Import/Export Administrator II

Import/Export Administrator II | Austin, TX | Apply Now

SeekOps Inc. develops and deploys advanced sensor technology for the energy sector to detect, localize, and quantify methane emissions through integrated drone-based systems.  SeekOps’ unique sensor design eliminates false positive readings and localizes emissions sources to provide actionable data to oil and gas and biogas operators in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East.  Backed by funding from the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative Climate Investments (OGCI-CI), Equinor Technology Ventures (ETV), and Schlumberger Technology Ventures, SeekOps provides best-in-class technology to meet increasingly stringent environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) reporting requirements, and enables customers worldwide to realize their goal of reducing methane intensity from operations.


The Position

The import/export administrator II reports directly to the director of operations and is responsible for all domestic and international logistics shipments of SeekOps equipment in support of global operations. The job role would also entail organizing and maintaining all operations equipment at our HQ in Austin, TX.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coordinating the movement of freight via all modes of transportation
  • Source properly vetted and permitted carriers to haul shipment pursuant to requirements
  • Work with other team members and employees to make sure all requirements are understood prior to shipment being arranged
  • Interact with Operations, Hardware, and Software teams to optimize systems and procedures for all supply and shipping processes
  • Develop and implement logistics processes and standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Organize and manage inventory, storage, transportation, and keeping drone and related equipment inventory maintenance up to date, with minor preventative maintenance of equipment being required
  • Ensure legal compliance and providing import/export administration and control within government rules and regulations, including ground, air, and ocean
  • Interface with internal and external customers, foreign order administration, freight forwarders, customs officers, and other functional areas to ensure coordination and logistics of shipment

Skills & Qualifications

Required:

  • Associate degree in business administration, logistics or related field or equivalent experience, bachelor’s degree in business administration, logistics or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in international / domestic logistics and import / export compliance.
  • Understanding of US import / export compliance with knowledge to learn and understand multiple countries import / export compliance
  • Knowledge of ECCN, HS, HTS, and Tariff codes and how to gather the information to ensure compliance
  • Flexible in work schedule
  • Knowledge of all documentation surrounding import / export, including but not limited to:
    • Bill of Lading
    • Commercial Invoice
    • Certificate of Origin
    • Purchase Order
    • Packing List
    • Air, Ground, or Ocean Waybill
    • Export Licenses
    • Letter of Instruction
  • Proficient in use of Office suite and logistics software.
  • IATA, DOT dangerous goods certification, preferred
  • Understanding of UPS WorldShip or similar shipping software, nice to have
  • Understanding ATA Carnet and Temporary Import Bonds, preferred

Additional:

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills internally and externally
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Detail oriented critical thinker
  • Ability to read, comprehend and write English at a level to effectively utilize and interpret all documentation needed
  • Self-motivated problem solver
  • Excellent analytical skills to recognize, prevent and resolve problem situations

Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to lift and carry or otherwise move 25 – 50 pounds regularly
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
    • Must be able to walk and navigate stairs multiple times a day

 

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Director, Sales – Renewable Natural Gas

Sales | Austin, TX | Apply Now

SeekOps Inc. develops and deploys advanced sensor technology for the energy sector to detect, localize, and quantify methane emissions through integrated drone-based systems.  SeekOps’ unique sensor design eliminates false positive readings and localizes emissions sources to provide actionable data to oil and gas and biogas operators in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East.  Backed by funding from the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative Climate Investments (OGCI-CI), Equinor Technology Ventures (ETV), and Schlumberger Technology Ventures, SeekOps provides best-in-class technology to meet increasingly stringent environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) reporting requirements, and enables customers worldwide to realize their goal of reducing methane intensity from operations.


The Position

In order to address the expanded global market demand for its services while positioning the company for increased growth, SeekOps is seeking a Sales Director – Renewable Natural Gas (RNG).  This position will be responsible for growing market opportunities for SeekOps products and services in renewable natural gas sectors, including dairy biogas, landfills, other RNG-related verticals and utilities.  The RNG Sales Director will be a key member of the global sales team, reporting to the Vice President – Business Development and working alongside SeekOps’ engineering and operations teams.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Interface directly with Energy Companies, RNG & Landfill Operators, and other strategic RNG service partners to promote/sell SeekOps products and services.
  • Execute action plans to maintain customer base and increase the company’s share of their business.
  • Responsible for the coordination of pricing and proposals within region.
  • Responsible for achieving budgeted regional sales goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for preparing and delivering customer presentations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of marketing and targeting plans as needed.
  • Support activities of Technical Services, Operations, and Inside Sales.
  • Provide timely, accurate, competitive pricing in accordance with the regional pricing structure, while answering requests for quotation in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for coordinating trade and technical conferences within the region.
  • Responsible for coordination of marketing material, promotional items and display products.
  • Manage a sales budget and forecasting formulation for the region; control expenses to meet budget guidelines.
  • Develop and manage targets and timelines for key account growth; manage client relationships and create an extended link to the customer.
  • Support third party drone service providers and other SeekOps strategic partners with corporate accounts.
  • Prepare and perform technical / educational presentations to engineers and representatives of energy producing companies and service suppliers.
  • Responsible for direct technical sales to customer corporate offices; provide/coordinate technical support to our partners’ field sales personnel and our customers’ field offices in the US.
  • Develop market and technical issues intelligence (research and reporting).
  • Report on sales meetings and market activities on a regular basis; represent SeekOps at various technical associations and conferences.
  • Identify new technical, sales and product development opportunities, particularly in related markets such as mining, wastewater and utilities.
  • Travel expected up to 50% of the time.

 

Ideal Candidate Experience

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in RNG-related technical sales and existing relationships within the RNG market and energy industry, especially biogas/biodigestion and landfill operations.Adaptive and entrepreneurial with a strong commercial mindset, the Successful Candidate will demonstrate a solutions sales approach, always acting in the best interests of the business and the customer.

 

Desired Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in technical sales, with a minimum of 5 years selling to customers in RNG/Biogas/Landfill markets.
  • Direct or closely associated O&G industry experience is desired.
  • Experience promoting new technology is desired.
  • Good understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Proven ability to multitask in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Experience in Customer Relationship Management and contract negotiation.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative and a proactive business style.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment; flexible and comfortable working in ambiguous situations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highest level of professional integrity and honesty as well as personal credibility.

SeekOps offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes competitive salary, health benefits, 401(k), PTO and more.

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Sr. Electrical Engineer

Product Development | Austin, TX | Apply Now

SeekOps Inc. specializes in unmanned aerial solutions (UAS) for natural gas emissions identification, aerial inspection, and geospatial data analytics across the Energy & Waste Management industries. SeekOps® designs and manufactures ultra-lightweight, high sensitivity Tunable Laser Spectroscopy gas sensors for methane and other compounds. Our team works with energy companies to deploy these sensors on UAS and other mobile platforms. SeekOps® UAS systems and advanced algorithms provide a broad range of real-time gas release detection data, including localization and quantification in operational environments. At SeekOps® we believe that a quantitative, data driven approach to natural gas emissions monitoring is a key aspect of infrastructure integrity management, and that a comprehensive monitoring program drives operational excellence, thereby enhancing both environmental health and safety.

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will work to evaluate and improve SeekOps® products and ensure strict compliance with international industry standard and government regulations. You will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers on a wide range of industrial problems.


 

Responsibilities

  • Design and test digital, analog and mixed signal circuits (op-amp circuits, analog filters, interface circuits, and signal conditioning)
  • Circuit simulation of new designs and design modifications
  • Write and test embedded firmware, and PC based scripts
  • Build prototypes of power electronics circuits and sensors for design verification
  • Verify and validate electro-mechanical design performance by establishing reliability, maintainability and durability test standards; building and testing prototypes; performing debugging procedures; conducting compatibility evaluations; analyzing test data; identifying, isolating and resolving performance problems
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout using EagleCAD
  • Responsible for maintaining electrical design and product compliance with all company and governmental regulations
  • Customarily and regularly collaborates with other development teams/leaders and provide project planning and progress reporting.

 

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Must have at least 10 years of hands-on electrical design experience in a mixed technical team (ME, FW, SW, etc.), preferably in consumer electronics industry
  • Electronic system design
  • Sensor and system integration experience
  • Expert in op-amp circuits, analog Filters, interface circuits, and signal conditioning
  • Circuit simulation (Spice or equivalent)
  • Electronics hardware testing and debug (rework station, oscilloscope, analyzers)
  • PCB Design, analog board design, analog systems design (EagleCAD, OrCAD, Altium, KiCAD, etc.)
  • Electronic system RF emissions analysis
  • Familiar with manufacturing technologies and DFM
  • FCC Compliance and Design Standards

Additional qualifications:

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent subject
  • Familiarity with on-board power supplies, switching power supplies, inductive buck/boost converters, and Charge pumps
  • Design of lithium ion charging circuits and state of charge measurement
  • Familiarity with Analog/Digital signal processing
  • Previous experience with electronics design and testing methods for low/high environmental temperature conditions
  • Previous experience with electronics design and testing methods for high shock and vibration applications
  • Updating requirements, specifications, and verification tests
  • Firmware Design, 8 bit, ARM tool flow and debugger
  • PCB Design: IS or ATEX Rating Compliance and design standards.
  • Intrinsically Safe/Explosion Proof design
  • Ingress Protection (IP) testing standards
  • Experience in working with third-party technology component providers

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Front End Developer

Product Development | Austin, TX | Apply Now

SeekOps Inc. specializes in unmanned aerial solutions (UAS) for natural gas emissions identification, aerial inspection, and geospatial data analytics across the Oil & Gas industry. SeekOps designs and manufactures ultra-lightweight, high sensitivity Tunable Laser Spectroscopy gas sensors for methane and other compounds. Our team works with energy companies to deploy these sensors on UAS and other mobile platforms. SeekOps UAS systems and advanced algorithms provide a broad range of real-time gas release detection data, including localization and quantification in operational environments. At SeekOps® we believe that a quantitative, data driven approach to natural gas emissions monitoring is a key aspect of infrastructure integrity management.

As a Front End Developer, you will work to evaluate and improve SeekOps user experience (internal and external). You will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists on a wide range of problems. This position functions to develop and maintain the answer products (e.g. quantifications, visualizations, associations) and ensure our external customers are provided the best insights into their emissions.


 

Responsibilities

  • Writing clean, well-structured, testable components with React hooks
  • Collaborating with stakeholders whenever clarification of requirements are needed
  • Collaborating with backend team to define data contracts for endpoints when necessary
  • Modifying existing React components
  • Participating in Pull Request reviews
  • Writing tests for components with Jest and Testing-Library

 

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Fluency in React, Redux, and TypeScript

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with the following libraries and concepts:
  • REST/AJAX API integration with JWT Authentication
  • Material UI
  • Charting technologies (plotly.js, D3)
  • Basic graphic design (for website layout)
  • Test-driven development
  • GitHub / GitHub Actions
  • Comfort in working in agile team/workflow
  • Scientific data visualization

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