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Houston, Texas

Data Engineer
Perm Role
Houston, Texas

Job Description

Our client's a leading industrial safety company located in League City, Texas, is looking for an action oriented, passionate and dedicated data engineer to assist a growing team in building out the company's connected worker platform, SmartConnect.

We are targeting the safety problem: workplace injuries and accidents cause hundreds of deaths per year and have 2.5 safety incidents per 100 workers. We are also targeting the project management problem: typical large capital projects take 20% longer and cost 80% over budget. Our focus is to reduce safety events and improve productivity with a particular focus on the turnaround or new construction environment.

The development team is based in our League City, Texas office, but will support operations globally. A typical week would include analyzing data from our field deployments, building tools to automatically clean, analyze and present data and building models and features that field personnel can use. Ideal candidate must be able to document work performed, as well as meet with internal stakeholders for feedback and information gathering.

We are seeking the following Non-Technical abilities:

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Strong levels of grit, curiosity and passion for solving interesting problems
Experience working with multiple US-based and international developers
The ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively
Must possess some measure of business acumen and/or experience in order to apply development technical skills to solve real-world problems
Demonstrated aptitude in solving business problems while strongly maintaining consistency with existing code and workflows
Ability to digest complex problems into measurable indicators.
Industry experiences relating to construction, energy, or manufacturing is a plus.


Design features that incorporate data insights
Using modeling and statistics to solve interesting business problems
Provide production support and generational improvements to existing features.


Bachelor's Degree in technical field (engineering, physics, mathematics, statistics) preferred
3 years of professional experience in data analytics
Must be professional level in Python, PostgreSQL (or equivalent), AWS (or equivalent) and building ETL pipelines.
Ability to analyze data from multiple 3rd party systems.
Knowledge in variety of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence techniques.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


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