Solarwinds Inc. Commerical Data Scientist in Austin, Texas

Opportunity Details:

Overview:

SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable monitoring and management software that is designed to make jobs easier for IT professionals, Managed Service Providers, and DevOps pros. Since our founding in 1999, we have delivered on this promise across the Hybrid IT infrastructure platform. We now serve over 250,000 customers, and we have grown to over $500 million in annual revenue with an organization of over 2,200 employees, all while operating at some of the highest profitability levels in enterprise software.

We are seeking a Commercial Data Scientist to help drive the next wave of growth for the organization. Working directly with our worldwide marketing, sales, customer success, and strategy teams, this individual will develop and operationalize statistical models impacting a wide variety of business-critical issues while continuing to build out our data and decision science capabilities in the commercial realm. We therefore are looking for a naturally curious self-starter that is eager to get his/her hands dirty in our expansive data sets and work with our business leaders to prioritize, build, test, and implement models that help answer complex questions. Our ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of behavior analysis (especially web), segmentation, and predictive modeling.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with functional leaders to identify and prioritize focus areas for revenue and EBITDA growth

  • Build cloud infrastructure and predictive algorithms using structured and unstructured data to drive web personalization platform

  • Lead our marketing teams in building our web personalization strategy and expanding our web segmentation strategy and delivering segment-specific digital campaigns

  • Develop statistical applications on platforms such as R, Python, or Spark

  • Lead our international sales team in development and use of improved forecasting models

  • Automate ongoing business intelligence efforts to improve team efficiency

  • Work cross-functionally with our product-focused data science team (located in Cambridge, MA) to share knowledge and deploy new techniques across commercial and product areas

  • Develop and manage vendor relationships related to any new or applications required to augment the analytics infrastructure

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, engineering, or computer science; graduate degree strongly preferred

  • 3+ years of relevant quantitative and qualitative research and analytics experience; experience with marketing/digital analytics a plus

  • Proficiency in tools used to structure and analyze data and develop solutions (e.g., SQL, Spark, Python, R)

  • Proven ability to develop complex models and operationalize them with non-technical teams (we seek skills beyond theory)

  • Ability to extract and interpret structured and unstructured data from multiple sources

  • Detail oriented, with strong organizational and project management skills; able to work with ambiguity, determine requirements, and create plan to meet deadlines

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2017-9347

# Positions 1

Location US-TX-Austin

Category Engineering

Position Type Permanent