Materials Database Engineer

  • Engineering Services
  • Sunnyvale

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Title: Materials Database Engineer 
Duration: 6 months with possible extension 
Location: Onsite Sunnyvale, CA
Benefits: Employee benefits at 100% including Medical, PTO, Holiday Pay, 401K Plan, and much more!
Hours: Minimum 40 Hours/Week 

-In this role, you will work on developing a materials database to be used for all materials in the organization.
-Gather technical datasheet and SDS information on materials and upload them to the database.
-Communicating with vendors to acquire information.
-Data transcription and developing tools to automate data scrubbing from multiple sources.
-Administer and maintain database security, integrity, and optimization.
-Maintain system licenses and subscription libraries
-Coordinate with PLM & CAD administrators to sync materials data.
-Develop Python scripts to automate syncing different database sources.
-Work with IT dept. to troubleshoot system issues and maintain the server.
-Maintain user access permissions. (Windows AD experience a plus)
-Update database landing pages. (HTML or JSON a plus)
-Develop and run periodic reports requested by materials engineers, simulation, and product design teams.
-Identify and resolve issues, improve database reliability, and error-check content.
-Maintain associated data in the database.

-2+ years of work experience.
-Experiencing with enterprise-level information management systems. (e.g. laboratory information management software (LIMS), PLM, ERP, etc.) 
-Experience with data analysis, database creation, database maintenance (error debug), usage reports, and data filtering.
-Knowledge of materials and properties. (e.g. plastics, composites, magnets, metal, and alloys)

Preferred Skills:
-Experience programming with Matlab or Python APIs to automate data processing and collection.
-Experience with developing specifications and knowledge databases within hardware organizations.
-Experience with Industry standards, material standards, and specifications. (ASTM, ASM, ISO, IEC, NIST, JIS, etc.)
-Familiarity with PLM or CAD software. (specifically NX, Teamcenter, and Agile)
-Server or database management experience. (Windows Server, Windows Active Directory, MySQL)
-Solid Excel experience. (macros and complex equations)
-Experience with data analysis. (JMP,  Minitab)

Education: BSCSE or related.

– Work on engineering and research assignments with F500 companies and startups.   
– The relationships that we have created with our clients are one of a kind.    
– We help solve problems in many technologies focusing on R&D, product development, and manufacturing.    
– We work with the most cutting-edge and latest technologies from AR/VR to Autonomous technologies.    
– Closely working with our clients, we believe that long-term investments are extremely important to maintain the culture we together have created.

We’re a handpicked team of Engineers, digital strategists, designers, and developers united together in creating a fresh experience. Whether we are strategizing, designing, developing, or analyzing, our integrated team works as an extension of yours to improve your impact, your usability, and your customer conversion. In the process, we collaborate with you to get to know your business, understand your industry, and incorporate your big ideas into memorable experiences that keep your customers coming back for more.

Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law.  Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.

Fresh Consulting is a participating E-Verify company.

Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Range $40/hr – $50/hr.

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