Data Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
This role is based in Bengaluru, India, as part of Cognite’s India Center of Excellence (ICoE).
About Cognite
Embark on a transformative journey with Cognite, a global SaaS forerunner in leveraging data to unravel complex business challenges through our cutting-edge Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) platform. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. In the realm of industrial digitalization, we stand at the forefront, reshaping the future of Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Energy sectors. As an integral part of the esteemed Aker family, Cognite brings forth a legacy of innovation and excellence. Excitingly, we are set to extend our footprint to the vibrant landscapes of India, which opens the door for you to be part of the expansion from the beginning. Join us in this venture where data meets ingenuity, and together, we forge the path to a smarter, more connected industrial future.
In Global Customer Success, we build a quality company that helps our customers (and employees!) achieve their desired outcomes with Cognite. We take ownership to ensure that value moves beyond a paper exercise, and is being realized in practice. We have a relentless focus on innovation, ensuring we fully utilize our peoples' capabilities. We strive for happy and thriving employees, working with engaged customers to expand their usage and impact, and bring back feedback to improve our products. Within Global Customer Success, we emphasise developing repeatable and scalable offerings to maximize the outcomes of our investments as a company.
Our work environment is not just exciting and dynamic, but also intensely collaborative and supportive. You will work with the best domain and industry experts: designers, product managers, software developers, ML engineers, AI engineers and business leaders. We support one another, ask good questions, and give each other constructive feedback. Our goal is to leverage our diverse set of strengths and backgrounds to build innovative products, to think outside the ordinary, and grind through and nurture a great.
Learn more about Cognite here
Our values
Impact: Cogniters strive to make an impact in all that they do. We are result-oriented, always asking ourselves.
Ownership: Cogniters embrace a culture of ownership. We go beyond our comfort zones to contribute to the greater good, fostering inclusivity and sharing responsibilities for challenges and success.
Relentless: Cogniters are relentless in their pursuit of innovation. We are determined and deliverable (never ruthless or reckless), facing challenges head-on and viewing setbacks as opportunities for growth.
About Global Customer Success
The Data Engineering team is part of Cognite's Global Customer Success (GCS) organization, which has a global presence in Oslo (Norway), Austin & Houston (Texas, USA), Tokyo (Japan), and now Bengaluru, India.
GCS comprises Project Managers, Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and Solution Architects specializing in Oil and Gas, Power & Utilities, and Manufacturing domains. Our goal is to deliver successful, scalable projects that drive product adoption and unlock insights from hidden data, transforming heavy asset industries to be more efficient and sustainable.
This role reports to the EMEA (Oslo) office and supports customer projects in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) and SEA (South East Asia). The Oslo team consists of around 80 Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Solution/Enterprise Architects, and Project Managers, while Bengaluru will soon have 7 resources within GCS.
About the role
As a Data Engineer at Cognite, your focus will be on tackling industrial challenges by designing, developing, and implementing data infrastructure and pipelines. You'll create robust data architectures that collect and connect data from diverse sources. This role offers the opportunity to grow into a Tech Lead, guiding and mentoring a team of data engineers. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver data-driven solutions that empower clients to make impactful business decisions.

Role and responsibilities

  • Lead design and implementation of scalable data engineering solutions using Cognite Data Fusion.
  • Drive integrations, data modeling, and analysis using Cognite data connectors and SQL, Python/Java, and Rest APIs.
  • Develop custom data models for discovery, mapping, and cleansing.
  • Collaborate with data scientists, project managers, and solution architects to deliver projects.
  • Conduct code reviews, implement best practices for high-quality, maintainable code.
  • Support customers and partners with data engineering tasks using Cognite products.
  • Work with Engineering and Product Management teams to prioritize customer needs into product offerings.

We believe most of these should match your experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or similar. Relevant experience can compensate for formal education
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a customer-facing Data intense role
  • Experience delivering production-grade data pipelines using Python, SQL and Rest APIs is a must
  • Domain experience/knowledge of data sources within oil and gas & manufacturing industry is a plus
  • Experience with distributed computing such as Kubernetes and managed cloud services such as GCP and/or Azure
  • Have a DevOps mindset, and experience with Git, CI/CD, deployment environments
  • Enjoys working in cross-functional teams
  • Able to independently investigate and solve problems
  • Humility to ask for help and enjoy sharing knowledge with others
Join the global Cognite Community! 🌐
- Join an organization of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝
- ITPL office location (Bengaluru)
- A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
- Flat structure with direct access to decision-makers, with minimal amount of bureaucracy
- Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
- Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
- Hybrid work environment globally
Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀
Join us in making a real and lasting impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world. We have repeatedly demonstrated that digital transformation, when anchored on strong DataOps, drives business value and sustainabilityfor clients and allows front-line workers, as well as domain experts, to make better decisions every single day. We were recognized as one of CNBC's top global enterprise technology startups powering digital transformation! And just recently, Frost & Sullivan named Cognite a Technology Innovation Leader! 🥇 Most recently Cognite Data Fusion® Achieved Industry First DNV Compliance for Digital Twins 🥇
Apply today!
If you're excited about the opportunity to work at Cognite and make a difference in the tech industry, we encourage you to apply today! We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and identities to join our team. Please do not hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition team with any questions -
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