1252456 - Data Scientist - Prescriptive Actions Lead

Cisco Careers - San Jose, CA

What You’ll Do

Cisco is searching for a data scientist to lead the development and integrated of machine learning-based prescriptive actions in the Connected Digital Interactions group in San Jose.

In this role, you will:
Architect both the technical and business (sales and customer success functions) solutions that leverage prescriptive insights to drive specific actions
Develop cross-functional relationships across sales, marketing, customer success, and IT to drive analytical solutions

Who You’ll Work With

You will be on a team of data scientists developing a wide range of machine learning models and systems to directly optimize the customer, partner, and seller experiences at Cisco. We leverage enormous quantities of data and the latest techniques and algorithms to build powerful insights for numerous business functions. We connect the technology with the people and the processes to transform our culture of data.

Who You Are

7-12 years of experience in data science/engineering, professional services, or consulting in analytics/business intelligence for large enterprises. A BS/MS in computer science, statistics, or related technical field is strongly preferred.

Must Have:
Strong communication skills, especially the ability to explain complex or technical concepts in laymen terms
3+ years of programming experience, preferably in Python
Experience working with large scale heterogeneous and distributed data and databases
Deep understanding of machine learning or statistical algorithms
Background in project management, process consulting, or related experience

Good to Have:
Deep learning: algorithms and tools (eg. Tensorflow, PyTorch, Caffe)
Experience with distributed processing (eg. Spark, MapReduce)
Sales experience
DevOps skills

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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