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Data Scientist

Pullman, Washington
Job Type
1 Apr 2021
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a talented individual for a Data Scientist position. This position will employ data science and artificial intelligence methods, high performance computing, and integration of these methods into software pipelines. The applicant will participate in state-of-the-art research and application of modern data and software techniques to a wide variety of power systems data. Applicants are expected to have a solid basis in a related field and an enthusiasm for innovation and creativity.

Applicants must be US citizens for this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support SEL's data analytics research efforts.
2. Learn and apply machine learning and artificial intelligence methods to power systems data.
3. Develop experiments using the scientific method.
4. Provide support to engineering staff as needed.
5. Continuously identify, measure, and improve processes.
6. Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.
7. Understand. Create. Simplify.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a relevant field such as data science, computer science, or electrical engineering, mathematics, or statistics
Two or more years work experience in relevant engineering or scientific field
Strong understanding of fundamental machine learning topics such as feature engineering or dimensionality reduction
Solid object-oriented programming skills using Python, C#, C++, Matlab or Java
Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to use revision control and source code management systems such as Git
Experience in electric power system specific fields such as controls power system modeling
Experience in applying object detection, computer vision, or time series data analysis
Experience using cloud computing resources such as Amazon Web Services or Azure

Physical Requirements

Location Information
Pullman, WA - SEL's corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

An Award Winning Company
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants
SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of resume or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It isimportant that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL maycommunicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Company Description:

SEL partners with customers around the world to ensure the safe, reliable, and economical delivery of electric power. We design, manufacture, and support a complete line of products and services for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of electric power systems. As an employee-owned company, SEL's core values drive the way we view our community, industry, company, and environment. At SEL you will find challenging work, state-of-the-art tools and technology, and excellent benefits. In addition, you will work beside some of the brightest minds and inventors in the industry.

We strive to exceed customer expectations in all aspects of our services. We define strategic objectives, operational improvement plans, and individual process improvement goals and action plans to serve as our road map for our journey of continual improvement. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a diverse, exciting, rewarding, and challenging career, your search ends here!

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  • Job Reference: 256637726-2
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
  • Location: Pullman, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent