Principal Data Scientist

| Greater Boulder Area

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our work and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

The Data Scientist role involves working on all the stages of our data pipeline, including acquiring and understanding the data, modeling various algorithms, performing evaluation of the performance of algorithms, and also implementing these solutions in a commercial product either as standalone code or in existing ML frameworks like Spark/MLlib.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will become an authority on the product data, including how it is collected and processed
  • You will explore the data and answer questions about the data to improve our understanding of the potential of the data
  • You will closely interact with both our product and engineering teams to derive requirements for what solutions should be implemented in the product
  • You will rapidly prototype, and evaluate statistical and machine learning solutions
  • You will collaborate with engineering to implement these solutions into production
  • You will communicate your results and explain your solutions to technical and non-technical partners

Required Experience/Skills & Education:

  • You have experience with Python scikit-learn, Spark/MLlib, or an equivalent framework – required
  • You are able to code in Python, Java or Scala - required
  • You have the ability to evaluate and tune statistical and ML solutions – required
  • You have worked with large datasets, preferably using tools like SQL, Spark, Hadoop, MapReduce, or Hive – preferred

What We Offer You:

  • A constant stream of new things for you to learn. We're always growing into new areas, bringing in open source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
  • A set of extraordinarily talented and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering and QA to product management and customer support.
  • A stable, collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • We don't expect people to work 12-hour days. We want you to have a successful time outside of work too. Want to work from home sometimes? No problem. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and dedication and believe that balance helps nurture an exceptional environment.
  • 8+ years of professional experience requirec

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages

Location

We're centrally located in downtown Boulder, near local coffee shops, restaurants, and hiking trails.

What are VictorOps Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Our FSA programs provide employees the ability to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for health care and dependent care costs.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
All regular, full-time employees have access to medical, dental and vision insurance plans. We offer a variety of plan options so you can choose the plans that best meet your and your family's needs.
Life Insurance
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage is fully sponsored to protect you and your loved ones.
Pet Insurance
We offer a 5% discount on certain insurance plans for your furry loved ones.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
All regular employees are eligible to participate in our 401(k) plan, currently offered through TransAmerica.
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Our equity awards give eligible employees the opportunity to own a piece of the company.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Our employee stock purchase plan allows you to invest in the company. Eligible employees can purchase stocks at a discounted price using their accumulated payroll.
Performance Bonus
We understand the importance of attracting and retaining the best talent, and therefore offer competitive incentive compensation programs for both our non-sales and sales employees.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We support you and your loved ones through life's various stages - we offer competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave programs.
Remote Work Program
Employees are provided with the flexibility and tools needed to be the most effective at getting their jobs done, including remote access, collaboration tools and casual dress.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
15 paid vacation days: Work/life balance is important to us. We all need time away from work to recharge, travel, take care of ourselves, and spend time with family and friends.
Paid Volunteer Time
We value giving back to the communities we live & work in just as much as we value the products we create. We offer three (3) paid volunteer days to all regular employees.
Paid Holidays
16 paid company holidays: Work/life balance is important to us. We all need time away from work to recharge, travel, take care of ourselves, and spend time with family and friends.
Paid Sick Days
10 days of sick time: Work/life balance is important to us. We all need time away from work to recharge, travel, take care of ourselves, and spend time with family and friends.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
We offer an array of snacks, drinks, prepared foods & catered meals on certain days of the week.
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
We offer discounted gym memberships across the US.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
We encourage our full-time employees to attend job-related courses to build their skills and take charge of their career.
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