Refining and Petrochemical Process Optimization Engineer


Imubit is looking for a top-notch chemical engineer to help disrupt the process industries with breakthrough machine learning technologies.

About us

Imubit is a Houston-based startup backed by Silicon Valley Venture Capital. Over years of research and field implementation, Imubit has built a new type of machine learning technology designed specifically to optimize process plants. Our Houston-based refining and chemical process experts work hand-in-hand with our clients, which are among the world’s largest global energy and chemical operators. Imubit was founded by Google-endorsed machine learning scientists, globally renowned experts in process manufacturing, and serial software entrepreneurs.

We are looking for

You, a resourceful, creative and passionate BSc chemical engineer with 3-10 years of experience optimizing live processes and running models for planning & economics. You believe the process industries are ripe for disruption by machine learning technology of the same caliber as Google and Facebook. You aspire to be one of the first players in a pioneering fast-growing team which builds process optimization software years ahead of its competition. You are excited to work closely with clients, solving their difficult problems, and providing them with proven economical results. You are self-motivated and love learning various technological and scientific disciplines, and would like the chance to prove yourself and develop into an executive role in the company. You recognize a once-in-a-career opportunity and seize it.

In this position you will

  • Collaborate closely with world leading Google-endorsed Machine Learning scientists.

  • Work directly with Imubit's founders and significantly impact company growth.

  • Work closely with client teams both remotely and on-site (up to 50% travel).

  • Leverage client’s people and data to explore the process and its economic drivers.

  • Learn the principles and subtleties of Imubit's Machine Learning technology.

  • Lead implementation projects by spearheading an internal task force comprised of chemical engineers, machine learning researchers and software developers.

  • Combine process and machine learning understanding to apply Imubit's system to the right points in the process and tune system parameters.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the product’s usage patterns and shape its future roadmap in collaboration with algorithm, software and product teams.

  • Solve problems in the field while iterating with Imubit's R&D team on longer term solutions.

  • Evaluate Machine Learning models via chemical process understanding.

  • Demonstrate and explain Imubit's technology to clients and train them to leverage it.

  • Understand client feedback and facilitate a two-way communication with Imubit's R&D team.

  • Explore and identify expansion opportunities for Imubit at the client site.

Please send your CV to [email protected]