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Data Product Lead - API


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  82797
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Data Intelligence
Division:  Innovation


Basic Function

LyondellBasell has fully committed to achieving its vision as “The Chemical Company of the Future” and an industry leader in the areas of Sustainability and Customer Experience.  The Digital Enterprise that will act as the foundation for enabling this vision will be built upon three pillars: A modern and extensible technology architecture, an ERP backbone that supports new business models, and a team of talented technologists that are empowered to build innovative solutions and digital products. 

At the intersection of these pillars, the Data & Analytics Center of Excellence is building the data foundation and a catalog of data products, analytical applications, and enterprise services that give users across our company the tools, data, and guidance to generate insights. 

The Data Product Lead will be responsible for leading, implementing and maintaining the real-time data acquisition and collection of OT (operational technology) data from LYB manufacturing plant sites in a secured, reliable and optimal manner. The lead will be responsible for the OT Data Product line addressing standard data governance and data management to implement the roadmap.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and drive the technical vision and delivery for Data APIs at enterprise scale to establish an interoperable data driven integration for Analytics usage.
  • Engage with multiple teams both inside and outside the Data & Analytics CoE, such as the product teams, Enterprise Architecture team, etc. to work on the execution, solution and leading the end-to-end real time OT data acquisition and management.
  • Detail out and refine higher-level architecture decisions into a lower-level executional design working with the technical and security architects.
  • Establish the data access layer for a reliable and sustainable enterprise solution that enables high value impact use cases.
  • Build strong, collaborative relationships with our partner organizations, helping to align our technical efforts with external needs.
  • Work with vendor solutions to implement
  • Responsible for the complete implementation of detailed technical items and an understanding of system-level items provided by the vendor and work with them to enable future roadmap software features as needed by LYB
  • Clearly and crisply communicate architectural decisions, plans, and standards for the products we create and support.
  • Proactively support and Implement processes for application, database code deployment and synchronization across environments.
  • Lead technical team members to deliver and support all features of the data api eco-system.
  • Lead the build out of reliable and end to end data monitoring and Data quality products.
  • Report on metrics associated with the services and programs and in relation to the quarterly and annual objectives.
  • Coordinate and effectively communicate across internal and external teams inclusive on progress status, roadblocks and mitigation plans.
  • Own and maintain the product back log and lead to execution using Agile methodology.

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Solid understanding and actual hands-on experience in developing secured real-time data streaming solutions at scale.
  • 10+ years hands-on experience in architecting, developing, and successfully operationalizing complex/large scale projects using data APIS for real-time integration.
  • At least 6 years’ development experience on C#, ASP.Net, Web Services, Entity Frameworks, MVC, Web API and SQL Servers At least 4-6 years of delivery experience on Cloud (Azure, GCP, Amazon).
  • At least 4+ experience with Docker, Kubernetes and cloud technologies such as Azure/AWS/GCP. 
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in developing, designing, and deploying end to end batch / real-time solutions.
  • Relevant knowledge in network security architecture to integrate on prem and cloud systems.
  • Professional experience in developing optimized stored procedures and performing analytical functions on the data sets.
  • At least 4+ experience with Docker, Kubernetes and cloud technologies such as AWS 
  • 4+ years of work experience in manufacturing domain such as Chemicals, Oil/Gas, etc.
  • Previously worked in agile and scrum
  • Results-oriented and self-motivated.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Years of combined experience with building responsive UIs with modern front-end technologies.
  • Solid knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML, Modern Javascript, JQuery, and CSS)
  • Some experience in working with Historians such as Aspen tech IP21, OSI PI, Honeywell, Bentley Nevada.
  • Experience in Control discipline such as Historians, Distributed control systems (DCS), Programmable logic controllers (PLC), Supervisory control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • DevOps on a cloud platform
  • Real-time ingestion: Kafka, Confluent, Message queues.
  • IoT, event-driven, microservices, containers/Kubernetes in the cloud
  • Certifications in Azure or any cloud data products or services.
  • Understanding of statistics and mathematical techniques to solve real business problems.
  • Functional experience in manufacturing business domain.
  • Experience with global enterprise environment or major consulting firm is a plus.




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We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to unlock value for our customers, investors and society. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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