Senior/Principal Data Scientist

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 1/12/2017

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. San Jose, TX

Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
San Jose, TX
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Doctoral Degree
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Elastica is the leader in Data Science Powered Cloud App Security. Its CloudSOC platform empowers companies to confidently leverage cloud applications and services while staying safe, secure and compliant. A range of Elastica Security Apps deployed on the extensible CloudSOC platform deliver the full life cycle of security for SaaS and Cloud Apps.

Job Description:

We are looking for a highly-motivated Data Scientist to join our innovative startup. You will play a leading role in the development Elastica s cutting-edge Behavioral-Based Threat Detection technologies designed to protect enterprises against malicious cloud-application access.


- Ph.D. in a quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, or Operations Research) with 5+ years experience.
- Experience developing statistically-based behavioral modelling and anomaly detection algorithms.
- Experience in statistical modeling techniques including mixture modelling, HMMs, robust modeling, outlier analysis, and p-value analysis. Familiarity with Bayesian hierarchical modeling is beneficial.
- Experience in (online) optimization techniques.
- Strong mathematical intuition and algorithmic background.
- Proficient in Python and object-oriented development.
- Thrives in a team-oriented environment.
- Self-driven and motivated to deliver high-performance and high-impact algorithms.

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal? Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual s race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, and national origin

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability.