Mosaic Materials Prototype Data Engineer Alameda, CA · Full time

Mosaic Materials is looking for a creative and self-directed Prototype Data Engineer to accelerate development of our unique sorbent technology.


Role Description

Mosaic Materials is looking for a creative and self-directed Prototype Data Engineer to accelerate development of our unique sorbent technology. Mosaic is constantly building and improving our laboratory and prototype devices for testing our carbon capture process. This person will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks related to streamlining sensor/data collection, processing and analysis across Mosaic’s existing and future prototype devices. Working closely with the Characterization and Engineering teams, the candidate will streamline data processing and analysis to enable data-driven decision-making.

Key Functions

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create and deploy dashboards and GUIs for visualizing processed data
  • Design, develop and maintain internal data processing pipelines
  • Develop user-friendly applications for technical teams to upload data into cloud-based storage solutions
  • Run statistical analyses on data and communicate with cross-functional teams to aid future experiments
  • Develop tools for users to automate complex experimental and analysis routines

Preferred Background & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 5 years of relevant industrial research and development experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Python including common scientific computing packages such as numpy and pandas.
  • Extensive experience architecting, debugging, and executing complex SQL queries
  • Proficiency in setting up and maintaining AWS cloud (EC2, S3, EKS cluster). 
  • Familiarity with BI and data science tools such as Tableau and Superset.
  • Experience in utilizing data lake platforms such as Dremio
  • Ability to work independently upon several high priority workflows with efficient communication of progress and results
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) and GSuite.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience in developing web applications using Flask.
  • Experience in using methods, tools and packages for statistical modeling and machine learning.

Work Environment

Work is carried out in a manufacturing and development laboratory where you will be working with chemicals.  Employees work in an environment in which safety, environmental and health concerns may demand constant attention and are required to follow the appropriate safety protocols. The employee will work with powders and may be required to wear a particle respirator and other personal protection equipment (PPE). Elevated noise levels can arise due to large working equipment and therefore earplugs or other hearing protection may be required.  

Physical Demands

The employee will be required to work near moving mechanical parts and equipment. The employee will be required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms frequently. Employee may need to lift boxes, drums or pieces of equipment (20-50lbs) on a daily basis. The noise level in the work environment can be moderate to high. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to talk or hear regularly. 

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Position may be subject to US export control under ITAR or EAR.

Core Values

Mosaic Materials employees are expected to live by and demonstrate the company’s Core Values:

  • Honest & Trustworthy
  • Accepting, Safe, & Inclusive
  • Hungry for Learning
  • Humble
  • Collaborative
  • Deliver for Stakeholders

About Mosaic Materials

Mosaic Materials is an Alameda, CA based business developing a carbon capture technology to address global warming and climate change through direct air capture (DAC) of carbon dioxide. At the heart of Mosaic’s technology are metal-organic framework (MOF) solid sorbents that increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of carbon capture by ~50% relative to competing technologies. Mosaic is currently scaling production and implementation of our solid solid-sorbent based DAC technology and DAC systems globally.

Mosaic Materials is now part of Baker Hughes. Baker Hughes has operations in over 120 countries as a leading partner within the energy industry. Baker Hughes is committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Mosaic Materials and Baker Hughes are building a team of people who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner, and more efficient.  We are looking for highly motivated, curious individuals to join our team.

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO)
  • 99% coverage of medical/dental/vision premiums for employees based on the base medical plan offered by the Company at your time of hire and 75% premium coverage for any dependents you may have
  • Immediate participation in the Company’s 401(k) plan
  • Monthly team bonding events, company outings, and volunteer opportunities
  • 100% coverage of Life Insurance
  • Participation in industry event experiences, such as conferences and expos
  • Onsite office perks: free BART shuttle, state of the art gym, free snacks, access to kayaks, paddle boards, and more!


$120,000 - $150,000 per year