Wanted: Application Engineer / Chemometrician (f/m/d)

Who we are

Purency is a young company that emerged from the TU Wien (Vienna). Years of research into microplastics and our expertise in chemometrics as well as data science is bundled in our product, the Microplastics Finder. It is a powerful tool that uses machine learning algorithms to automate the data analysis of microplastics measurements to recognize the type, number and size of particles.

We are a remote friendly company and welcome applicants who want to work in Vienna as well as remote from time zones CET +/- 4 hours. Currently, we cannot sponsor visas for applicants outside the European Union. At Purency we value diversity and we want to encourage everyone to apply for this position, especially individuals from underrepresented backgrounds.

Who we are looking for
  • +2 years of professional experience in the field of research (especially: microplastics)
  • You know the basics of spectroscopy (tech.) and techniques of measurement
  • You are able to interpret spectra of all kinds (FTIR, Raman, …)
  • Intermediary Experience in programming (Python, MATLAB, R, ...)
  • Intermediary Experience in machine learning
  • Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Solid mathematical and statistical understanding
  • High flexibility
  • Precise and structured way of working
Your Responsibilities And Tasks
  • Developing, validating and adjusting of machine learning models
  • Designing customized solutions and prototypes
  • Helping shape our business, e.g. build the company & engineering culture, support/be part in negotiations with customers and the setup of strategic goals
  • Implementing of technical trainings
  • Supporting of the sales and marketing team
  • Representing the company at standardization committees
What you can expect
  • Flexible working hours and remote working
  • We are a small team that works together very closely
  • Your input is highly appreciated, no matter what topic (tools, ideas…)
  • Opportunity to shape your own role and take on different responsibilities within the team
  • Team activities and trips
  • Salary: The minimum according to the mandatory collective bargaining agreement is 2.572,50€ (full time) gross/month, depending on experience and qualification.

If you are ready to make microplastics visible with us, please send us your CV to  shaping@purency.ai. We are excited to hear from you and to discuss your job opportunities and outlook in our company.