US - Solution Architect at Cognite

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Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Cognite is a young, talented, fast-growing software company with the ambition to build the world's best industrial brain. A brain to empower the digital industrial revolution on a global scale and make the industry safer and more sustainable. Now we’re looking for ambitious data evangelists to help our customers around the globe to build innovative solutions on top of our platform.

Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) ingests, processes, and contextualizes huge amounts of industrial data to make it available for analysis, machine learning, and day-to-day decision-making. Forward-thinking companies like Aker BP and Statnett have deployed CDF to make use of their data strategically.

Our bright, capable team includes some of the best software programmers, data scientists, designers, game developers, 3D developers, and commercial professionals in the business. Our international team is setting the standard for industrial software by accelerating innovation in data contextualization, advanced visualizations, and machine learning.

Tasks and responsibilities

You will be encouraged to use your own strengths and interests to take on a variety of responsibilities. These may include:

  • Provide technical expertise and support for customers and the Cognite Customer Success team. Provide guidance and find solutions that enable customers’ business use-cases
  • Establish good relationships with key IT Data Managers and Business Data Managers, to drive long-term adoption of Cognite’s products and services
  • Independently work with and manage integration and data modeling using Cognite data connectors, SQL, Python/Java and Rest APIs
  • Train partners in your area of specialization, including the creation of training materials, modeling guidelines, and best-practices
  • Collaborate with our R&D and Product Management teams to turn customer needs into a prioritized pipeline of product offerings
  • Develop and maintain technical and business expertise for Cognite’s products
  • Support pre-sales with technical expertise and seamless transfer to delivery phase
About you

You are creative and technical, able to think on your feet and roll up your sleeves. You:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Have experience with data standards and technologies, such as:
    • Loading and transforming data (e.g. using ETL tools)
    • Using SQL
    • Programming experience (e.g., Java or Python)
  • Have experience from technical roles such as software engineer, data scientist, data engineer or similar.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Are structured, self-motivated, and able to handle multiple assignments and projects at the same time
  • Are a strong team player, but prepared to drive projects and work independently
  • Are motivated to travel (amount of travel will vary, but at least 25% should be expected)
  • Have architectural skills dealing with data modeling and infrastructure solutions, such as classical data warehousing and big data architectures
  • Have experience with enterprise integration, customer relationships or IT integration design


A top tier team deserves to be treated as such! We offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits (including 401K w/4% match, generous health insurance, generous PTO/sick/sick kid/maternity/paternity leave)
  • Opportunity to work with great people on projects that create real impact
  • Minimal bureaucracy and overhead, with focus on agility and speed
  • The latest technology you need to be productive
  • Paid cell phone and home internet
  • Emphasis on individual health, fitness, with competitive health insurances
  • Flat structure with direct access to decision-makers, and a high level of autonomy
  • New, attractive offices

Cognite is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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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

What's something quirky about your company?

Not working in a black-and-white company – it has to be the best part. It’s not corporate, standardized, there are no limitations on what you can or cannot do, you are free to try on different things.


Tech Lead, Application Development

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm pumped to liberate our customers' data! They know they need a comprehensive and scalable solution that allows them to accelerate the deployment of their advanced analytics investments. Data liberation with Cognite Data Fusion is a game-changing approach to data pre-processing, model management, and data quality monitoring.


Senior Director of Customer Success

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

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
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) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
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Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications
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