The Motorleaf Team Includes You

The Motorleaf Team Includes You


A diverse, positive work environment where you will work on cutting-edge innovations that will lead a technological revolution in agriculture.

A diverse, positive work environment where you will work on cutting-edge innovations that will lead a technological revolution in agriculture.




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Working at Motorleaf


Be a part of North America’s leading innovation hubs for artificial intelligence. Situated in a historic building next to Montreal’s picturesque Lachine Canal, Motorleaf’s office is ready to welcome you as our newest team member. You’ve found the right place if you strive to bring data-driven insights that enable farmers to strengthen and streamline their greenhouse operations. We have several opportunities for you to play a vital role in commercializing artificial intelligence tools that enable agronomists to automate rote tasks and gain accurate predictions about the health and productivity of their crops. If you have skills in hardware, software, machine learning or business development, we want to hear from you. Don’t see a job that’s best for your skills? No problem. We’re always looking for talent, so submit your application to info@motorleaf.com and we’ll add you to our careers email list and contact you when an ideal job is available.

Innovative

We are an equal opportunity employer with a culture that thrives on radical innovation and creativity.

Connected

We are a close team and our motto is to work hard, play hard and always find time to laugh.

Invested

We offer comprehensive employee benefits, a stock option plan and enjoy several team events

Revolutionary

We’re changing the face of agriculture and AI and starting an AgTech revloution

Title:  Data Scientist
Job Category: Engineering
Department/Group: AI 
Position Type: Full-time – Permanent

Location: Montreal
Manager: Scott Dickson Dagondon

About us

Born in one of North America’s largest hubs for Artificial Intelligence, Motorleaf is able to disrupt the agricultural industry by using its agronomist.ai software platform to monitor and predict for large commercial greenhouse clients and indoor farmers. Delivering actionable, data-driven insights to greenhouse operators to increase their bottom-line profits is the name of the game.   

Using machine learning and artificial intelligence for yield predictions and optimization, we are committed to helping greenhouse operators match their supply with demand dynamics to help them optimize their marketing dollars, plan their labour needs, and increase profit margins. Motorleaf is a software company with hardware products that change the way food and crop producers run their businesses.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a culture that thrives on radical innovation and creativity. We are a close team and our motto is to work hard, play hard and always find time to laugh. We offer comprehensive employee benefits, a stock option plan and enjoy several team events. Located in Cote St Paul across from the canal on St Patrick, employees can enjoy a nice walk with Floyd or a bike ride during breaks.

Job Function

Reporting to the Director of Artificial Intelligence, the Data Scientist will be responsible for training and testing machine learning and AI algorithms that solve complex problems in controlled environment farming. You will also be responsible for engineering the process of extracting, porting, and parsing huge amounts of climate data from greenhouses. You will design robust and scalable data models, and define data integrity metrics. The ideal candidate must be comfortable working with scripting languages, and familiar with API and cloud technology.

Soft Skills:

The candidate must be dedicated, focused, and well-organized – analyzing huge amounts of data requires a deep interest in problem space, and the ability to target clear goals and execute plans.

You must be both a forward thinker and a challenge-seeker – simple solutions work most times, other times you have to look at problem upside down.  

You must have excellent documentation and communication skills – whether you’re stuck in a problem or have just discovered something amazing, your co-workers (and other stakeholders) will want to hear about it!

Technical Skills:

  • Degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science and/or relevant work experience.
  • Open to fresh graduates with extensive and relevant coding portfolio.  
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Basic to intermediate level statistics
  • Machine learning frameworks
  • Familiarity with data mining and/or data modeling
  • Familiarity with APIs and cloud technology

Responsibilities:

  • Design AI/machine learning algorithms that model, predict, or identify multiple complex indoor farming variables
  • Design and develop efficient systems to move data from the clients to our platform
  • Identify data problems and automate corrective measures
  • Differentiate between data and information – always be ready to answer the question: What do the numbers mean?
  • Develop and find methods of efficient data storage and visualization
  • Understand and measure the effects of various data input to algorithm accuracy
  • Conduct system simulations prior to production deployment
  • Simulate bugs in data handling and develop corrective measures
  • Contribute ideas for new features and products in the Motorleaf ecosystem

Title:  Hardware, QA Tester
Job Category: Hardware
Department/Group: Engineering
Position Type: Full-time – Permanent

Location: Montreal
Manager: Ramen Dutta, CTO

About us

Born in one of North America’s largest hubs for Artificial Intelligence, Motorleaf is able to disrupt the agricultural industry by using its agronomist.ai software platform to monitor and predict for large commercial greenhouse clients and indoor farmers. Delivering actionable, data-driven insights to greenhouse operators to increase their bottom-line profits is the name of the game.   

Using machine learning and artificial intelligence for yield predictions and optimization, we are committed to helping greenhouse operators match their supply with demand dynamics to help them optimize their marketing dollars, plan their labour needs, and increase profit margins. Motorleaf is a software company with hardware products that change the way food and crop producers run their businesses.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a culture that thrives on radical innovation and creativity. We are a close team and our motto is to work hard, play hard and always find time to laugh. We offer comprehensive employee benefits, a stock option plan and enjoy several team events. Located in Cote St Paul across from the canal on St Patrick, employees can enjoy a nice walk with Floyd or a bike ride during breaks.

Job Function

Motorleaf is currently looking for a Hardware, QA Tester who will be responsible for testing Motorleaf’s hardware
prior to shipping and installation. The best candidate will have experience testing hardware designed for
monitoring and control of environmental systems, including creating test plans and gathering testing results into
coherent reports. The right candidate may also be required to help debug issues in the field.

Skills & Experience:

  • Deadline oriented and comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude and strength as a team player
  • Passion for technology
  • Is comfortable around our company dog, Floyd

Responsibilities:

  • Hardware testing of new and existing devices
  •  Develop test plans focused on UI, data communication, and hardware lifecycle
  • Work with developers to document bugs, including steps to reproduce so that development can rapidly
    provide bug fixes
  • Perform unit testing, system testing, load testing and stress testing

Requirements:

  • College diploma or certificate in information technology
  • Minimum of (1) year experience in a QA position
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a team
  • Excellent communicator who believes in transparency
  • Experience with JIRA , an asset
  • Experience in test automation, as asset

Title:  Hardware Consultant 
Job Category: Hardware
Department/Group: Engineering
Position Type: Contract

Location: Montreal
Manager: Ray Richards

About us

Born in one of North America’s largest hubs for Artificial Intelligence, Motorleaf is able to disrupt the agricultural industry by using its agronomist.ai software platform to monitor and predict for large commercial greenhouse clients and indoor farmers. Delivering actionable, data-driven insights to greenhouse operators to increase their bottom-line profits is the name of the game.   

Using machine learning and artificial intelligence for yield predictions and optimization, we are committed to helping greenhouse operators match their supply with demand dynamics to help them optimize their marketing dollars, plan their labour needs, and increase profit margins. Motorleaf is a software company with hardware products that change the way food and crop producers run their businesses.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a culture that thrives on radical innovation and creativity. We are a close team and our motto is to work hard, play hard and always find time to laugh. We offer comprehensive employee benefits, a stock option plan and enjoy several team events. Located in Cote St Paul across from the canal on St Patrick, employees can enjoy a nice walk with Floyd or a bike ride during breaks.

Job Function

Reporting to the Product Director, the Hardware Consultant is responsible for delivering robust hardware products, maintaining technical specifications and hardware designs within an IoT framework. Liaising with third party manufacturers and conveying technical requirements for existing designs, as well as surmounting manufacturing challenges associated with these is key to the role. Strong communication skills and the ability to translate Motorleaf’s needs into technical language for manufacturers are prime prerequisites for this position.

In a typical week, the Hardware Consultant may engage in one or more of the following activities:

  • Work with Product team to ensure both software and client goals are supported in hardware
  • Assist in troubleshooting hardware/firmware/software which comprise Motorleaf’s platform
  • Develop Embedded C and Python code to address IoT device functionality requirements
  • Refactor software/firmware to ensure performant operation of Motorleaf solutions
  • Work with manufacturing partners to ensure device capabilities match Motorleaf’s requirements
  • Determine structure of, and adhere to hardware testing regimens
  • Document hardware requirements/design solutions in Confluence

Required Experience

  • M.Eng. Computer and Electrical Engineering (or B.Eng with practical experience commensurate with the position) with at least 5 years’ experience in product design
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) technologies
  • 3+ years Embedded C
  • 3+ years in Python
  • Communications protocols including 802.15.4/Zigbee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE, I2C etc.
  • PCB design
  • Arduino and Raspberry Pi prototyping/solution provision
  • Hardware certification process/standards requirements
  • Partnering with software teams to define and implement firmware, drivers, and algorithms

Nice to have…

  • Experience in the Ag-Tech sector
  • REST API design
  • MEAN stack experience
  • AI and Machine Learning experience

Note: This position is offered on a contract basis with the understanding that it may be ongoing or on a periodic basis

Title:  Junior Software Developer
Job Category: Development
Department/Group: Software 
Position Type: Full-time – Permanent

Location: Montreal
Manager: Ray Richards

About us

Born in one of North America’s largest hubs for Artificial Intelligence, Motorleaf is able to disrupt the agricultural industry by using its agronomist.ai software platform to monitor and predict for large commercial greenhouse clients and indoor farmers. Delivering actionable, data-driven insights to greenhouse operators to increase their bottom-line profits is the name of the game.   

Using machine learning and artificial intelligence for yield predictions and optimization, we are committed to helping greenhouse operators match their supply with demand dynamics to help them optimize their marketing dollars, plan their labour needs, and increase profit margins. Motorleaf is a software company with hardware products that change the way food and crop producers run their businesses.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a culture that thrives on radical innovation and creativity. We are a close team and our motto is to work hard, play hard and always find time to laugh. We offer comprehensive employee benefits, a stock option plan and enjoy several team events. Located in Cote St Paul across from the canal on St Patrick, employees can enjoy a nice walk with Floyd or a bike ride during breaks.

Job Function

Reporting to the Product Director, the Junior Software Developer will be responsible for collaborating on the creation, evolution, release and support of a cloud-based management platform for modern agriculture. This platform must collect real-time metrics from greenhouse control systems and sensors and deliver them to the cloud for analysis, reporting, prediction and notification. The ideal candidate must be comfortable with SaaS architectures, APIs, web development and the MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express, Angular, NodeJS). We run an Agile environment that puts the burden of quality on the entire team, so automated testing experience is a plus.

Soft Skills

The candidate must be dedicated, focused, and well-organized. The ability to collaborate and work well in a team that consists of mixed skill levels is critical.

We expect our employees to be collaborative and proactive. You should not be afraid to participate in all discussions and express your opinion.

You should prefer simple solutions that are easy to build, easy to support, and robust. Complexity is not considered an advantage on our team.

You must have excellent documentation and communication skills – whether you’re stuck in a problem or have just discovered something amazing, your co-workers (and other stakeholders) will want to hear about it!

Technical Skills

Must have…

  • A degree in Computer Science OR experience in commercial software development
  • Proficiency in Javascript
  • Experience with NodeJS and Express

Should have…

  • Experience in HTML, Bootstrap, JQuery and CSS

Would be a bonus…

  • Experience with Mongo or similar NoSQL DB
  • Experience with Angular
  • Experience in the design and use of REST APIs
  • Experience with Agile / SCRUM
  • Experience in large development teams

Responsibilities

  • Code major features for Motorleaf’s product line
  • Participate in sprint planning, daily standups, and sprint review
  • Participate in bug fixing and 3rd-level support
  • Provide any necessary documentation
  • Participate in code reviews with the team
  • Ask for help when needed
  • Keep the dev team informed of any issues or blockages in progress

Are you an experienced Owner or Sales Director of a 15+ acre greenhouse producing tomatoes and/or peppers? The team at Motorleaf has an exciting opportunity for you to share your expertise and help strengthen the greenhouse farming industry.

Motorleaf is an agriculture technology company expanding its line of technology services for large-scale greenhouses; the company seeks industry experts to help guide development of the company’s software and artificial intelligence tools made for greenhouse producers of vegetables.

Starting immediately, the consultant position requires a few hours of work with flexible hours over the course of a month or two, depending on your level of expertise. You will collaborate with the CEO, Head of Product Development, Sales and Marketing teams at Motorleaf.

Tasks required

  • Complete telephone and/or video conference meetings with members of Motorleaf, where we ask you specific questions about greenhouse production of vegetables (including daily operations), your daily workflow as an Owner or Sales lead, and common tasks completed by colleagues such as Pickers and Human Resources professionals.
  •  Through email correspondence, provide basic written explanations to questions about greenhouse production and daily tasks in the greenhouse.
    • Using a smart phone or basic digital camera, submit the occasional photo or video of a workspace or task conducted in your greenhouse.
  •  Test and provide feedback concerning software tools built for greenhouse professionals (no worries: you require no knowledge or experience with software or technology development).
  • Sign a mutual non-disclosure agreement (NDA) in order to protect confidential information shared between you and Motorleaf.

Required expertise

  • 2+ years working as a President or sales lead in a large-scale greenhouse (>15 acres) that produces tomatoes or peppers.
  • Financial knowledge of managing tomato and/or pepper cultivation over the entire course of a planting season, including harvesting and packing.
  •  Knowledge of, or expert understanding of:
    • Contract obligations with wholesalers of produce
    • Costs associated with electricity, labor, and other farm inputs
    • Sales and marketing strategies for selling produce
    • Labor requirements and scheduling of tasks in your greenhouse

Motorleaf will negotiate compensation based on your experience, diversity of skills and availability.

Do you think you can make a valuable contribution to this project? Please send your resume or link to your complete LinkedIn profile to info@motorleaf.com We’ll get back to you within days.