AI Engineer

Montreal, Canada
Research & Development

AI Engineer

Montreal, Canada
Research & Development

Job Openings > AI Engineer

AI Engineer – Specialist – Hybrid - Quebec

We are hiring at Aspire Software for an AI Engineer - Specialist to join our growing team!

We seek a passionate and highly skilled AI Engineer - Specialist to champion and drive AI initiatives across our portfolio of businesses. This individual will serve as the primary technical subject matter expert on AI, collaborating closely with our CTOs to innovate and implement state-of-the-art AI solutions to achieve business objectives. A successful candidate will possess a blend of AI expertise, software engineering skills, and a proactive mindset, capable of turning product innovation ideas into practical AI solutions.

Here is a little window into our company: Aspire Software, the operational arm of Valsoft Corp, operates and manages Valsoft’s global portfolio of wholly owned software companies, providing mission-critical solutions across multiple verticals. By implementing industry best practices, Aspire delivers a time-sensitive integration process, and the operation of a decentralized model has allowed it to become a hub for creating rapid growth by reinvesting in its portfolio.

The successful candidate will be based in Quebec or Ontario, working in a hybrid from home and from our office in Montreal!

What your day will look like:

Collaboration and Strategy

  • Collaborate with business CTOs to understand product needs and define AI opportunities
  • Advise on AI best practices and emerging technologies
  • Act as the bridge between business objectives and technical solutions, ensuring alignment and smooth execution

AI Development and Deployment

  • Design, develop, and deploy AI models tailored to business requirements
  • Convert product innovation ideas into AI prototypes and end-to-end solutions
  • Optimize solutions for performance, scalability, and robustness

Research and Innovation

  • Keep abreast of the latest AI research and methodologies
  • Experiment with new algorithms and technologies, ensuring our portfolio businesses stay at the cutting-edge
  • Drive continuous improvement by evaluating current systems and recommending changes

Documentation and Knowledge Transfer

  • Document AI models, methodologies, and their underpinning theoretical foundations
  • Train other engineers and stakeholders on AI solutions, ensuring a shared understanding and smooth handoffs

Required Technical Skills:

  • Deep Learning Frameworks: Proficiency in at least one major deep learning framework such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, etc.
  • Programming: Strong programming skills in Python and familiarity with languages like Java, C++, or others
  • ML Libraries: Hands-on experience with libraries like Scikit-learn, Pandas, and Numpy
  • Cloud Platforms: Proficiency in cloud platforms like AWS, GCP, or Azure, especially their AI and ML services
  • Big Data Technologies: Familiarity with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka
  • DevOps and MLOps: Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines, containerization (Docker, Kubernetes), and tools for ML model deployment and monitoring
  • Data Manipulation: Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases, data preprocessing, and feature engineering
  • Natural Language Processing: Familiarity with NLP tools and frameworks like NLTK, SpaCy, or BERT

About You:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, AI, or a related field. A PhD is highly advantageous 
  • Hands-on experience in developing and deploying AI solutions in a production environment
  • Natural curiosity, creativity, and effective problem-solving skills, with a passion for tackling cutting-edge challenges
  • Ability to adapt and learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly capable, self-motivated, collaborative, and personable, with a drive for integrity and excellence
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational skills and teamwork skills
  • A 'roll up the sleeves' attitude
  • Being fluent in English is essential, and having at least a professional level of French, both written and verbal, is highly desirable
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada

For information about Aspire Software, please visit our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.