Data Engineer

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Sila Nanotechnologies · Remote (USA)

Data + Analytics
Clean Energy
$146,000 - $197,000 Per Year
Posted 3 weeks ago


About Us

We are Sila, a next-generation battery materials company. Our mission is to power the world’s transition to clean energy. To create this future, our team is building a better lithium-ion battery from the inside out today. We engineer and manufacture ground-breaking battery materials that significantly increase the energy density of batteries, while reducing their size and weight. The result? Smaller more powerful batteries that can unlock innovation in consumer devices and accelerate the mass adoption of electric cars to eliminate our dependence on fossil fuels. We're tackling one of the biggest challenges of our time every day, and together we're redefining what's possible. Are you ready to be a part of a team committed to changing the world?

Who You Are

As a Data Engineer, you will design and implement a highly inventive and scalable data pipeline. You will be working with incoming data streams from sensors and time-series equipment, as well as small and large batch processes, to serve data to internal partners such as application developers, technology development teams, and battery teams.

You will be responsible for building scalable data integration technologies, working closely with software engineers, data scientists, and database management team to create a next-generation data infrastructure that supports user queries, dashboards, applications, and data analysis.

Additionally, you will collaborate with the engineering team to identify and implement data processing frameworks and automation opportunities to increase efficiency. You will develop data tools to support timely delivery of key objectives and bring up Sila's auto-scale silicon anode production facility.

This role will collaborate with the Director of Advanced Manufacturing Software.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Develop and implement data processing and analytics pipeline
  • Develop and maintain data analysis tools for scripting and automation, parameter extraction, exploration, and data visualization
  • Provide data pipeline support to R&D, manufacturing, engineering, quality, and software development teams
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to identify and implement data processing frameworks and automation opportunities to increase efficiency
  • Engage in advanced manufacturing software product development and delivery to identify and implement improvements in the data pipeline
  • Work closely with source data owners, software engineers, data scientists, and database administrators to build a next-generation data infrastructure
  • Serve data to internal partners such as application developers, technology development teams, and battery teams

Knowledge And Skill Requirements

  • Strong experience in designing / building data pipelines and data architecture using technologies such as SingleStore, Snowflake, SQLServer, Python, Airflow, and Kafka
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, SQL, and Java
  • Ability to write and optimize efficient and scalable SQL queries
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation, parameter extraction, exploration, and modern data visualization technologies
  • Proficiency in data warehousing, data integration, and data modeling concepts deployed on-prem and cloud (AWS) environments
  • Knowledge of data lake architecture and data lake management
  • Hands-on experience with containerization and orchestration technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with agile development methodologies and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of data governance and data management practices
  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Git.

Physical Demands And Working Conditions

  • Move long distances (such as from building to building) and be stationary for extended periods of time
  • Operate a computer and other office equipment, such as a laptop, copier/printer, etc in a fixed location
  • Standing in a stationary position 80% of the time


The starting base pay for this role is between $146,000 and $197,000 at the time of posting. The actual base pay within these ranges depends on many factors, such as education, experience, and skills. Base pay is only one part of Sila’s competitive Total Rewards package that can include benefits, perks, equity, and bonuses. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future

Working At Sila

We believe that building a diverse team at Sila helps us amplify our individual talents. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment where good ideas are free to come from anyone. We are proud to celebrate diversity and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, national origin, or any other status protected by law.

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