To solve climate change, wealth inequality, supply chain stability, and national security we must change how our global supply chains work. Altana is a Trusted Commerce Platform built on a shared source of truth for the global supply chain. The purpose of Altana is to enable resilient, sustainable, secure, and inclusive global commerce: Globalization 2.0. 

 

We have built a layer of shared intelligence across the world’s supply chain information: a living map of trillions of dollars of B2B commercial activity, covering 400M companies connected by billions of shipments. This knowledge graph powers Altana’s Trusted Commerce Platform - the Altana Atlas - which, after only three years since founding, is already used by many of the world’s most important governments, enterprises, and logistics providers.

 

Our product suite enables our customers to gain unprecedented visibility, benefit from shared artificial intelligence across a federated network of data, and interact across the network through a shared source of truth. We help our customers to build and manage trusted global supply chains.

The Implementation team is focused on integrating Altana’s platforms with customers to provide unique insight, business process integrations, and create mutual value.  We execute complex customer integrations to create, customise, tune, and retrain models for unique customer scenarios; integrate proprietary customer data to our knowledge graph while preserving privacy; and design and create technical integrations that create client value.  The Implementation team works closely with customers, as well as our internal engineering, data science, solutions and product organisations.  

Responsibilities

  • Manage successful customer software deployments and technical work streams from sale to post go-live, with the ability to effectively manage priorities, deliver on-time, and communicate effectively internally and with customers.
  • Be responsible for overall performance of a 3 - 7 person technical team – quality of delivery, software practices, and personnel development. 
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to senior technical customers, steering deployments from a strategic perspective, enabling customers to get to value with Altana’s products.
  • Become a power-user of the Atlas platform and API products, support customers in rapidly achieving value from the solution, and identify new use cases to address customer pain points.
  • Deeply understand the trade compliance/supply chain risk domain, Altana’s technology, and our customer base--and demonstrate effective communication and writing skills with respect to each.
  • Lead firm-building activities (e.g, recruiting, knowledge building / domain expertise development, etc.).
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers and data scientists across the organisation.

This position is based in London. Some periodic travel will be required to the United States.

About You

  • You have 10+ years of real-world professional experience with analytics, data science, software engineering or a similar technology related field.
  • You have a record of success in consultative/complex technical deployments, sales or otherwise client facing projects (where necessary, managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects).
  • You have an in-depth understanding of the UK government space, and experience delivering and/or implementing technical solutions for this customer.
  • You are willing and able to hold an SC government clearance.
  • You have been responsible for the strategy for technical delivery for several customer accounts from inception to maturity.
  • You have experience managing a technical team.
  • You are a self-starter who wants to get things done, can be relied on, and creates an environment where data scientists and engineers can grow and develop.
  • You have experience managing machine learning and data engineering projects.

   Nice to have, but not required

  • Experience with Python Machine Learning toolsets (Scikit-learn, Numpy, Pandas, Dedupe)
  • Experience with container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge of cloud services like AWS or Azure

 Technologies we love

  • Languages: Python, Spark
  • Tools: Docker, Git, Kubernetes, Swagger/OpenAPI, AWS, Azure
  • Datastores: Databricks, Elasticsearch, Postgres, Redshift, ArangoDB

Why it’s great to work at Altana

  • We love to collaborate, and we win as a team!
  • We are committed to engineering excellence
  • We value personal and professional development
  • We learn from diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • We impact the world, from enabling developing countries to identifying drug traffickers

Altana is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to inclusion across race and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical ability, veteran status, and national origin. We offer a comprehensive healthcare package and paid parental leave of 3 months for the primary caregiver and 1 month for the secondary caregiver.

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