Data Scientist

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
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chemical engineering


“Enabling every process plant to achieve Operations Excellence” is the AspenTech vision. Founded more than 30 years ago by the best and brightest engineers at MIT, we continue to imagine and invent new ways to bring efficiency to the process industry. Today, AspenTech is thriving with our relentless focus on innovation, collaboration, and execution combined with world-class experts who speak more than 10 languages and work in 30 different offices worldwide. This is a place where people are fiercely passionate about technology, a balanced lifestyle, and a desire to make a difference in the process industries.


Our software tackles the most complex process manufacturing challenges, creating value and improving profitability for our customers.  The industries that drive our economies and touch our lives are optimized by aspenONE software every day.  The world’s leading oil & gas, chemical, engineering & construction, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods companies—including Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil, BASF, Shell, and many others—all rely on AspenTech software to run their business.  With integrated aspenONE software, process manufacturers can optimize their engineering, manufacturing, and supply chains.  AspenTech customers are better able to achieve operational excellence: increasing capacity and improving margins, reducing costs, and becoming more energy efficient while ensuring safety and shrinking their carbon footprint.


As a member of the data science team, you will develop and investigate hypotheses, structure experiments and build mathematical models to understand data patterns and relationships and prescribe actions and options. We are looking for a sharp, disciplined, and highly quantitative individual who has a passion for playing with data, in all its forms including data mining, mathematical modeling and expert systems. We are building a unique technology platform dedicated to the real-time discovery and manipulation of data; this is your chance to be a critical part of that data research team. More formally, AspenTech is looking for a Data Scientist to join our growing Asset Performance Management team, building the next generation predictive analytics solution for IoT and asset optimization.


  • Design, develop, maintain, and support new and existing engineering software applications with extensive knowledge of statistics and machine learning, advanced computing, probabilistic modeling and visualization.
  • Actively contribute to technical and functional design sessions.
  • Provide creative solutions when dealing with technology challenges.
  • Keep current with new and developing software technologies and assist in prototyping and determining the feasibility of implementing new technologies.
  • Build and verify mathematical models and automated machine learning tools to analyze and optimize all aspects of our system, providing actionable insights in real time.
  • Thorough knowledge of SDLC and the ability to adhere to software development standards to release products on time; this includes processes such as issue tracking, source code control, coding conventions.



  • MS in Computer Science or a related technical major.
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Practical experience and excellent programming skills with one or more of the following: Windows C#/.NET, C/C++, and Python.
  • Solid knowledge and practical experience with Deep Learning algorithms.
  • Good understanding of probabilistic modeling.
  • Practical experience with data science algorithms and distributed computing.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • English fluency (written and verbal) required.


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Certificates from online educational programs and/or Udacity/Coursera/etc and the participation in Kaggle are welcome.
  • Demonstrable success with Deep Learning model improvement.
  • Experience with Probabilistic Graph Models.
  • Demonstrated ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner.



AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Visit us at



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