Data Mining Engineer

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JOB DESCRIPTION – Data Mining Engineer

Ecopia Tech is an industry leading AI company specializing in extracting insights from geospatial big data. Millions of geospatial images are captured every day by satellites, airplanes, and other vehicles - Ecopia leverages AI to converts this flood of pixels into high definition (HD) vector maps and extract insight from HD maps to empower a wide range of decision makers at global scale.
We have built an AI system which significantly reduces the time and cost of creating HD vector maps at scale. To date, we have successfully deployed the AI system to map two continents in their entirety. Now, we are looking to go even bigger: mapping the whole world! We’re seeking passionate, talented engineers to join us at our Toronto office to help us fulfil our mission. You will be working alongside our engineering team to enhance our AI system for creating HD vector map at a global scale and build a map platform on top of the map content to support geospatial big data analysis. The position is permanent, full-time and will have a highly competitive salary, eligible for stock options, annual salary increases, and bonuses.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working alongside the algorithm team and together with the back end team to develop efficient and scalable web crawlers and parsers to extract location based information from different websites

  • Apply natural language processing (NLP) algorithms to parse and analyze location based information and cross reference with vector map data to support advanced geospatial big data analysis

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree or above in Computer Science or related fields

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Strong background in natural language processing

  • Hands-on experience with core HTML, Javascript, jQuery and Python/Java

  • Familiar with scraping modules (Selenium / Scrapy / WebMageic, WebCollector)

  • Familiar with data storage (MySQL, NoSQL, Redis, etc)


COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Ecopia Tech is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from qualified candidates of all backgrounds regardless of age, physical ability, gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation. We will provide any requested accommodation to candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.