University of Calgary

Machine Learning Engineer, Paediatrics

Job description

Position Overview

The Department of Paediatrics in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Machine Learning Engineer. This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 12 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
  • Providing technical support for ongoing research projects. This includes supporting in the data analysis, visualization and interpretation for trainees and staff
  • Developing, adapting, and distributing cutting-edge BCI software tools and applications
  • Provide quality assurance and maintenance of software systems in the BCI4Kids lab
  • Refine and adapt existing BCI applications to incorporate cutting-edge machine learning and data analysis techniques
  • Collaborate and work closely with the clinical staff and trainees to understand their project and application requirements
  • Creating quality code through writing unit tests and automation
  • Conceptualize and implement solutions for standardized data recording, analysis, and storage
  • Configure the backend usability of all front side applications
  • Supporting technical infrastructure and maintenance
  • Assisting with day-to-day operations of the BCI program
  • Collaborating with other members of the BCI team and broader networks, including individuals with different and diverse backgrounds
  • Integrating with institutional, provincial, national, and international networks with shared interests
  • Maintaining excellent project management and meeting internal deadlines
  • Responding to patient-defined goals to rapidly develop testable prototypes

Qualifications / Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Electrical or Software Engineering, Mathematics, or related areas
  • PhD an asset
  • Minimum 7 year’s experience working as a data scientist, machine learning engineer, software engineer or related position (graduate studies acceptable alternative)
  • Experience with software engineering process development, establishing best practices and continual improvement
  • Demonstratable portfolio of applied machine learning or data science projects
  • Continual improvement mindset when it comes to engineering process development
  • Strong technical background to understand the complexities and work of the team
  • Significant experience with neurotech industry standard programming languages – Python, C++/C#, JavaScript, Rust, etc
  • Significant experience with multiple scientific programming languages and software packages such as R, MATLAB, Simulink, SPSS, etc
  • Significant experience in implementing and applying machine learning techniques to real-world applications, products or programs
  • Significant experience with acquiring, processing, and analyzing EEG, EMG, or other bio-signals
  • Experience in developing software applications using game engines (Unity, Unreal, Godot, etc.)
  • Experience working in a team software development environment
  • Experience in agile development processes and test-driven development
  • Experience with test automation and continuous integration
  • Terminal degree (i.e. PhD.) in Software Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Digital Signal Processing, Computer Science or related areas
  • Experience in app development for tablets, phones and web-browsers (Swift, React, Kotlin, etc.)
  • Familiarity with brain-computer interface (BCI) systems
  • Familiarity with translating research to clinical or commercial products
  • Basic understanding of human neurophysiology

Application Deadline: March 22, 2023

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Technical Job Family, Phase II .

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website . For more information visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About The University Of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit .

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High , committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ( [email protected] ) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ( [email protected] ).

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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