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Senior Data Scientist

Job Number:  65587
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Stronach Center for Innovation
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

Work Style: 



Job Number: 65587 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Stronach Center for Innovation 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: AURORA 
Work Style:  


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

The Senior Data Scientist will be a key member of the data analytics team. In this role, you will use your expertise to solve data related challenges in manufacturing operations and vehicle data analysis. You have a strong sense of curiosity, along with an open mindset. Challenging the status quo, you continuously strive to learn and reach for new and innovative ideas. We encourage all individuals with an inventive mind who enjoy working with others to apply, we’d love to hear from you.

Your Responsibilities

· Lead the data projects, apply, and inspire the adoption of advanced data science, analytics, and computer vision across the team and projects.

· Develop strategy and applications of statistical analysis, Machine Learning, Computer vision, and AI tools to improve product development, manufacturing, predictive maintenance, and business processes.

· Support, plan, and execute the initial and wider deployment and adoption of ML and AI initiatives, PoC, and small-scale implementation.

· Conceptualize Machine Learning problems, apply appropriate theory, explore approaches, execute simulations, and implement with minimal supervision.

· Leverage internal and external expertise as required.

· Regularly interface with senior management to provide project updates.

· Occasionally responsible to hire, lead, supervise, and evaluate indirect hires, such as summer students.

Who we are looking for

· Master’s Degree in Data Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a closely related education with 7+ years of experience in industry with a focus on data analytics and/or computer vision.

· Alternate: Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a closely related education with 10+ years of experience in industry with a focus on data analytics and/or computer vision.

· PhD preferred

Your preferred qualifications

Experience with a wide variety of ML and AI techniques and algorithms

· Experience with computer vision, structured light based 3D reconstruction of point cloud or mesh, feature estimation

· Experience with optimization algorithms for processing time and memory, parallel processing and implementation / Cuda

· Knowledge of C++

· Experience with agile project management and related tools such as Confluence and JIRA

· Experience with cloud-based tools by Microsoft, AWS, Databricks

· Analytic tools and languages for statistical and machine learning models, especially Python

· Deep Learning frameworks and tools such as TensorFlow

· Data management using PySpark and SQL

· DevOps – GIT, Docker, CI/CD


Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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