Manager of AI / Machine Learning

PerkinElmer is a global analytical services and solutions provider with offerings including the leading OneSource Field and Laboratory services business that serve the biopharma, food, environmental, safety and applied end markets to accelerate scientific outcomes. Since 1937, PerkinElmer has served as a trusted partner in laboratory analysis and management and today complements its service offerings with a broad portfolio of atomic spectroscopy, molecular spectroscopy, and chromatography instruments, consumables, and reagents. With a dedicated team of more than 5,000 team members, the Company serves customers in more than 35 countries. Additional information is available at

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Manager to lead our dynamic team AI & Data Science Team. In this role, you will be responsible for strategy development, team management, and project execution. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams throughout the organization to define requirements for new solutions, promote AI and Data Science within the organization and grow the existing global team into a world class group to handle all AI and Data Science challenges we are facing.

The position is based in Woodbridge, Ontario. Working location is hybrid.


  • Manage, lead, and grow PerkinElmer’s global AI & Data Science team.
  • Work closely with other groups in R&D and the business at large to design and implement the best solutions for our customer.
  • Be integral in shaping PerkinElmer’s vision in the area of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science from idealization over basic research, through proof of concepts all the way to productizing, releasing and maintaining final solutions.
  • Be an advocate for AI and Data Science within PerkinElmer.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Data Science, Mathematics, or related field.
  • At least five years experience in the area of machine learning and data manipulation, plus at least 2 years experience in a management role
  • Track record of providing direction and leadership to teams in cross-functional, global environment
  • Must have experience managing teams delivering complex, enterprise level software solutions and services.
  • Working knowledge of Python, scikit-learn, SciPy as well as experience with Azure, AWS or other major cloud provider

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile mindset
  • Self-driven
  • Problem solver with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to translate vision into actionable plans
  • Team player
  • Quick learner
  • Prior experience in the field of Life Science is a plus
  • Prior experience with instrumentation software is a plus

Join Our Team:

If you are passionate about leveraging machine learning to drive innovation and solve real-world problems, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of artificial intelligence and making a positive impact on businesses and society.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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