AI Engineer

Ottawa, Ontario / Waterloo / Ontario
Research and Development – Engineering /
Full-Time /
Remote
Who We Are; What We Do; Where we’re Going

Magnet Forensics is a global leader in the development of digital investigative software that acquires, analyzes, and shares evidence from computers, smartphones, tablets and other IoT related devices. We are continually innovating so that our customers can deploy advanced and effective tools to protect their companies, communities, and countries.

Grayshift and Magnet Forensics have come together as one organization to accelerate innovation and transform digital investigations for our customers. We’re pleased to share that the combined organization is operating as Magnet Forensics.
 
The combination of mobile, cloud and computer forensics expertise under the Magnet Forensics name underscores our dedication to providing comprehensive, end-to-end DFIR solutions. This includes our commitment to helping with access to modern digital devices lawfully with our renowned product suite. And, our focus on innovating for the DFIR community, along with our shared mission, continues to be the top priority.

Where we are today, is not where we will be tomorrow. 

Role Summary:
The AI Engineer is responsible for researching, designing, and developing AI models and techniques that power our products. They will work closely with our engineering and product teams to be a subject matter expert in using machine learning to revolutionize our digital forensic software. 

Role Responsibilities

    • Be a subject matter expert, guiding machine learning development for research, development and product teams
    • Working closely with team members to research, prototype, evaluate and implement machine learning models to solve challenges in digital forensics
    • Developing and maintaining internal systems and frameworks for data curation and storage, model training, evaluation and analysis, and rapid prototyping
    • Developing and maintaining robust datasets for training, evaluating and delivering forensically accurate machine learning systems
    • Assisting teams throughout the organization with the development and productization of machine learning models

Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Artificial Intelligence; or, a minimum of 2 years’ recent experience as an AI Developer, Machine Learning Engineer, Data Scientist, or similar role
    • Experience using deep neural networks and other machine learning approaches for picture classification and object detection
    • Experience using various NLP approaches for text classification
    • Experience with curating and maintaining datasets for model prototyping, training and analysis
    • Experience working with large language models (LLMs) and related systems is an asset
    • Experience developing production-grade software in C#/C++ and Python is an asset
    • Experience with tools such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or sklearn is an asset

The Most Important Thing

    • We’re looking for candidates that can provide examples of how they demonstrated Magnet CODE in their previous experiences.

    • CARE  -We care about each other and our mission to make a difference in the world.
    • OWN  -We are accountable for or results – while never forgetting to act with integrity, empathy, and respect.
    • DEDICATE  -We put our heart and soul into meeting the needs of our customers and helping them serve the people they protect.
    • EVOLVE  -We are constantly innovating and exploring new ways to work together to make an impact with our work.
We’re committed to continuous learning and are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. This commitment will be reflected in our hiring processes and embedded in our values and how we treat one another. If you’re interested in this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply anyways.
 
Magnet Forensics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.
 
We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible recruitment process and work environment. Accommodation is available to all applicants upon request throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, please let our talent team know, or you can email aoda@magnetforensics.com.

All offers of employment at Magnet are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. All background checks will be conducted in accordance with all applicable laws. Magnet will consider each position’s job duties, among other factors, in determining what constitutes satisfactory completion of the background check. Refusal to consent to a background check may be grounds for revoking an offer of employment.