We are building an awesome team

We’re Looking For Talented People

ThinklQ has an impressive vision and is seeking impressive people to drive vision into reality. The ThinklQ team blends a strong mix of technical, domain, business, and operational professionals. Our technical team specifically offers its customers and investors world-class expertise in manufacturing software, big data analytics, time, series management, and semantic modeling along with a deep understanding the most difficult problems the manufacturing industry has faced for decades.

We have a cloud-based, big data platform and are seeking people with deep technical experienced in the following areas:

  • Business Leadership
  • Commercial Software Development
  • Software As A Service
  • Senior Software Engineers With Full-Stack Development Experience

 

Careers

ThinkIQ is a fast-growing company with an extraordinary growth trajectory.

As a growing company with big vision, ThinkIQ offers the rare opportunity to make an impact every day in the work that you do. If you are prepared for your contribution to be relied upon, you may be ready for ThinkIQ.

Benefits

Our people are our most valuable assets: taking care of them is part of our mantra. ThinkIQ offers benefit packages that are competitve in the technology space.

Why ThinkIQ

ThinkIQ leadership is in a class of its own. Forty percent of our employees have worked with us before, a testimony to the challenge, excitement, and maturity of our leadership team.

ThinkIQ offers the right people an opportunity to leverage their creativity to help build something new and unique.

Current Openings

System Consultant

Become part of the team that is changing the world of manufacturing.

ThinkIQ has developed and delivered groundbreaking software that enables manufacturing companies to have better insight into the things that influence the quality and profitability of the products they make. We have done this by leveraging a combination of internet technologies combined with traditional operational technologies. Our software is fueled by the growth in IoT, cloud, big data analytics and connected consumers.

The System Consultant is responsible for directly interacting with ThinkIQ customers, and delivering solutions using the ThinkIQ platform and related technology. This role blends implementation, project management and requirements management, and therefore requires experience in all these areas. In addition to project delivery, this role tends to contribute to product / platform definition by translating specific project goals into new generalized platform requirements.

Key Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as an OT/automation system integrator with a range of technologies (hardware and software) is highly desired.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing is required. Past experience or specialization in Food and Beverage applications is ideal.

Technologies:

The candidate should be familiar with the following technologies:

  • Relational Databases and SQL
  • PLCs and OPC Technology
  • Reporting Tools
  • HMI
  • Control Engineering
  • Python or similar scripting languages
  • Process Historians
  • IoT / IIoT
  • Data Analytics / Data Science
  • MES
  • Batch Control Systems / Batch Logic
  • Process Engineering
  • Cloud computing and web technologies

Education:

  • Bachelors, MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or comparable field of study

Desired Experience:

  • Previous experience working in manufacturing or building software/solutions for manufacturing strongly desired.
  • Familiarity with Process Historians and Time Series data.

For the right applicant this may be a remote position, but ThinkIQ is headquartered in Orange County, and our partners value and enjoy a high level of personal contact with our team. Our System Consultant position may require travel to customer sites.

Full Stack Senior Developer

Become part of the team that is changing the world of manufacturing.

ThinkIQ has developed and delivered groundbreaking software that enables manufacturing companies to have better insight into the things that influence the quality and profitability of the products they make. We have done this by leveraging a combination of internet technologies combined with traditional operational technologies. Our software is fueled by the growth in IoT, cloud, big data analytics and connected consumers.

ThinkIQ senior developers will be able to determine and identify high-level functional and technical requirements on the basis of interactions with our user community and knowledge of enterprise architecture. Design architectures, including the software, hardware and communications, as well as providing for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces is expected.

You will interact with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction. You will also interact with fellow developers to provide quality assurance reviews and the evaluation of existing and new software products. Where appropriate, you will help develop high-level system design diagrams for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. You will develop and implement moderate to complex web applications on one or more platforms.

Key Qualifications:

  • Experience in a professional LAMP development environment.
  • Strong PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS skills and experience.
  • Experience with React, D3 and other Javascript frameworks a plus.
  • Relational database experience and demonstrated abilities in SQL and data modeling.
  • Specific Experience with PostgreSQL strongly desired.
  • Strong ability in Object Oriented Programming and Design.
  • Strong foundation in Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms.
  • Knowledge and ability to understand enterprise level architecture.
  • Demonstrated experience working with high-volume, multi-tiered, distributed critical applications.
  • Understanding of MVC and modern web frameworks.
  • Ability to develop new and innovative applications as well as maintaining existing code.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to organize & communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical people across functional teams.
  • Strong relationship building skills are required.
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced and challenging work environment.
  • Experience in Agile methodologies and SCRUM is a plus.
  • Experience in Docker methodologies is a plus.

Education:

  • Bachelors, MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or comparable field of study

Desired Experience:

  • Previous experience working in manufacturing or building software/solutions for manufacturing strongly desired.
  • Familiarity with Process Historians and Time Series data.

This is not a remote position. ThinkIQ is headquartered in Orange County, and our partners value and enjoy a high level of personal contact with our team. As such, you will be expected to work from our office at least three days a week to collaborate in person with the stakeholders and the rest of the team.

Postgres Database Application Developer

Become part of the team that is changing the world of manufacturing.

We are looking for a Postgres Database Application Developer who is motivated and equipped to join the team that is changing the world of manufacturing.

ThinkIQ is a thought leader and technology driver in manufacturing intelligence. ThinkIQ has built a model-centric, cloud-based platform for collaborative smart manufacturing. Manufacturing companies that use ThinkIQ software get better visibility into manufacturing supply chain operations, which leads to higher efficiency, increased quality, reduced losses, improved throughput, reduced costs and increased profits. The platform simplifies the creation of web-based applications and leverages the strengths of the Internet of Things, Big Data, Data Science, Semantic Modelling, and Machine Learning. With the ThinkIQ platform, Manufacturers can achieve truly collaborative Supply Chain and Manufacturing operations, predicated on otherwise competing parts working together to create high quality products, reduce waste, and ensure traceability.

ThinkIQ’s software solution is model and database centric. As such, our Postgres database application is at the heart of ThinkIQ’s product.

Responsibilities

The Postgres Database Application Developer will be responsible for leading the development of ThinkIQ’s database applications and will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Maintaining, extending and improving ThinkIQ’s database model and associated schemas.
  • Database unit testing.
  • Plans and tools for database lifecycle management.
  • Ensuring that the database is accessible both from SQL interface and API.
  • Design and implement queries and reports for data extraction.
  • Database configuration and tuning.
  • Help design real time monitoring of customer database health.
  • Working with product management to create a roadmap for ThinkIQ model development that will map into our overall roadmap and properly leverage new technologies.

Technical Knowledge

The role will require a solid understanding of the technologies listed below.

  • Strong knowledge of data model patterns such as ORM and Graph
  • Strong skills regarding the use of SQL and RDMS as core functionalities to building software products.
  • Significant Postgres experience is required.
  • Cloud computing, hosting and operations is highly desirable.
  • Full stack development knowledge and experience is a strong advantage.

Domain Knowledge

The following domain knowledge is an advantage:

  • Business critical 24/7 operations: Our software is running in a high availability environment with large financial impact of system downtime.
  • Secure web applications: We are an early provider of manufacturing software solutions on the web and specifically in the cloud. Our systems must be secure.
  • Industrial Manufacturing: Our customers are manufacturing companies that are using our software to run and optimize their production and supply chain operations.

Attitude and Cultural Fit

  • Customer focused: Our software has no value until it is creating value for our customers.
  • Lean: Must function well without a large supporting bureaucracy: We are a startup company, we all wear many hats and do many jobs. We are a flat organization with limited resources where the decider and the doer often can be the same person.
  • Inclusive team builder and team player: The ThinkIQ team is ONE team. All our efforts are focused on making this a winning team and strengthening the team. We are all responsible for building and supporting the team. There is no room for sub-teams, hidden agendas or internal fiefdoms.
  • Agile: Our decision processes are quick, we experiment to find solutions, we learn from our experiments and implement robust solutions. We are looking for a person with creativity combined with discipline and accuracy.
  • Transparent and honest: We are a sharing organization where it is easy to gain insight into what other parts of the organization is doing. Our systems provide controlled access to information so that any person with a need to know information has access to that information. We expect honesty so that we can make good decisions.
  • Hungry: The right person wants to make a difference in the world and believes that it is possible to create better and simpler solutions than exists today. While all team members will be financially rewarded when we are successful, the right person is driven more by the value created to the customer than the financial reward to the individual.
  • Willing to go the extra mile: We are all working hard because we believe in what we are doing. We are looking to expand the team with people that want to do the same. We are not discouraged when faced with an extra challenge or an unexpected obstacle.

Education

A good candidate will have the following education:

  • A degree in Science, Technology or Engineering.

Proven practical experience will be evaluated as a good substitute for formal education.

Work Experience

The right candidate has proven results as a Database Application Developer from similar applications.

Image-Recognition Engineer/Developer

We are looking for an Image-Recognition Engineer/Developer who is motivated and equipped to join the team that is changing the world of manufacturing.

ThinkIQ has developed and delivered groundbreaking software that enables manufacturing companies to have better insight into the things that influence the quality and profitability of the products they make. We have done this by leveraging a combination of internet technologies combined with traditional operational technologies. Our software is fueled by the growth in IoT, cloud, big data analytics and connected consumers.

We have a strong team with proven capabilities to create innovative industrial software products.

Responsibilities

The Image-Recognition Engineer will be responsible for leading the development of ThinkIQ’s vision technologies and applications.

The Image-Recognition Engineer will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Selection of vision hardware that can be deployed in industrial environments.
  • Selecting and development of vision algorithms to meet manufacturing customer needs.
  • Assembling vision solutions from commercially available or open source components and systems.
  • Guiding our customers and partners to select the best vision solution to match their needs.
  • Working with product management to create a roadmap for ThinkIQ Image-Recognition that will map into our overall roadmap and properly leverage new technologies.

Technical Knowledge

The role will require a solid understanding of the technologies listed below.

  • OpenCV or similar vision library
  • Deep learning algorithms for image processing and image analysis
  • Python or similar programming language
  • Cloud computing
  • Cameras and other IoT edge devices

Domain Knowledge

The following industrial domain knowledge is an advantage.

  • Business critical 24/7 operations: Our software is running in a high availability environment with large financial impact of system downtime.
  • Secure web applications: We are an early provider of manufacturing software solutions on the web and specifically in the cloud. Our systems must be secure.
  • Industrial Manufacturing: Our customers are manufacturing companies that are using our software to run and optimize their production and supply chain operations.

Attitude and Cultural Fit

  • Customer focused: Our software has no value until it is creating value for our customers.
  • Lean: Must function well without a large supporting bureaucracy: We are a startup company, we all wear many hats and do many jobs. We are a flat organization with limited resources where the decider and the doer often can be the same person.
  • Inclusive team builder and team player: The ThinkIQ team is ONE team. All our efforts are focused on making this a winning team and strengthening the team. We are all responsible for building and supporting the team. There is no room for sub-teams, hidden agendas or internal fiefdoms.
  • Agile: Our decision processes are quick, we experiment to find solutions, we learn from our experiments and implement robust solutions. We are looking for a person with creativity combined with discipline and accuracy.
  • Transparent and honest: We are a sharing organization where it is easy to gain insight into what other parts of the organization is doing. Our systems provide controlled access to information so that any person with a need to know information has access to that information. We expect honesty so that we can make good decisions.
  • Hungry: The right person wants to make a difference in the world and believes that it is possible to create better and simpler solutions than exists today. While all team members will be financially rewarded when we are successful, the right person is driven more by the value created to the customer than the financial reward to the individual.
  • Willing to go the extra mile: We are all working hard because we believe in what we are doing. We are looking to expand the team with people that want to do the same. We are not discouraged when faced with an extra challenge or an unexpected obstacle.

Typical Background

Education

A good candidate will have the following education:

  • A degree in Science, Technology or Engineering.

Proven practical experience will be evaluated as a good substitute for formal education.

Work Experience

The right candidate has proven results as a Image-Recognition Engineer from similar applications.

Industrial Data Scientist and Developer

We are looking for an industrial data scientist and developer who is motivated and equipped to join the team that is changing the world of manufacturing.

ThinkIQ has developed and delivered groundbreaking software that enables manufacturing companies to have better insight into the things that influence the quality and profitability of the products they make. We have done this by leveraging a combination of internet technologies combined with traditional operational technologies. Our software is fueled by the growth in IoT, cloud, big data analytics and connected consumers.

We have a strong team with proven capabilities to create innovative industrial software products.

Responsibilities

The Industrial Data Scientist will be responsible for leading the development of ThinkIQ’s tools to support data scientists.

The Industrial Data Scientist and Developer will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Documenting the real requirements that our customers have for data analytics based on current needs and cutting-edge industry trends.
  • Selecting and developing data science and analytics tools that will fulfill our customers? needs and strengthen ThinkIQ’s position as a leader.
  • Assembling data analytics solutions from commercially available or open source components and systems.
  • Guiding our customers and partners in how to use ThinkIQ’s system to do data analytics. Be the external thought leader that our customers? trust.
  • Working with product management to create a roadmap for ThinkIQ data analytics that will map into our overall roadmap and properly leverage new technologies.

Technical Knowledge

The role will require a solid understanding of the technologies listed below.

  • Industrial data science and analytics experience
  • Statistics, and particularly industrial statistics including SPC and Six Sigma
  • Machine Learning / Deep learning
  • Signal processing algorithms
  • Strong knowledge of Python and/or R and similar languages/tools
  • Software design and development
  • Hands-on experience with SQL
  • Cloud computing and web applications

Domain Knowledge

The following industrial domain knowledge is an advantage.

  • Business critical 24/7 operations: Our software is running in a high availability environment with large financial impact of system downtime.
  • Secure web applications: We are an early provider of manufacturing software solutions on the web and specifically in the cloud. Our systems must be secure.
  • Industrial Manufacturing: Our customers are manufacturing companies that are using our software to run and optimize their production and supply chain operations.

Attitude and Cultural Fit

  • Customer focused: Our software has no value until it is creating value for our customers.
  • Lean: Must function well without a large supporting bureaucracy: We are a startup company, we all wear many hats and do many jobs. We are a flat organization with limited resources where the decider and the doer often can be the same person.
  • Inclusive team builder and team player: The ThinkIQ team is ONE team. All our efforts are focused on strengthening the team and making this a winning team. We are all responsible for building and supporting the team. There is no room for sub-teams, hidden agendas or internal fiefdoms.
  • Agile: Our decision processes are quick, we experiment to find solutions, we learn from our experiments and implement robust solutions. We are looking for a person with creativity combined with discipline and accuracy.
  • Transparent and honest: We are a sharing organization where it is easy to gain insight into what other parts of the organization is doing. Our systems provide controlled access to information so that any person with a need to know information has access to that information. We expect honesty so that we can make good decisions.
  • Hungry: The right person wants to make a difference in the world and believes that it is possible to create better and simpler solutions than exists today. While all team members will be financially rewarded when we are successful, the right person is driven more by the value created to the customer than the financial reward to the individual.
  • Willing to go the extra mile: We are all working hard because we believe in what we are doing. We are looking to expand the team with people that want to do the same. We are not discouraged when faced with an extra challenge or an unexpected obstacle.

Typical Background

Education

A good candidate will have the following education:

  • A relevant degree in Science, Technology or Engineering. Preferably MSC or Ph.D.

Proven practical experience will be evaluated as a good substitute for formal education.

Work Experience

At least 3 years experience working with industrial data science and analytics in the manufacturing space. Preferably batch and continuous manufacturing.

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