Senior Data Scientist

Short Description

Cisco is seeking a Senior Data Scientist who has the ability to quickly grasp the essence of the new technologies and be able to steer the team in the right direction.

Job Description

Who you will work with:
The Data & Analytics (D&A) office is looking for a multifaceted Data Engineer to help Cisco to unleash the power of data.

We have a huge amount of information from Cisco's Enterprise datasets, and you'll help provide data engineering and analytics solutions which will enable Cisco to be more data-driven to optimize its day to day operations and strategy. You will help make the data threading, data clean-up and traditional & predictive analytics available and consumable in ingenious new ways, and help build a community of "Data Engineering & Analytics advocatesā?? across the company to ensure adoption.

What You'll Do
  • Define and design the overall architecture of the data analytic platform;
  • Drive architecture and data engineering capabilities in the data analytical platform;
  • Lead data engineers and data scientists, articulate business requirements and optimally translate into technical implementation plans;
  • Lead the design for application solutions that will solve data analytic needs;
  • Provide technical expertise to engineering teams.
  • Who You'll Work With
  • You will have an opportunity to work cross-functionally with Customer Success, IT, Sales, Marketing, Product Teams

Who You Are:
  • Master's degree in Computer Science (PhD. is a very strong plus)
  • 15+ years of research or R&D leadership experience
  • Willingness to work across teams and share knowledge and ideas beyond the immediate area of responsibility
  • Capability to stand up and formulate clear scientific and technical arguments supporting oneā??s opinion
  • Ability to quickly grasp the essence of the new technologies and be able to steer the team in the right direction
  • Can-do attitude with a strong drive to take the initiative and complete tasks
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Willingness to take full ownership for the work you're doing
  • Scripting, programming languages, and software packages for high-level data analysis such as Python or R
  • Big data frameworks such as Apache Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, etc.
  • Advanced modeling techniques
  • Programming tools such as version control, build tools, and documentation tools
  • Experience building production AI solutions
  • Advanced skills/experience in database systems or data warehousing, data analysis, ETL, solutions design;
  • Great problem solver; ability and ability to learn on your own and work in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time, working across time zones and cross-culturally; Ability to work as part of a team
  • Hands-on experience in Data Science/Machine Learning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Additional requirements that will be a plus
  • R&D experience in several of the following areas: Machine Learning and Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Pattern Recognition, Cloud Computing, Game Theory, Graph Theory
  • Scientific publication track in the area of machine learning and AI

Senior Data Scientist
Mid-Senior-level Technology | Information | Information Technology Full-time Information Technology | Engineering | Other Data Scientist
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) enables people to make powerful connections--whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible--providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 71,000 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company's core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies such as home networking, IP telephony, optical networking, security, storage area networking, and wireless technology. In addition to its products, Cisco provides a broad range of service offerings, including technical support and advanced services. Cisco sells its products and services, both directly through its own sales force as well as through its channel partners, to large enterprises, commercial businesses, service providers, and consumers.