Data Scientist

Montreal, Canada

By joining EXFO as Scientist, you will be responsible for applying the latest advances in machine learning to different segments of the telecommunications industry. The position is ideal for a candidate with a strong R&D learning machine profile with a passion for bringing applied research into business solutions. 

What you’ll do

  • Apply the latest advances in machine learning and AI for telecommunications applications.
  • Carry out proofs of concept and prototypes integrating AI.
  • Work in close collaboration with the applied research group on innovations using AI.
  • Work in close collaboration with the R&D development teams for the industrialization of AI.


What we’re looking for

Technical skills

  • Experience in applying data science methods to business problems. 
  • Experience with popular machine learning frameworks.. 
  • Experience with programming languages ​​suitable for AI that can be put into production. 
  • Knowledge of AI development and operationalization platforms. 
  • Experience with MLOps principles (an asset). 
  • Understanding of mobile telephony and 4G / 5G architectures (an asset).



  • Passion: Passionate about the field of artificial intelligence.
  • Innovation: Looks proactively for new ideas and alternatives. Comfortable with long-term goals.
  • Depth of analysis: Studies in detail topics or problems using scientific methods.
  • Abstract reasoning: Analyzes complex information and works out new concepts and abstract ideas.
  • Adaptability: Flexible and open to new ideas. Can effectively deal with change.
  • Travail d’équipe: Contribue de manière proactive au travail de l'équipe.
  • Teamwork: Contributes proactively to the team's work.
  • Communication: Communicates ideas clearly and concisely orally and in written-form. Shares information freely with others. Shows good listening skills.


Academic and Professional Requirements

Pertinent experience: Demonstrated experience in environments focused on research and the application of artificial intelligence in business models. Knowledge and / or experience in the field of telecommunications, an important asset. 

Language requirements: French and English (verbal and written).

Academic:  Graduate studies in machine learning, computer science, statistics, mathematics, engineering or a related field.

Data Scientist Montreal, Canada | Posted noviembre 18, 2020

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