Data Scientist and/or Software Engineer
RightPlace Consulting
Austin, TX

About $130,000 - $170,000 a year

The Company
RightPlace Consulting, LLC is a data/software consulting and development firm here in Austin that is focused on building business applications for the transportation industry. After partnering with Mercedes over the last 2 years on several successful projects, we were recently awarded another. We will be collaborating with the teams that are developing the Autonomous Vehicles out of California and Germany to research, design and build better software around the vehicles for a variety of support systems. We are building a think tank around this project to research/design new prototypes using statistics, machine learning and programming. This is an opportunity to work remote with a very talented team of Engineers and Data Scientists. It is a very exciting undertaking, as it will directly affect the way we all drive on our roads in the near future.

The Job

We are looking for Sr. Software Engineers and Data Scientists passionate about the idea of working with cutting edge technologies to help progress the world we live in. This is a research and development team that will get to work with any technologies the team determines are the best fit for the solutions. The current teams are using MEAN stack for the web development so a natural progression using these technologies for web development is great, but experimenting with the latest technologies is encouraged. The team will be supporting Autonomous Vehicles so any experience working with algorithms, advanced math, web technologies, mobile technologies, machine learning and statistics are all great.

Required Qualifications:
Bottom Line: This is a think tank that will comprise of the best of the best. If you are a technologist and want to join a world-class team of Engineers, this could be for you. The more experience you have with any of the listed skills below, the better. We are looking for smart, talented, driven Engineers so any combination of skills is acceptable.

Strong algorithms development in Python OR Java
Machine Learning
Experience with MongoDB/Express/Node.js/AngularJS is a plus
Javascript/HTML/CSS is a plus
Large Data Bases and data sets
Firm understanding of OOP and TDD
A technology generalist – we need someone who knows web and/or mobile development but is excited to work with other technologies
Results oriented, self-managed individual – proven track record of delivering on your project estimates with minimal oversight
Researches new technologies and incorporates them into new systems and products
Takes initiative in helping lead projects and collaborating with others
Tests, integrates, writes, troubleshoots, and debugs software applications
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
If you are interested in joining a world class team of experts in their field that are passionate about building great software, please send us your resume to