Analytics Systems Engineer

Full time
Loveland, CO
Posted 3 weeks ago
Our innovative electric vehicles generate a lot of data – and we need YOU to help us analyze it! Join our engineering team.
Job details
Salary: $65,000 – $85,000 a year
Job Type: Full-time
Number of hires for this role: 1
  • Bachelor’s (Required)
  • Data collection and/or telematics devices: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Networking and communication protocols (CAN): 2 years (Preferred)
  • Linux servers and embedded Linux: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Programming (Python, SQL, HTML): 2 years (Preferred)
Full Job Description

Analytics Systems Engineer – fast growing company!

It is an exciting time at Lightning eMotors, a fast growing company that designs and manufactures zero emission all-electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. We are seeking a talented Analytics Systems Engineer to join our team of outstanding professionals at our Loveland, Colorado headquarters. Our products are meticulously and intelligently designed to deliver value to our customers and you will be an integral part of the process. This is your opportunity to work with like-minded, passionate, technical professionals dedicated to making a difference in the world. We are a growing team of talented individuals who are accustomed to wearing multiple hats, working collaboratively, and comfortable expressing ideas to a receptive management team.

Why join Lightning?

2021 will be a very exciting year for us as we will be going public. We are the leading innovator in the US commercial medium-duty EV market with proprietary vehicle control software, EV chassis integration software and analytics, along with custom products including DCFC mobile charging stations and a host of commercial EV focused IP. We are THE market share leader in Class 3-7 zero emission vehicles and the only manufacturer with a full line of battery and fuel cell zero emission commercial vehicles on the road with blue chip customers. The company has contracted a significant backlog for the next 2 years including the world’s first fuel cell electric Class 6 truck. As the country’s largest commercial zero emission fleet vehicle manufacturing facility in the US with annual production capacity of 1000 vehicles today, expanding to 3000 in 2021 and over 20,000 by 2025.

With 10 years in R&D, Lightning is ahead of the game with our dominant market positioning, proprietary technology, and highly experienced management team.

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About the position:

Reporting to the Analytics Manager, you will be instrumental in improving our company’s telematics and analytics capabilities. This will include developing hardware and software for telematics devices and vehicle displays, managing the flow of data from our vehicles to our internal database, and improving our diagnostic capabilities.

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

  • Manage telematics systems for vehicle data collection
  • Develop hardware and software for in-vehicle displays
  • Configure and provision hardware for vehicle production
  • Develop remote vehicle diagnostics and troubleshooting capabilities

Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:


  • BS in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar
  • 2+ years of experience with data collection and/or telematics devices
  • Familiar with networking and communication protocols (CAN)
  • Experience with Linux servers and embedded Linux
  • Programming experience (Python, SQL, HTML)


  • Understanding of basic electric vehicle systems and operation is preferred
  • Working knowledge of cyber-security and related best practices
  • Experience with BI packages and reporting tools (Tibco Spotfire, Tableau)
  • Experience with database design and management (NoSQL, MySQL)

Soft Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills and ability to collect, organize, analyze, and report on data with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-starter, able to start and complete projects quickly and independently
  • Experience building strong partnerships with other employees
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience working in fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to influence the business at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to prioritize and execute work among competing priorities

Physical demands and abilities

  • Ability to lift 30-50 pounds
  • Regularly perform repetitive tasks, including prolonged periods at a desk
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, climb, kneel, and twist.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Benefits offered:

Once hired, employees are offered generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account and Health Reimbursement Plan (if enrolled in medical plan)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off (accrued)
  • Paid holidays
  • Short and Long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program


  • 65.000 – 85,000 DOE

Additional hiring information:

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • data collection and/or telematics devices: 2 years (Preferred)
  • networking and communication protocols (CAN): 2 years (Preferred)
  • Linux servers and embedded Linux: 2 years (Preferred)
  • programming (Python, SQL, HTML): 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company’s website:


Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering
Salary$65000 - $85000 Per Year

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Lightning eMotors is an at-will employer.