Data Science Engineer

Toronto /
Data Science & Analytics – Analytics /
Who we are

At Validere, we’re on a mission to transform the world's largest supply chain by making critical product quality data available, accessible, and actionable. Our data intelligence platform is the first and only system of record for product quality in oil and gas, bringing disruptive transparency to an industry underserved by technology. Over 50 of North America’s leading energy companies rely on Validere’s insights to enhance operational and trading margins and reduce waste and emissions. We’re backed by notable tech and energy investors including Wing VC, Greylock Partners, Sallyport, and Y Combinator. Our offices are in Houston, Calgary, and Toronto.

To support our rapid growth, we're looking for a Data Science Engineer to join our Analytics team.

What you will do:

    • Lead the models through their lifecycle with the focus on their productionizing and monitoring
    • Ensure the integrity of the Data Science code base and its integration with the rest of engineering stack
    • Leverage modern statistical and first principles methods for model development
    • Combine rigorous statistical analysis with first-principles insights from physics and chemistry to improve the accuracy and efficiency of customers’ instrumentation and measurement practices

What you bring to the team:

    • Growth mindset, passion for learning new things, restlessness
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, formulate and test hypotheses quickly and efficiently
    • Ability to keep high level of alignment with the internal and external stakeholder
    • Ability to effectively plan the work and manage time
    • Ability to advise others on the technical execution of the solution

Required qualifications:

    • Proficiency with Python and version control (Git)
    • Ability to leverage disparate data sources (i.e SQL, CSV, APIs )
    • Experience with Unix-like operating systems (Linux, MacOS X) and command line interface
    • Experience with classical and deep learning methods
    • Advanced degree (MSc) in computer science, data science, software engineering or equivalent work experience

Nice to have:

    • Basic understanding of physics, chemistry (1st or 2nd year level)
    • Exposure to large industrial processes, chemical analysis and/or logistics

Why job seekers choose Validere:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Stock options (at Validere, we're all owners)
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Professional development budget to master your craft
    • Generous time-off with parental/family leave
    • Quarterly Employee Wellbeing Days and No Meeting Friday Afternoons
    • An inclusive, ego-free environment where diversity of people and thought is valued
    • Opportunity to impact the trajectory of a fast growing tech company

Our shared values:

    • Deliver (the highest) value
    • Remove friction
    • Everyday, more scalable
    • Be well, fair & transparent

Validere is an equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the interview process and beyond. We are committed to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.