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Data Analytics Engineer

Natron Energy

Natron Energy

Data Science
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
The Data Team at Natron is responsible for the collection, management, analysis, and distribution of all the battery manufacturing and test data. The Data Team drives one of the core principles of Natron, rational decision making, by providing data for every critical decision. As a Data Analytics Engineer on the Data Team, you will:
- Be part of a small team that owns and maintains data pipelines and infrastructure for the entire company.
- Work closely with many positions and teams across Natron such as Data Engineers, Analysts, Test Engineers, Process Engineers, Reliability Team, R&D Team etc.
- Own and develop robust and scalable analytics solutions.
- Contribute to the mission of building a company and a product to be proud of.
Tech Stack: Python, SQL, DBT, Dagster, BigQuery, Tableau, JMP, MATLAB, Dash, Ignition
This position is a hybrid with 3 days onsite and 2 days remote.


  • Design, develop and own data analysis pipelines and models.
  • ­Apply principles of electrochemical theory and statistical analysis to develop new algorithms to calculate initial and lifetime battery performance metrics.
  • ­Craft compelling visualizations to depict process parameters and product performance metrics.
  • ­Work with operations, product, technology, and R&D teams on their analytical needs, including identifying KPIs and supporting root cause analysis.
  • ­Drive and own data quality and documentation for areas of ownership.

Experience and Skills:

  • ­2+ years of industrial or academic experience developing data analysis and visualization tools.
  • ­Working knowledge of electrical circuits and/or energy storage devices such batteries.
  • ­Fluent in Python.
  • ­Experience with SQL query writing.
  • Familiar with version control software such as Git.
  • ­Has a do-whatever-it-takes attitude, thrives in a fast-paced start up environment and can deliver project deliverables on time.
  • ­A bachelor’s degree or higher in a science or engineering field, preferably Physics, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or similar.

Nice to Have:

  • ­ Strong understanding of electrochemistry and battery performance testing
  • ­ Experience with JMP or other statistical analysis tools
  • ­ Experience with MATLAB
  • ­ Familiar with dbt (data build tool)
  • ­ Familiar with Dagster, AirFlow or other similar data orchestration tools

Compensation/Pay Transparency

  • Disclaimer: The actual salary of a successful applicant may vary from posted ranges based on the candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, internal equity and alignment with market data, and other legitimate business reasons, including, but not limited to, compliance with applicable immigration law prevailing wages.
  • In addition, Natron Energy has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Plan with Match, Life Insurance, Parental Leave Benefits, Discretionary Time Off (DTO) and Paid Time Off (PTO) for Exempt and Non-Exempt employees respectively, and 11 paid holidays.
  • The salary range for this position is a minimum of $106,500 and a maximum of $155,500.
About Us:
Natron Energy (natron.energy) is the future of energy storage. Our battery products solve operations performance and reliability problems for the world’s biggest electricity customers. Our initial products target markets exceeding twenty-five billion dollars including data centers, oil & gas, EV fast charging, and commercial aviation. We have additional products in development for larger markets including commercial and residential grid storage. Our products are based on sodium-ion cells containing Prussian blue electrodes that deliver unique power, cycle life, and safety: full discharge and recharge in just minutes all from a nonflammable, fault-tolerant system.
Unsolicited Resume Policy
Natron Energy, Inc. (“Natron Energy” or the “Company”) does not accept unsolicited resumes from professional recruiters, third-party recruiting or staffing agencies, placement services, or any other source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes, including partial resumes, candidate profiles, and candidate details or information, sent to Natron Energy or its personnel will be treated as public information provided free of any charges or fees.
Natron Energy will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume, unless in connection with a written agreement with the Company then in effect. Such agreement must be pre-approved by Natron Energy and executed by an authorized representative of the Company. Natron Energy specifically rejects, and denies any liability under, any agreement purporting to be accepted based on negative consent, negotiation with a candidate, performance, or any means other than the signature of an authorized representative of the Company.
Natron Energy is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: jobs@natron.energy