Careers

About TasteGuru

TasteGuru is a Toronto based technology company that is established in 2018, a 2019 Creative Destruction Lab alumnus and a current member of Velocity incubator. TasteGuru is B2B SaaS trend prediction software that helps Consumer Packaged Goods brands increase product innovation success, accelerate speed to market, and improve marketing campaign effectiveness using Artificial Intelligence.

Who are we looking for?

If technology is your passions, solving tough challenges excites you, and our impact-driven mission resonates with your core values, then this role is for you. We are looking for an ambitious individual that is not satisfied with rudimentary works for a junior position and is hungry to lead and make a big impact on our organization. As part of our core team, you will push your skillset to the next level on a daily basis and will be leading all web application development, from ideation to execution, including interactive web application, SaaS, dashboard, and website development. The web app will be interactive and have user log-in, profile building, and data input elements. The web app will also integrate our product recommendation algorithm in order to give users product recommendations based on their data inputs.

Some of the key qualifications to be successful in this role are:

  • Strong expertise in Python and Linux programming languages
  • Strong expertise in Django and Django Rest Framework
  • Strong expertise in creating and maintaining RESTful APIs
  • Strong expertise in relational databases, PostgreSQL
  • Strong expertise in Git and Github
  • A good communicator who can explain their work to technical and non-technical colleagues
  • An adaptable problem-solver who is resourceful and quick at learning new skills

Interest or (especially) experience in any of the following topics is advantageous:

  • Good expertise with AWS services (Especially EC2 and Clustering)
  • Handling data processing and delivering distributed and highly scalable systems
  • Good expertise with NGINX and Gunicorn
  • Project Management
  • Good expertise with Pandas
Location: work remotely from home.

Work term: full time with flexible work hours.

We understand that you might not have everything that we are looking for. If you are interested in our business, please still apply. We would love to hear from you and we can all learn and grow together. Diversity and inclusion are core values at TasteGuru. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

If you think you would be a good fit, please email your CV to taste@tasteguru.ai with the job title you are applying for in the subject.

About TasteGuru

TasteGuru is a Toronto based technology company that is established in 2018, a 2019 Creative Destruction Lab alumnus and a current member of Velocity incubator. TasteGuru is B2B SaaS trend prediction software that helps Consumer Packaged Goods brands increase product innovation success, accelerate speed to market, and improve marketing campaign effectiveness using Artificial Intelligence.

Who are we looking for?

If technology is your passions, solving tough challenges excites you, and our impact-driven mission resonates with your core values, then this role is for you. We are looking for an ambitious individual that is not satisfied with rudimentary works for a junior position and is hungry to lead and make a big impact on our organization. As part of our core team, you will push your skillset to the next level on a daily basis and will be leading all web application development, from ideation to execution, including interactive web application, SaaS, dashboard, and website development. The web app will be interactive and have user log-in, profile building, and data input elements. The web app will also integrate our product recommendation algorithm in order to give users product recommendations based on their data inputs.

Some of the key qualifications to be successful in this role are:

  • Strong expertise in Python and Linux programming languages
  • Strong expertise in Django and Django Rest Framework
  • Strong expertise in creating and maintaining RESTful APIs
  • Strong expertise in relational databases, PostgreSQL
  • Strong expertise in Git and Github
  • A good communicator who can explain their work to technical and non-technical colleagues
  • An adaptable problem-solver who is resourceful and quick at learning new skills

Interest or (especially) experience in any of the following topics is advantageous:

  • Good expertise with AWS services (Especially EC2 and Clustering)
  • Handling data processing and delivering distributed and highly scalable systems
  • Good expertise with NGINX and Gunicorn
  • Project Management
  • Good expertise with Pandas

Location: work remotely from home.
Work term: full time with flexible work hours.

We understand that you might not have everything that we are looking for. If you are interested in our business, please still apply. We would love to hear from you and we can all learn and grow together. Diversity and inclusion are core values at TasteGuru. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

If you think you would be a good fit, please email your CV to taste@tasteguru.ai with the job title you are applying for in the subject.

About TasteGuru

TasteGuru is a Toronto based technology company that is established in 2018, a 2019 Creative Destruction Lab alumnus and a current member of Velocity incubator. TasteGuru is B2B SaaS trend prediction software that helps Consumer Packaged Goods brands increase product innovation success, accelerate speed to market, and improve marketing campaign effectiveness using Artificial Intelligence.

Who are we looking for?

If technology is your passions, solving tough challenges excites you, and our impact-driven mission resonates with your core values, then this role is for you. We are looking for an ambitious individual that is not satisfied with rudimentary works for a junior position and is hungry to lead and make a big impact on our organization. As part of our core team, you will push your skillset to the next level on a daily basis and will be working on data pipeline construction, database management, ETL, and data analytics.

Some of the essential qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Python and data-processing libraries (Pandas, Numpy, Dask, PySpark, etc.)
  • Working with small or large datasets
  • ETL processes and data warehousing
  • SQL queries

Interest or (especially) experience in any of the following topics is advantageous:

  • Big Data experience (Spark, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Web scraping (BS4, etc.)
  • Familiar with Linux environment
  • AWS (S3, EC2, EMR, Lambda)

Responsibilities:

  1. Data Pipeline Management: build and deploy data acquisition, serving, and cleaning pipeline:
  • Knowledge of Python data manipulation libraries, such as Pandas, Regex
  • Knowledge in building and consuming data-oriented REST APIs with Requests or similar libraries
  • Familiarity with Python concurrent programming (threads, processes, etc.)
  1. Database Management: databases are structured and operating efficiently:
  • Experience with large data sets (Relational and Graph Databases).
  • Transforming data through field mapping, programmatic rulesets, and data integrity checking
  • Designing tables and indexes for efficient queries
  • Experience with many data types: JSON, CSV, etc
  1. ETL: build, operate, and support our ETL pipelines & data systems:
  • Experience extracting data from multiple sources (APIs, SFTP, Web Scraping, etc.)
  • Experience architecting and building data pipelines
  • Understanding of how to build and maintain event-driven ETL processes
  1. Analytics and Machine Learning: Applied Statistics, Algebra and Calculus:
  • Understand and be able to apply statistical tests on data sets to validate data quality and extract analytical insights.
  • Ability to apply or deploy more advanced mathematical processes to data to perform feature engineering and other machine learning forms
  1. Team: work under pressure, meet deadlines with an agile, lean, start-up mindset:
  • A strong communicator, whether it's explaining code to a peer, documenting a system for the team, or presenting an idea to stakeholders.
  • Contribute to a team culture of ownership, accountability, respect, and partnership.
  • Recommend improvements to streamline processes regarding data flow, quality, accuracy, usability, and value.
Compensation: $15.62 to $20 based on experience

Location: work remotely from home.

Work term: 4 months full time with flexible work hours. Potential to extend to a longer term or full time.

We understand that you might not have everything that we are looking for. If you are interested in our business, please still apply. We would love to hear from you, and we can all learn and grow together. Diversity and inclusion are core values at TasteGuru. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

If you think you would be a good fit, please email your CV to taste@tasteguru.ai with the job title you are applying for in the subject.