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Staff Data Scientist

TaniumFull-time$130k - $385kRemote; United StatesApr 17, 2024
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The Basics

We are seeking a seasoned Staff Data Scientist with a strong mathematical foundation to join Tanium’s AI team. Tanium is the first-mover in delivering on the promise of autonomous endpoint management (AEM). Powered by Tanium AI, AEM will deliver comprehensive, autonomous management of endpoints, including security, incident response, patching, change management, and performance monitoring capabilities. 

The Staff Data Scientist will work closely with cross-functional teams to lead the design, development, and deployment of advanced models that deliver autonomous action across Tanium’s suite of solutions. Particular focus will be on the development of the algorithms that serve as inputs AI results (e.g., confidence scoring).  

 What you’ll do

  • Conduct research and analysis to identify data patterns and trends that can be leveraged for AI model development. 
  • Design, develop, and implement machine learning algorithms and statistical models to power AI results and actions. 
  • Ensure AI model development incorporates all necessary guardrails that always allows the user to be in control. 
  • Lead testing processes to assess and continuously enhance AI performance.  
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including software engineers, product managers, and data engineers to integrate AI solutions into our AEM capabilities. 
  • Monitor and optimize AI models for performance, scalability, accuracy, and reliability in real-world applications. 
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in AI, machine learning, and related fields to drive innovation within the company. 

 We’re looking for someone with

  •  Education
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field (advanced degree preferred) or equivalent work experience. 
  • Experience and skills
    • Proven experience in a data scientist role (8+ years) with a track record of developing and deploying AI models in a production environment. 
    • Proficiency in programming languages for data analysis and machine learning. 
    • In-depth knowledge of mathematical concepts including linear algebra, calculus, probability, and statistics. 
    • Experience with machine learning frameworks 
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. 

About Tanium 

Tanium, the industry’s only provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), leads the paradigm shift in legacy approaches to managing complex security and technology environments. Only Tanium protects every team, endpoint, and workflow from cyber threats by integrating IT, Operations, Security, and Risk into a single platform that delivers comprehensive visibility across devices, a unified set of controls, and a common taxonomy for a single shared purpose: to protect critical information and infrastructure at scale. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for six consecutive years and ranks on Fortune’s list of the Best Large Workplaces in Technology. In fact, more than half of the Fortune 100 and the U.S. armed forces trust Tanium to protect people; defend data; secure systems; and see and control every endpoint, team, and workflow everywhere. That’s the power of certainty. Visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

On a mission. Together. 

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.   

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things. 

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most.  

What you’ll get

The annual base salary range for this full-time position is $130,000 to $385,000. This range is an estimate for what Tanium will pay a new hire. The actual annual base salary offered may be adjusted based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, location, education, skills, training, and experience.

In addition to an annual base salary, team members will receive equity awards and a generous benefits package consisting of medical, dental and vision plan, family planning benefits, health savings account, flexible spending account, transportation savings account, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, life, accident and disability coverage, business travel accident insurance, employee assistance programs, disability insurance, and other well-being benefits.


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