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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Director, Data Science in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Sensata Technologies is a world leader in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Our company has more than 20,000 employees in 11 countries around the world and a strong balance-sheet with revenues of more than $3B in FY2020.

Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. In addition to supporting our strong core business, in the CTO Office we are working and investing in three major megatrends for our future growth: (a) Electrification, which includes areas such as Electric Vehicle (EV) technology, Battery technology and Battery Management Systems (BMS), Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and intelligent Energy Management Systems (EMS); (b) Autonomy, which includes areas such as perception sensing technologies (e.g. 4D imaging radar), driver assistance, and autonomous vehicles; and (c) Internet of Things (IoT), which leverages our smart and connected sensors and market position to offer IoT Edge and Cloud solutions and data insights in areas such as connected cars, Heavy Vehicles and Off-Road (HVOR), and Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications.

The Innovation and New Ventures team within the CTO Office works closely with the rest of the Sensata Ventures organization and our Business Units (BUs) to identify new technologies and growth opportunities and initiate new ventures, often in collaboration with external partners. We operate in an agile, iterative Lean Startup mode and work together with our partners and customers in early-stage business and product development that creates new business value for our customers and the company.

If you are an experienced and hands-on technical leader looking for an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment, on a high-energy, high-talent team, and make a strong impact on the digital transformation of a global leading technology company and the industry, we want to talk to you about joining our team!

Directs the activities of a data science team responsible for the design, development, programming methods, processes and systems to consolidate and analyze unstructured, diverse “big data” sources to generate actionable insights and solutions for businesses across the company. Oversees the development of software programs, algorithms and automated processes that cleanse, integrate and evaluate large data sets from multiple disparate sources. Identifies and communicates to stakeholders, meaningful, actionable insights from large data and metadata sources. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel ensuring the efficient operation of the function.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Innovation and New Ventures team’s leadership and product management team to engage with customers to understand their needs and identify opportunities to create business value on top of data

  • Apply a broad array of techniques spanning machine learning, statistics, mathematics, modeling, optimization, simulation and data-mining to propose, prototype, and implement solutions that create data insights

  • Work closely with other technical leaders and teams in the CTO office and the rest of the company to provide your technical leadership and expertise in the area of Data Science

  • Help the company adopt best-in-class architectures, frameworks, libraries, tools, and techniques that address the full life-cycle of data insights product development, from data exploration to scalable implementation and deployment of data algorithms, models, and processing pipelines in production environments

  • Process complex data structures perform statistical data reduction, summarization, normalization and multivariate data analyses and report findings using advanced visualization techniques

  • You contribute product-quality implementations of scalable, optimized, and reusable ML and analytics algorithms to the company’s algorithmic library

  • Constantly stay on top of the industry’s trends, in order to provide forward-thinking recommendations to the business. In this capacity, the Data Scientist strives to build an in-depth understanding of the problem domain and available business data assets, especially those pertaining to strategic initiatives and value-based programs


  • 15+ years of proven, hands-on track-record as a data scientist using AI/ML to develop data-driven solutions to real-world business problems

  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Digital Communications, Digital Signal Processing, or related Engineering

  • Extensive experience in algorithm development, data mining, data processing, machine learning (supervised and unsupervised learning), neural networks, NLP, modeling and simulation, and data visualization techniques

  • Deep knowledge of applied statistics, data-mining strategies and ability to prototype solutions

  • Excellent knowledge of data science, machine learning, and big data programming languages, tools, and technologies: Python, R, Spark ML, Jupyter Notebook, Pytorch, TensorFlow are required and one or more of Java, Golang, Scala, Storm, NoSQL stores (e.g. HBase, Cassandra, DynamoDB, MongoDB etc), and RDBMS

  • Excellent knowledge of AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud AI/ML tools, libraries, and services

  • Experience developing and deploying AI/ML algorithms for IoT Cloud and Edge applications

  • Experience in software architecture, design, and implementation of cloud services

  • 3+ years working with teams applying modern agile software development practices

  • Strong verbal and written communications and presentation skills, and ability to interact with multiple teams, stakeholders, and customers

  • Business travel expected 10-20% of the time



Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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We are ready for the next century.

Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus (

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

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  • Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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We are dedicated to ensuring our employees feel a sense of belonging ( and respect every day. We believe that every individual has unique insights that others can learn from. Working at Sensata means you can bring your whole self to the table. Our goal is to achieve fair representation of women, minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, and all types of diversity among all levels in our organization.