Data Analytics Engineer

Santa Clara, CA /
Data /
Full Time
/ Hybrid
The Data Team at Natron is responsible for the collection, management, analysis, and distribution of all the battery manufacturing and test data. The Data Team drives one of the core principles of Natron, rational decision making, by providing data for every critical decision. As a data analytics engineer on the Data Team, you will:
-        Be part of a small team that owns and maintains data pipelines and infrastructure for the entire company
-        Work closely with many positions and teams across Natron such as Data Engineers, Analysts, Test Engineers, Process Engineers, Reliability Team, R&D Team etc.
-        Own and develop robust and scalable analytics solutions
-        Contribute to the mission of building a company and a product to be proud of
Tech Stack: Python, SQL, DBT, Dagster, BigQuery, Tableau, JMP, MATLAB


    • Design, develop and own data analysis pipelines and models
    • ­Apply principles of electrochemical theory and statistical analysis to develop new algorithms to calculate initial and lifetime battery performance metrics
    • Craft compelling visualizations to depict process parameters and product performance metrics
    • ­Work with operations, product, technology, and R&D teams on their analytical needs, including identifying KPIs and supporting root cause analysis
    • ­Drive and own data quality and documentation for areas of ownership

Experience and Skills:

    • 2+ years of industrial or academic experience developing data analysis and visualization tools
    • ­Working knowledge of electrical circuits and/or energy storage devices such batteries
    • ­Fluent in Python
    • ­Experience with SQL query writing
    • ­Familiar with version control software such as Git
    • ­Has a do-whatever-it-takes attitude, thrives in a fast-paced start up environment and can deliver project deliverables on time
    • ­A bachelor’s degree or higher in a science or engineering field, preferably Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Physics or similar

Nice to have Skills:

    • Strong understanding of electrochemistry and battery performance testing
    • ­Experience with JMP or other statistical analysis tools
    • Experience with MATLAB
    • ­Familiar with dbt (data build tool)
    • Familiar with Dagster, AirFlow or other similar data orchestration tools
    • ­Familiar with BI tools such as Tableau, Looker, Power BI etc.


    • Compensation: competitive with other data analytics engineer positions at pre-revenue Bay Area startup companies
    • Hours and duration: permanent position, full time
    • Location: Hybrid (Santa Clara, CA)

Compensation/Pay Transparency:

    • Disclaimer: The actual salary of a successful applicant may vary from posted ranges based on the candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, internal equity and alignment with market data, and other legitimate business reasons, including, but not limited to, compliance with applicable immigration law prevailing wages.
    • In addition, Natron Energy has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Plan, Life Insurance, and Flexible Time Off and Personal Time Off for Exempt and Non-Exempt employees respectively.
    • The salary range for this position is a minimum of $102,000 and a maximum of $148,000. 
About Us:
Natron Energy ( is the future of energy storage. Natron Energy’s battery products solve operations performance and reliability problems for the world’s biggest electricity customers. Natron Energy’s initial products target markets exceeding $25B including data centers, oil & gas, EV fast charging, and commercial aviation. Natron Energy has additional products in development for >$50B markets including commercial and residential grid storage. Its products are based on sodium-ion cells containing Prussian blue electrodes that deliver unique power, cycle life, and safety: full discharge and recharge in just minutes and up to 50,000 deep discharge cycles from a nonflammable, fault tolerant system. Natron Energy’s current production is sold out for the next 12 months. The company has signed over $225M/year in master sales agreements and LOIs, and scale-up to mass production is now underway. Natron Energy has raised over $155M in venture capital investment to date, as well as $35M in non-dilutive funding to support its supply chain scale up. The company has a strong leadership team that includes world-class C and VP level strategy, sales, operations, and technology executives.
Quick Facts:
·       Founded in 2012 as a Stanford spin out
·       Now selling the world’s first UL certified Na-ion product in $9B data center market, with $700k shipped and $1.5M booked
·       First product (battery tray for in-rack power) is fully de-risked and sold out through Q1 2023
·       Second product (ultra high-power battery rack services) launched in 2022
What differentiates Natron Energy from other battery companies?
Natron Energy solves the problems created by lead acid and lithium-ion technology:
·       Higher power discharge and faster recharge
A smaller footprint for high power leaves more space to generate revenue
Fast recharge results in higher system uptime
·       Industry leading service life
Tens-of-thousands of charge-discharge cycles enables real-time peak saving of volatile electrical loads
Predictable degradation without surprise failures
·       Nonflammable
The only battery that cannot start a fire
Customers gain confidence and save on fire mitigation costs
Natron Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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