TryCycle is hiring!



About Us

TryCycle Data Systems is an innovative Ottawa-based technology startup, with offices in Toronto and Connecticut. We’ve spent the last two years developing our flagship product: a software system for clinicians, nurses and health practitioners who treat patients with addiction and mental health disorders.

A technology-based ‘early warning system’, TryCycle monitors patterns of human behavior in real-time, providing data insights to busy health clinicians between visits with patients. Powered by IBM Cloud, TryCycle helps reduce the caseload burden on health resources by providing a holistic, evidence-based approach to early risk detection and relapse prevention.

The Role & Responsibilities

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our team. You will be responsible for developing and maturing our data analysis processes using modern techniques in machine learning, statistical analysis, and predictive analytics.

As a key member of our technology group, you will work closely with our database manager and developers to implement techniques and processes to analyze our existing data corpus for unrecognized patterns and insights to advance our use of predictive analytics, to create an environment of continuous improvement, and to foster a culture of curiosity and collaboration.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 3+ years of practical data science or engineering work experience out of school

  • Strong quantitative background: M.Sc. or Ph.D. preferred

  • Experience using cloud services and containers
  • Depth of knowledge of existing data science techniques, such as decision trees, clustering, regression, neural networks, Bayesian models, etc.

  • Hand on experience working with Python and various associated libraries such as NumPy, Pandas, SciPy, Matplotlib, TensorFlow, etc.
  • Proven ability to build production-grade models, utilizing advanced statistical modeling, machine learning, and data mining techniques

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to lead a team in a highly collaborative environment

To succeed with us, you must be:

  • Team-oriented

  • Eager to learn

  • Love to teach

  • Reliable

  • Trustworthy


  • Free parking

  • Casual dress code

  • Flexible work hours

  • New office space in Ottawa West, with lots of room to grow

  • A collaborative, open environment

Enthusiasm, passion and the love of learning goes a long way. If your skills are close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying and come meet us for a coffee!

To better understand what we do, we invite you to review our website at

For more information, please contact:

Geoff Schaadt
VP, Technology
TryCycle Data Systems Inc
Suite 300 - 1296 Carling Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K8

Work with TryCycle Data Systems

We are always on the lookout for energetic, intelligent, and experienced people to join us.

If you love working on the leading edge of innovation, drop us a line. We can have a coffee and chat about who we are and what we do.

What We’re Looking For

  • Developers

    We always need people who have solid HTML5/CSS3 & Javascipt skills who understand mobile and dashboards

  • DevOps

    Our back-end systems are crucial – if you know SQL, containers, and Unix environments, we need you

  • Data Scientists

    Our data determines where we go next – we need people who can find the critical lessons in the data

  • Designers

    There is no substitute for a great user experience, and we expect continuous improvement