Kinaxis is hiring an

AI Platform Software Developer

At Kinaxis, who we are is grounded in our common belief that people matter. Each one of us plays an important part in accomplishing our work, building our culture and making a global impact.

Every day, we’re empowered to work together to help our customers make fast, confident planning decisions. This is how we create a better planet – for each other, for our customers and for generations to come. Our cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with minimal ecological footprint.

We make the world better, and you can too.

Software Developer , AI Platform

Job location: This is a remote position. You can be located anywhere in Canada.

About the Team

The Machine Learning Platform (MLP) team designs and implements Kinaxis’ Machine Learning as a Service (MLaaS) Platform. The MLaaS Platform deploys scalable and highly available machine learning, data science and analytical solutions. Our team is unique because we live at the intersection of MLOps and Software Engineering – we build cloud-native solutions that empower our users to deploy ML applications quickly and seamlessly.

We are looking for a passionate, smart and experienced engineer to help us build expand our MLOps tools platform to further accelerate our ambitions to make data-driven solutions easy to build, productize, support and maintain

What you will do

  • Expand our MLaaS Platform ​as the vision for it is shaped by customer feedback and our own product ambitions
  • Write clean code that effectively communicates its own functionality through the clarity of the code itself as well as its accompanying automated tests
  • Improve our quality by making necessary improvements to our code and our processes and expanding the coverage of our automated tests
  • Work with the QA team in preparing test cases, plans and procedures
  • Research and recommend new technologies that can help increase our velocity
  • Investigate and troubleshoot defects in a timely fashion
  • Participate in our Scrum ceremonies, design sessions and code reviews
  • Effectively communicate technical and product knowledge to stakeholders at various levels such as engineers, product managers, engineer managers, architects and upper management
  • Collaborate with team members in discovering best practices and patterns for continuous improvement

What we are looking for 

  • Strong software engineering and MLOps skills and knowledge of best practices
  • Understanding of and experience with modern Service-Oriented Architectures delivered on the cloud, including microservice architectures, Continuous Integration and Delivery, containerization and orchestration, Kubernetes, upgrade/rollback strategies, popular cloud providers like Azure, GCP and AWS, and experience in TDD and unit testing
  • Experience engineering data-intensive, highly scalable software platforms, MLOps or SaaS products
  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
Things that Would Definitely Help
  • Knowledge of Python (Django and Flask), Docker, Kubernetes, Helm and cloud services (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Understanding of the ML lifecycle
  • MLOps using microservice frameworks, queuing systems (RabbitMQ, Kafka), event-based processing and web services

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen. 

For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at www.kinaxis.com or the company’s blog at http://blog.kinaxis.com/.

Kinaxis strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply to our welcoming community. We strive to make our website and application process accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at [email protected]. This contact information is for accessibility requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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