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Kinsol Research, Inc. is a provider of research and development services to advanced technology companies. We specialize in the art of bridging the gap between academia and industry.

Innovation is our specialty, whether it is adapting an existing solution to a particular problem instance or developing a unique approach. We offer a dynamic work environment with the opportunity to work on challenging and interesting problems, centrally located offices with harbour views in Vic West – minutes from downtown, foosball tournaments, great coffee, and a comprehensive health and dental plan.

Our team includes a blend of industry experience and academic horsepower, leading to innovative and pragmatic solutions. Contact us to see how we can help accelerate your development.

If you feel you would like to join our team please send a resume and cover letter in pdf form to: info@kinsolresearch.com



Current positions available:

Overview


As an engineering service provider, we serve clients who have specific needs in the areas of machine learning, data analysis and computer vision. As such, we are looking for a capable Data Scientist to join the inference team at Kinsol Research and offer his/her expertise in statistical modeling and machine learning.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Build statistical models and inference systems using multiple data sources
  • Create visualizations and documentation to explain complex concepts to software analysts and stakeholders
  • Provide expertise on quantitative modeling for the broader analytics group
  • Communicate results and findings derived from data throughout the organization in a clear, concise way
  • Collaborate with other areas of the company on long-term projects
  • Learn, implement and share new methodologies and keep up to date with current trends in the area

Qualifications:


  • PhD/MSc degree in computer science, engineering, applied mathematics, physics or statistics
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with Python (numpy, scipy, pandas, jupyter)
  • Practical experience in applying machine learning, especially developing models and inference systems
  • Experience in scaling up smaller projects and sharing work collaboratively across a wider team
  • Sufficient data warehouse and non-relational data techniques knowledge to work effectively with engineering partners
  • Comfortable navigating new codebases in a unix environment

Additional Assets:


  • Exposure to Amazon Web Services, ability to design decoupled, fault tolerant, highly scalable, highly available system architectures
  • Experience with agile development and collaborative software practices
  • Experience with Docker containers and continuous integration practices

Contact Information:


Please send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to: info@kinsol.io with ATTN:Data Scientist in the subject line.


Overview


Kinsol is looking for a technically oriented programmer to join our development team. Successful applicants will be assigned to one or more of a diverse array of software research projects based on their skills and interests. The ideal candidate will be a driven team player who takes ownership of their work, collaborates effective, and champions ideas from whiteboard to production.

Key Abilities:


  • Must be self-motivated and able to work as part of a team
  • Must be able to produce high-quality code, with an eye for testing and design
  • Must be responsive to client needs
  • Must be able to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing

Qualifications:


  • MSc/BSc in computer science, software engineering or equivalent
  • 2+ years of professional software development experience, with thorough experience in one or more relevant languages (Python, Java, C/C++)
  • 1+ years of experience building distributed systems
  • 1+ years of experience with message brokers (RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, Redis)
  • Familiar with modular development, object oriented concepts, version control and documentation
  • Web application development, strong understanding of client/server architecture and responsive design patterns
  • Ability to configure and operate Linux servers and write server-side APIs
  • Practical experience with relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL), server side frameworks (Django, Ruby on Rails), Javascript, CSS, HTML5, and cross browser compatibility

Additional Assets:


  • Exposure to Amazon Web Services, ability to design decoupled, fault tolerant, highly scalable, highly available system architectures
  • Ability to design large-scale data systems targeted towards high volume data processing and storage
  • Experience with agile development and collaborative software practices
  • Experience with Docker containers and continuous integration
  • Experience with the theory and application of a few of the following areas: digital signal processing, probabilistic reasoning, machine learning, audio, text classification, firmware and embedded systems

Contact Information:


Please send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to: info@kinsol.io with ATTN: Software Developer/Analyst in the subject line.


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