AltaML is a fast-growing startup that focuses on applied Machine Learning (ML). We partner with industry to co-develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ML-powered products. We are experts in ML commercialization and help our industrial partners gain a competitive advantage by combining their data and domain expertise with our analytics and ML proficiency. Data informs our every move, and we aim to work quickly, collaboratively, and creatively. We have offices in Edmonton and Calgary and are expanding into Toronto.
Do you get excited about the chance to solve real-world problems using data and code? AltaML works with progressive partners in industries such as Health, Logistics, Smart Cities and Financial Services. Sure, we are a tech company, so we offer a well-stocked kitchen including good coffee, sparkling water, and snacks. But we also offer Welcome Lunches, Friday Socials, hot sauce tastings and so much more!
We are a company like no other – we believe in making small bets, failing fast, and being better together.
Located in the revitalized ICE District in downtown Edmonton, we are looking for a Team Lead, Software Development. This role will provide technical and people leadership.
What you’ll do
As Team Lead, Software Development, you will be the most senior software development resource in the Services team. Your team will be responsible for integrating Machine Learning models built by the Data Science team into a business workflow. This could involve developing APIs to wrap the models, packaging those into containers, as well as developing simple front-end MVP applications. You will provide technical and people leadership, but as you can see, we are looking for a very hands-on leader with technical breadth and depth!
What you bring
Who we are looking for
Our core values speak volumes about who we are and how we work:
What you’ll get
You will be working in a high-paced environment that focuses on creating unique ML solutions to problems within a number of different industries to generate impactful value.
You will be working with people with multiple years of industrial and academic experience in data science, software engineering, product management, and machine learning fields. To solve the problems we apply various ML techniques from traditional Machine Learning and Data Mining algorithms, through to vision, Deep Learning, Information Extraction, advanced NLP and conversational agents.
You will be able to experience a Silicon Valley-style company culture, which means we believe in working hard, getting the job done, and enjoying a drink on Fridays. You’ll also get flexibility in where you work, what hours you work, how much vacation you take, and what you wear. We expect hard work but respect work/life balance.
Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. We’ll let you in on a secret - there is no such thing as a perfect candidate. AltaML is working with new technologies, and no one is standing still when it comes to learning. As long as you are continuing to push your growth and development, then consider applying even if you don’t check all the boxes on our posting.
So, however you identify and whatever background and experiences you bring, please apply if this is a role that would make you “tap dance to work” every day. We would love to add your biological uniqueness to our own! :-)
You will be required to undergo the following checks during the hiring process:
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