Mitacs Data Scientist Intern - Fall 2020

Acerta Analytics Solutions - Kitchener-Waterloo, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Acerta

Acerta’s machine learning platforms leverage automotive assembly and vehicle data to detect the earliest indicators of future product failures. We help automakers optimize quality, safety, and reliability throughout the entire product life cycle, from the assembly line to the finish line.

About this job

As a Data Scientist Intern at Acerta, you will be an integral part of the Data Science team, which maintains ML models/pipelines deployed to customers and implements packages needed for our products. This is an opportunity to make significant impacts in a start-up working on the cutting edge of automotive data science and machine learning.

The is a full time position that will be offered through Mitacs to current Master’s and PhD students. The duration of internships is a minimum of 4 months, extendable to 8 months.

What we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of software engineering experience using python
  • Must be eligible for Mitacs Accelerate Program
  • Strong ML and statistics background
  • Experience dealing with time-series and operation data
  • Previous Kaggle experience or similar is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Experience using Git in a team environment
  • Familiarity with working on remote linux instances
  • Available in office full-time (KW)

What else we offer:

  • Team lunches, game nights * Hackathons * Ping-pong tournaments


  • Work from home opportunities

Expected Start Date: 2020-09-07

Job Types: Full-time, Internship


  • Monday to Friday


  • Python: 2 years (Required)


  • Master's Degree (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19