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At SparkCognition, we believe artificial intelligence is the future–and we’re committed to building that future, one day at a time. We solve previously unsolvable problems and create new technologies to pursue industry-changing goals. Where others see limits, we see opportunities.

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WHY WORK HERE

Leave your mark

At SparkCognition, you’ll have the chance to work in a rapidly growing company, at the cutting edge of a field that’s reshaping society as we know it.

Do the impossible

Our team is self-motivated, pursuing innovation at a fast and furious pace. We love nothing more than the thrill of making it through a tough problem and seeing the final outstanding result.

Be part of a community

We pride ourselves on the diverse skill sets, backgrounds, and personalities we have at SparkCognition, and believe those differences are the key to our inventiveness.

Together, we’re changing industries

At SparkCognition, we embrace new technologies. We develop and explore new capabilities and integrate them into our industry-leading platforms and products. Members of our team encourage each other to pursue new ideas and see them through, no matter how challenging. We strive, as individuals and as a team, to make a positive, lasting impact on the field of artificial intelligence.

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Engineering

SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking a mid to senior software engineer for the Darwin team. The developer will be part of a cross-functional team that includes data scientists and software engineers working to create the future of AI model building. Darwin utilizes the latest in genetic algorithms to select the best model building approach based on input data, allowing users to quickly get the benefits of having a team of Data Scientists working on their problem

NOTE: While it comes in handy to be familiar with the field, this is for a pure engineering role and no AI/Machine Learning experience required to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Developing software in support of automated model building to be built and deployed in the cloud and on-prem
  • Working with data scientists to help understand the needs of the algorithms including ingesting and making use of big data
  • Working to continuously improve the architecture to move to micro-services
  • Ownership of work items. Be self-directed and will find out the most important parts of a problem to work on first, while overcoming obstacles to drive to completion
  • Help design, code, integrate and test new features
  • Collaboration with other team members to help put the goals of the team above any individual
  • Be willing to pick up whatever knowledge you're missing to get the job done
  • Be willing to teach and to learn

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of software development, experience in using general purpose programming languages and at least one OO language to work on production systems
  • Experience with OO programming
  • Experience developing/using REST APIs
  • Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Proficiency with SQL and relational databases (i.e. PostgreSQL).
  • Experience writing unit tests and integration tests.
  • Have a desire to better yourself and those around you
  • Familiarity with Python or a JVM language
  • Familiarity with Spark
  • Proficiency with Agile development practices
  • Familiar with Microservices architectures and patterns (DDD and Reactive Arch a plus)
  • Familiar with Cloud computing architectures

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking a server software engineer for the DeepArmor team, an AI-powered anti-malware solution. Attackers have been easily evading signature-based antivirus solutions for years, which is why 95% of cyber breaches originate at the endpoint. SparkCognition’s DeepArmor has redefined endpoint security by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to both detect and prevent threats at machine scale. The right candidate will build key components of the multi-tenant, big data service along with enhancing the enterprise grade management console.

Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 3-5 years developing in JavaScript (knowledge of the latest framework such as react.js is a plus)
  • 3 years of Python with knowledge of at least one Python web framework
  • Experience with Postgres or other relational database
  • Experience developing REST APIs with authentication and scaling
  • Familiarity with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries
  • Cloud computing architectures (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Ability to learn and pickup new technology
  • Agile development experience

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for the DeepArmor team, an AI-powered anti-malware solution working on the End Point Agent. Attackers have been easily evading signature-based antivirus solutions for years, which is why 95% of cyber breaches originate at the endpoint. SparkCognition’s DeepArmor has redefined endpoint security by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to both detect and prevent threats at machine scale. The right candidate will build key components of the agent and deliver this technology to new platforms.

Responsibilities 

  • Write multi-platform client applications and SDKs for the DeepArmor end point agents
  • Interface to back-end server applications through REST APIs              
  • Scope and write unit tests for all developed code

Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related field or experience
  • 7+ years programming in C# 
  • Proficiency with Agile development practices
  • Test Driven Design style development
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams with engineers and data scientists
  • Ability to drive quality, security, and performance into the product and team practices
  • Proficiency with writing multi-threaded high performing applications a plus
  • Experience with client-side databases (LiteDB, SQLite, SQL Compact) a plus
  • Experience consuming REST APIs and handling fault tolerance a plus
  • Experience in a cross-platform environment and development (Xamarin a plus)
  • Experience creating Desktop applications in WPF/UWP (Xamarin a plus)

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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The Lead Software Test Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining an automated test suite that validates data inputs/outputs, financial calculations, AI model health, and the end-to-end system flow. The Software Engineer in Test is expected to understand a complex server-side code base and implement test code that validates proper system operation. S/he has overall responsibility of verifying our products work as designed, reporting issues when there is a misalignment between requirements and implementation and ensuring those issues are properly addressed.

Responsibilities

  • Testing web, RESTful, and microservice based applications
  • Develop and document test plans and test cases from user stories and requirements
  • Review and recommend improvements of test plans
  • Implementing and executing regression and functional automation tests
  • Work in an agile team environment in an onshore-offshore model.
  • Report status of testing to appropriate teams
  • Manage your priorities, while solving complex issues independently
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications 

  • Experience validating web applications written with JavaScript and run in Node.js
  • Previously developed and maintained test automation frameworks
  • QA experience in a customer facing software environment
  • Experience writing multi-table queries in SQL
  • Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)
  • Solid understanding of application architecture and technologies, including cloud deployments
  • Understanding or appreciation of math/statistics/finance
  • Experience writing multi-table queries in SQL
  • Proficiency with one programming/scripting language such as Perl, Bash, PHP, Python, C, C++, Java, C#, etc

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is looking for an innovative Data Scientist to join our team to help create the next generation of analytics and artificial intelligence solutions. At SparkCognition, you will immerse yourself in cutting-edge research and work with the latest technologies to deliver value in the Industrial IoT and Defense spaces.

Responsibilities

  • Building models to solve specific problems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Feature engineering using various techniques for the enhancement of data
  • Performing feature selection on original and generated data
  • Using machine learning tools to develop and train models
  • Performing efficacy testing of the models
  • Building automated tools that enable the data scientist to more effectively perform tasks such as data cleaning, feature generation, feature selection, or model building
  • Performing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Working with a team to help solve new, never-before-solved challenges across multiple industries

Qualifications

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Understanding and experience using machine learning techniques and algorithms, including but not limited to: Linear Models, Neural Networks, Decision Trees, Bayesian Techniques, Clustering, Anomaly Detection, and more
  • Experience with data science languages, such as Python, R, MatLab, etc.
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks, such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Theano, Keras, etc… 
  • Great communication skills
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, etc.
  • Good scripting and programming skills, especially Python
  • Experience managing large volumes of data (terabytes or more)
  • Graduate degree (or equivalent industry experience), in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, Economics, or a related scientific discipline
  • Experience with distributed computing, such as Hadoop, Spark, or an MPP environment a plus
  • Experience with developing application on full stack of HTTP, JSON, REST, React, Java/C#, SQL and no-SQL databases a plus
  • Experience with NLP, Big Data Analytics, and Graphing techniques a plus

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking a senior software engineer for the SparkPredict team. The developer will be part of an integrated team that includes data scientists and software engineers, working in tandem on an industrial IoT platform that analyzes sensor data to perform predictive maintenance.

Responsibilities

  • Developing software in support of a machine-learning object detection and classification product. 
  • Working with data scientists to help package models into SparkPredict
  • Working on micro-service based data pipelines
  • Ownership of work items. Help design, code, integrate, document and test new features.
  • Mentorship of more junior developers

Qualifications

  • At least 7-10 years of software development, preferably with experience using multiple programming languages
  • Familiarity with Scala or functional programming languages is a plus
  • Familiarity with Python is a plus
  • Must have experience developing efficient and scalable ETL pipelines for machine learning
  • Must have distributed computing
  • Must have experience with Akka or other Actor frameworks
  • Must have experience writing REST APIs
  • Must have experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Must have proficiency with SQL and relational databases (i.e. PostgreSQL). Ability to optimize SQL and make schema changes.
  • Must have experience writing unit tests and integration tests.
  • Proficiency with Agile development practices
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams with engineers and data scientists
  • Ability to drive quality, security, and performance into the product and team practices
  • Ability to take a work item and drive it to completion
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Micro-services architectures and patterns
  • Cloud computing architectures (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer who can help drive our DevOps initiatives. The ideal candidate has experience in running automated production infrastructure in the cloud, such as AWS, Azure, or GCP. The position offers opportunities for building and designing a modern, automated platform in the cloud, spanning multiple regions around the globe. This is a high visibility role where the candidate will work across multiple teams to shape a common infrastructure to run machine-learning solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Continuously improve the infrastructure for cloud-based services and client interfaces
  • Collaborate with team leads and management across the company to define shared capabilities
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of our build, testing, and continuous integration environment
  • Support an effective developer workflow including build, test automation, and deployment
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Proactively communicate project & task status to project stakeholders
  • Someone well versed in systems administration with a background and understanding of software development
  • Provide occasional on-call support which may include irregular hours as needed

Qualifications

  • Must have experience designing and rolling out scalable infrastructure using container orchestration systems like Kubernetes
  • Must have a strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Must have experience with automation/configuration management using either Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform or an equivalent
  • Must have proven experience managing multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must have strong experience with at least one programming language: Shell, Bash, Python, C#, Java, C++
  • Must have experience with development operations of continuous integration, automated testing, and automation of the dev process
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 1+ years of software development experience (full life-cycle object-oriented development a plus)
  • Strong experience with relational databases / SQL queries as well as NoSQL databases a plus
  • Experience in monitoring, metrics collection, and reporting using open source tools a plus

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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With award-winning machine learning technology, a multinational footprint, and expert teams focused on defense, IIoT, and finance, SparkCognition builds artificial intelligence systems to advance the most important interests of society. Our customers are trusted with protecting and advancing lives, infrastructure, and financial systems across the globe. They turn to SparkCognition to help them analyze complex data, empower decision making, and transform human and industrial productivity. With our leading-edge artificial intelligence platforms, our clients can adapt to a rapidly changing digital landscape and accelerate their business strategies. Learn more about SparkCognition’s AI applications and why we’ve been featured in CNBC’s 2017 Disruptor 50, and recognized two years in a row on CB Insights AI 100, by visiting www.sparkcognition.com.

SparkCognition is looking for a dynamic and motivated leader to manage our team of talented Data Scientists. The team’s mission is solving a broad range of real-world, customer problems using state-of-the-art Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence technologies. The challenges span across automated model building, autonomous vehicles, cyber security, image recognition, industrial IoT, and natural language processing. This individual will be responsible for leading other Data Scientists in both research and technical aspects of their projects and driving the planning and execution of these projects. This person must be self-motivated, driven and willing to help the team in whatever ways are required.

Responsibilities 

  • Motivate and lead team members with graduate and post-graduate degrees doing applied research solving leading-edge business problems
  • Mentor and lead other members of the department in data science best practices
  • Keep senior management informed of progress and any obstacles impeding the successful implementation of projects and other departmental activities thru status reports, presentations, etc. 
  • Handle routine daily activities such as logistics, coordination, coaching, mentoring, recruiting, planning, delivery, quality, customer/vendor relationships, performance metrics, operations, efficiency and other services 
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment

Qualifications 

  • Graduate degree, Ph.D. preferred, in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, Economics, or a related scientific discipline
  • Strong understanding of machine learning, cognitive computing, natural language processing, statistics, and modeling techniques 
  • 5+ years in positions applying machine learning, natural language processing, data science, and analytics.
  • 3+ years managing projects as a technical project leader
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to summarize technically complex information for a non-technical audience
  • Strong can do attitude, thrives in a dynamic, fast paced environment with many simultaneous projects 
  • Experience working with Big data, Cloud, AI or Machine Learning technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively work with all stakeholders to improve data and business processes and to negotiate priorities 
  • Experience with distributed computing, such as Hadoop, Spark, or an MPP environment a plus
  • Experience with developing application on full stack of HTTP, JSON, REST, Angular JS, Java/C#, Python, SQL and no-SQL databases a plus
  • Expertise in R, Python or similar Machine Learning languages/packages a plus
  • Experience with NLP, Big Data Analytics, and Graphing techniques a plus

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or
expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when
otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such
characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we
operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at
accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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Finance and Accounting

SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

Reporting to the Controller, the Revenue Accountant is responsible for a wide variety of duties and responsibilities and handle various accounting aspects of a company. They are responsible for handling the checks and balances of revenues generated in an organization. Also referred to as a senior accountant, the job description of the revenue accountant involves managing the finances of the organization and keeping excellent financial records. As an expert in finance, they pay close attention to both payable and receivable accounts in the company to create a balance between both. In addition to this, the Revenue Accountant works directly with clients and ensures that all payments by clients are received on time as agreed, without delay.

Responsibilities

  • Manage timely financial close activities surrounding revenue with emphasis on deferred revenue and revenue on complex transactions
  • Participate in the contract review process with ensuring proper set-up in the accounting systems as it pertains to revenue
  • Ensure proper control compliance for order-to-cash cycle
  • Develop internal policies/procedures related to revenue recognition and ensure they are closely adhered
  • Perform company accounting operations and determine revenues and expenditures
  • Work with accounting team to perform financial planning, analysis and reporting activities
  • Determine monthly revenue forecast and perform monthly revenue analysis and calculation
  • Generate monthly revenue and expenditure reports
  • Prepare accounting records and financial reports as per company standards
  • Provide financial expertise based on company financial commitments and forecasts
  • Perform reconciliations of account receivables and payables
  • Assist in financial audits and implement audit recommendations
  • Work in compliance with company accounting standards and guidelines
  • Present account reconciliation summary to management on regular basis
  • Perform record-keeping of all financial operations
  • Identify and resolve outstanding balances on monthly basis
  • Monitoring accounts payable and receivable
  • Additional duties assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting is required
  • Proficiency with accounting software
  • Proven experience and thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, accounting procedures, accounting systems and SOX process
  • Understanding of revenue recognition under ASC 606 is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Ability to work independently and make executive financial decisions
  • Keen sense of detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are required

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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Information Technology

SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

In this role, you'll be a player in IT team where you will assist in deploying hardware, provisioning accounts, and on/off-boarding new employees. In addition, you will assist in improving IT processes and take on other duties as needed.

You'll also build solutions for on prem and GCP/AWS/Azure cloud integration, cloud management, monitoring and data center automation around platforms that support us. Our platforms, networks, security architecture and partner integrations presenting technically challenging scalability and performance problems, so you'll need a strong aptitude for learning new technologies, and an ability to solve complex problems, collaborating with peers across multiple cross-functional teams. Some other things you'll do regularly include:

Responsibilities

  • Develop, deploy and support self-service tools in a DevOps methodology that enable network, database, application and other engineers in GCP/AWS/Azure and within in our on premise infrastructure.
  • Setup on prem network, storage and security environments, leveraging an "infrastructure as code" approach using MAAS/Terraform and other open source tools.
  • Design, implement, and test disaster recovery and business continuity architectures.
  • Handle end-user requests; troubleshoot issues with hardware, software, applications and network.
  • Collaborate with security team for systems security and management.
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Qualifications                                                                                                                 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, information technology or related field.
  • Strong technical skills with the ability to analyze and troubleshoot problems.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently, while closely collaborating with teammates and management.
  • Experience as a system administrator or software engineer leveraging open source technologies, automation/config management tools (such as Juju, Ansible, Salt, Jenkins, SCCM, JAMF) and scripting or other languages (such as Bash, Python or RESTFul API).
  • Experience with GCP/AWS/Azure environments is a plus.
  • Broad technology background with understanding of Openstack, VMware, Kubernetes, Databases, NFS/Samba Storage and Networking.
  • Experience with Active Directory/AzureAD is a plus.
  • Build engineering automation and productivity tools to efficiently scale applications in the production environment using Jenkins, Bitbucket, Gitlab and JIRA.
  • Ability to break down requirements and get things done.

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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Sales

SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

We are seeking an exceptional sales leader focused on the Defense and National Security industry to join our team as the Director of Federal Sales. In addition to requisite passion, skills and experience, the successful candidate will have a measurable track record in building and managing high performing sales teams as a front line manager. The Director of Federal Sales, will lead and execute a complex and often lengthy (3 months – 1 year) sales process, leveraging a consultative and relationship-based sales approach. This individual will play a key role driving a significant share of revenue for SparkCognition.

The Defense and National Security Business Unit will provide innovative solutions and unparalleled capabilities for our customers in the U.S. Government (USG) State and local governments, with the objective of supporting their critical missions and challenges. Our customer base includes the USG and allied governments, companies that comprise the defense industrial base, as well as companies that operate in the national security space. We define “national security” broadly, which includes the following components: defense, aerospace, homeland security, cyber operations and intelligence. In this way, our DNS/BU supports and embraces a whole-of-government approach, of which defense is but one piece

Responsibilities

  • Lead the Federal Sales organization in the acquisition of new customers and the retention of existing customers
  • Strengthen current client relationships to increase client loyalty, ensure growth of existing business as well as secure new sales opportunities
  • Establish performance metrics and utilize reporting tools to monitor the results of direct reports while providing concise forecasting and reporting
  • Develop annual business plans for key accounts across all Federal sales channels, including pricing, comprehensive account plans, and forecasts
  • Negotiate contract terms, manage deals to a successful closing, and ensure a smooth transition to the implementation team
  • Recruit, lead, coach and mentor a growing Federal sales team by delegating responsibility, empowering decision making, and fostering collaborative communications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or equivalent is preferred.
  • Active TS/SCI preferred
  • 5+ years experience building and running front line sales teams; ability to grow and scale upward with the company; second line management experience a plus
  • 10+ years direct and/or channel selling experience to large, federal enterprises
  • Very comfortable with the Defense customer.
  • Strong executive presence and polish
  • Forecasting commitments and forecasting accuracy
  • Exceptional management, interpersonal, written and presentation skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly changing environment
  • Able to work independently and remotely from other members of your team and corporate
  • Relevant software industry experience in IT systems, enterprise or infrastructure management
  • Use CRM systems (Sales Force) extensively
  • Track record of success and knowledge with prospects and customers in the defined territory

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking an innovative Sales Engineer/Data Scientist to join our team to help create and deliver the next generation of analytics and artificial intelligence solutions. At SparkCognition, you will work with the latest technologies to deliver value in the Industrial IoT and Defense spaces.

Responsibilities

  • Enable customers to solve business problems using various machine learning tools and techniques
  • Execute and manage data science projects for customers to solve specific problems (e.g., problem framing, data preparation, model building and validation, model deployment)
  • Enable customers’ data scientists to more effectively perform their tasks by providing knowledge and expertise as a trusted advisor
  • Provide product overview and demonstrations of SparkCognition’s software products to potential customers
  • Engage with SparkCognition’s product teams in the US for product feature enhancement and future product development
  • Work with a team to help solve new, never-before-solved challenges across multiple industries

 

Qualifications

  • Business level bilingual skills (Japanese & English) required as the role will involve regular communication with teams in Japan and the US.
  • 4-5+ years of professional experience in a data science role
  • Understanding and experience using machine learning techniques and algorithms, including but not limited to: Linear Models, Neural Networks, Decision Trees, Bayesian Techniques, Clustering, Anomaly Detection, and more
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, etc.
  • Familiarity with data science languages, such as Python, R, MatLab, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Math or other relevant disciplines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to initiate and work independently without frequent direction
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs require

Desired skills

  • Graduate degree (or equivalent industry experience), in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, Economics, or a related scientific discipline
  • Experience with NLP, Big Data Analytics, and cyber security a plus
  • Experience with enterprise(B2B) software sales, system engineering, and/or software development a plus
  • Experience in power, energy, manufacturing and/or financial service industry a plus

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking a Solutions Consultant/Sales Engineer to provide technical expertise to drive business across all industries.

Responsibilities

  • Provide web and in-person product overview and demonstrations of SparkCognition’s software products to potential customers and partners.
  • Answer product-related technical questions.
  • Complete technical sections of proposals and RFPs.
  • Engage with product management to stay current on product roadmap and deeper technical aspects of the products.
  • Follow up with customer technical point of contacts to answer outstanding questions and exceed customer expectations.
  • Experience with advanced analytics, data, and business intelligence is preferred.
  • Experience in an early-stage startup required along with experience in a large, professional sales organization desirable.
  • Conduct product training for key prospects or pilot customers.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience successfully co-selling Enterprise Software Solutions with Account Executives to C level decision makers in Analytics, Lines of Business, and Information Technology.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Math or other relevant disciplines
  • Ability to communicate technical and business value of SparkCognition solutions effectively to all prospective stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to initiate and work independently without frequent direction.
  • The ability to also work effectively in a team environment. E.g., account executives, overlay subject matter experts, technical sellers, pre-sales, legal, customer success and management.
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs require.

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition is about more than incremental improvement. We’re about the higher-order possibilities AI can deliver for the industries and organizations that create a healthy, functioning, and safe society.

SparkCognition is seeking a Solutions Consultant/Sales Engineer to provide technical expertise to drive business across all industries.

Responsibilities

  • Provide web and in-person product overview and demonstrations of SparkCognition’s software products to potential customers and partners.
  • Answer product-related technical questions.
  • Complete technical sections of proposals and RFPs.
  • Engage with product management to stay current on product roadmap and deeper technical aspects of the products.
  • Follow up with customer technical point of contacts to answer outstanding questions and exceed customer expectations.
  • Experience with advanced analytics, data, and business intelligence is preferred.
  • Experience in an early-stage startup required along with experience in a large, professional sales organization desirable.
  • Conduct product training for key prospects or pilot customers.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience successfully co-selling Enterprise Software Solutions with Account Executives to C level decision makers in Analytics, Lines of Business, and Information Technology.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Math or other relevant disciplines
  • Ability to communicate technical and business value of SparkCognition solutions effectively to all prospective stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of Machine Learning concepts and can program in Python, Jupyter Notebook, ML libraries including Tensorflow, PyTorch, scikit-learn preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to initiate and work independently without frequent direction.
  • The ability to also work effectively in a team environment. E.g., account executives, overlay subject matter experts, technical sellers, pre-sales, legal, customer success and management.
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs require.

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking an Enterprise Account Executive to drive business across multiple industries. At SparkCognition, you will deliver business value to companies’ Digital Transformation efforts using our AI and Machine Learning products and services.

Ideally this position will be located in Austin but key US locations will be considered (NYC, Houston, LA, Chicago, Atlanta, DC.).

Responsibilities

  • Selling software and related services to prospective customers; working with SparkCognition’s industry experts and pre-sales engineering.
  • Building a revenue pipeline by cold prospecting and leveraging your professional network to secure meetings within your target territory.
  • Implementing territory and account management; identifying accounts with high "close" potential, qualify and forecasting time frames to close business
  • Preparing standard quotations and proposal information as needed; working with other departments to create and finalize contracts
  • Following up with customers to track satisfaction levels and to discover additional revenue opportunities
  • Experience with advanced analytics, data, and business intelligence is preferred
  • Experience in an early-stage startup required along with experience in a large, professional sales organization desirable
  • Prepares and delivers product demonstrations and presentations to customers at the highest level of management

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience successfully selling ROI-driven, Enterprise Software Solutions to C level decision makers in Analytics, Lines of Business, and Information Technology.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Business, or other relevant disciplines
  • Ability to independently handle the first 2 meetings without overlay or technical assistance
  • Ability to communicate technical and business value of SparkCognition solutions effectively to all prospective stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strategic selling skills, skills in analyzing and evaluating territory dynamics to develop and implement a sales plan.
  • Ability to initiate and work independently without frequent direction
  • The ability to also work effectively in a team environment. E.g., overlay subject matter experts, technical sellers, pre-sales, legal and customer success.
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs require

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking a Federal Sales Account Executive in the Washington DC Metro Area. At SparkCognition, you will work with the latest technologies to deliver value in AI object detection and machine vision.

Responsibilities

  • Selling software, solutions and services to current and prospective Government and DoD customers; working with other sales team members to position and leverage sales opportunities to acquire, grow and expand customers 
  • Prospecting within a territory or account to uncover business needs
  • Implementing aspects of territory and account management and development; identifying accounts with high "close" potential, qualifies and forecasting time frames to close business
  • Preparing standard quotations and proposal information as needed; working with other departments to create and finalize contracts
  • Following up with customers to track satisfaction levels and to discover additional revenue opportunities. 
  • Customizing selling solution using Proof of Concept and customer data 
  • Domain experience with analytics, data, databases, predictive modeling or business intelligence is highly preferred. 
  • Assuming a consultative role in dealing with technical issues; utilizing solutions-selling methodology, strategic concepts, and techniques. 
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to customers at the highest level of management. 

Qualifications

  • US Citizenship is required for this position
  • Security Clearance preferred
  • 5+ years of experience successfully selling ROI-driven, Enterprise Software Solutions to C level decision makers
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, MIS, or other relevant disciplines
  • MBA is preferred
  • Ability to communicate technical and business value of SparkCognition solutions effectively to all prospective stakeholders
  • Provide product demonstrations and general support to prospective customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strategic selling skills, skills in analyzing and evaluating territory dynamics to develop and implement a sales plan. 
  • Ability to initiate and lead
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment; ability to relate technical and business concepts to SparkCognition applications and user needs; ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs require 

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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SkyGrid - Accounting

SkyGrid (skygrid.com), a Boeing SparkCognition company will enable the future of urban aerial mobility. Based in Austin, Texas, SkyGrid will deliver a platform capable of providing safe airspace operations, including unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) solutions ⎯ a key step toward integrating a significant number of autonomous air vehicles into the global airspace.

As the first AI and blockchain-powered unmanned aerial operating system, SkyGrid will facilitate a wide variety of UAS-enabled services, including package delivery, industrial inspections, and emergency assistance.

SparkCognition on behalf of SkyGrid, is looking for an experienced Accountant with a broad range of skills to support the CFO and the team. 

Responsibilities

  • Monthly accounting journals (P&L, Balance Sheet, Revenue and Expenses)
  • Maintain a close relationship with Marketing team to ensure accuracy and completeness of accounts and accruals
  • Cash management – matching and reconciliation of all incoming and outgoing payments including inter-company and overseas transactions
  • Create, settle and reconcile transactions 
  • Liaise with partner accounting teams
  • Experience with joint venture accounting preferred
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations as part of the month end close process
  • Adherence to SOX compliance of month end processes and support on internal audit queries
  • Key contributor to external (interim and year-end) audit requirements
  • Ongoing process improvements and projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPA qualified
  • 5+ years of experience of working within a Finance & Accounting team in a Global Matrix Organization
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience and knowledge of US GAAP and SOX
  • ERP working knowledge, Oracle Financials preferred
  • Scientific Mindset: With data driven business acumen and strong attention to detail you use relevant information to make reasonable decisions based on insights from data.
  • Mastery: You will actively engage in training and coaching opportunities to exhibit deep expertise as a valued member of the team 
  • Openness: Acts with humility and an openness to feedback with the intent of continuously striving for better
  • One Team: Aligns key stakeholders and gains commitment from cross-functional and cross-regional partners towards a shared goal collaborating to drive overall success
  • Participation: Finds ways to positively contribute to collaboration; completes tasks as assigned
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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SkyGrid - Engineering

SkyGrid (skygrid.com), a Boeing SparkCognition company will enable the future of urban aerial mobility. Based in Austin, Texas, SkyGrid will deliver a platform capable of providing safe airspace operations, including unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) solutions ⎯ a key step toward integrating a significant number of autonomous air vehicles into the global airspace.

As the first AI and blockchain-powered unmanned aerial operating system, SkyGrid will facilitate a wide variety of UAS-enabled services, including package delivery, industrial inspections, and emergency assistance.

SparkCognition on behalf of SkyGrid, is looking for a Unity Software Developer to join our team. As part of this team you will work alongside world class engineers, data scientists, business leaders and innovators, building the future of aerial mobility. 

Responsibilities

  • Developing automation of existing UTM platform technology 
  • Adding complex feature enhancements to existing products and client deployments that add substantial value 
  • Scaling applications from small proof of concepts to large scale client deployments 
  • Testing and Quality Assurance of products and features 
  • Supporting customer deployments of the UTM technology 
  • If you are the right candidate for this role, you will possess a passion for using the latest technologies to solve real world problems. You are a quick learner and want to be an expert in software development that focuses on unmanned aircrafts, blockchain and artificial intelligence 

Qualifications 

  • BSc in Computer Science or related field 
  • Experience with Unity Software is strongly preferred
  • Proficiency with one or more of the following: C++,  C#, JavaScript, Python, Java, Go, SQL, Postgres 
  • 1+ years full-time professional experience (Including Internships), working with a team, developing enterprise-grade software 
  • Experience building scalable systems 
  • Proficiency with path planning & scheduling algorithms 
  • Experience with version control, QA, and testing 
  • Knowledge of at least one open-source distributed architecture 
  • Knowledge of aviation and blockchain is a plus 
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Must be a team player, excited to work in a start-up environment!
  • Must be flexible, adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity 

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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Strategy

SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

SparkCognition is seeking a Business Development Strategist to provide strategic marketing and business development leadership, analytical thinking, strong project management skills, and a fresh perspective to every project. Here you can grow through challenging work, get involved in meaningful projects and receive great coaching from our leaders.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and effectively manage complex business projects from beginning-to-end
  • Build strong client relationships through effective interpersonal skills
  • Responsible for business modeling, new business development processes, strategy and planning, etc.
  • Market and product opportunity analysis, commercialization of new products, new product introduction process, pricing analysis, competitive analysis, segmentation, brand strategy, digital strategy, etc.
  • Work both collaboratively and autonomously

Qualifications

  • MBA with an emphasis in marketing, finance, strategy, and/or general management
  • Experience in GTM analysis including product market fit, pricing and competitive analysis
  • Proficient in building high quality strategy decks
  • Highly proficient in building financial models
  • Self-motivated individual who will take the initiative to find new markets for SparkCognition
  • products
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to do Biz Dev, Partnership, Strategy work
  • Superior quantitative, analytical, problem-solving, project management, and presentation skills
  • Fast learner for new vertical segments currently not a focus of SC
  • Prior experience in a management consultant role focused on technology is a plus
  • Prior experience in being associated with building technology products is highly desirable
  • Technical background is highly desirable
  • Comfort with ambiguity in project work in a fast-paced start-up environment

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com

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