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Sr. Data Engineer


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  80236
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Data & Software Engineering
Division:  Global Business Services


Basic Function

LyondellBasell has embarked upon a strategic digital transformation journey, to provide value focused and scalable digital and advanced analytics solutions across LyondellBasell’s enterprise.  Through working closely with other Data Engineers, Data Scientists, business domain experts, and IT, the Sr. Data Engineer will have the opportunity to provide significant tangible business value through developing and deploying scalable Data Engineering capabilities on high value problems.  This requires a team of innovative, energetic, productive, software development minded, and humble individuals who demonstrate LyondellBasell’s core values in the application of Data Engineering pipelines and workflows on each project.  At LyondellBasell, we work a flexible hybrid schedule, which includes remote work-from-home days and in-person team collaboration days.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Place emphasis on delivering value through developing data engineering pipelines and solutions, through excellent problem solving, development, and implementation of scalable solutions
  • Work collaboratively with data scientists, software engineers, and business SMEs (Process Engineers, Automation Engineers, Reliability Engineers, other business domain experts) in providing data pipelines and workflows which are critical to delivering data driven solutions
  • Work collaboratively with IT to develop and ensure proper architecture, security, exception handling, testing, and code development standards are adhered to
  • Architect and develop data workflows and pipelines necessary for algorithm and ML solution deployment and maintenance for chemical manufacturing domains including predictive maintenance, reliability, preventing downtime, industrial automation and optimization, demand forecasting, and improving health and safety
  • Leverage deep data engineering, architecture, advanced technologies, software development expertise, and code development standards to enable the delivery of advanced analytics projects
  • Architect, define, and develop technical platforms, frameworks, and applications, to provide data, business intelligence, and information
  • Network internally and externally to build relationships that foster technology transfer and collaboration
  • Assist with the promotion of digital transformation, training and development of other Data Engineers, Data Analysts, and other peers throughout the organization

Min. Qualifications

  • BS (MS strongly preferred, and PhD desired) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related technical field
  • 4+ years professional hands on software development experience with a PhD, or 6+ years’ experience with an MS degree, or 8+ years’ experience with a BS degree
  • Demonstrated ability to drive a project, and work both independently and in a team
  • High level of enthusiasm and a love of data, software development, and data engineering
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills, including strong data, technical, and mathematical knowledge and skills
  • Strong Python, JavaScript, and/or SQL programming and scripting skills
  • Experience with stream-processing systems, Big Data querying tools, MapReduce, MongoDB, Cassandra, integration of data from multiple data sources, ETL techniques and frameworks, and/or messaging systems
  • Proficiency and expertise in Real Time historian data, SQL, NoSQL, and/or NewSQL database technologies
  • Experience working with large structured and/or unstructured data and technologies
  • Specialty skills in large scale computing, cluster computing, and/or cloud computing (Azure preferably)
  • Experience with Linux, Unix, Git, and software development testing frameworks

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS strongly preferred, with a PhD preferred
  • 6+ years professional hands on technical experience in software development and/or developing and implementing Data Engineering workflows, pipelines, and applications
  • Strong programming and scripting skills in other languages, such as C#, C++, Java, Julia, or Scala
  • Experience with Jupyter Notebooks or VS Code
  • Experience working with Data Scientists on architecting and delivering scalable, end to end advanced analytics solutions
  • Specialized experience in providing data engineering solutions in various Data Science domains, such as Predictive Maintenance, Forecasting, Real Time streaming analytics, Image Analysis leveraging deep learning methodologies, and optimization
  • Experience with modern Data Engineering, ML and Data Science libraries such as Pandas, NumPy, Scikit-Learn, NLTK, Seaborn, Dplyr
  • Experience with is highly favorable, but is not expected




Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.


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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