Senior Data Scientist, Power & Utilities

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Do you see how data can be used, modeled and visualized in new ways to improve decision making in heavy-asset industries? Do you enjoy building machine-learning or physics-based solutions to help operators, engineers and business leaders plan and run their processes more efficiently? If so, you should join Cognite and become a part of the team responsible for delivering Cognite’s cutting edge industry solutions to our customers!

Within Cognite North America, the data science team is responsible for understanding our customers’ business goals and challenges, scoping and building solutions to address these, and growing Cognite’s impact within our customers’ digital transformation efforts. As a senior data scientist in the team, you will work in cross-functional pods of other data scientists, data engineers, solution architects and project managers to configure, deploy, and operationalize digital solutions across the oil and gas, renewables/sustainability, power & utilities, and manufacturing industries. You will work with the customer to understand their desired outcome, conduct discovery workshops, and advise on possible approaches and potential pitfalls. You will build solutions based on physics models and/or using machine learning techniques, build dashboards for visualizing the solutions, and scale and deploy solutions in production using Cognite’s core capabilities. The position will give you a unique opportunity to work with and learn from people with various backgrounds in business, software, and industry.

Who You Are

  • 3+ years of experience (or an academic background) with data & analytics in the Power & Utilities domain. Some examples of solutions you have built or provided subject matter expertise on would be:
  • Grid performance, demand & capacity forecasting
  • Threat detection for grid stability
  • Smart asset management (including transformers, cables, circuit breakers, etc)
  • Analysis of equipment work order history, predicting remaining useful life, condition & health monitoring, etc.
  • 1+ years of experience serving as a domain expert on internal or customer projects 
  • MS or PhD a plus
  • Proficient with Python and its data ecosystem (pandas, numpy), ML libraries (scikit-learn, keras, etc). More senior candidates should be familiar with these libraries and provide guidance to junior data scientists on building solutions. 
  • Realistic and credible advisor on machine learning
  • Experience in data visualization using PowerBI, Grafana, Tableau, or web development frameworks like Plotly Dash, Streamlit, etc.
  • Promoting good software development practices including automated tests and documentation
  • Experience with Version control (git, for example) 
  • Experience contributing code to a large software project
  • Pragmatic, can balance short-term and long-term tradeoffs
  • Excellent communicator internally and with customers; Managing expectations of technical stakeholders at the customer.
  • Mentoring and quality assurance of juniors’ work
  • Cloud experience, such as building streaming calculations & models as serverless functions
  • Deploying solutions to production using provided infrastructure practices
  • A track record of working in diverse industries

What Makes Us Great

  • An opportunity to make an impact on the industrial future and be part of disruptive and groundbreaking global projects
  • High level of autonomy, ability to influence decisions and humility to learn from mistakes
  • Work alongside a driven, engaging team with in-depth software expertise and industry experience
  • Opportunity to join [email protected] for social, community, and diversity initiatives
  • Focus on agility and speed, openness, togetherness, impact, and obligation to speak up
  • Join a team that truly lives their values and brings their whole selves to Cognite --> watch some of our Cognite Voices | Katrine Tjølsen, Petter Reistad

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Compensation + 401(k) with employer matching
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Disability Coverages with premiums fully covered for employees and all dependents
  • Unlimited PTO + flexibility to enjoy it
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • Learning & Development Stipends
  • Global Mobility & Exchange Program
  • Company Paid Friday Lunch via DoorDash + Fully Stocked Fridges in the offices

Cognite is a global industrial SaaS company that was established with one clear vision: to rapidly empower industrial companies with contextualized, trustworthy, and accessible data to help drive the full-scale digital transformation of asset-heavy industries around the world. Our core Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion™, enables industrial data and domain users to collaborate quickly and safely to develop, operationalize, and scale industrial AI solutions and applications to deliver both profitability and sustainability. Visit us at www.cognite.com and follow us on Twitter @CogniteData or LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cognitedata

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Location

Our company is located in the Domain with plenty of bars, restaurants, and shopping. Plus, the office is easy to get to with the Capital Metro.

An Insider's view of Cognite

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I am amazed at the level of commitment Cognite has to its employees. I’ve never worked with a company before that placed such a focus on inclusiveness and diversity, not to mention the tremendous effort spent encouraging open communication between employees, managers, and the executive team.

Addy

Designer

What does your typical day look like?

Being a data scientist in industry solutions, my objective is to demonstrate to customers how we can create value using our product, Cognite Data Fusion. Typically, I spend most of my time developing models. This can include machine learning models, physics models, or a hybrid of both.

Anvar

Senior Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

We look for individuals who enjoy both -- 1) strategic (building) and 2) execution (doing). And demonstrate behaviors like -- a growth mindset, extreme ownership, proactiveness, and positivity / enthusiasm. One of the most important ingredients for success at Cognite is the value of "togetherness". We move quickly and efficiently as one global team

Cara

Vice President of People & Organization

What is your vision for the company?

Cognite has ambition to become the leading software company in the world, fundamentally changing the way heavy-asset company work. We will do that by helping the companies to put their data to work and improve their profitability and sustainability.

John Markus

CEO & Co-Founder

What are Cognite Perks + Benefits

Cognite Benefits Overview

Perks & Benefits:
-Competitive Compensation + 401(k) with employer matching
-Health, Dental, Vision & Disability Coverages with premiums fully covered
-Unlimited PTO + flexibility to enjoy it
-Paid Parental Leave Program
-Learning & Development Stipends
-Global Mobility & Exchange Program
-FriYay Catered Lunch + Fully Stocked Fridges

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

What Makes Us Great:
-An opportunity to make an impact on the industrial future and be part of disruptive and groundbreaking global projects
-High level of autonomy, ability to influence decisions and to learn from mistakes
-Work along side a driven, engaging team with in-depth software expertise and industry experience
-Opportunity to join [email protected] for social, community, and diversity initiatives
-Focus on agility and speed, openness, togetherness, impact, and obligation to speak up
-Join a team that truly lives their values and brings their whole selves to Cognite

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