15 days old

Data Collection Technician

Palo Alto, CA 94304
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    $41 To $47

Project Overview:

The Nest Brain team develops the algorithms that make Nest's products and services smart, whether that be through sensing, machine perception, control systems, pattern recognition, or preference learning. These approaches depend on constructing high-quality data-sets for training and evaluation as we iterate on software or hardware design. The team is looking for a person who will oversee the technical implementation, process, and logistics for data collection efforts across the Nest Brain organization.

Overall Responsibilities:

Perform data collection tasks for algorithm and sensor development across Nest products

Help develop new test setups and tools to meet the data collection needs of a variety of teams

Develop and manage new in-lab and in-home data collection and testing programs

Continually improve development process to gain efficiency, remove obstacles, and simplify problems

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

Plan and oversee construction of high-quality datasets

Execute and monitor data collection tests with Nest hardware

Work with engineers to define, plan, build, and debug tests

Required Skills:

BS in Engineering or related field

1+ years experience using Python or other scripting languages

Experience with data querying, visualization, and analysis tools

Ability to collect data on the behavior of users and devices in a variety of environments, use cases, and situations

Ability to perform Blackbox manual testing, executing, and documenting experiments for early-stage product life-cycle development, proof-of-concept, and benchmarking

Nice to Have Skills/Not Required:

Some hardware experience

Deadline and detail-oriented

Strong verbal and written communication

Ability to organize, multitask, and prioritize work in fast-paced environment

Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions

Demonstrated experience with data collection in both lab environments and in homes


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