Are you are someone who is passionate about creating solutions with massive impact, solving challenging problems, and working in unexplored areas, continuous improvement and Agile development?

The role of the Senior Machine Learning Engineer is a proven 'doer' who develops, implements and extends data-intensive machine learning software for finance applications. You will have the opportunity to become a leading expert at Prophix in delivering transformative machine learning solutions. You will design and implement core components of our algorithms, as well as model and monetize the large amounts of data that Prophix generates daily.

Working together with our Data Scientist and R&D teams, you will apply Machine Learning to help get things done. As part of a vibrant and growing team, you will be at the forefront of the AI revolution!

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with a team of data scientists, product managers, and software engineers to develop and support the software for new Machine Learning products.
  • Develop computer algorithms with a top-notch R&D development team.
  • Analyze and improve existing algorithms using by increasing efficiency, profiling, memory locality.
  • Explore and research new methods for future product development.
  • Be a key component in creating a product that is ensured to be the future of our marketplace.

What you will bring to Prophix:

  • 3+ years hands-on industry work experience designing and building large-scale data, machine learning, and analytics applications and pipelines that are well-designed, cleanly coded, well-documented, operationally stable, and timely delivered.
  • 5+ years total Machine Learning experience, including years of academic research
  • Experience with R, Python data analysis libraries (pandas, sklearn, numpy, scipy, and matplotlib), and Spark MLlib.
  • Experience with tensorflow or other backends, keras or other frameworks, scikit-learn, OpenCV, Pandas.
  • Proficiency with Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Hive, and SQL.
  • Solid software engineering skills, with proficiency in Python and experience with Scala, Java, C/C++.
  • Knowledge of NEON/SSE and vector processing.
  • Knowledge of GPU programming (e.g.GLSL).
  • Enjoy working in a self-organizing team environment.
  • Think bigger and further than the solution appears to require.
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual and communications skills in spoken and written English.
  • Fast learner, high capacity for abstract thinking and structured approach to work.
  • The will to learn new things and bring in new ideas to fruition.
  • MS / D. in Computer Science or related field.

What People Say About Prophix

About working with Prophix…“As a customer, you can tell how an organization is run by how its employees behave. When they’re bright people, who consistently demonstrate commitment to providing great products and service, you know that there is a strong, positive work culture where employees are truly valued. Prophix’s Management has got it right.” – Tim McCarthy, Finance Manager, Feeding America – A Prophix Customer since 2009

About why Prophix is a great place to work…“We have built a place for talented people to develop their skills and tap into their passions. But, one of the things that makes Prophix unique is that we are always doing something to further enrich the lives of our team. That’s the only way to attract and keep great people." – Paul Barber, CEO of Prophix


Competitive Compensation:
  • Excellent Base Salary
  • Lucrative Bonus Program
  • Candidate Referral Bonus Program
  • Rewards and Recognition programs including Presidents Club (trip) and numerous departmental awards
Comprehensive Benefits:
  • Wide-ranging Health Benefits including: Vision care, EAP, short and long term disability (Canada & USA). Benefits may vary by country.
  • Company matched RRSP, 401(k), or UK Pension
  • Company-paid fitness club/gym membership
  • Training reimbursement and internal training programs to enhance learning opportunities for employees
  • Company cell phone or cell reimbursement for designated roles
Employee Participation:
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
  • Prophix-sponsored sports teams
  • Semi-Annual Town Hall meetings
  • Social Committee events
  • Departmental and Company Social Events


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time for meetings or work, travel to different locations via plane within Canada and the United States, operate a motor vehicle (with a valid driver’s license), operate a personal computer, visually inspect forms, conduct oral communication via telephone and in person, retrieve and return files in storage cabinets, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and meet the physical requirements satisfactorily.


The above job posting and information was written to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required. Occasionally other job related duties may be assigned. Prophix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or Provincial law or local ordinance. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Prophix may request such.


Prophix promotes a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we build a more effective organization that empowers our employees to be the best that they can be. We are committed to creating a working environment that is barrier-free and we are prepared to provide accommodation for people with disabilities. If selected for an interview, please advise our Recruiting Manager if you require accommodation during the interview and assessment process and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.


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