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Vertex Ventures Israel
Vertex Ventures Israel

Senior Data Scientist



Data Science
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

We are looking for a passionate, motivated, and innovative Senior Data Scientist to join our team!

If you value personal and career growth, teamwork, and winning this role is for you!

This position will be part of our Innovation department, AxoniusX.

AxoniusX is a business unit focused on developing Axonius’s future cutting-edge products.

At AxoniusX, we explore new market opportunities and applications to build and bring to market industry-leading solutions that deliver new value for customers and fuel the company’s expansion.

We operate as an independent unit, enjoying flexibility, numerous opportunities to make a significant impact, and engaging in meaningful and challenging work. Additionally, we have access to Axonius resources, which enables rapid progress and reduced risk.

What your day will look like:

  • Be part of the founding data-science team, implementing new and exciting features, end-to-end, along with the product team, focusing on the algorithmic and machine learning aspects embedded in all our products.
  • As part of the founding team, you will be able to grow as a data scientist and define the theoretical and technical directions, and you will enjoy a lot of autonomy, responsibility, and ownership.
  • Apply your scientific knowledge and creativity to analyze large volumes of diverse and unstructured data and develop algorithmic solutions and models to solve complex problems.
  • Characterize and break down product use-cases effectively, choosing the right formalization and tools to best tackle them.
  • Research, design and apply advanced data processing technologies and methodologies, from a research playground to production. Contribute best practices to our backend applications and help pick the right frameworks and tooling for Axonius's next product.
  • Work closely with other team members, such as backend developers, product managers and data engineers, across all Axonius groups and departments.
  • Build and promote quick prototypes/POC/demos to conceptualize innovative ideas
  • Be responsible for the entire algorithmic lifecycle in the company: data analytics, prototyping of new ideas, implementing algorithms and machine-learning models in a production environment and then monitoring and maintaining them.
  • Turn algorithm prototypes into shippable products that will have a significant and immediate impact on the company’s revenue.

Our culture and Benefits:

  • Axonius is committed to ensuring that each team member has a clear and attainable long-term career path. To support this, we allocate a yearly budget to every employee, enabling them to invest in their own growth and learning according to their specific needs and aspirations.
  • We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. That's why we provide our employees with three long weekends throughout the year, giving them the opportunity to rejuvenate, spend quality time with loved ones, and invest in their own well-being. In addition, we created a special parental leave policy which allows both primary caregiver and secondary caregiver to spend substantial time with their newborn. We’re also proud to offer extra vacation days for the following important life events: marriage, birth of a grandchild, special milestones related to your children, loss of pregnancy and bereavement.
  • We see you. As part of our culture, our employees' well-being is important to us. That’s why we offer psychological support services and support services.
  • While we have physical offices in the United States, Brazil, and Tel Aviv, we embrace a flexible working culture. The majority of our employees work remotely, regardless of their location around the globe. This flexibility allows us to tap into a diverse talent pool and enables our team members to work in a way that suits their individual preferences and circumstances.
  • As a global company, we strive for excellence in everything we do. To support our employees in communicating effectively across borders, we provide English lessons as part of our commitment to their success.

Reach out if you have:

  • Proven expertise (5+ years) as a data scientist and machine-learning researcher
  • Proven expertise (5+ years) in Python, with a production-level design and coding skills and hands-on experience with coding machine learning / statistical modeling based solutions
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related field, with strong theoretical background in supervised & unsupervised modeling and various other statistical modeling techniques
  • High-level experience with databases approaches, such as SQL and document-oriented (e.g. MongoDB) and big data
  • Experience in data analysis and visualization
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Can-do approach
  • Background in Cybersecurity - an advantage


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A little more about Axonius:

Axonius gives customers the confidence to control complexity by mitigating threats, navigating risk, automating response actions, and informing business-level strategy. With solutions for both cyber asset attack surface management (CAASM) and SaaS management, Axonius is deployed in minutes and integrates with hundreds of data sources to provide a comprehensive asset inventory, uncover gaps, and automatically validate and enforce policies. Cited as one of the fastest-growing cybersecurity startups, with accolades from CNBC, Forbes, and Fortune, Axonius covers millions of assets, including devices and cloud assets, user accounts, and SaaS applications, for customers around the world.

Headquartered in New York, New York, Axonius employs over 600 people worldwide. Axonius has been recognized with the Great Place to Work Certification™ and was named to Dun’s Best Start Up Companies to Work for Over 100 Employees. For two years in a row, Axonius was ranked Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list as well as included on Inc. magazine's 2022 Best Workplaces list. Axonius has been cited as the fastest growing cybersecurity company in history by revenue.

At Axonius we support a diverse and inclusive workplace and believe in equal employment opportunity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

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