Data Scientist

SignalFx   •  

San Mateo, CA

Less than 5 years

Posted 236 days ago

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Data Scientist

SAN MATEOENGINEERINGFULL-TIMEAPPLY FOR THIS JOBStreaming real-time analytics is the core technology that separates SignalFx from the competition, and data science at SignalFx touches all parts of the company. This is a highly impactful role where you will be working with a small team of key contributors to further the role of data science in different aspects of the SignalFx product.


    • Design and prototype algorithms for processing time series (classification, anomaly detection, analytical tasks specific to monitoring), and be involved in the production implementation as well
    • Adapt time series models to the requirements of our streaming analytics engine and to monitoring use cases
    • Assist with technical marketing (e.g., white papers, blog posts)
    • Consult on probabilistic/statistical aspects of algorithm design
    • Participate in design and code reviews


    • An advanced degree in a technical/quantitative field (e.g., statistics, computer science, mathematics, machine learning, economics)
    • 2+ years of data science experience (or academic equivalent)
    • Proficiency in at least one programming language (Python or R preferred), in particular the ability toextract and transform data from disparate sources for analysis and modeling
    • Experienceapplying statistics and machine learning to real-world problems; and the ability to evaluate, compare, recommend algorithms
    • Ability to translate customer/business requirements into well-defined modeling tasks
    • Interest in data visualization and UX aspects of analytics/machine learning
    • Ability to operate autonomously