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Data Scientist - Entry-level

Company: Liminal Insights
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout LiminalOur mission is to accelerate the clean energy transition by decreasing the cost and improving the quality of battery manufacturing. We are pioneers in advanced process inspection & manufacturing intelligence solutions in the battery industry. Our EchoStat platform uses ultrasound and data analytics to deliver unique insights that create value in battery production by speeding up time-to-market for new batteries, accelerating yield ramp for new production processes, and improving steady-state productivity.Our Culture and Values

  • We are dedicated to building a world-class, world-positive company.
  • We work closely on a foundation of mutual trust and informed decisions.
  • We value personal growth, continuous learning, and safety.
  • We believe the most innovative teams are inclusive of and celebrate all forms of diversity.About the RoleAs an entry-level Data Scientist, you will join a nimble team of engineers creating cutting-edge battery inspection equipment and software. You will be an integral part of analyzing the data produced by this equipment, developing a deeper understanding of the data's relationship to the battery's production history and performance, and creating tools and techniques to achieve those goals.On a typical day, you may: perform investigative analysis on experimental data and correlate those results with performance data; build analytics tools and visualizations to empower our engineers and customers; optimize, automate, and streamline our analytics pipeline, and integrate the pipeline with real-time data streams; or communicate your work to internal and external stakeholders with varied backgrounds.You value careful listening, thoughtful questions, and data-driven discussions. You are comfortable with gathering and distilling information to drive the direction of collaborative, open-ended projects.The ideal candidate will approach this work with a mixture of intellectual curiosity, thoughtful creativity, and methodical rigor. The ideal candidate gets great satisfaction from seeing people do great things with their work, and above all is excited to solve hard problems that have a positive impact on the worlds clean energy future.Responsibilities
    • Analyze customer and in-house data to provide actionable insights.
    • Collaborate with our Engineering team to design and build data analysis and visualization tools that provide direct impact.
    • Become the expert at understanding how ultrasound analysis of batteries correlates with quality control metrics.
    • Help customers to make data-driven decisions to improve their manufacturing processes.
    • Design and evaluate predictive models to forecast battery performance.
    • Collaborate with Product, Engineering, and cross-functional teams to inform, influence and support product strategy decisions.
    • Play an active role in the development of Liminal's data processing pipeline.
    • Contribute to the development of Liminal's analysis software and libraries.RequirementsMinimum Requirements
      • Experience programming with the Python data-science stack (NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, Matplotlib)
      • Experience creating meaningful, informative data visualizations
      • Practical experience working with and comparing large datasets
      • Exposure to predictive modeling (Classification, Clustering, Dimensionality Reduction)
      • Basic understanding of statistical methodologies and applied skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
      • Strong communication skills, with a knack for conveying findings to technical and non-technical audiences visually, verbally, and/or in writing
      • Ability to extract meaning from data and draw logical and coherent conclusions
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or related fields
      • Must be willing to be on-site at least 2 days a week.Nice to haves
        • Experience with UI/UX design
        • Experience with common software engineering practices, including version control, documentation, and unit testing
        • Experience with Fourier and/or time-series analysis
        • Familiarity with the battery industry is a plus
        • Physical intuition about ultrasound data, or experience with real-world dataBenefits
          • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including stock options, to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.
          • Group health benefits that provide support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
          • A retirement program that helps build future financial security through both traditional and Roth 401(k) options with employer matching.
          • Flexible working hours and hybrid working model so you can be productive when and how is best for you.
          • Generous time-off policy to allow you to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, and holidays.
          • For new parents, 8 weeks of fully-paid parental leave that you can take at any point during the first year.Liminal is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate all forms of diversity, and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. However you identify or whatever your path here, please apply if this job excites you. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Keywords: Liminal Insights, Oakland , Data Scientist - Entry-level, Other , Oakland, California

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