Product & Engineering

Senior Data Engineer – AI/ML

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Req ID 982

Seismic, a rapidly growing Forbes Cloud 100 company, is the global leader in enablement, helping make sales teams better by becoming more productive and engaging with buyers in a compelling way. Seismic’s platform provides continuous guidance to improve behavior, content, and skills to win more deals and deliver better experiences. Nearly 2,000 organizations including IBM and American Express have made Seismic their enablement platform of choice. Seismic integrates with business-critical platforms including Microsoft, Salesforce, Google and Adobe. Seismic is headquartered in San Diego, with offices across North America, Europe, and Australia. 

As a Senior Data Engineer on our AI/ML team, you will play a fundamental role in designing and developing microservices that leverage data and context to make high quality content recommendations for Seismic products and our millions of users. You will lead and collaborate to build, deploy, and maintain machine learning-based software including data engineering pipelines, machine learning model training workflows, and inference microservices as well as mentor junior employees.

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience (back-end) in enterprise level SaaS organizations, with a passion for building and innovating at a fast pace
  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle of an architecturally complex systems
  • Experience with agile development methodologies and test-driven development processes.
  • Highly focused on operational excellence and quality – you strive to write clean and well tested code.
  • You enjoy solving challenging problems, all while having a blast with equally passionate team members.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work with others at all levels, effective at working with geographically remote and culturally diverse teams.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborating with experienced software engineers, data scientists and product managers to rapidly build, test, and deploy code to create innovative solutions and add value to our customers' experience.
  • Building large scale platform infrastructure and REST APIs serving machine learning driven content recommendations to Seismic products.
  • Leveraging the power of context in third-party applications such as CRMs to drive machine learning algorithms and models.
  • Processing large amounts of internal and external system data for analytics, caching, modeling and more.
  • Identifying performance bottlenecks and implementing solutions for them.
  • Participating in code reviews, system design reviews, agile ceremonies, bug triage and on-call rotations.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field OR equivalent experience
  • Strong familiarity with object-oriented languages and frameworks, such as C#, Java, Python, etc.
  • Familiarity and comfortability developing in cloud-based environments (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, etc.)
  • Experience developing highly scalable and reliable microservices & REST/GraphQL APIs
  • Experience with Machine Learning algorithms and frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch, Azure ML, MLflow, Kubeflow, etc.) a big plus.
  • Experience in modern CI/CD pipelines and tooling (Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker, Github Actions, Terraform, Ansible) a big plus.
  • Experience with SQL (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, Snowflake) and NoSQL technologies (e.g., Redis)


What we have for you: (Canada) 

  • Generous paid vacation, sick leave, and holiday benefits, including an end-of-year company shutdown
  • Paid parental leave
  • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible work schedule 
  • Seismic Cares employee volunteer program
  • #OneSeismic culture that celebrates wins, encourages autonomy, ownership, and transparency

Headquartered in San Diego and with more than 1,300 employees across the globe, Seismic is the global leader in sales enablement, backed by firms such as Permira, Ameriprise Financial, EDBI, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and T. Rowe Price. Seismic also recently expanded its team and product portfolio with the acquisition of Percolate, Grapevine6, and Lessonly. Our board of directors is composed of several industry luminaries including John Thompson, former Chairman of the Board for Microsoft. 

Seismic is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, or any other classification which is protected by applicable law.  

UNITED STATES CANDIDATES ONLY: Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. At Seismic, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new U.S. based Seismic employees, whose job requires them to meet in person with others or be present at a Seismic office in the course of their employment, must provide original documentation confirming status having received the prescribed vaccinations (doses) based on the manufacturer’s guidelines on their first day of employment. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.