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Data Engineer

Ottawa, Ontario

Data Engineer

We have partnered with a multidisciplinary digital transformation firm that works within large organizations, agencies and groups, with the goal of building a more inclusive, collaborative and sustainable world. We have assisted them in their search for a Data Engineer to create (and make it better later) a fresh data engineering infrastructure for cutting edge behavioral research and work closely with the tech team to deploy quality data pipelines. This is a role suited to someone with an entrepreneurial spirit who is excited about the opportunity to design data structures that capture complex human behaviors.

The Role:
  • Lead the design and implementation of quality pipelines that store and deliver behavioral data including natural language, gestures, facial expressions etc.
  • Develop, implement, and test innovative technologies to gather behavioral data.
  • Develop algorithms to automate ETL requirements for NLP modelling
  • Work with psychologists and data humanists to co-create novel ontologies that describe human interactions in digital and non-digital spaces
  • Create data governance frameworks for existing and new projects
  • As a member of the technical team, you will be consistently evaluating and recommending new technologies that will form part of our products.
  • Identify, document and promote data engineering best practices for the team

The Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience working in various aspects of data engineering.
  • Hands-on experience with NLP, mining of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, and ETL/ELT programming.
  • Experience working with relational as well as NoSQL data stores, methods and approaches
  • Programming experience with Python as well as experience with libraries like SpaCy, nltk, wordnet, Gensim is ideal
  • Experience with integrating with 3rd party APIs like Reddit, Twitter, etc. preferred but not necessary
  • Experience with cloud storage services like Amazon EC2, S3, etc. preferred but not necessary
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience

How to Apply?
You can apply directly to peter.mills@talentlab.com  or on our website at www.talentlab.com. We want to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those in consideration will be contacted.

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