March 22, 2024
USA Only
$140K - $190K USD

Technical Leader for Insight Generation through Data Analysis

About the job:


Kitware is hiring!

We are looking for a thought leader in insight generation through data analysis. In this position, you will develop innovative approaches to solve real-world science and engineering challenges by leveraging open source software solutions for the following activities:

- Producing clearer understanding of large volumes of data and information,

- Illuminating relevant patterns and relationships, highlighting important features and trends, or even providing whole new insights,

- Identifying errors hidden in data acquisition, creation, transformation, and modeling,

- Enabling the sharing of large data sets to collaborators and partners, and

- Communicating results in a way that makes data more valuable and engaging.

The ideal candidate will be motivated to pursue their research interests through DOE, DoD, and other federal and commercial funding opportunities.

In This Position You Will:

  • Grow a new research initiative at Kitware.
  • Develop and write proposals to government funding agencies such as DOE, DOD, and NSF.
  • Lead computer scientists, engineers, and developers in data analysis applications.
  • Initiate, build, and maintain business and research relationships with commercial customers and external academic, industry, and government research collaborators.
  • Interface with commercial customers, prospects, and research partners.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in computer science, engineering, or a related field that has an emphasis on scientific or engineering data analysis research application.
  • Proven track record of identifying funding sources, leading successful proposals and SOWs, and securing government and/or commercial contracts.
  • Concrete experience implementing scientific or engineering data analysis solutions for energy, chemistry, materials, or equivalent area.
  • Demonstrated publication history in one of the areas above.
  • Proven project management and leadership track record through proposal ideation, design, development, and release.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in data science (statistics, scientific computing programming in Python or C++ with an associated understanding of numerical methods and data structures, machine learning, and data visualization) applied to a scientific or engineering domain such as energy, chemistry, materials, or equivalent area.
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and code versioning tools, such as Git, continuous integration, and software testing.

Company Description:

Kitware is a research and development software solutions provider with a mission to advance science, make a positive impact, and share our results all within a collaborative, employee-focused work environment that is friendly, fair, and flexible. Our work is improving healthcare outcomes, increasing national security, and advancing our national computing infrastructure. Our customers and collaborators include top universities from around the world, government organizations, national research labs, medical device manufacturers, car manufacturers, financial institutions, and many others.  

Kitware is proud to be 100% employee-owned, and Great Place to Work-Certified™.  

Additional Information:

Our team members enjoy a small company environment, flexibility in work assignments, and high levels of independence and responsibility. Besides a great work environment, our comprehensive benefits package includes a competitive compensation plan, tuition reimbursement program, flexible working hours, six weeks paid time off, 401(k), health insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, bonus plan, and free coffee, drinks, and snacks. 

For more information on our benefit offerings please visit:

Kitware actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, protected veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. 

Any unsolicited resume sent to Kitware, including to Kitware's mailing addresses, fax machines or email addresses, whether directly to Kitware employees or to Kitware's applicant tracking system, will be considered Kitware property.  Kitware will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume, and will consider any candidate submitted by a recruitment agency without a fully executed contract with Kitware to have been referred free of any charges or fees.

If you need assistance with applying or interviewing for a role due to a disability or special need, please reach out directly to our HR team at at any time during the hiring process.  

USA Only
$140K - $190K USD/Year
Data & AI

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