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NEXTracker - Software Engineer/Data Scientist at Flex in Fremont, California

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at


  • Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing

  • Type: Public Company


  • Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:

Job Description

The Software Engineer/Data Scientist will be located in Fremont, CA. He or She will work within the NEXTracker Asset Management and Support team and be responsible for gleaning insights from data collected from the world’s largest installed base of solar array single-axis trackers.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates: 

  • Intense collaboration 

  • Passionate customer focus 

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution 

  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement 

  • Relentless drive to win 

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do… 

  • Develop (backend) automated python scripts to perform root cause analysis of field failures.

  • Work with engineering teams to identify key metrics for product health insights

  • Develop tools to create daily monitoring reports on product health and product performance.

  • Study trends and patterns to both fleet-wide and site-specific data

  • Work with large, complex data sets.

  • Troubleshoot data quality and see issues to resolution

  • Use machine learning and AI techniques to classify data and use this to predict possible outcomes.

  • Create visualizations and presentations for a wide range of technical and non-technical audiences

Here is some of what you’ll need (required)… 

  • MS or PhD degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, computer science, mathematics).

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in data analysis or related field.

  • Programming experience using Python (Django) and MATLAB is a must.

  • Intermediate MS Excel experience (Data Analysis, Pivot Tables, Formulas).

  • Take end to end ownership of Machine Learning systems - from data pipelines and training, to real-time prediction engines.

  • Experience in pattern recognition methodologies

  • Experience translating analysis results into business recommendations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Here are a few or our preferred experiences...

  • Programming experience in SQL, NOSQL and PowerBI, Tableu is a plus.

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category

Design, Process & Technology Engineering

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