Data Analytics Scientist - Industrial Processes

Houston, Texas, United States Full-time Allows remote

Seeq is searching for one or more Data Scientists or Analytics Scientists to play a critical role in the growth of the company as it serves process industries. In fact, we are seeking 'superstars' in their fields.

In our internal parlance, Analytics Scientists have deep knowledge of key algorithms and processes in the burgeoning fields of big data, data analytics, machine learning, and AI. We expect this role to help us prototype, specify, and test new algorithms to our toolset. This role will also help apply our current tools and expanded tools to data problems for our customers. Additionally, the role could include consulting with our customers and clients and data architecture strategies. Our customers are within industrial process segments that collect and use large amounts of sensor data like oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, chemical, energy, power, food processing, and etc.

Data Analytics Scientists need to understand the existing industrial software paradigm and have a passion for disrupting it with Seeq’s state-of-the-art tools. Ultimately we are about helping our customers drive down costs in energy, food, medicines, and other consumable products to make the world a better place.

Seeq prefers to emphasize talent, capacity to contribute, and passion for the problem solution over specific experience or background requirements, but even so, the ideal candidate is likely to have most or many of the following characteristics:

  • Good educational background in one or more related disciplines and may have completed pertinent graduate work. Example disciplines might be Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Applied Math, Data Analytics, and similar fields.
  • Previous experience working as an engineer involved with analyzing time-history and process data in one of the industrial segments important to Seeq. Experience using enterprise historians (OSIsoft PI, IP-12, Delta-V, Wonderware, etc.) is particularly valuable.
  • You are regarded by your colleagues as one that ‘adds energy’ to everyone and every project you touch. You enjoy dissecting and explaining complex tasks.
  • Exploits excellent communication skills and creative insights within multi-disciplinary team environments to contribute to exciting levels of shared vision and productivity.
  • Enjoys customer interactions and solving customer problems. Able to translate a combination of customer-stated and customer-implied needs into a coherent needs documents for use by software development team.
  • Enjoys working with the latest software products and tools for solving real-world business and industrial challenges. Programming experience in Python and other programming languages is expected. Should be a power user of Excel and experience in Matlab, R, Tableau or other BI tools would be helpful.
  • Experienced in working and being successful in a virtual team environment.

This position will be issued equity (stock options) based upon his/her expected contribution. We are organized as a virtual company with a headquarters in Seattle, WA. We use state-of-the-art online collaboration tools for development and corporate functions. Employees can be based virtually anywhere as long as they have access to a good office environment, high-bandwidth connectivity, and willingness to travel for team link-ups several times a year for a few days as well as to customer sites for 2-day visits about once per month.

The best applicants are ones who include cover letters explaining how their backgrounds, experiences, and interests match into Seeq's position description. We receive hundreds of applicants for this role, so please help us identify how you can exceptionally contribute to our mission and our future success.