Senior Front-end Engineer, AI services



Software Engineering, Data Science
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 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.
The Product team is the team responsible for developing Cognite Data Fusion as a robust and scalable platform for solving industrial data problems. The industrial data challenge is at the heart of transforming asset-intensive industries to be safer, more sustainable and more profitable. Cognite’s Cognite Data Fusion makes the operational data available at scale and adds value to the data through data processing. This enables asset-intensive industries to make data-driven decisions. Our platform is built on many different technologies, each good at solving various challenges.
To describe complex industrial installations we use knowledge graphs, and are developing the platform and tools that enable our customers to collect and harness all this knowledge to make their work safer, more sustainable and efficient.
To build the best possible product, we believe in autonomous teams with developers, designers and product managers working closely together. Our teams are working on building the next-generation industrial data platform and applications across many different industries, such as Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, and Power & Utility. This includes enabling all types of workflows, including analytics, to assist in making better decisions. We are a good mix of engineers, products, and design. What we have in common is that we care deeply about the user experience and that we create products that users really want to use.
Our work environment is exciting, dynamic and intense. You will work with the best domain and industry experts: designers, product managers, backend developers, ML engineers, 3D developers 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 nurture a great culture.

Key responsibilities in the role as our Senior Front-end Engineer:

  • Work with a wide range of systems, processes, and technologies and own and solve problems end-to-end
  • Collaborate in a fast-paced environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Design solutions for users that help them get their jobs done, turning complex industrial knowledge into understandable visuals and questions into graph queries
  • Design and implement elegant user experiences
  • Be actively involved in setting product and technical direction and decision making
  • Work closely with our skilled users to understand their needs and build products to help them succeed

About you:

  • You have a solid grasp of JavaScript and enjoy the benefits of TypeScript
  • You have front-end experience in frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, or something similar
  • You have experience with cloud development, which may include Kubernetes, Docker or other related technologies, familiarity with Azure, AWS and GCP is a plus
  • Ability to learn other coding languages and use the language best fit for purpose
  • You can prioritize your tasks and distribute your time and resources most efficiently to optimize for impact
  • You write well-structured, efficient, and maintainable code and actively keep the quality of the codebase in check
  • As we are hiring across several teams, many past experiences can be a bonus, for example:
  • Experience as a lead developer on projects is a big plus; the same is experienced with architecting front-end tiers for complex domains
  • Experience in process industry projects
  • Knowledge of GraphQL or graph databases
  • Experience building mobile applications
  • Experience building backend services with Kotlin, Java or Python

Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀

A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter

  • Competitive Compensation including base plus bonus
  • 401(k) with 4% employer matching
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Disability Coverages with premiums fully covered for employees and all dependents
  • Unlimited PTO + flexibility to enjoy it
  • 18 Company Holidays including the week between Christmas & New Years
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Company Paid Friday Lunch via DoorDash + Fully Stocked Fridges in the offices
  • Join a team 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
  • 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.
  • Paid mobile phone and WiFI
  • A pet lover? Get the chance to meet Spot 🐶!
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.