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

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WHY WORK HERE

Leave your mark

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

Do the impossible

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

Be part of a community

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

Together, we’re changing industries

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

OUR POSITIONS
Customer Success

SparkCognition is looking for a dynamic and motivated leader to manage a team of Data Scientists that are developing products using Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data technologies. The ideal candidate is a strong leader who loves to build complex products with a team consisting of high-performing and talented individuals. As a leader, you will be responsible for other Data Scientists in both research and technical aspects of their projects. If you are passionate about driving teams to exceptional performance, growth and challenge, this is the job for you. To be successful in this role, you must be self-motivated, driven and able to help the team in whatever way necessary including hands-on development.

Responsibilities 

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


Qualifications 

  • Graduate degree, Ph.D. preferred, in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, Economics, or a related scientific discipline
  • Strong understanding of machine learning, cognitive computing, natural language processing, statistics, and modeling techniques 
  • 5+ years in positions applying machine learning, natural language processing, data science, and analytics.
  • 3+ years managing projects as a technical project leader
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to summarize technically complex information for a non-technical audience
  • Strong 'can do' attitude, thrives in a dynamic, fast paced environment with many simultaneous projects 
  • Experience working with Big data, Cloud, AI or Machine Learning technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively work with all stakeholders to improve data and business processes and to negotiate priorities 

Additional qualifications

  • Experience with distributed computing, such as Hadoop, Spark, or an MPP environment
  • Experience with developing application on full stack of HTTP, JSON, REST, Angular JS, Java/C#, Python, SQL and no-SQL databases
  • Expertise in R, Python or similar Machine Learning languages/packages
  • Experience with NLP, Big Data Analytics, and Graphing techniques

US Citizenship is required

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Engineering

SparkCognition is a global leader in cognitive computing analytics. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-Powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, and reliability of IT, OT, and the IIoT. Our technology is capable of harnessing real time sensor data and learning from it continuously, allowing for more accurate risk mitigation and prevention policies to intervene and avert disasters.

In 2017, we won the #1 fastest growing startup in Austin from the Austin Business Journal.

SparkCognition is looking for a technical, hands-on SDIT with experience validating web applications written in full-stack JavaScript. Bonus points if the candidate has experience using the Nightwatch.js testing framework, but should be comfortable with Node and the Selenium testing suite.

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

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

Required Skills/Experience

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

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

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SparkCognition is a global leader in cognitive computing analytics. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, and reliability of IT, OT, and the IIoT. Our technology is capable of harnessing real time sensor data and learning from it continuously, allowing for more accurate risk mitigation and prevention policies to intervene and avert disasters.

The SparkCognition Labs team works on developing solutions in autonomy and robotics for unmanned aircraft. We are looking for a self-motivated and driven backend developer with a "get stuff done" attitude to join our unmanned aircraft team and build a system capable of managing hundreds of autonomous agents. The right candidate will be part of the team developing the blockchain-enabled platform that streams data from all agents, processes and send out commands in real time.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience or B.Sc or M.Sc in Computer Science
  • Proficiency in either Python, Java, or C/C++
  • Proficiency with PostgresSQL or other relational databases and NoSQL databases
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment
  • Experience with SVN or Git

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

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SparkCognition is a global leader in cognitive computing analytics. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, and reliability of IT, OT, and the IIoT. Our technology is capable of harnessing real time sensor data and learning from it continuously, allowing for more accurate risk mitigation and prevention policies to intervene and avert disasters.

The SparkCognition Labs team works on developing solutions in autonomy and robotics for unmanned aircraft. We are looking for a self-motivated and driven developer with a "get stuff done" attitude to join our unmanned aircraft team and build a system capable of managing hundreds of autonomous agents. The right candidate will own the development of an interface to visualize traffic flow, modify flight paths, and a management console for the user.

In addition, this candidate will build a virtual hangar from which the agents’ functionality can be modified through visual blocks.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience or B.Sc or M.Sc in Computer Science
  • Experience developing with React/Express/Node for JavaScript
  • Experience with Sass for CSS
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment, and collaborating with different groups
  • Experience with SVN or Git
  • Experience using WebSockets and data visualization libraries like D3

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

 

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SparkCognition is looking for innovative Data Scientists to join our team to help create the next generation of analytics and artificial intelligence solutions. At SparkCognition, you will immerse yourself in cutting-edge research and work with the latest reinforcement learning technologies to deliver value for defense, security, and maintenance applications

 

Responsibilities

Building models to solve specific problems. This includes, but is not limited to:

Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
Feature engineering using various techniques for the enhancement of data
Performing feature selection on original and generated data
Using machine learning tools to develop and train models
Performing efficacy testing of the models

Building automated tools that enable data scientists to more effectively perform tasks such as data cleaning, feature generation, feature selection, or model building
Performing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
Working with a team to help solve new, never-before-solved challenges in autonomous operation and coordination.

 

Skills and qualifications

Understanding and experience using machine learning techniques and algorithms, including but not limited to: Linear Models, Neural Networks, Decision Trees, Bayesian Techniques, Clustering, Anomaly Detection, and more
Experience with data science languages, such as Python, R, MatLab, etc…
Experience with machine learning frameworks, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Theano, Keras, etc… 
Experience with deep reinforcement learning techniques such a policy gradient and actor/critic (e.g. DDPG and PPO) and toolkits like OpenAI gym.
Experience managing large volumes of data (terabytes or more)
Great communication skills
Good scripting and programming skills, especially Python
Graduate degree (or equivalent industry experience), Ph.D. preferred, in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, or a related scientific discipline
*US citizenship required

 

Desirable skills and qualifications

Active US security clearance
Experience with simulators like Gazebo, AirSim, Unity ML, etc…
Experience with developing application on full stack of HTTP, JSON, REST, React, Java/C#, SQL and no-SQL databases.

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

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SparkCognition is looking for innovative Data Scientists to join our team to help create the next
generation of analytics and artificial intelligence solutions. At SparkCognition, you will immerse
yourself in cutting-edge research and work with the latest technologies to deliver value in
object detection and recognition for defense, security, and maintenance applications


Responsibilities

Building models to solve specific problems. This includes, but is not limited to:

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

Skills and qualifications

  • Understanding and experience using machine learning techniques and algorithms,including but not limited to: Linear Models, Neural Networks, Decision Trees, BayesianTechniques, Clustering, Anomaly Detection, and more
  • Experience with data science languages, such as Python, R, MatLab, etc…
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Theano,Keras, etc… 
  • Experience using deep learning convolutional neural networks (CNNs) for image recognition and object detection (e.g.
  • Experience with toolkits like OpenCV and object detection algorithms
  • Experience managing large volumes of data (terabytes or more)
  • Great communication skills
  • Good scripting and programming skills, especially Python
  • Graduate degree (or equivalent industry experience), Ph.D. preferred, in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, or a related scientific discipline
  • US citizenship required

Desirable skills and qualifications

  • Active US security clearance
  • Experience with developing application on full stack of HTTP, JSON, REST, React,Java/C#, SQL and no-SQL databases.

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

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SparkCognition is a global leader in cognitive computing analytics. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-Powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, and reliability of IT, OT, and the IIoT. Our technology is capable of harnessing real time sensor data and learning from it continuously, allowing for more accurate risk mitigation and prevention policies to intervene and avert disasters.

In 2017, we won the #1 fastest growing startup in Austin from the Austin Business Journal.

We are seeking a talented Front-End (JavaScript) Developer to join our growing agile web development team responsible for developing large-scale, modern, cutting-edge web interfaces for our deep analytical and artificial intelligence solutions. Our web interfaces span a wide range of industries, giving you the opportunity to contribute meaningfully while broadening your professional skill set at an extremely rapid pace.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Cross-team collaboration with product, design, engineering, and data science teams to visualize, architect, and implement new products from concept to delivery
  • Contribute to multiple applications and special products at various stages, including design, implementation, unit testing, and deployment
  • Develop and maintain architecture, design patterns, and components utilizing the latest web technologies
  • Support the production team to develop and ensure real-time availability of our applications and data feeds

 

Required Skills

  • Expertise in CSS3/HTML5 and the latest ECMAScript language specs (ES2015+)
  • Expertise in JavaScript SPA frameworks such as Angular, React, Vue, etc.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality user interfaces from wireframes and/or high-fidelity mockups
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with overlapping deadlines
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills and ability to explain technical details to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Familiarity with object-oriented and functional programming paradigms
  • Familiarity with modern web application design architectures and patterns
  • Experience with JavaScript development tools such a Webpack, Gulp, Grunt, etc.
  • Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks such as Jest, Mocha/Chai, Jasmine, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of how the front-end communicates with and ties to external REST APIs and RTC services

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience contributing to the development of large-scale web applications, either as a front-end or full-stack web developer
  • 1+ years experience using an SPA framework such as Angular, React, etc.

 

Bonus Skills

  • Passionate about working on the web — keeping up with the latest frameworks and libraries (a.k.a immune to JavaScript fatigue)
  • Full-stack JavaScript experience and/or knowledge
  • Experience with cloud deployments and/or services — AWS, Google Cloud
  • Experience working with CI systems and tools — Jenkins, Gitlab, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Experience using product management software such as Jira, Trello, etc.
  • Familiarity with mobile-first, responsive web techniques
  • Strong knowledge of the latest web techniques in security, state management, client-side storage, caching, bundling, etc
  • Experience using CSS pre-processor languages such as Sass, Less, etc.
  • Experience developing in a native mobile and/or desktop environment

 

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

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

SparkCognition is seeking an innovative data scientist to join the DeepArmor team. Attackers have been easily evading signature-based antivirus solutions for years, which is why 95% of cyber breaches originate at the endpoint. SparkCognition’s DeepArmor has redefined endpoint security by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to both detect and prevent threats at machine scale. The right candidate will immerse yourself in cutting-edge research and work with the latest technologies to deliver value in the detection of malware and other security threats across multiple environments.

Responsibilities

Building models to solve specific problems. This includes, but is not limited to:

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

Skills and qualifications

Understanding and experience using machine learning techniques and algorithms, including but not limited to: Linear Models, Neural Networks, Decision Trees, Bayesian Techniques, Clustering, Anomaly Detection, and more
Experience with data science languages, such as Python, R, MatLab, etc…
Experience with machine learning frameworks, such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Theano, Keras, etc… 
Familiarity with operating systems internals (e.g. Windows, macOS, Android, Linux, iOS, etc.), including but not limited to:

Memory management
Process layout and executable file formats
System calls, linker/loader, libraries

Familiarity with threat vectors contained in documents, images, and macros
Familiarity with malware and threat detection
Experience managing large volumes of data (terabytes or more)
Great communication skills
Good scripting and programming skills, especially Python
Graduate degree (or equivalent industry experience), Ph.D. preferred, in Computer Science or a related scientific discipline

Desirable skills and qualifications

Experience with security incident response and IDS or HIDS signature development
Experience with developing an application on a full stack of HTTP, JSON, REST, React, Java/C#, SQL, and no-SQL databases.

 

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

 

 

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SparkCognition was named top 20 on CNBC’s Top 50 Disruptors of 2017, is one of the fasting growing AI companies in the world. 

The ideal DevOps Engineer has experience in running automated production infrastructure in the cloud, such as AWS, Azure, or GCP. Technology is an ever-changing field and we would like someone to help us through the change in DevOps. The position offers opportunities for building and designing a modern, automated platform in the cloud, spanning across multiple regions around the globe and supporting multiple application for our SparkPredict development teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Experience working as a server and/or network administrator in a software development environment
  • Proactively communicate project & task status to project stakeholders.
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • You’ll be writing tools to integrate systems, like connecting Jenkins to Selenium.
  • Someone well versed in systems administration with a background and understanding of software development.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Experience administering virtual server environments such as VMWare or XEN and Experience in a cloud environment, such as AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Experience supporting Windows or Linux web and database servers.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of our build, testing, and continuous integration environment
  • Experience with development operations of continuous integration, automated testing, and automation of the dev process
  • Familiar with source/revision control management systems, such as Jira, FogBugz, Mercurial, Git, BitBucket, Bugzilla, TRAC or similar.
  • Experience with at least one programming language: Perl, Shell, Bash, PHP, Python, C#, Java, C++
  • 5+ years of DevOps experience is required. 

Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)

  • 4+ years of software development experience (full life-cycle object-oriented development a plus)
  • Experience in monitoring, metrics collection, and reporting using open source tools

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Finance

Have you developed and managed financial forecasting models to predict key metrics?

SparkCognition was just named the #1 fastest growing business in Austin and our CEO Amir Husain was named the Top Technology Entrepreneur of the Year by the Austin Business Journal.

In fact, we have raised more than $48 million in total funding in the past two years from investors and direct customers.  SparkCognition, named top 20 on CNBC’s Top 50 Disruptors of 2017, is one of the fastest growing AI companies in the world. Our technology is deployed across dozens of enterprise environments with some of the largest global organizations, covering O&G, utility, manufacturing, finance, government, defense, and aerospace. 

The Financial Controller is the owner of all financial accounting for SparkCognition. the position will have an active role managing the accounting team and take an active role establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures for the company. This position will “own” the financial reporting function and play a significant role in establishing effective systems to facilitate that process. The Financial Controller will also be responsible for all regulatory reporting and financial risk management. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Manages the external annual audit process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a Financial controller
  • 10+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

 

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

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Marketing

SparkCognition, named top 20 on CNBC’s Top 50 Disruptors of 2017, is one of the fasting growing AI companies in the world. Our technology is deployed across dozens of enterprise environments with some of the largest global organizations, covering O&G, utility, manufacturing, finance, government, defense, and aerospace.

 

SparkCognition cares about its team members, invests in their development, supports their needs, and rewards their creativity and initiative. This role will provide you the opportunity to supercharge your career trajectory. SparkCognition is well funded and our growth is driven by customer demand from the likes of Boeing, Verizon, Honeywell, Invenergy, Dover Energy Automation, Flowserve, the US Air Force, and many others.

 

An ideal candidate will have a foundational understanding of digital marketing and automation. 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’ll do

Assist in regular maintenance and administration of Pardot

Support multi-channel automated digital marketing campaigns

Optimize marketing campaigns, including display ads, email, landing pages, blog posts, and social posts

Build meaningful reports that measure campaign performance

Keyword research, management, and ongoing optimization

 

Critical success factors

Comfortable with technical subject matter

Strong attention to detail

Eagerness to learn new marketing skills and strategies

Top-notch problem-solving skills

Team-player

Self-motivated

Solution-focused

 

Requirements

Marketing experience

Experience with basic digital marketing activities – SEO, SEM, online advertising, email marketing

Experience working in Salesforce and marketing automation platforms

Experience working in Wordpress

Excellent written communication skills

 

Bonus credit for:

Hands-on experience with Pardot

CRM experience (preferably Salesforce)

Basic HTML/CSS

 

 

 

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SparkCognition, named top 20 on CNBC’s Top 50 Disruptors of 2017, is one of the fasting growing AI companies in the world. Our technology is deployed across dozens of enterprise environments with some of the largest global organizations, covering O&G, utility, manufacturing, finance, government, defense, and aerospace.

SparkCognition cares about its team members, invests in their development, supports their needs, and rewards their creativity and initiative. This role will provide you the opportunity to supercharge your career trajectory. SparkCognition is well funded and our growth is driven by customer demand from the likes of Boeing, Verizon, Honeywell, Invenergy, Dover Energy Automation, Flowserve, the US Air Force, and many others.

SparkCognition is seeking a Marketing Intern to play an integral role in our marketing, media, and corporate communications. This paid internship requires a highly motivated and results-driven personality with strong communication skills who will thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who wants to work as part of a skilled team to gain valuable experience with a variety of products and industries.

Responsibilities:

Assist the Marketing and Communications team to execute the tactical aspects of our marketing, messaging, and PR plan

Help create and promote social media content regularly to grow the company’s brand awareness (blog posts, contributed articles, etc.)

Conduct research and outreach to evangelize the company’s brand

Work with the marketing team to execute our content distribution strategy (e.g. case studies, product videos, blog posts, Quora/forum responses) to share our company mission with the world

Assist in the development of social media content calendar and procedures

Reach out to existing publishing partners to ensure they receive a steady flow of original and promoted content

Help create and maintain ad campaigns on Google Adwords

Perform other tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications:

Junior or Senior of a four-year university preferred

Available for at least two-consecutive semesters

Availability to work a minimum of 15 hours onsite per week during the Fall and Spring academic terms

Proficient in writing and editing

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Detail-oriented self-starter who can independently manage deadlines

Positive attitude and team player

Preferred Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of WordPress CMS

Experience developing content (blog posts, infographic, website copy, etc.)

 

Compensation:

Hourly based compensation

Pay will be determined on merit and capability

 

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SparkCognition, named top 20 on CNBC’s Top 50 Disruptors of 2017, is one of the fasting growing AI companies in the world. Our technology is deployed across dozens of enterprise environments with some of the largest global organizations, covering O&G, utility, manufacturing, finance, government, defense, and aerospace.

SparkCognition cares about its team members, invests in their development, supports their needs, and rewards their creativity and initiative. This role will provide you the opportunity to supercharge your career trajectory. SparkCognition is well funded and our growth is driven by customer demand from the likes of Boeing, Verizon, Honeywell, Invenergy, Dover Energy Automation, Flowserve, the US Air Force, and many others.

SparkCognition is seeking a Marketing Intern to play an integral role in our marketing, media, and corporate communications. This paid internship requires a highly motivated and results-driven personality with strong communication skills who will thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who wants to work as part of a skilled team to gain valuable experience with a variety of products and industries.

 

Responsibilities:

Assist the Marketing and Communications team to execute the tactical aspects of our marketing, messaging, and PR plan

Help create and promote social media content regularly to grow the company’s brand awareness (blog posts, contributed articles, etc.)

Conduct research and outreach to evangelize the company’s brand

Work with the marketing team to execute our content distribution strategy (e.g. case studies, product videos, blog posts, Quora/forum responses) to share our company mission with the world

Assist in the development of social media content calendar and procedures

Reach out to existing publishing partners to ensure they receive a steady flow of original and promoted content

Help create and maintain ad campaigns on Google Adwords

Perform other tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications:

Junior or Senior of a four-year university preferred

Proficient in writing and editing

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Detail-oriented self-starter who can independently manage deadlines

Positive attitude and team player

Preferred Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of WordPress CMS

Experience developing content (blog posts, infographic, website copy, etc.)

 

Compensation:

Hourly based compensation

Pay will be determined on merit and capability

 

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Product Engineering

SparkCognition is looking for a dynamic, energetic, technical and motivated product strategist to manage and help develop products using Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data technologies. The ideal candidate is a strong leader who loves to build complex products with a team consisting of high performing, talented team.

As a product strategist, you will be working across the board with engineers, customers, and executives to help guide products from conception to launch. Your role will bridge the technical and business worlds as you design deployable products that our customers love. You have a bias toward action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at the speed of innovation. To be successful in this role, you must be self-motivated, driven, and looking to move the frontiers of technology.

Responsibilities

·         Create and execute a product roadmap aligned with SparkCognition's mission

·         Gather product requirements via customer conversations and meetings

·         Define the long-term product vision and strategy

·         Work with world-class engineers

·         Engage with Product Marketing on product messaging and positioning

·         Train a technical sales force on product usage and best fit

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SparkCognition, named in WSJ’s Top 25 AI and Tech Companies to watch in 2018, is one of Austin’s most dynamic startups, applying artificial intelligence to the field of cyber security.  By leveraging machine learning to break down the DNA of malware, SparkCognition is redefining the cyber security market and has garnered acclaim from industry analysts.  SparkCognition has won numerous awards including Gartner’s “Cool Vendor”, CB Insights “AI 100” and Austin A-List “Hottest Startups”.  If you have the passion and desire to disrupt industries, protect the world from cyberattacks, and be at the forefront of artificial intelligence, we want you to join us!

The inside sales/sales development representative will work within SparkCognition’s Industrial Internet of Things Business Unit as well as field marketing to penetrate new business opportunities within specific industries and market segments.  This position requires aggressive identification and qualification of new business opportunities/prospects through cold calling, email, web, and offline based initiatives.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • We are looking for a hunter who likes digging up names and being persistent to secure a phone appointment and close a deal.  We do not hire order takers.
  • Rarely (if ever) have deals been handed to you, and you work smarter than your peers.
  • Prior experience preferably in information security and software selling.
  • Cold calling / emailing experience in enterprise or B2B lead generating environments.
  • You like keeping an up-to-date CRM of calls, emails logged, opportunities created, so your progress can be measured by yourself and management.  Salesforce experienced a plus.
  • Comfortable giving phone presentations often and leading discussions with prospects.
  • Ideal candidates will have a proven track record selling in startups with new, or early to market products, to enterprises.
  • Organized, disciplined, and independent in their sales process.

What you will do:

  • Proactively prospect new business opportunities with target accounts via prospecting tools, and social media.
  • Follow up on marketing-generated leads from events and website.
  • Drive traffic to various online and offline events including (but not limited to) tradeshows, webinars, and seminars
  • You will perform the entire sales cycle from prospect identification to opportunity close by phone and conference calls.
  • Limited travel for occasional events and conferences to generate leads.
  • Ability to understand and communicate SparkCognition’s positioning initially in the information security space and eventually all products around artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Educate prospects/customers about terminology, features, and benefits of products to drive engagements.
  • Comfortable running product demonstrations and videos.
  • Determine if a prospect is a qualified opportunity.
  • Determine and understand a prospect’s primary issues to match a product.
  • Frequently add to and update Salesforce with calls, emails, leads and opportunities.
  • Professionally represent yourself and SparkCognition to prospects, customers, and vendors.

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

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SparkCognition is a global leader in cognitive computing analytics. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-Powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, and reliability of IT, OT, and the IIoT. Our technology is capable of harnessing real-time sensor data and learning from it continuously, allowing for more accurate risk mitigation and prevention policies to intervene and avert disasters.

In 2017, we won the #1 fastest growing startup in Austin from the Austin Business Journal

This Account Executive role would include: 

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


Requirements: 

  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, MIS, or other relevant disciplines.
  • MBA is preferred
  • Requires a minimum of 10+ years of experience in the sales, marketing, or technical support of computer software
  • Previous experience in selling Enterprise software solutions.
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs require 
  • Provide product demonstrations and general support to prospective customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strategic selling skills, skills in analyzing and evaluating territory dynamics to develop and implement a sales plan. 
  • Ability to initiate and lead
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment; ability to relate technical and business concepts to SparkCognition applications and user needs; ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to travel on a frequent basis

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

 

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SparkCognition is a global leader in cognitive computing analytics. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-Powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, and reliability of IT, OT, and the IIoT. Our technology is capable of harnessing real-time sensor data and learning from it continuously, allowing for more accurate risk mitigation and prevention policies to intervene and avert disasters.

In 2017, we won the #1 fastest growing startup in Austin from the Austin Business Journal

This Account Executive role would include: 

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


Requirements: 

  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, MIS, or other relevant disciplines.
  • MBA is preferred
  • Requires a minimum of 10+ years of experience in the sales, marketing, or technical support of computer software
  • Previous experience in selling Enterprise software solutions.
  • Ability to travel 50% or as business needs require 
  • Provide product demonstrations and general support to prospective customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strategic selling skills, skills in analyzing and evaluating territory dynamics to develop and implement a sales plan. 
  • Ability to initiate and lead
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment; ability to relate technical and business concepts to SparkCognition applications and user needs; ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to travel on a frequent basis

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

 

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SparkCognition, named top 20 on CNBC’s Top 50 Disruptors of 2017, is one of the fastest growing AI companies in the world. Our technology is deployed across dozens of enterprise environments with some of the largest global organizations, covering O&G, utility, manufacturing, finance, government, defense, and aerospace.

The ideal candidate is passionate about enterprise technology and customers. The inside sales/sales development representative will work within SparkCognition’s Defense and National Security Business Unit field as well as field marketing to penetrate new business opportunities while meeting/exceeding monthly sales targets. This position requires aggressive identification and qualification of new business opportunities/prospects through cold calling, email, web, and offline based initiatives. 

 

Basic Qualifications:

Background or experience in technology/information security/software selling
Knowledge of CRM and business intelligence software (preferably Salesforce and GovWin)
Proven track record of success (should have made quota consistently)
Creative problem-solving and strong interpersonal skills
Ability to embrace the team culture approach
Works well in a matrixed organization
Self-motivated and persistent
Ability to multi-task while achieving quota

 

What you will do:

  • Proactively prospect new business opportunities with major accounts via prospecting tools, social media, and marketing leads
  • Ability to understand and communicate SparkCognition’s positioning on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and NLP inside the enterprise security space
  • Educate prospects/customers about terminology, features, and benefits of products to drive engagements
  • Determine and understand a prospect’s primary issues to match a fitting solution
  • Ability to manage and track opportunities and pipeline in GovWin, Pardot, and Salesforce
  • Manage time effectively, meet personal goals and work effectively with members of the assigned business unit
  • Drive alignment between marketing, sales, and customer success
  • Track and report on lead, prospect, and customer journeys, buyer personas, and other marketing and sales intelligence
  • Professionally represent yourself and SparkCognition to prospects, customers, and vendors

 

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The O&G Sales Executive is responsible for using a consultative solution selling approach to grow and develop SparkCognition’s business within the O&G domain. Furthermore, the IoT Sales Executive is considered an IoT Oil and Gas domain expert that is capable of eliciting customer business initiatives and requirements and matching those with the technical capabilities with SparkCognition’s AI and machine learning IoT platform. 

 

Background Information

SparkCognition builds artificial intelligence solutions for applications in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security.  We turn data into actionable insights that help our customers forecast the future and have confidence in their decisions.

 

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Work independently within defined policies and procedures.

Innate ability to forecast, manage sales pipeline, and successfully close SparkCognition business.

Strong C-level business development, prospecting and presentation skills.

Establish executive relationships, conduct customer QBRs, advocate for the customer to rapidly knock down adoption blockers, and coordinate across multiple work streams and teams to maintain customer momentum.

Own the post-sales relationship with customers to maximize value. Work with customer technical and implementation leads and partners to manage and drive successful adoption of our Platform

Excellent communication skills and problem-solving ability.

Proven track record of exceeding sales objective and territory/account development.

Domain experience in Oil and Gas in an infrastructure and/or data systems environment with knowledge of IIOT regulations/policies for cloud-based technical solutions.

Experience working with a cross-functional and geographically dispersed team and customer base.

Ability to travel up to 40% of the time.

You will be expected to utilize our Salesforce CRM and to follow our pipeline management and forecasting process.

Bachelors degree or equivalent, MBA highly preferred

 

 

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

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The IoT Sales Executive is responsible for using a consultative solution selling approach to grow and develop SparkCognition’s business within the IoT Manufacturing domain. Furthermore, the IoT Sales Executive is considered an IoT manufacturing domain expert that is capable of eliciting customer business initiatives and requirements and matching those with the technical capabilities with SparkCognition’s AI and machine learning IoT platform. 

 

Background Information

SparkCognition builds artificial intelligence solutions for applications in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security.  We turn data into actionable insights that help our customers forecast the future and have confidence in their decisions.

 

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Work independently within defined policies and procedures.

Innate ability to forecast, manage sales pipeline, and successfully close SparkCognition business.

Strong C-level, business development, prospecting and presentation skills.

Establish executive relationships, conduct customer QBRs, advocate for the customer to rapidly knock down adoption blockers, and coordinate across multiple work streams and teams to maintain customer momentum.

Own the post-sales relationship with customers to maximize value. Work with customer technical and implementation leads and partners to manage and drive successful adoption of our platform.

Excellent communication skills and problem-solving ability.

Proven track record of exceeding sales objectives and territory/account development.

Domain experience in Manufacturing in an infrastructure and/or data systems environment with knowledge of IIOT regulations/policies for cloud-based technical solutions.

Experience working with a cross-functional and geographically dispersed team and customer base.

Ability to travel up to 40% of the time.

You will be expected to utilize our Salesforce CRM and to follow our pipeline management and forecasting process.

Bachelors degree or equivalent, MBA highly preferred

 

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

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