Senior Technical Architect – Data Scientist

Location: Toronto, ON

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Employment Status:


Time Type:

Full time


At the heart of CSA Group is a vision: making the world a better, safer, more sustainable place. It's been part of our mission for nearly one hundred years: from the first engineering standard for railway bridges developed in 1919, to more than 3,500 standards, codes & related products today.

Headquartered in Canada, with a global footprint of more than 30 labs and offices across Europe, Asia and North America, CSA Group tests, inspects and certifies a wide range of products - from every day househould items to leading edge technology-to meet exacting requirements for safety, performance and environmental impact.

Our employees take pride in making a difference in people's lives through the work that we do. We're looking for people like you to help make it happen.

Job Summary:

The Senior Technical Architect role is responsible to:

  • Ensure CSA Group’s enterprise systems, services and technology solutions are built, implemented, and maintained for high availability, scalability, security, integrity, and supportability.

  • Identify gaps and drive solutions for critical systems, services, and technologies, with emphasis on data driven and AI solutions.

  • Have advanced technical knowledge and a wide range of understanding in new and emerging IT technologies, and in particular:

  • data extraction and processing,
  • AI tools and technologies,
  • development and deployment of AI systems.
  • Provide recommendations on new technologies and solutions, in support of business direction to meet either revenue growth, profitability targets, operational efficiencies, or to manage risk.


  • Deep subject matter expertise of CSA Group’s systems, services, and technologies.

  • Strong understanding of entire CSA Group IT architectural or technical landscape, including integrations and interdependencies.

  • Strong understanding of business requirements and implements IT Projects for Global strategic solutions (either application or infrastructure related).

  • Participates in architecting solutions using industry standard concepts.

  • Manages solution design based on detailed business requirements.

  • Prepares technical specifications and documents that effectively translates requirements into IT tasks to deliver acceptable business solutions.

  • Provides recommendations on emerging technologies and assists in planning roadmaps to support new technology.

  • Establishes development guidelines based on industry best practice.

  • Consumes services provided by third party vendors.

  • Protect CSA Group’s information assets.

  • Supports core IT and/or Business Leaders through communication and solution design for all IT projects.

  • Provides technical guidance and consultation to project and IT team members.

  • May lead and facilitate technical discussions, or process improvement teams, participating in design sessions, and transform requirements into IT solutions.

  • Communicates expectation well to other team members.

  • Mentors and coaches other IT employees, supporting professional growth.

  • Provides design, configuration, testing, deployment, management and monitoring of critical infrastructure, systems, and services, for projects or upgrades, on a global scale.

  • Applies troubleshooting, prioritization, and coordination skills to assign and resolve escalated issues.

  • Seeks, recommends, and implements process improvement opportunities.

  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously.

Education and Experience:

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Software/Computer Engineering.

  • 5+ years of experience in related technologies.

  • 3 years of experience as Data Scientist with focus on NLP.

  • Experience with data science tools and libraries.

  • Programming skills in Python and database query languages.

  • Experience with Machine Learning methods and libraries.

  • Experience with deployment of AI models and algorithms in production environment.

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development Life Cycle.

  • Experienced in project management preferably in IT projects.

  • Experience in analyzing systems and solutions from a Performance perspective.

  • Experience in configuring applications, for optimal use of system resources and response times.

  • Experience in system security and how to implement.

  • Experience using API’s, cloud-based technologies.


  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Works cross-functionally and thinks both critically and strategically.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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