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Machine Learning QA Lead

by 3M Canada

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 30, 2021
3M Canada

Job Description


Machine Learning QA Lead

3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas. Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Description:


3M is seeking a Machine Learning Quality Assurance Lead for its Consumer Business Group team located remotely in Canada.   The successful candidate will make an impact by developing world-class processes and tools integrating machine learning and statistical computing into everyday business critical operations ranging from inventory optimization to omnichannel marketing optimization. This role plays a critical part in architecting & developing cloud solutions that employ the latest machine learning and AI technologies.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating to define & invent quality assurance environments with testing strategies for proprietary software systems
  • Innovating at the intersection of statistics, AI, and complex systems optimization
  • Working with cross-functional business and technical teams to apply your unique skills to drive new to the world data science capabilities and drive business results.


To set you up for success in this role from Day 1, 3M requires (at minimum) the following qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution and 3 [Three] years of applied machine learning (ML) in a private, public, government or military environment OR High School diploma and 6 [six] years of related experience
  • Experience with instrumentation and performance profiling of ML models with large memory requirements and tight response tolerances
  • Experience with data augmentation, synthetic data, and similar techniques for improving model quality and testing scalability
  • Familiarity with common metrics for ML quality such as accuracy, precision, recall, F1-score, AUC, ROC, etc.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Good understanding of probability and statistics and their applications to AI/ML software quality evaluation
  • Experience deploying blackbox and automated testing strategies
  • Experience employing statistical computing/data science toolsets including R and Python
  • Experience in the testing of enterprise-grade ML platforms
  • Knowledge and experience with different types of testing strategies
  • Completed graduate course(s) in statistical computing, machine learning, advanced experimental design, and multivariate analysis
  • Experience with Multi-armed bandit (MAB) problem space

Travel: In this role, you will be required to travel approximately 5% of the time, which may involve overnight stays. A valid driver’s license is required.


Relocation: Not offered

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan, RSP plan, Stock Purchase Plan, Incentive Plan, and Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Paid time off over the winter holidays
  • Health & Wellness subsidies
  • Individual Development Plan and Tuition Reimbursement Program


3M Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We work to reflect the diversity of our global customers, suppliers and channel partners, and build on each individual employee’s abilities.

At 3M, we know that inclusion is the key to unlocking the power of our diversity. An inclusive culture is one that supports and appreciates differences, and provides fair and equal opportunities for everyone. It’s a place where people realize they are respected for their whole and unique selves, and that they belong. Inclusion leads to engagement, which in turn fosters the collaboration, creativity and innovation that drive long-term growth – for 3M as well as for our people and our teams.


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3M Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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