Now Hiring: Program Scientist

Join our team! We are looking for a full-time Program Scientist (6 month contract).

Role Summary

Reporting to the Lead Scientist for the Reducing Emissions through Machine Intelligence (REMI) Energy stream the REMI Program Scientist serves as a key member of the REMI delivery team and an active participant in Amii's culture of collaboration, scientific excellence, and support with impact.

The REMI Program Scientist uses their scientific knowledge and applied machine learning experience to support industry partners in development of a pilot project for reducing emissions in the energy industry. They will advise specific project teams on the scoping and execution of early machine learning projects, with the support of the Lead Scientist and other REMI project team members. Their primary goal is to validate and support the teams' progress through the Machine Learning Process Lifecycle for emission-reduction projects.


The role focuses on achieving excellence in:

  • Translating business objectives into machine learning project goals
  • Advising on data analysis and machine learning modeling steps
  • Communicating and supporting clients


  • Degree in Stem field, ideally Machine Learning or working on problems from the Energy sector
  • Training in Machine Learning with particular focus in industry applications and problem definition
  • Ideally 2 or more years experience developing, training, and evaluating machine learning models in an applied setting.
  • Able to work in CoLab or Jupyter notebooks, comfortable with Python, scikit-learn, and pandas.
  • Industrial experience in data engineering/software development/data analysis is an added advantage
  • Capable of critical and independent thought
  • Able to communicate technical concepts clearly and advise on the application of machine learning

Attributes & Expectations

  • Understanding strengths and weaknesses of relevant AI or ML techniques combined with understanding the clients’ business problems, creating successful real-world applications of Machine Learning.
  • Use of creative and analytical problem solving skills to create success in applied machine learning, while being flexible and willing to adapt in order to work with disparate data, skill levels, and client needs.
  • The Machine Learning Scientist (MLS) is expected to be able to work independently and make informed decisions, while also collaborating on projects with Amii’s client success and Project Managers.
  • Responsible for providing strategic direction on technical and scientific decisions to define projects with Amii clients. This includes making informed decisions about what the data requirements are, what modeling techniques should be tested, what technical resources need to be onboarded, when more background research is required, and how success will be evaluated.
  • Demonstrates an outgoing, positive, group-win approach and a willingness to learn, teach and share
  • Other duties which may be assigned from time to time by management.

What you’ll love about us

  • A professional yet casual work environment that encourages the growth and development of your skills.
  • A chance to learn from amazing teammates who support one another to succeed.
  • A modern office located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta.


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, then please don’t wait to apply, as we need you for this project right away! To apply, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii through the listing on Indeed by December 11, 2020.

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.

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