Senior Data Scientist

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What You'll Do
As an Senior Data Scientist, you will be responsible for responsible for model selection, development, training and validation of analytical products for a large portfolio of corporate-level data-driven initiatives.  You will work with a cross functional team of Data Scientists, Data Engineers and Productionalization Specialists to produce  real-world decision tools which have a measurable impact on Cisco's business outcomes--both today and on the horizon. 

You will enable the full life cycle of Analytics: Business Understanding, Data Understanding, Data Preparation, Modeling and Testing with a focus on Deployment & Model Maintenance.

Who You'll Work With
As a Data Scientist, you will develop cutting edge digital decision tools with the help of a dynamic, cross-functional team of professionals including - Six Sigma Master Black Belts from a Continuous Improvement CoE,  peer Data Scientists, Data Engineers, IT leaders and a Data Science Professor In Residence 

You will work your teammates in the Enterprise Data Science Office to accomplish strategic  objectives through the application of advanced analytics. In addition you will interact frequently with senior leaders across various Cisco organizations, both within Operations and beyond.

Who You Are
Our Minimum Requirements for this Role are:
  • You have extensive experience and demonstrated success in designing and deploying analytical models at scale (Data Manipulation, Machine Learning/Predictive Models, Model evaluation)
  • You have experience developing analytical models utilizing the CRISP-DM framework
  • You have expert level knowledge of either the R or Python programming languages and relevant advanced analytics libraries and/or packages (i.e. dplyr, randomForest, e1071 or pandas, numpy, scipy)
  • You possess strong presentation and communications skills, and are comfortable working closely with senior or executive leaders
  • You have worked with a variety of Database systems including relational, NoSQL, and big data frameworks (i.e. Oracle, SQL Server, Mongo, HBase, Hive, Impala)
  • Proficient in code version control systems (preferably Git)
  • Experience working with Business & IT counterparts in an agile environment to deliver fully productionalized analytical tools
In addition to the above, a well qualified candidate would have a background in continuous development/improvement and a deep portfolio of example projects
Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco. 

We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn't come from technology. It comes from our people. We're looking for the kind of people who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. Whether you create technology solutions that redefine business or build connections that strengthen the community, you can make it happen at Cisco!