Senior Data Scientist - Toronto Hub

Canada - Toronto

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Veeva Systems

Posted 1 month ago

Veeva develops cloud software that helps the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and emerging biotechs bring critical medicine and therapies to the patients that need them. Our enterprise product suite is ubiquitous in the life sciences industry. 
Veeva is a ‘Work Anywhere’ company, so you can connect with teams in our Toronto office while also having the flexibility to work from home. And as a Public Benefit Corporation, you will work for a company with purpose and focused on making a positive impact on society.
Veeva is looking for an all-star Senior Data Scientist to join the Vault Outside Life Science (OLS) team.  We’re looking for a high-energy, passionate individual with a deep technical background who is eager to drive product advancement and innovation.  In this role, you will be responsible for creating game-changing products in the manufacturing industries such as Consumer Packaged Goods, Chemical, and Cosmetics.  If you have a passion for creating world-class products and enjoy solving complex problems with simple, elegant solutions, you may be a good fit for this position.    

What You'll Do

  • Be involved in sales discussions, potentially fueling the conversation about what AI can do and bringing clarity to the discussion
  • Work with customers and implementation teams to build out custom solutions
  • Build POCs with AWS assistance and consulting PMs on opportunities
  • Be hands-on.  Design, Prototype, Configure - validate solutions rapidly to ensure we solve the right problems, in the right order
  • Be a storyteller. Author & design high-quality specifications and communicate specific, actionable requirements to your engineering teammates
  • Be a leader. Look for opportunities to innovate, keep up with the latest software, machine learning, manufacturing industries trends, and distill them into product requirements
  • Be agile. Design, implement, iterate
  • Take pride in your work


  • 2+ years of software development/architect, product management, or technical consulting role in AI
  • 5+ years of professional work experience in agile software development environments
  • Demonstrated skills in design, product development, and planning
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, with little direct supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively explain complex problems and advocate technical solutions to Engineering and customers
  • Degree in computer science or engineering
  • Experience with AI and Machine Learning Models
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in Canada. Veeva does not provide sponsorship of employment visa for this position.

Nice to Have

  • Experience working in the following industries: Consumer Packaged Goods, Chemical and Cosmetics
  • Experience working on SaaS enterprise applications or content management systems
  • Experience with API and data exchange schemas
  • Experience with data migration
  • Experience with Search matching algorithms and heuristics
  • Experience with Python, SQL, XML, and JSON

Perks & Benefits

  • Conveniently located in downtown Toronto
  • Snacks, beverages, and weekly lunches from local restaurants
  • Team events and rec league sports teams
  • Allocations for continuous learning & development
  • Health & wellness programs
  • Weekly yoga classes
  • Ping pong and other games
Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.
Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.
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