Acoustic Data Analyst
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2) a leading global water technology company.
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.
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The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Data Analyst who will provide accurate analysis and reporting of the data collected with Pure Technologies, a Xylem brand, innovative pipeline inspection platforms that is of utmost importance to the owners of water and wastewater civil infrastructure. The Data Analyst will maintain responsibility for the analysis of acoustic data utilizing various state of the art proprietary software and techniques. This position requires a highly motivated individual who will provide our customers with critical information on the condition of their infrastructure.
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
- Interpret pipeline engineering drawings and correlate with acoustic data.
- Use acoustic data to identify and located areas with pipe wall thinning and/or leaks and pockets of trapped gas within pipelines.
- Produce technical reports based on the analysis of acoustic data.
- Work closely with project teams to: understand the full scope of a project, obtain required project information, resolve concerns or problems with the data, meet project deliverables dates.
- May be required to assist with field inspections, on-site analysis and presentation of results to clients.
- Occasional travel throughout North America may be required.
- Participate in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physics or Engineering from an accredited university.
- Strong understanding of the physical sciences.
- Methodical and analytical with problem-solving situations.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Customer relation skills when dealing with project inquiries.
- Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
- General pipeline knowledge or experience desirable.
- Knowledge and application of artificial intelligence systems desirable.
- Knowledge of computer programming (Python, SQL, MATLAB, C++, VBA) and data science methods desirable.
- High level of computer literacy.
- An aptitude for pattern recognition and attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
- Time management skills and an ability to prioritize various tasks to meet strict deadlines.
- Experience in non-destructive testing data collection and data analysis desirable.
We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”
- Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
- Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
- Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
- Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters and must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
- Regularly required to sit, stand, or walk; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands and fingers, handle standard office equipment and reach with hands and arms – currently working remote
- Specific vision requirements include the ability to view a computer monitor, spreadsheets, documents, and other reports for extended periods of time.
- Occasionally assistance in field work
- Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an offer setting free from any disagreeable elements – currently remote due to COVID 19 pandemic
- Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
- Occasional travel may be required
Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.