Principal/Staff Data Science

Tel Aviv

R&D

We are looking for a Principal Data Scientist to join PerimeterX’s research team in Tel Aviv. Our team’s goal is to provide the best data science solutions to optimize our products and prevent cybercriminals from our customers' traffic and clean up the internet from bad bots and web threats. These solutions will directly contribute to and affect PX’s business outcomes, customer experience, and performance. It’s an opportunity to be a pioneer - design and build the company’s ML/AI models and capabilities and impact Billions of requests. Join us and help protect the internet from malicious bots and web attacks and take part in one of the most exciting, challenging, and promising cybersecurity startups today.

What will you do:

  • Develop and lead large-scale technical implementation of advanced Machine Learning algorithms for our web security products. 
  • Use innovative technologies that combine work with practical projects and research projects - from the stage of data analysis to prototyping of new ideas, their implementation in a production environment, and then monitoring and maintaining them.
  • Work on projects in the fields of supervised and semi-supervised learning, anomaly detection, time series forecasting, and more.
  • Make an impact - Shaping the business, data science, and research directions by developing new algorithms and features.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of big data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Mentoring other data scientists/algorithm developers in the group.

What you'll need:

  • M.Sc./PhD in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.
  • 5+ years with practical hands-on experience in developing and researching algorithms in the fields of data science/machine learning techniques and statistical methods, such as: boosting and bagging algorithms, time series models, clustering and anomaly detection methods, and more.
  • Proven experience in taking data model projects from the stage of data analysis to prototyping new ideas, their implementation in a production environment, and monitoring and maintenance.
  • Proficiency with Python and SQL. 
  • Knowledge in how to construct and test models to reach conclusions and insights.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Knowledge in how to perform ETL processes and draw insights from large\big data sets.
  • Independent and innovative with the ability to lead problem definition and goal definition processes
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing).

Nice to have:

  • Experience in MLOps methods – Docker, Kubernetes, Google MLOps etc.
  • Background in the cyber-security or fraud worlds.
  • Experience with continuous learning methods
PerimeterX is the leading provider of application security solutions that keep your web business safe in the complex digital world. Delivered as a service, the company’s Bot Defender, Code Defender, and Page Defender solutions detect risks to your web applications and proactively manage them, freeing you to focus on growth and innovation. Bringing together an elite engineering team, security research to continually update its solutions with current intelligence, and best-in-class customer enablement and support, the world’s largest and most reputable websites and mobile applications count on PerimeterX to safeguard their consumers’ digital experience. PerimeterX has offices in San Mateo, California, Miami, Florida and Tel Aviv, Israel. You can also find us on the web at www.perimeterx.com.
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