About Novi

Novi Labs delivers world-class Oil & Gas forecasts via an end-to-end platform that leverages machine learning and data science. Join our talented technical team to help us improve and expand our products and further solidify our market-leading position.

Benefits of Working at Novi Labs

  • Small, talented team
  • Highly collaborative work environment 
  • High autonomy with true project ownership
  • Small company with visibility into company decisions and priorities
  • Easy line-of-sight to how your contributions directly benefit customers

The Senior Research Software Engineer Position

We are looking for a seasoned data engineer that has a passion for sound design and engineering practices and is adept at making reasoned short-term vs long-term trade-offs. In this role you will be leading the buildout of our next generation data and machine learning platform, while helping to support and transition from our current systems. This is a key role on a small team. To be successful, It will be important that you feel comfortable driving projects on your own, but also enjoy brainstorming and collaboration.

What you’ll do here

After joining Novi, you’ll collaborate hand in hand with our team of data scientists and ETL specialists. Together, we’re charting a course towards establishing an innovative greenfield platform that will unlock the power of machine-learning powered analytics products.

As a key member of our team, you’ll play a pivotal role in cultivating a culture of engineering excellence. Your responsibilities will encompass the establishment of standards and the integration of emerging technologies to uphold the zenith of software engineering practices in Python. Your expertise will contribute to the improvement of our existing analytics platform, encompassing the implementation of novel functionalities and the enhancement of both the scalability and reliability of our data transformation and storage. This will be achieved through precise profiling and optimization techniques, coupled with the strategic design of cloud computing solutions.

If you’re driven by the prospect of making a profound impact within a collaborative and forward-thinking environment, we invite you to join us at Novi. Together, we’ll continue to elevate the benchmark of data-driven solutions while nurturing your professional growth and development.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience building robust and scalable data pipelines
  • Strong foundation in software engineering principles in Python
  • Knowledge of the PyData stack (e.g. pandas) that goes deeper than the APIs
  • Experience handling, storing and linking multi-modal data types
  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle (git, CI, Docker, test, etc.)
  • Strong database knowledge (SQL & NoSQL)
  • Strong cloud architecture skills – AWS preferred

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Interest in data science or previous experience working on a data science team
  • Experience working with GIS data
  • Previous work on an agile team
  • Experience working for a start-up or small company

Cultural Fit

At Novi, the culture fit is as important as the technical fit. Our team will be a great fit for you if you:

  • Have a positive attitude and a growth mindset
  • Enjoy working on small, highly collaborative teams
  • Are self-motivated to improve your technical capacities
  • Influence without authority via well-reasoned ideas and clear communication
  • Are comfortable working cross-functionally to deliver customer impact
  • Enjoy team and company successes as much as your own
  • Take ownership of deliverables with strong attention to detail
  • Are happy to task switch when necessary to help teams succeed
  • Enjoy knowing what’s happening across the entire company

More About Novi

  • Professional work environment with a clear understanding of work/life balance
  • Flexible Leave Policy
  • Heath/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401K

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      Remote work with visits to head office in Austin, TX

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      Senior Research Software Engineer


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