Our Core Values

Do the right thing

Our success in making a lasting global impact lies in an employee demonstrating honesty and following strong moral principles and values at all times.  

Own it

Driving real change requires taking full ownership – regardless of the outcome. Employees hold themselves accountable for both actions and results and use lessons learned to take their work to the next level.

Customer first

Our customers are the loudest voice of our business. Employees strive to listen to customers with humility to build trust, achieve their desired outcomes, and drive advocacy.

Innovate

Innovation is the driver of SparkCognition. Each employee is challenged to be life-long learners, to journey outside their comfort zone to identify the next great solution, and never stop asking why.

Taking time off is good for business. Research suggests that leisure is an important predictor of well-being, including creativity, work engagement, and overall satisfaction with your work.

We take pride in supporting our employees knowing their work/life balance is important. We’re pleased to offer new parents with up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave.

We offer a robust, comprehensive, and competitive benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as make generous contributions to Health Saving Accounts.

We strive to support your long-term financial goals, so we partner with Voya Financial®, one of the top institutions in the nation, to help you grow your retirement.
It’s important to stay active and exercise regularly, so we offset costs on employee Life Time® gym memberships.

Our Positions

Director of Business Development, Federal

Location Washington D.C., DC
Experience Experienced

Location: Washington, DC; Austin, TX

Job Number: BDEV - 003

Director, Business Development

SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS), a fully wholly owned subsidiary of SparkCognition, Inc., is a U.S. company based in Austin, TX. At 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.

The Director of Business Development will drive the organization’s strategic growth objectives by developing and pursuing opportunities within the DoD and other Government agencies. This role will have an opportunity to be at the forefront of AI strategy, guiding your customers through implementing innovative technology and helping them navigate the value of our solutions. A successful BD Director builds a strategic vision in closing sales from demonstrations to a program of record within the DoD. In addition, this individual will recommend and implement BD and marketing strategies to achieve maximum customer and market penetration and to drive tactical and strategic growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate proactively across the organization to achieve broader company growth objectives while maintaining connectivity to the program/contract executing managers.
  • Develop relationships and serve as customer facing point of contact and navigate highly complex organizational sales processes and engagements
  • Demonstrate understanding of AI/ML and other emerging technology trends and their impact on business decisions in assigned vertical and clearly communicate this knowledge to extended sales teams.
  • Identify, qualify, shape and capture opportunities
  • Support color team reviews, gate review, price to win efforts and campaign strategy development

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience of federal contracting or business development experience
  • Experience leading sales campaigns, go-to-market strategies and proposals within the federal market
  • Strong relationship development skillset and ability to cultivate key customer relationships
  • Background with one or more of the following areas: maintenance, supply chain and logistics, digital government services, DLA, and data analytics
  • Experience working with organizations supporting the readiness mission for the DoD
  • Strong understanding of Federal procurement process
  • Travel Required
  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor ‘s degree, business or related discipline
  • 5+ years’ experience with AI/ML solutions
  • Deep expertise in acquisition process and approaches to enable program growth and expansion
  • 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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Sales Engineer

Location Austin, TX
Experience Mid-Level

Location: Washington, DC; Austin, TX

Job Number: BDEV - 004

Sales Engineer

SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS), a fully wholly owned subsidiary of SparkCognition, Inc., is a U.S. company based in Austin, TX. At 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.

The Sales Manager will serve as the technical subject matter expert (SME) and the machine learning design authority for the technical direction of the customer’s organization. This role acts as the liaison between the customer and engineering teams helping turn desires and needs into technical solutions – influencing roadmaps and driving innovation. In addition, this role includes supporting deal capture by providing solution architecture, strategy, and response development support on the pre-sales side.

Responsibilities:

Provide web and in-person product overview and demonstrations of SparkCognition’s software products to potential customers and partners

Support pre and post business development initiatives

Coordinate with the sales team to respond to RFPs and technical author for competitive deals

Work as a dedicated partner to execute winning account strategies and to provide ample amount of support to the right projects

Participate in client sales call planning, preparation and meetings

Lead technical solution strategy throughout the capture and proposal lifecycle

Collaborate with team members across organization to design and implement product growth.

Required Qualifications:

· 3+ years’ of proven experience with technical sales; Enterprise and/or Partner Sales

· 2+ years’ experience with AI/ML solutions

· BS/BA or higher-level degree in a relevant field

· Strong, hands-on technical background with a consultative approach

· Deep understanding and exposure to Federal Government customers and technology applications

· Outstanding presentation skills

· Travel Required

· Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a TS/SCI level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

· Masters’ degree

· 5+ years’ experience with AI/ML solutions

· 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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Technical Product Manager - SGS

Location Austin, TX
Experience Mid-Level

Product Manager

SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS) is the world’s first full-spectrum artificial intelligence company devoted entirely to government and national defense. SGS is well-equipped to deliver cost-effective solutions to improve the performance of the government's critical functions through capabilities such as logistics network optimization, legacy platform maintenance, and more. 

The DMA Product Manager will work across functions to guide products from conception to launch by connecting the technical and business teams. The candidate will lead ML / AI product go-to-market activities, provide technical guidance and mentorship to strategic customers, drive user adoption of new features, and manage product feedback cycles. The candidate will break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at SGS for its maintenance and logistics solutions.  The candidate will be responsible for guiding products throughout the execution cycle, focusing specifically on analyzing, positioning, packaging, promoting, and tailoring our solutions to create value for our customers across the Department of Defense and various services. 

This Product Manager will need to understand the customer needs through data, conversations, and any other means to solve problems that require a mix of technical knowledge, creativity, critical thinking, and business acumen. The candidate will need to build and lead the execution of a product roadmap, think widely about the potential applications of machine learning and natural language processing techniques, translating the capabilities of these approaches into business value for our customers. 

Responsibilities Include (but not limited to): 

  • Understand maintenance, logistics, and supply chain market, competition, and user requirements in depth.
  • Launch new products and features, test their performance, and iterate quickly.
  • Work collaboratively with engineering, business development, services, UX, and other teams on cutting edge technologies.
  • Develop innovative solutions to problems by collaborating as needed across regions, product areas, and functions.
  • Lead a cross functional team to develop AI/ML solutions by understanding the complexities of structured and unstructured data
  • Apply semantic correlation, ontology and text analytics techniques and systems to analyze unstructured data and identify critical insights for overall business analytics across various domains as well as measuring the impact of change.
  • Analyze text, streams, documents, social media, speech and video with emerging Hadoop-based big data, NoSQL, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Neural Nets, Search and Text analytics technologies and techniques.
  • Utilize skills in Java or C++ development and a good understanding of working with Artificial Intelligence (AI) or other cognitive computing technology.
  • Effectively and proactively communicate with customers and build a trusted advisor relationship
  • Lead go-to-market planning and ensure successful product launches and customer adoption
  • Define functional requirements, develop detailed product specifications and associated project work plans for AI/ Machine Learning features and key enhancements requests

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience in Computer Science, Engineering, or quantitative discipline.
  • 3+ years of technical product management, product design or equivalent consultant experience for a technology company where you created a strategic product roadmap and worked with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience driving product vision, go-to-market strategy, and design discussions.
  • Experience developing software products and technologies.
  • Knowledge of big data, predictive modeling, machine learning, and natural language processing. Preferably direct experience working in any of these fields. 
  • Demonstrated success in delivering new products and features, with the ability to define and analyze metrics that inform the success of your product

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master's degree in a technology or business-related field.
  • Experience managing day-to-day technical and design direction.
  • Previous experience working with Federal customers, preferably directly with the DoD
  • Knowledge of multiple functional areas such as Product Management, Engineering, UX/UI, Sales, Customer Support, Finance or Marketing.
  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders without direct authority.
  • Experience in developing integrated product plans, business cases, inclusive of the development and quantification of courses of action, evaluation criteria, scoring methods, life cycle cost analysis, and performance of Analysis of Alternatives.
  • Familiarity with machine learning modeling workflows and basics of Data Science: feature selection and engineering, different machine learning model families, optimization considerations for machine learning models, deployment and serving challenges
  • Familiarity with machine learning algorithms: gradient boosted trees, deep learning, neural nets.

Location: Remote

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Marketing

Director, Demand Generation Marketing

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

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 looking for a driven, creative and energetic Demand Gen marketing leader to join a growing team of top-notch demand gen marketers that operate in a collaborative, fast-paced work environment. Candidates must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with a keen eye for detail and a willingness to do whatever it takes to meet aggressive deadlines. And because we’re metrics-driven, we’re also looking for someone with a strong analytical acumen who is willing to use data insights to guide strategic decision-making. Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and is able to prioritize based on business goals.

As a Director, Demand Generation Marketing, you’ll lead the team of top-notch marketers – covering ABM campaigns and inbound digital marketing channels, operations, and management of all of our websites. You’ll also be expected to develop and execute a variety of broad-based marketing programs and be held accountable for overall performance. This role focuses on maximizing near-term opportunities, while also building strategic, long-term programs to increase demand for SparkCognition solutions. Operating in a highly cross-functional environment, this role has the ability to make an immediate, large impact on a big part of the business. Put your ideas into action and see results!

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate across the business, including sales and corporate marketing, to fulfill both near term and long-term lead generation goals
  • Overall campaign management including tracking, analytics, and success measurement
  • Work with Product Marketing and Marketing Communications teams to determine content gaps and collaborate to develop new assets
  • Develop and execute monthly and quarterly program plans that will ensure we hit our bookings goals
  • Leverage analytics to manage to track lead and pipeline generation goals, adjusting activities based on results & the needs of the sales organization
  • Lead, coach, and mentor Demand Generation team members

 

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of demand generation experience, including at least 2 years of experience leading a demand gen team
  • 2+ years demonstrated experience managing corporate websites; experience managing web developers preferred
  • Extensive experience structuring campaigns and content to support the buyer’s journey and optimize conversions on our website
  • Proficiency with the following acquisition channels: online advertising (search / PPC, social media, display, remarketing), content placement, virtual and live events, email, affiliates
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with a marketing automation platform and marketing operations, including analytics tools
  • Extensive experience marketing to Enterprise customers in a B2B environment, including at least 2 years of experience driving Account-Based Marketing programs
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and able to drive and run programs independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; thrives in collaborative work environments
  • A can-do, high-energy spirit and ability to navigate a rapidly changing environment

 

 

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Social Media & Advertising Manager

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.

We are looking for a Social Media & Advertising Manager to join the team! Our ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of social networks, technology, and trends to drive KPIs for increasing brand equity in SparkCognition through social media and advertising. They will thrive in our fast-paced environment with excellent multitasking and communication skills and will have the ability to work independently as well as on a team.

What you will do:

  • Develop, manage, and execute social media strategies, both organic and paid
  • Supervise all aspects of social media interaction between customers and the company, and ensure a positive customer service experience
  • Manage brand’s social media accounts, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube
  • Develop and execute advertising campaigns to introduce prospective customers to products and build brand awareness
  • Analyze results from each advertising and social media campaign to determine what was successful and what to improve for the next campaign
  • Facilitate scaling brand and company awareness through various social media channels and advertising mediums
  • Create and manage editorial calendars in partnership with content, design, web, product, and sales teams
  • Ensure brand consistency in copy through tone, voice, and terminology
  • Test, measure, and report performance of all social activities, and assess against KPIs/goals, identifying trends and insight
  • Use social media management tools to schedule posts and engage with followers
  • Manage advertising and paid social campaigns, working collaboratively with Demand Generation organization
  • Manage budget for advertising and paid social campaigns

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, advertising, or related field
  • 5-7 years of experience in B2B social media marketing, or 10+ in related marketing field
  • Strong familiarity with key social platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Experience with social media management tools (Fanpage Karma, Hootsuite, Sprout Social, etc.)
  • Experience writing creative and engaging social posts while keeping social media best practices in mind
  • Experience managing paid social campaigns
  • Experience managing advertising campaigns
  • Attention to detail and excellent editing/proofreading skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new environments, new teams, and new customer communities
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and willingness to learn best practices, new trends, and major developments
  • Great communicator with creative approaches to new problems

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with graphic design software
  • Experience working in-house for enterprise B2B brand
  • Experience in the technology field, particularly AI
  • Knowledge of other aspects of digital marketing, such as SEO, PPC, or Content Marketing
  • Experience working with external social media agencies


 

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Senior Content Writer

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

SparkCognition is looking for a senior content writer with the ability to manage projects in relation to concepting, researching, writing and editing content for our B2B audience.  This will include: website copy, thought leadership pieces, presentations, white papers, articles/blog posts, videos and more. As the senior content writer, the selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining the voice of the SparkCognition brand, its products and solutions. They must have the ability to work independently and with a larger team to meet deadlines, develop cohesive concepts across copy and design.

They will collaborate with functions including: sales, product development, and marketing teams to help drive leads to the SparkCognition business and help promote positive relationships with their customers. The candidate will need the ability to absorb, analyze, and understand new information, technologies and practices quickly.

Responsibilities

  • Provide substantial leadership bringing to life the concept and execution of SparkCognition’s artificial intelligence (AI) products and solutions for marketing and sales initiatives.
  • Research and compile information to be used in preparing moderately complex documents or sections of documents.
  • Create and/or facilitate the production of content to support current sales, demand generation, and marketing efforts.
  • Help maintain a library of current content and update when necessary.
  • Help identify customers’ needs and gaps in current content and recommend new content mediums.
  • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images, nomenclature and tone).
  • Conduct simple keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic for produced content.

Requirements

  • Have 10+ years of content writing experience preferably in the AI field.
  • Possess degree in Marketing, English, Communications, Journalism or related field.
  • Have understanding of data science, advanced analytics, and/or related field.
  • Background or domain expertise in energy, financial services, manufacturing, automotive, cybersecurity, and/or defense industries is a plus.
  • Reflect portfolio writing for breadth of experience in industry.
  • Experience performing research using multiple sources.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office package.
  • Excellent communication and grammar skills in English with a keen attention to detail.
  • Experience with SEO preferred.
  • Ability to take direction and work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment as a team player with stakeholders across all functions.

Remote considered for this role

Please include a link to samples of your copywriting that show experience writing for a variety of marketing channels and/or brands. This may include blogs, web pages, whitepapers, E-books, technical papers, etc.

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Engineering

Senior Security Software Engineer

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

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 deliver value to our customers by providing solutions that address complex customer problems.

SparkCognition is looking for an innovative Senior Security Software Engineer to join our team to help evolve the next generation of endpoint protection and artificial intelligence solutions in the Cybersecurity field. At SparkCognition, you will immerse yourself in cutting-edge research and work with the latest technologies to deliver value to the cutting-edge endpoint protection product, DeepArmor.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to work on a cross-functional team within a very agile team, delivering on time and with high quality
  • Adjusts and defines new processes as they arise due to known and unknown customer/engineering requirements as it relates to security posture, security engineering requirements, and threat mitigations
  • Produces comprehensive threat reports, provides actionable malware intelligence and supports ongoing investigations for proactiveness on emerging threats
  • Provides feedback and mentoring to junior and peer engineers, and shares security experience to help develop a strong product foundation around security
  • Strong capability to use office productivity products and generate high-quality documents and reports that convey needed information to C-Suite and Customers
  • Produce material for use in SparkCognition blogs, marketing, and white papers relating to vulnerabilities, threat research, and emerging threats
  • Interface with customers that are experiencing issues with the product and assisting in a technical or functional fashion alongside the engineering team
  • Provides penetration and web application testing of DeepArmor and its underlying infrastructure
  • Provides feedback on secure design and infrastructure development for the team and company-wide
  • Provides engineering expertise on both existing and novel attack protections to help drive next-generation capabilities within the product suite

Qualifications

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Experience developing kernel drivers for Windows, macOS, and/or Linux
  • Experience with WSC and AMSI integrations (AMPPL and ELAM a plus)
  • Experience developing software in C++ and C# required (Python and Obj-C a plus)
  • Low-level understanding of Windows, macOS, and Linux Internals
  • Experience reverse engineering of executables and documents (PE32, ELF, Powershell, and CBFS to name a few) using debuggers and another blue team tooling
  • Vulnerability research skills of 0 day script, document, and process-based attacks
  • Threat Research experience on TTPs
  • CISSP, Offensive Security, and GIAC certifications a plus
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Data Scientist Lead - DeepNLP

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

This position is also open to Remote (US) Candidates

SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, 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 deliver value to our customers by providing solutions that address complex customer problems. 

We are looking for a leader for our data science team focused on Natural Language Processing (NLP). This person should have considerable experience with both computational linguistics and software engineering, along with interest in applying state-of-the-art NLP methods to developing solutions to real-world problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of data scientists and machine learning engineers in the development of NLP applications
  • Lead/direct the development of new algorithms and approaches to practical NLP problems
  • Work with engineers to integrate new technology into core applications
  • Work with professional services to apply core capabilities to customer solutions
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Product Manager for the DeepNLP product

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree or higher with a focus on NLP and software development
  • 5+ years of experience in developing business applications using NLP technologies
  • Experience in Python and NLP/ML toolkits (e.g. scikit-learn)
  • Experience in information retrieval technologies (e.g. SOLR)
  • Experience in applying deep learning techniques to unstructured data
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Independent thinking and desire to learn new techniques/technologies

The ideal candidate will have experience

  • Developing algorithms in a distributed environment (e.g. Dask, Hadoop, Spark)
  • Experience using deep learning frameworks (e.g. PyTorch, TensorFlow)
  • Experience working with documents spanning various business domains
  • Experience working with text in different languages
  • Experience leading a team comprised of computational linguists, data scientists and programmers
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Solution Architect

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.

In order to deliver value to our customers we provide solutions that address complex customer problems.  SparkCognition is seeking a Solutions Architect to help develop the next generation of SparkCognition’s Fabric (SCF) based solutions.  The Solution Architect will be part of a cross-product team that includes data scientists and software engineers working together to create SCF based solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Design and define scalable repeatable architectural patterns that can be used to satisfy a variety of customer use cases.
  • Utilize a combination of SparkCognition core services and product services, along Azure cloud services to build out repeatable solutions.
  • Define, validate and document the solution architectures.
  • Communicate the architectures to a variety of business and technical stakeholders. 
  • Identify and communicate additional technical requirements to the development teams to satisfy additional solution patterns.
  • Deliver proof of concepts, prototypes and solution implementations.
  • 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.
  • 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 share what you know and to learn what you don’t.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience working on software solutions or architecture
  • Experience working directly with customers, business, and technical stakeholders
  • Experience implementing ML solutions
  • Experience with IIoT and big data solutions
  • Experience working with Azure, AWS or Google
  • Experience with Python, Java, C# or Scala
  • Have a desire to better yourself and those around you
  • Enjoys working on a collaborative team with other individuals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Understanding of data science techniques and workflows
  • Worked on teams using an Agile framework.
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Services

Senior Data Scientist

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

Services, Senior Data Scientist

 

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 order to deliver value to our customers, we provide solutions that address complex customer problems.

The Services team is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join us in ensuring that our customers value from their engagement with us. As a Senior Data Scientist, you’ll bring your knowledge and proven data science expertise to design and build machine learning-based solutions that help our customers make well-informed decisions. 

Qualified candidates are deeply analytical with keen understanding of business process and programs and the ability to translate data and insights. They will have a track record of driving successful data science initiatives for business and customer facing outcomes.

This is a highly visible role that offers significant professional development opportunity, as well as the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to SparkCognition’s success and that of its customers.

Responsibilities

  • Independently and effectively engage with external technical stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand and solve critical business problems through the application of cutting-edge artificial intelligence
  • Design and deploy machine learning models for commercial and industrial applications, such as anomaly detection, prescriptive maintenance, and fraud detection
  • Lead all phases of the data science process from data exploration and processing, feature selection and engineering, model training and testing, and information synthesis
  • Maintain and apply deep understanding and application of all relevant SparkCognition products / technologies to support ongoing projects and proposal work
  • Pioneer procedures and/or automated toolsets to more efficiently and effectively perform data science activities
  • Contribute to AI product development and key data science research areas, internally and externally
  • Propose new projects or initiatives that will yield business benefits and evaluate project plans and proposals.
  • Partner with and guide other data scientists in developing and applying ML expertise in developing and delivering novel solutions.
  • Serve as a people manager to other data scientists, as needed

Requirements

  • Strong understanding of Data Science, including basic elements of machine learning, statistics, probability, and modeling.
  • Significant experience with Data Science programming languages, such as Python, R, Matlab
  • Significant experience with machine learning frameworks, such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Theano, and Keras. 
  • Applied knowledge of ML techniques/algorithms including: linear models, neural networks, decision trees, Bayesian techniques, clustering, and anomaly detection
  • Significant experience managing large volumes of data (terabytes or more)
  • Experience with leading project teams, specifically data science teams
  • Strong written and verbal communications, ability to translate complex technical topics to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to form strong working relationships with team members, cross departmentally, customers' technical teams, and executive leadership
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related scientific discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree (or 5-8 years of equivalent experience) in one of the fields above
  • Experience with distributed computing, such as Hadoop, Spark, or an MPP environment
  • Experience with developing application on full stack of HTTP, JSON, REST, React, Java/C#, SQL and no-SQL databases
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing
  • Prior work experience in one or more of the following industries: Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Oil & Gas, Utilities
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Data Scientist

Location Austin, TX
Experience Mid-Level

Services, Data Scientist

 

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 order to deliver value to our customers, we provide solutions that address complex customer problems.

The Services team is looking for a Data Scientist to join us in ensuring that our customers value from their engagement with us. As a Data Scientist, you’ll bring your knowledge and proven data science expertise to design and build machine learning-based solutions that help our customers make well-informed decisions. 

Qualified candidates are deeply analytical with keen understanding of business process and programs and the ability to translate data and insights. They will have a track record of driving successful data science initiatives for business and customer facing outcomes.

This is a highly visible role that offers significant professional development opportunity, as well as the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to SparkCognition’s success and that of its customers.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with other data scientists and project teams in developing and applying ML expertise in developing and delivering novel customer solutions
  • Independently and effectively engage with external technical stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand and solve critical business problems through the application of cutting-edge artificial intelligence
  • Design and deploy machine learning models for commercial and industrial applications, such as anomaly detection, prescriptive maintenance, and fraud detection
  • Lead all phases of the data science process from data exploration and processing, feature selection and engineering, model training and testing, and information synthesis
  • Maintain and apply deep understanding and application of all relevant SparkCognition products / technologies to support ongoing projects and proposal work
  • Use and/or pioneer procedures and/or automated toolsets to more efficiently and effectively perform data science activities
  • Contribute to AI product development and key data science research areas, internally and externally

Requirements

  • Strong understanding of Data Science, including basic elements of machine learning, statistics, probability, and modeling.
  • Experience with Data Science programming languages, such as Python, R, Matlab
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks, such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Theano, and Keras. 
  • Applied knowledge of ML techniques/algorithms including: linear models, neural networks, decision trees, Bayesian techniques, clustering, and anomaly detection
  • Experience managing large volumes of data (terabytes or more)
  • Experience with participating in and/or leading project teams, specifically data science teams
  • Strong written and verbal communications, ability to translate complex technical topics to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to form strong working relationships with team members, cross departmentally, customers' technical teams, and executive leadership
  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related scientific discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate or Doctorate degree (or equivalent experience) in one of the fields above
  • Experience with distributed computing, such as Hadoop, Spark, or an MPP environment
  • Experience with developing application on full stack of HTTP, JSON, REST, React, Java/C#, SQL and no-SQL databases
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing
  • Prior work experience in one or more of the following industries: Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Oil & Gas, Utilities
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Front End Developer

Location Austin, TX
Experience Mid-Level

Front End Developer

 

SparkCognition’s Professional Services team is looking for an experienced Frontend Developer with experience in Frontend UI design, development and the React framework. You will be expected to contribute to all aspects of design and execution, including pitching your ideas, working with customer requirements (visual design, interaction design, and prototyping), and partnering with cross-organization teams to bring ideas to reality. 

 

 

 

 Responsibilities and Required Skills: 

  • 3+ years of frontend development experience, 5+ years general software development
  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML and frontend development methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge of the React framework and ecosystem including state management technologies (Redux, GraphQL, etc)
  • Hands-on architect with the ability to write well documented, extensible code.
  • Experience building performant, scalable single page web applications that support both modern and legacy web browsers 
  • Participate in defining design and coding best practices for the team and organization-wide.
  • Experience with REST APIs and working with backend developers to create cohesive applications
  • Proficiency understanding cross-platform, cross-browser and cross device compatibility issues and workarounds.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices for code quality, architecture, accessibility, and usability.
  • Continuous learner that is constantly learning about new technologies and is able to determine whether they should be used and what the best approach is for a particular project
  • A passion for user-centered design, web standards, usability, and clean code.
  • Good collaboration skills and ability to work with frontend architects and team leads
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills

 

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Senior DevOps Engineer

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

SparkCognition’s Professional Services team is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to design, build, deliver and support machine-learning solution infrastructure for both SparkCognition and its customers. You will work with management to define requirements and take the lead on operational and customer-facing technical projects. We are looking for someone who can come in and immediately make an impact helping guide, through hands-on mentorship, DevOps engineers in best practices and architectural design while communicating with customers effectively.

Responsibilities

  • Architect and 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
  • Work with customer IT staff and cloud architects to build & maintain customer-hosted environments
  • Implement best practices for always-up, always-available services
  • Proactively communicate project & task status to project stakeholders
  • Occasional on-call support and customer meetings which may include irregular hours as needed
  • Lead and mentor DevOps engineers

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software development or DevOps experience (full life-cycle object-oriented development a plus)
  • Must have strong communication skills and be able to interact with clients
  • 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 extensive experience with production cloud environments on AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Must have strong experience with at least one programming language: Bash, Python, C#, Java
  • Must have experience with development operations of continuous integration, automated testing, and automation of the dev process
  • Experience designing and rolling out scalable infrastructure using container orchestration systems like Kubernetes
  • Strong experience with relational databases / SQL queries as well as NoSQL databases is a plus
  • Experience in monitoring, metrics collection, and reporting using open-source tools is a plus
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Senior Engagement Manager

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

The Senior Engagement Manager will work with customer executives and subject matter experts, as well as SparkCognition business and technical teams, to drive successful implementation of SparkCognition's services and products to ensure the solution delivers expected customer value.

A successful candidate is a skilled project manager with experience in software delivery and professional services. Technical skills in machine learning, data integration, application development, and/or production operations are highly valued, as well as domain experience in any of the following areas: Automotive, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Oil & Gas, Utilities. Domain experience in CPG/Manufacturing is a must.

This is a highly visible role that offers the opportunity to meaningfully drive SparkCognition and its customers' success, as well as professional development

Responsibilities

Qualified candidates have a minimum of 10-12 years of professional experience. The successful candidate will oversee the entire software implementation life cycle, including the following activities:

  • Lead an engagement team to perform implementation activities, working with SparkCognition team members from Sales, Data Science, Software Engineering, Product Management, Professional Services, Support, and Finance teams
  • Track, anticipate and address challenges before they become risks
  • Effectively and proactively communicate with customers on execution and build a trusted relationship
  • Ensure the adoption of SparkCognition's solutions by supporting product training, collecting product feedback, advocating for customer needs, etc.
  • Manage activities for custom application development, including but not limited to discovery, requirements gathering
  • Support value definition and ensure value capture for customer projects and accounts
  • Oversee projects across customer account(s) to drive successful outcomes and account growth
  • Advise internal stakeholders on opportunities for product development and solution applications/use cases aligned to customers and SparkCognition's interests
  • Support SparkCognition's executive leadership in implementing and scaling best practices within the organization to continuously improve the company's offerings and customer experience
  • Travel to customer sites, as needed (varies on a project basis)

Requirements

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of project/program management experience, ideally with implementing SaaS solutions
  • Significant domain experience in Consumer Packaged Goods/Manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate and work with a variety of stakeholders including senior executives, subject matter experts, software engineers, data scientists, etc.
  • Effectively collaborate across customer and internal teams to solve problems, define scope and timelines, manage against a plan, and provide project/product direction based on customer feedback
  • Ability to translate between business and technical domains
  • Highly organized, self-directed business style, with strong ability to prioritize
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously as well as effectively collaborate across teams and to work in a diverse, fast paced environment
  • Bachelor degree, ideally in a technical field (e.g. CS, engineering); Masters preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior work experience in one or more of the following industries: Automotive, Supply Chain, Oil & Gas, Utilities
  • Exposure to and/or interest in artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive maintenance, natural language processing

 

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Senior Software Engineer

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

SparkCognition’s Professional Services team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to design, build, deliver and support custom powerful software solutions. You will work with upper management to define software requirements and take the lead on operational and customer-facing technical projects. We are looking for someone who can come in and immediately make an impact helping guide, through hands-on mentorship of software engineers in software best practices and architectural design as well as being able to communicate with customers effectively.

Responsibilities

  • Design, architect, and develop high-quality software to advance the platform functionality of our products as well as for customer engagements
  • Provide leadership and mentor junior engineers through code reviews, requirements documentation, architectural design and technology selection
  • Contribute to all phases in the software lifecycle
  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
  • Direct interface with SparkCognition clients via phone, web, or on site including best practices on usage of our APIs and technologies
  • Drive development and implementation of our client's requests and customizations
  • Develop and ship software supporting a highly available, fault tolerant SaaS application
  • Develop scalable solutions using distributed computing techniques
  • Converse with customers regarding feedback, progress, and project requirements

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of proven experience as a Senior Software Engineer.
  • 3+ years of Python, JavaScript and Java
  • A passion for continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Familiarity with microservice architectures and API design
  • In-depth knowledge of both relational (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and non-relational databases (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Familiarity with various operating systems (Linux, Mac OS, Windows)
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • BS/BA in Computer Science or a related degree
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Sales

Account Executive - Manufacturing Vertical

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 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.

We are looking for a dynamic Account Executive to join our growing team!  This person will be is responsible for direct sales of AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence/Machine learning) solutions to both new and existing Process Manufacturing accounts within the US. 

Are you passionate about fully understanding a client’s needs? Are you excited about discussing a company’s products or services and making sure they are delivered on time, on budget, and to a client’s standards?  If the answer is yes, we want to talk to you! 

If you were already working for us you would be: 

  • Using a disciplined sales process to Develop and execute long-term consultative sales strategies to win new logos and grow a pipeline for us to meet business revenue plans
  • Assisting in the development of project scope and ROI analysis using value selling techniques to quantify project ROI and structure commercial deals accordingly
  • Applying and growing your skills in consultative sales, technical solutions, and industry applications 
  • Collaborating with our sales, technical, executive, product development, financial, and other support resources to deliver extraordinary client engagements and repeat business opportunities
  • Leveraging sales & marketing resources for target opportunity identification and access
  • Properly managing expectations, both internally and externally, while translating technical terms into everyday language/conversation 
  • Providing formal and timely status reports to sales management which includes forecast, pipeline, and activity summary information while monitoring & reporting revenue and pipeline results weekly using Salesforce
  • Develop strong business & financial knowledge of our offerings
  • Demonstrating a strong understanding of AI/ML and other emerging technology trends articulating their impact on business decisions within your assigned Vertical or Geography

You may be a fit for our team if you: 

  • Have 10+ years of work experience in an enterprise software solutions sales role
  • Have proven sales success and/or work experience in the Process Manufacturing vertical Bachelor's degree
  • Have software industry experience
  • Have the ability to open new markets and penetrate whitespace accounts
  • Have a strong background and proven 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

It would be amazing if you have: 

  • 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: Consumer Packaged Goods, Top Tier Consulting Firm
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Account Executive - Power Gen & Utilities Vertical

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 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.

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) is required
  • Demonstrated sales success and/or work experience in power generation, utility, and/or alternative energy vertical is required
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Software industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to open new markets and penetrate whitespace accounts.
  • 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: Energy and Utilities, Top Tier Consulting Firm.
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Pre Sales Solution Architect

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 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.

We are looking for a Pre Sales Solutions Architect 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
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Pre Sales Solution Architect - LATAM

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 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.

We are looking for a talented and driven Pre Sales Solutions Architect to cover Mexico and Latin America.

If you were already working for us, you would be:

  • Providing web and in-person product overview and demonstrations of SparkCognition’s software products to potential customers and partners
  • Designing and Architecting Complex ML Solutions
  • Completing technical sections of proposals and RFPs
  • Engaging with product management to stay current on the product roadmap and deeper technical aspects of the solution suite
  • Following up with customer technical point of contacts to answer outstanding questions and exceed customer expectations
  • Conducting product training for key prospects or pilot customers

You might be a great fit for our team if you have: 

  • Experience with advanced analytics, data, and business intelligence is preferred
  • Experience in solutions, project delivery in complex industrial environments
  • Experience in an early-stage startup required along with experience in a large, professional sales organization desirable
  • 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
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish required. Portuguese is a plus
  • 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
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Information Technology

Site Reliability Engineer

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.

SparkCognition is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer who can help drive SparkCognition’s production operations initiatives. The ideal candidate has experience in monitoring and maintaining production systems, issue resolution, automation, and continuous improvement. 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 ensure the stability of advanced machine-learning solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Suggest improvements to monitoring processes and tools as needed
  • Deploy production infrastructure, product releases, and maintain systems.
  • Document system requirements, configurations, procedures, changes, incidents, and problem resolution.
  • Work with DevOps to understand product deployments, configurations, and promotion of code from QA to staging and production environments
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of outages & performance issues, and provide feedback to appropriate teams to prevent similar reoccurrences.
  • Participate in on-call rotation with the ability to respond to the needs of a 24x7 environment.
  • Incorporate monitoring of systems & applications to prevent system disruptions and ensure that required Service Level Objectives (SLOs) Agreements (SLAs) are met.
  • Notify appropriate teams of performance issues and trends.
  • Research technologies & perform other related duties as assigned

 Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience on Linux CLI, typically systems administration and/or engineering
  • 1+ year experience with at least one cloud provider platform (AWS, GCP, or Azure)
  • Proficiency in deploying and managing Kubernetes clusters and container-based microservices
  • Proficiency in managing and maintaining both the infrastructure and the key networking components (DNS, Kubernetes ingress, load balancing) of a successful application running on Kubernetes
  • Log monitoring of key metrics using Prometheus/Loki/Grafana to integrate and forward alerts to on-call rotations in Slack/OpsGenie
  • Ability to implement automation and industry best practices to run our large-scale, rapidly growing infrastructure as reliably and securely as possible.
  • Ability to architect system components to be highly available, with ample disaster recovery strategies in place.

 Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with DevOps workflows (Git, Jenkins, Spinnaker, Helm)
  • Proficiency with Terraform (or similar infrastructure-as-code deployment templating tool)
  • Experience with Ansible (or similar configuration management tool: Salt, Chef, Puppet)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL or MySQL databases, particularly the ability to run SQL queries to gather information about and debug the application stack
  • Programming experience in one or more languages such as Python, Ruby, Go
  • Experience with Agile methodologies using Jira to track tasks
  • Experience with event streaming and messaging technologies (Apache Kafka, and GCP Pub/Sub or similar message queue: AWS SQS, Azure Service Bus)

 

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Product Management

Senior Product Manager

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

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 Product Manager for its SparkPredict product line, a highly awarded AI-driven software solution that is disrupting traditional approaches to industrial asset management. The ideal candidate will combine strategic thinking, a process-oriented approach, domain knowledge, and a learning mindset. At SparkCognition, you will immerse yourself in cutting-edge research and work with the latest technologies to deliver value in the Industrial IoT, manufacturing, and Defense spaces.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating with product engineering, QA, and data science on product roadmap and release planning, adhering to agile development principles.
  • Working with customers to solicit feedback to help solve critical problems through development and implementation of software rooted in AI models and analytics
  • Maintaining a consistent definition of value as the software evolves
  • Researching market trends including competitor and partnership analysis
  • Taking ownership of customer adoption, working alongside key stakeholders from product marketing, sales, services and support
  • Contributing to customer proposals/RFPs
  • Assist with product strategy formulation, communication of product strategy to company executives and customer sponsors, and go to market strategy definition
  • Assist with evaluating and driving designs to enhance software, platform architecture, and ML model approaches

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree or above (or equivalent industry experience), in Engineering, Business (e.g. MBA), Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 6+ years professional experience in software, energy/industrial, management and/or system integration consulting industries
  • Understanding and experience using machine learning techniques and algorithms, data science programming languages, big data analytics, distributed computing, and cloud platforms and related architectures. (Preferred but not required)
  • Role is based in Austin, TX (re-location options available if required)
  • Willingness to travel up to 20%

Desirable Attributes

  • Ability to communicate with customers and business executives
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and deliver with timeliness and quality
  • Ability to lead by influence and drive change as needed
  • A learning mindset and willingness to learn new technologies
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Strategy

Corporate Development & Strategy Associate

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.

SparkCognition is seeking a Corporate Development & Strategy Associate to play a key role in the organic and inorganic growth of this company. The Associate will work directly with the Director of Business Development & Strategy and the Chief Business Officer and be involved in transformative projects which include acquisitions, capital raises, large customer transactions, internal product strategy, go-to-market strategy, etc. The Associate must have a strong work ethic and be willing to provide strategic marketing and business development leadership, analytical thinking, strong project management skills, and a fresh perspective to every project. The Associate will have plenty of access to the executive team and be in the thick of projects that will help transform the Company. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and effectively manage complex business projects from beginning-to-end
  • Build strong client relationships through effective interpersonal skills
  • Responsible for all corporate development activities including recognizing potential acquisition targets and executing on them
  • 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

  • 2+ years of experience post-undergrad in either Consulting or Investment Banking is highly preferred
  • 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 Corp Dev, 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 (preference for McKinsey, Bain, BCG) and/or investment banking 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
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Product Marketing

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Location Austin, TX
Experience Experienced

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 looking for an experienced, agile, and creative Senior Product Marketing Manager to join a growing team that operates in a collaborative, fast-paced work environment. Candidates must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and bear the confidence to drive through ambiguity and help define evolving priorities.

We’re also looking for critical thinkers and assertive problem solvers. Someone with a strong analytical acumen who is willing to track projects from start to finish, with a keen eye for detail and a willingness to do whatever it takes to meet aggressive deadlines. 

As a Senior Product Marketing Manager: You’ll be instrumental in defining and executing the go-to-market strategy for our core Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) technologies. You will execute in a broad capacity across product marketing disciplines, including (but not limited to): segmentation, product positioning, sales enablement, demand generation, and content strategy. 

This role focuses on maximizing near-term opportunities, while also building strategic, long-term programs to increase demand for our products. Operating in a highly cross-functional and entrepreneurial environment, this role has an ability to make an immediate, significant impact on the business. Put your ideas into action and see results!

Responsibilities

  • Owns and develops customer personas, product positioning, messaging, and proof points for SparkCognition's solution portfolio and core AI technologies
  • Investigates, quantifies, and qualifies emerging market trends and opportunities, delivering strategic guidance to the organization
  • Coordinates go-to-market strategy and activities for direct and indirect channels
  • Delivers product enablement training to global sales, SDR, and marketing teams
  • Supports sales teams with enablement tools and assets, applying strategic targeting criteria to help qualify and advance opportunities
  • Coordinates content development and strategy including writing white papers, industry articles, updating collateral, creating demos, etc.
  • Consults with demand generation team on campaigns, tactics, messages used to generate new leads and analyzes activity and sales metrics
  • Evangelizes products to customers through demos and trade shows 
  • Collects customer anecdotes and feedback to inform messaging, tactics, product roadmap
  • Establishes relationships with industry analysts and generates influence
  • Performs competitive research to develop and update intelligence on similar products in market space

Qualifications

  • Must have 5+ years of product marketing experience for SaaS products
  • Must have understanding of data science, advanced analytics, and related fields
  • Exhibits excellent communication and presentation skills with experience presenting to all levels of an organization
  • Able to clearly identify and articulate product value and differentiation
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment as a team player with stakeholders in product, sales, demand gen marketing, corporate communications, video production, design, and customer success
  • Background or domain expertise in energy, financial services, manufacturing, CPG, automotive, cybersecurity, and/or defense industries is a plus
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