Senior Data Scientist

Location: Redwood City, CA

Department: Data Science

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level


About the Job

  • Develop and maintain forecasting and optimization algorithms for AutoGrid's machine learning and predictive control systems
  • Implement and deploy your algorithms on big-data platforms, in production
  • Benchmark and debug critical issues with the algorithms and software as they arise
  • Prototype new methods and analyses on customer data sets
  • Work closely with product management, engineering and QA teams to manage the full product lifecycle including requirements, architecture, algorithmics and QA

About You

  • BS., MS., or Ph.D. in computer science, operations research, statistics or related field
  • Exposure to very large forecasting and optimization problems and techniques, including large-scale time series forecasting and stochastic linear programming
  • Good understanding of  algorithms, data structures and performance optimization techniques
  • Excellent programming skills in Python, Java or C++
  • Nice to Have

Nice to Have

  • Experience building production python applications.  Specifically, knowledge of the Celery and Django frameworks is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with the energy industry
  • Understanding of and experience with Big Data / NoSQL frameworks, Spark, HBase, Hadoop / MapReduce, HDFS, etc.
  • knowledge of relational databases (SQL)

Benefits and Perks

  • Collaborative, close-knit environment 
  • Working with a really smart and fun group of people on solving BIG problems for a GIGANTIC industry
  • Competitive salary with equity
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance (PPO, HMO options)
  • 401(k) and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Choice of your computer (Mac OS X, Ubuntu Linux, Windows)
  • Flexible hours
  • Easy parking
  • Catered team lunch everyday
  • H-1B visa transfers welcome
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