Senior Manager for AI & Data Science

David Aplin Job Details

Senior Manager for AI & Data Science

Mississauga, ON


Posted Date: 08/03/2022

Job ID: 9M27021738

Engineering & Technical

If you are a talented and experienced Senior Manager for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, David Aplin Group has partnered with a Mississauga, Ontario-based award-winning technology company.

The Senior Manager for AI and Data Science will report to the CEO and will oversee all technical aspects and technical resources of the AI and Data Science team. 


  • Establish the vision and strategy for the Data Science function ensuring alignment to the goals of the business

  • Manage fast-moving internal and external teams within the start-up environment along with hands-on development

  • Contribute to addressing the software needs concerning machine learning development. They will lead the design 

  • Design and development of any future technologies with a focus on the design, build, test, implementation, and maintenance of agile and efficient cross-platform data acquisition and analytics

  • Provide strategic oversight and insight as pertaining to the data science functional team

  • Manage all aspects of the data science team including staffing, coaching, technical direction, budgeting, and KPI development and monitoring

  • Develop the Data Science aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment to its’ business goals

  • Collaborate with other members of the management team to drive business decisions and execute strategy

  • Manage financial budgeting, tracking, and reporting for departmental activities

  • Develop and tweak machine learning algorithms

  • Develop and tweak commercial AI framework modules

  • Propose, design, and implement end to end analytic and predictive solutions for select sensors and sensing products

  • Contribute to and oversee the design and implementation of data collection, data quality, and interpretation software solutions for select sensors and sensing products

  • Build necessary databases of various classification categories which will serve as an input to the machine learning procedures

  • Understand overall customer product requirements and how they relate to analytical solutions

  • Develop cloud-based AI solutions

  • Design and implement data quality frameworks

  • Design and implement data pipelining systems

  • Design and implement efficient continuous integration and dev ops methods

  • Understand and use creative project management techniques

  • Use research/customer data sets, develop new algorithms for increased accuracy and efficiency for hardware devices

  • Create, organize, manage and analyze large datasets for R&D and product development

  • Ensure appropriate software platforms are used to complement the hardware for optimal performance, meeting customer requirements

  • Learn customer requirements and rapidly build advanced domain knowledge of the food sector

  • Design, execute and report on commercial testing

  • Provide support in development and participation in workshops, conferences, and other events, working with internal and external stakeholders

  • Effectively communicate with all members of the team,
    Fulfill additional work-related duties as required/assigned

  • Demonstrate commitment to professional development

  • Promote the core values of the company


  • MASC or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline required

  • Minimum 15 years of hands-on industry-related experience with AI system design and machine learning and computer vision

  • Have commercialized a number of AI-driven solutions

  • Experience with software/hardware (sensor) interfacing would be an asset

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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