Senior Lead Software Developer
Montréal, QC
Profession: Solution Development

Work Location: Americas-Canada-Montreal




Welcome to SITA... We lead one of the most exciting and advanced industries on earth. Around the world, nearly every passenger flight relies on SITA technology, almost every airport and airline does business with us, and it’s our job to support their operations. As the world's leading air transport IT and communications specialist, we’re committed to meeting the demands of the air transport industry around the clock, every day.
Our Vision: Easy air travel every step of the way


With us there are no limits for people looking to explore the edges of possibility and beyond.

Together, we Go.Far.

Challenge: Our people take on some of the biggest challenges in our industry. They aren't afraid to think bigger, work harder and deliver smarter solutions that are continuously transforming air travel.

Opportunity: Taking on these challenges opens up a world of opportunities for our people. We make sure they have the chance to develop their skills, explore new horizons and grow their careers on a global scale.

Competitive medical, dental, and vision plans
RRSPs with company matching contributions
Life and disability insurance
Incentive based wellness program
Stand by Buddy Pass Travel

Note that these benefits can change and some of these benefits have ‘conditions’ and may not apply to all employees

You will be part of the company global Data Science & AI Center of Excellence and you will be working with stakeholders by Agile and Design Thinking Methodologies, innovating and improving ATI industry with Data Science AI Technology. Together with the Center of Excellence you will deliver everything from state-of-the-art solutions to quicker value proving solutions

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, team-oriented, experienced research scientist or engineer with a good understanding of image processing, machine learning and pattern recognition. This position requires an organized individual with very strong technical skills who is adept at understanding and solving complex technical problems and eager to explore uncharted territories in biometrics and pattern matching.

Responsibilities include performing advanced algorithm research and development in areas deemed complimentary to the companies’ digital image-based software products with a focus on biometric applications. The Imaging Scientist will work with the engineering staff to implement research results into commercial-quality software for product development and enhancement.


Ph.D. in Biometrics ,computer science, EE or related discipline
experience in facial biometrics
strong background in mathematics and statistics
familiarity with machine learning and deep learning infrastructure and techniques
familiarity with subspace methods for visual learning a plus
proven track record of algorithm development and software implementation
good writing and oral communication skills
thorough knowledge and use of modern programming languages and operating systems, including: C/C++/C#, .NET, Java, Visual Basic, in Windows and Linux/Unix environments
Experience with all-source intelligence computer applications, search engines, and data processing systems
TS/SCI required or SCI eligible
Experience with standard all-source intelligence tools such as:
PALANTIR, BAT, QueryTree, TAC, BI2R CIDNE, M3/AMHS, Analyst Notebook, TIDE, CCD, QLX

SITA is an Employment Equity Employer and values a diverse workforce. In support of our Employment Equity Program, women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify in the application process.


Job Posting: Oct 8, 2019, 11:24:42 AM