Why Work Here

Leave your mark

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

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

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.

Our Positions

Information Technology

Systems Engineer

Location AUSTIN, TX
Experience Mid-Level

Systems Engineer 

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 Systems Engineer who can help drive SparkCognition’s Corporate IT initiatives. The ideal candidate has experience in deploying new solutions, monitoring and maintaining physical & virtual servers, troubleshooting Windows & Linux servers, and assisting with networking as needed. The position offers opportunities for designing new solutions to manage servers, endpoints, SaaS apps, IaaS and user authentication. 

Responsibilities 

  • Research, implement, and document solutions for servers & endpoint management, IAM, on/offboarding automation, and public cloud resources (eg. GCP, AWS).
  • Assist with updating and securing Corporate systems (eg. Linux, Windows, Active Directory, SaaS apps, Network hardware) 
  • Manage security aspects of different systems such as phishing campaigns, reviewing suspicious emails, system antivirus, and periodic vulnerability scans.
  • Collaborate with team to troubleshoot network & systems issues, perform root cause analysis, and prevent similar reoccurrences. 
  • Suggest improvements to process and tools as needed. 
  • Participate in on-call rotation to minimize downtime of internal resources, and perform other related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications 

  • 1-2 years experience managing CentOS/Ubuntu, using Ansible and writing playbooks. 
  • Ability to deploy, update and troubleshoot physical assets (eg. Dell servers, Isilon, Synology, Switches, Access points) 
  • Must have functional knowledge of networking, firewalls, DNS, DHCP, VPCs, ACLs, security and troubleshooting. 
  • Experience in Private, Hybrid and Public Cloud technologies 
  • Collaborative team player willing to learn new technologies 
  • Experience with monitoring platforms (eg. PRTG, Nagios, Zabbix) 
  • Strong written and verbal communication, organization and customer services skills.
  • Familiarity with some of the following technologies:
    • Automation/configuration management tools like Ansible, Distributed Shell, Parallel Shell
    • Scripting languages like PowerShell, Bash, Python
    • G Suite (Email, G Drive, etc)
    • Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure
    • Active Directory & Certificate Authorities
    • Jamf, Desktop Central, SCCM
    • Cloud networking and traffic management (VPCs, load balancers, network segmentation)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​SparkCognition Government Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at SGS are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com. 

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System Administrator

Location AUSTIN, TX
Experience Mid-Level

Systems Administrator

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 System Admin who can help drive SparkCognition’s Corporate IT initiatives. The ideal candidate has experience in deploying new solutions, monitoring and maintaining physical & virtual servers, troubleshooting Windows & Linux servers, and assisting with networking as needed. The position offers opportunities for designing new solutions to manage servers, endpoints, SaaS apps, IaaS and user authentication. 

Responsibilities 

  • Manage Windows & Linux servers, endpoints, public cloud resources, SaaS apps, by deploying updates, troubleshooting issues, and reviewing security configurations. 
  • Manage phishing campaigns, periodic vulnerability scans, and reviewing suspicious emails.
  • Collaborate with team on selecting and implementing new solutions, troubleshooting network & systems issues, and performing root cause analysis.
  • Participate in on-call rotation to minimize downtime of internal resources, and perform other related duties as assigned.  

Qualifications 

  • Basic working knowledge of CentOS or Ubuntu, DNS, DHCP and public cloud technologies.
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking & troubleshooting.
  • Collaborative & motivated team player interested in learning new technologies.
  • Strong communication and customer services skills.

SparkCognition Government Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at SGS are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com. 

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Account Executive

Location AUSTIN, TX
Experience Mid-Level

The SparkCognition Account Executive is responsible for direct sales of AI/ML solutions to acquisition and existing power generation, utility, and alternative energy accounts in the US.

  Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute long-term consultative sales strategies to win new logos and grow pipeline for SparkCognition to meet business revenue plans for AI/ML software solutions using a disciplined sales process.
  • Assist in the development of project scope and ROI analysis. Utilize value selling techniques to quantify project ROI and structure commercial deals accordingly.
  • Continuously maintain and grow skills and knowledge in consultative sales, technical solutions and industry applications, applying expertise to demonstrate SparkCognition’s thought leadership during client engagements to solve strategic and tactical business problems with SparkCognition’s proven technology solutions.
  • Collaborate with SparkCognition sales, technical, executive, product development, financial, and other support resources to deliver extraordinary client engagements and repeat business opportunities.
  • Leverage sales & marketing selling resources for target opportunity identification and access. Effectively translate technical terms into everyday language and properly manage expectations, both internally and externally.
  • Provide formal regular status reports to sales management which include forecast, pipeline and activity summary information. Monitor & report revenue and pipeline results weekly via CRM tool.
  • Develop strong business & financial knowledge of SparkCognition offerings. Demonstrate understanding of AI/ML and other emerging technology trends and their impact on business decisions in assigned Vertical or Geography and clearly communicate this knowledge to extended sales teams.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior work experience in a enterprise software solutions sales role (10+ years)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Software industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to open new markets and penetrate whitespace accounts.
  • Demonstrated sales success and/or work experience in power generation, utility, and alternative energy vertical.
  • Demonstrated ability to sell at the senior management & executive levels, focusing on the business outcomes and demonstrating the tangible economic value of products, information software & services

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Business or similar disciplines
  • Prior pre-sales, direct sales or consulting experience with AI/ML solutions.
  • Demonstrated sales success or work experience in one or more of the following industries: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Chemicals and Petroleum, Consumer Products, Energy and Utilities, Top Tier Consulting Firm.

SparkCognition Government Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at SGS are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com. 

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Sales

Sales Operations Analyst

Location Austin, TX
Experience Mid-Level

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.

The Sales Operations Analyst will report to the Director of Sales Operations. The role will partner with respective business functions for critical planning, maximizing sales performance, and maturing the existing functions. The individual will be responsible for creating operational systems and processes to surpass sales and business goals. Additional responsibilities include instituting continuous improvement programs intended to support business growth and scalability. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage, develop, and administer Salesforce operations and processes
  • Support field sales managers in managing the ongoing process of prioritizing accounts and prospects
  • Leverage customer, sales and financial data to develop insights for sales leadership and field sales managers
  • Develop and manage business reports, dashboards and general analytics related to organizational success metrics, sales KPI’s and business goals. The content and audience will vary from ad-hoc one-off account analysis for sales executives to high-level forecasting analysis for presentations with investors and the board of directors.
  • Work with sales enablement lead to further develop and scale globally
  • Drive/support sales enablement and training initiatives for the sales organization. Create and manage process documentation and collateral. Develop cadenced training sessions around process, tools and products, as well as provide ad-hoc training and support when needed.
  • Oversee the development of playbooks for field sales management and sales team members
  • Provide oversight, enablement and leadership to sales team members focused on optimizing and managing Salesforce
  • Support field sales managers in efforts to drive CRM usage and seek out ways to improve efficiency
  • Sales Enablement:
    • Create and deploy appropriate training, content/sales messaging, processes, practices, forms, and tools to support the sales force and our partners.
    • Support product launches by preparing and enabling the sales force and partners to understand and sell our solutions.
    • Responsible for tracking and analysis of courseware and sales enablement content usage.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in sales operations and/or sales management with B2B technology companies
  • Minimum of 2 years Salesforce/CRM administration/analyst experience and Salesforce certifications with proven success designing and implementing process improvements in sales cycle leading to sales growth
  • Experience in sales/marketing operations, market research, analytics, forecasting, sales training, and commercial project management.
  • Demonstrated successful track record in growing organizations to support sales through the building and management of outstanding teams
  • Demonstrated collaboration and cross-functional leadership ability
  • Ability to translate corporate business goals into strategic initiatives which achieve strong financial results
  • Strong ability to design and model sales organization growth and capacity in a high-growth sales organization
  • Natural leadership talent, strong relationship building skills, and the ability to engage teams and build a culture of excellence
  • Significant experience structuring and analyzing data and then developing reports designed to illuminate key insights
  • Strong business acumen and a solid understanding of the key drivers of revenue growth
  • Excellent communicator with great talent in driving clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and system
  • Experience collaborating with leaders in other functions (e.g. Finance, HR, and Marketing)
  • A can-do attitude — no job is too big or too small, too complex or too easy
  • Hungry to learn in a field which is ever evolving

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA/Masters Degree
  • Startup experience a plus

 

SparkCognition Government Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at SGS are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com. 

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SGS - Engineering

Senior Solutions Architect - Defense & National Security

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

Location: US

Senior Solutions Architect 

Are you excited to help Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) leverage massive amounts of data by deploying Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to help improve the quality and speed of decision making? Are you ready to be a part of the world’s only full-spectrum AI company exclusively focused on national security and defense customers and their missions?  Then we want to hear from you! 
 
At SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS), we are helping customers across various services and agencies deploy AI in support of their mission to fuse together a wide set of data, adapt models in real-time, define and predict normal patterns of life, spot anomalies to anticipate decisions, and increase the speed and quality of decisions.  
 
As an SGS Senior Solutions Architect (SA), you will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for designing machine learning solutions that leverage SGS capabilities to help our customers create high impact outcomes and help SGS define and implement a product roadmap to help customers with their needs.  You will be the key link between the customer and engineering teams helping turn desires and needs into technical solutions—influencing roadmaps and driving innovation.  This will require you to bring experience with machine learning, AI, and software development; strong people and customer engagement skills; and a desire to work in ambiguous environments to move requirements and use cases onto paper and into the hands of key customers.   

Required Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of experience in design/implementation/consulting experience of Machine Learning/AI/Deep Learning solutions 

  • 3+ years of experience with one or more Deep Learning frameworks such as Apache MXNet, TensorFlow, Caffe2, Keras, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, Torch and Theano 

  • 5+ years professional experience in software development in languages related to ML. 

  • 3+ years of experience of technical architecture, design, deployment and operational level knowledge of AI platforms, standards, protocols and devices 

  • Open in location of Washington, DC or Austin, TX—or a willingness to travel there as often as required for customer success. 

  • Ability to get a US security clearance.  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Graduate degree in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) 

  • 5+ years of industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis 

  • Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, use of strong baselines, ability to accurately determine cause and effect relationships 

  • Technical sales or consulting experience and track record of helping customers with their AI needs 

  • Publications or presentation in recognized Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Data Mining journals/conferences 

  • Able to write production level code, which is well-written and explainable 

  • Experience handling large datasets 

  • Combination of deep technical skills and business to successfully interface with all levels and disciplines within our customers’ organization 

  • Strong preference to work in teams, ability to deal well with ambiguity, solid prioritization skills, and delivering results in a start-up environment. 

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance 

Clearance:  

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

SparkCognition Government Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at SGS are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com. 

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Senior Solutions Architect - Government Systems

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

Location: Washington, D.C; Austin, TX

Senior Solutions Architect 

Are you excited to help Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) leverage massive amounts of data by deploying Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to help improve the quality and speed of decision making? Are you ready to be a part of the world’s only full-spectrum AI company exclusively focused on national security and defense customers and their missions?  Then we want to hear from you! 
 
At SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS), we are helping customers across various services and agencies deploy AI in support of their mission to fuse together a wide set of data, adapt models in real-time, define and predict normal patterns of life, spot anomalies to anticipate decisions, and increase the speed and quality of decisions.  
 
As an SGS Senior Solutions Architect (SA), you will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for designing machine learning solutions that leverage SGS capabilities to help our customers create high impact outcomes and help SGS define and implement a product roadmap to help customers with their needs.  You will be the key link between the customer and engineering teams helping turn desires and needs into technical solutions—influencing roadmaps and driving innovation.  This will require you to bring experience with machine learning, AI, and software development; strong people and customer engagement skills; and a desire to work in ambiguous environments to move requirements and use cases onto paper and into the hands of key customers.   

Required Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of experience in design/implementation/consulting experience of Machine Learning/AI/Deep Learning solutions 

  • 3+ years of experience with one or more Deep Learning frameworks such as Apache MXNet, TensorFlow, Caffe2, Keras, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, Torch and Theano 

  • 5+ years professional experience in software development in languages related to ML. 

  • 3+ years of experience of technical architecture, design, deployment and operational level knowledge of AI platforms, standards, protocols and devices 

  • Open in location of Washington, DC or Austin, TX—or a willingness to travel there as often as required for customer success. 

  • Ability to get a US security clearance.  

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Graduate degree in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) 

  • 5+ years of industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis 

  • Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, use of strong baselines, ability to accurately determine cause and effect relationships 

  • Technical sales or consulting experience and track record of helping customers with their AI needs 

  • Publications or presentation in recognized Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Data Mining journals/conferences 

  • Able to write production level code, which is well-written and explainable 

  • Experience handling large datasets 

  • Combination of deep technical skills and business to successfully interface with all levels and disciplines within our customers’ organization 

  • Strong preference to work in teams, ability to deal well with ambiguity, solid prioritization skills, and delivering results in a start-up environment. 

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance 

Clearance:  

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

SparkCognition Government Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at SGS are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@sparkcognition.com. 

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