Senior Data Scientist (100% Remote)

Job Description

Today, F5 Security identifies and stops automated attacks and fraud against web and mobile applications of the Fortune Global 2000. Tomorrow, we’ll need to fight even more sophisticated adversaries, while helping human users to have ever more frictionless experience. One of our founders fought cybercrime at the Pentagon, Google, and other leading security companies. Come be a part of our unparalleled team that is responsible for making the Internet a safer place for everyone.

The Position

F5 Security is seeking a driven, analytical and highly professional Sr. Data Scientist for our Security Services Group, to help the future of our service portfolio. You will enjoy working with one of the richest data sets in the world, cutting-edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real value delivered to customers on a regular basis.

This Sr. Data Scientist will be part of a team that is responsible for developing and shipping new analytics driven products into the market. We are looking for a data scientist who has the skill-set for identifying fraud and anomalous patterns in huge datasets, and who is adept at using these insights to build high-performance models. The ideal candidate would also have a passion for creating systems and tools that enable the team and customers to identify fraud more easily and effectively. All of these will enable us to deliver even greater value to customers.


  • Build models and capabilities to identify cyber attacks and fraud in real-time. Evaluate the performance of such models over time, taking into account both structured and unstructured feedback from customers.
  • Develop systems and tools to enable our team to solve complex business problems (such as identifying malicious traffic or sensitive webpages) and deliver valuable insights to customers.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to seamlessly deploy models and tools for use in our products.
  • Work with product managers to map out and prioritize new product features.
  • Communicate insights to customers via robust visualizations and clear explanations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to manipulate, model, interpret and visualize large quantities of structured data.
  • Strong proficiency in Python and SQL, and familiarity with web and mobile technologies. Experience with JavaScript, HTTP is a plus.
  • Experience working with cybersecurity / fraud / trust and safety teams preferred, but not required.
  • A passion for developing and deploying tools for data analytics and visualization. Experience with relevant packages/tools/frameworks will be a plus (e.g. Jupyter notebooks, Pandas, Kibana, Flask).
  • Experience working in GCP, Azure, AWS, or other common cloud/data warehousing/app infrastructure.
  • Proven experience working with ML/AI systems and frameworks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, personable, and persistent. A good listener. Self-motivated, able to work well both independently and as part of an agile team.
  • A demonstrated enthusiasm and capacity to learn new technologies quickly.
  • A scrappy yet meticulous approach, and a love for problem solving!



The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

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