Who we are

Our company has its roots in the Python data science community. Our leaders have had significant involvement in the creation and maintenance of NumPy, SciPy, Jupyter, Spyder, Dask, Conda, Numba, Anaconda and PyData NumFOCUS. Our mission is to connect companies to open-source communities to create sustainable solutions that benefit the whole ecosystem.

We accomplish this mission by providing various services ranging from open-source software development to training and consulting. We believe in a culture of do-ers, learners, and collaborators. We are looking for people who are motivated, humble, curious, and respectful of others.

Quansight is seeking an innovative Principal Open Source Solutions with leadership experience and a strong understanding of the PyData ecosystem to join our team.  Responsibilities include managing and growing Quansight’s technical consulting business in a target domain. 

What you’ll do

As our Principal Open Source Solutions, your role will be a mix of project definition, solution architecture, sales engineering, technical leadership and people management. You will be expected to interface with clients and translate their needs into technical solutions. You will typically oversee several projects with a diverse set of clients in different verticals.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, scope, architect, resource, and oversee the delivery of large end-to-end projects for clients
  • Collaborate with project managers and other staff members to develop timelines for solutions.
  • Assess the systems architecture currently in place and work with technical staff to recommend solutions to improve it.
  • Assess and evaluate risk as required.
  • Consistently monitor the scope of projects.
  • Understand how individual work fits into the broader organizational picture.
  • Keep skills updated and remain proactively aware of happenings and current events in the industry.
  • Mentor, educate, and train colleagues.
  • Resolving technical problems as they arise.
  • Inform various stakeholders about any problems with the current technical solutions being implemented.
  • Provide updates to stakeholders on product development processes, costs, and budgets

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience in a relevant role; ideally professional services
  • Experience serving as a leader for the full life-cycle of projects from requirements gathering, development, all the way through to implementation & roll-out.  
  • Expertise in one or more core technology areas: Numerical Computing, Distributed & High-Performance Computing, Infrastructure/Cloud, Data Science/Machine Learning, MLOps, Data Engineering.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical topics in an easily digestible manner.
  • In-depth understanding of Python
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Contributions to open source projects is a plus.
  • Prior consulting experience or experience working in a client-facing environment.

Please keep in mind that we are describing the background we imagine would best fit the role. Even if you don’t meet all of the requirements and are confident that you are up for the task, we absolutely want to get to know you! 

Why You Should Join

You’ll become an essential part of a small, collaborative, fully distributed engineering team. We strive to provide a working environment that gives you room to learn and grow.

Quansight draws from experience in many large open source communities over the years. Because these communities operate remotely and strive to be as inclusive and participatory as possible, they must also strive to be more transparent and systematic in communicating, sharing information, and working. We are building a culture at Quansight that follows these principles and builds upon them.

We offer flexibility in work times and locations, and vacation time is not just encouraged but celebrated and enforced.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, vision, dental, 401K, a comprehensive sick policy, and flexible paid time off for full-time salary based employees.

Where applicable, if you are located outside of the United States, we will work with you to get similar benefits according to your geographical context.

Where We Can Hire

Our engineering team is entirely remote. We are headquartered in Austin, Texas, and the majority of our team is U.S. based. We also have a significant presence in Europe, South America, and Asia. We will consider applicants anywhere (overlap with U.S. and Europe time zones is preferred).

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging

Quansight understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich the company’s core mission. We encourage applications from everyone, including members of all equity-seeking communities, such as (but certainly not limited to) women, racialised and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.We are an equal opportunity employer - all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for recruitment, interviews, employment, training, compensation, promotion, and related activities. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, color, national origin, pregnancy, ancestry, domestic partner status, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic predisposition, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable laws. Quansight Labs will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on these characteristics or any other unlawful behavior, conduct, or purpose.

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