Principal/ Senior Project Manager



Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
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.
Cognite's Global Delivery organization, spanning offices in Austin & Houston, TX, Oslo, and Tokyo, is a diverse collective of Project Managers, Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and Solution Architects. With expertise across Oil and Gas, Power, and Manufacturing, we are dedicated to delivering flexible, scalable projects that unlock the full potential of our flagship product, CDF. Together, we make previously concealed data come to life, empowering heavy asset industries to operate more efficiently and sustainably.
Our Project Management team, comprising 20 high-performance professionals globally, brings a wealth of experience from management consulting, industry, and software development. We are committed to continuous refinement, fostering individual growth, and supporting Cognite's rapid expansion.
A typical day in the life of a Project Manager in Cognite:
As a Project Manager at Cognite, you will spearhead teams driving our customers' digital transformations, liberating and maximizing the value of their data. In this role, initiative and creative problem-solving are key. You will lead projects, some co-lead or lead buy partners while collaborating with Data Scientists, Solution Architects, and Domain Experts to design, develop, and operationalize digital solutions across various industries.
You will serving as a crucial link between customers and Cognite's engineering and product management teams, your ability to communicate effectively, solve complex problems, and comprehend intricate technology is paramount.

We believe most of these should match your experience

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Math, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in technical (software) project management, digital transformation, or software consulting.
  • Passion for driving change and creating success for customers, with multiple stakeholders and partners involved.
  • Enthusiasm for overcoming challenges and setting ambitious, innovative goals.
  • Proven ability to take initiative, build strong teams, and cultivate customer and partner relationships.
  • Capability to thrive in a dynamic, ambiguous working environment, yet be able to add structure to our deliveries.
  • Familiarity with IoT, cloud solutions, or machine learning models is a plus.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to navigate stakeholder landscapes.
  • Willingness to travel, if necessary.
  • Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter

  • Join an organization of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝
  • 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.
  • 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 sustainability for 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! 🥇
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.
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Cognite is a global industrial SaaS company that was established with one clear vision: to rapidly empower industrial companies with contextualized, trustworthy, and accessible data to help drive the full-scale digital transformation of asset-heavy industries around the world. Our core Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion™, enables industrial data and domain users to collaborate quickly and safely to develop, operationalize, and scale industrial AI solutions and applications to deliver both profitability and sustainability. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @CogniteData or LinkedIn:
Equal Opportunity
Cognite is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment at work and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive the same level of consideration for employment; everyone we hire will receive the same level of consideration for training, compensation, and promotion.
We ask for gender as part of our application because we want to ensure equal assessment in the recruitment process. Your answer will help us reach this commitment! However, the question about gender is optional and your choice not to answer will not affect the assessment of your application in any way.