B business,  utilizing Deep Learning in weather prediction,  and various ad-tech solutions from improved audience targeting to advanced location insights
Please Note, this is a remote position and we are only considering candidates who are eligible to work in Canada and can work Eastern Standard Hours (EST)

WHAT IS THE DAY TO DAY LOOK LIKE

  • Apply ML at scale in various revenue generating projects
  • Develop innovative algorithms that provide best-in-class solutions for audience targeting and attribution and weather based demand forecasting in a variety of industries
  • Brainstorm and create powerful visualizations that makes data accessible and understandable;
  • Utilize the latest advancements in GenAI to produce client facing summaries that can monetize our various prediction algorithms
  • Contribute with development best practices and experiment with new ideas;
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to identify creative solutions for data targeting, and plan and execute key products from concept to production

WE ARE HOPING YOU HAVE:

  • Degree in one of the STEM disciplines (preferably minimum MSc but not required)
  • 2+ years of data science experience in industry
  • Experience developing ML solutions in industry or research
  • Strong and fundamental understanding of statistics Solid understanding of ML and it’s application in a variety of use casesSQL
  • Coding experience (python or java, etc)
  • Scientific computing: Numpy, Scipy, Scikit-learn, etc
  • Experience with distributed computing environments (spark for example)
  • Skills in graphical data visualization (Matplotlib or similar)
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain complex ideas to an audience with a non-technical background 

YOU ARE MADE FOR THIS IF YOU…

  • Experience developing Deep Learning solutions in industry/research.
  • Bonus if this experience is applied to large datasets where distributed data frameworks are necessary
  • DON’T MEET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS? DON’T WORRY…
    Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Pelmorex values and welcomes diverse experiences. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn’t followed a traditional path, don’t let that stop you from considering Pelmorex. We are always looking for people who will be a culture add (yup, that’s right, we don’t subscribe to culture fit, we want you to add to what we think is an amazing culture and work environment

INTERESTED? IT GETS BETTER….

  • Course Reimbursement Program 📚 We want you to keep learning, so we can too
  • Open and transparent communication, including All Hands Meetings with our CEO
  • Pelmorex Learning Academy 🏫 includes offerings like French, Leadership (for people leaders and non-leaders alike),  yoga, mindfulness
  • Your mental health is important to us! 🧠 We partner with Inkblot for virtual counseling sessions
  • Frequent employee pulse surveys 📝 we value your feedback so we can continue to make Pelmorex a great place to work!
  • Free online doctor visits 👩‍⚕️ with Maple Online Healthcare
  • While we encourage 1:1 conversations, we recognize that not everyone is comfortable with speaking up 🗣 We have an anonymous reporting platform (Speakfully) to ensure everyone’s voice is heard