Senior Data Scientist

  • Citrix
  • Milton, Cambridge CB4 0FY, UK
  • 02/11/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

What we're looking for:

You'll be a Data Scientist working as part of the Citrix Security Research team, modelling data from a range of security tools and agents to provide business insight and analysis. Helping to develop a 'data first' approach to analysing issues across the Global Security Organisation, you'll be shaping the data that informs strategic decision making.

What you'll be doing:

  • You'll develop automation to pull data from a range of systems/tools to aid the Global Security Organisation in understanding our risk exposure and security compliance.

  • Model proposed changes in policy to better understand the likely impact on our systems based on current and historic data.

  • Provide actionable insights into our larger data sets to allow Global Security Organisations partners to improve their process in a measurable way.

  • Support teams in developing new ways of interpreting and modelling data from a range of sources.


  • Strong academic background in a data science domain

  • Experience in an administrative scripting language (PowerShell/Python)

  • Experience in notebook programming (Jupyter Notebook/Xamarin Workbooks)

  • Experience in data visualization interfaces (PowerBI/Tableau)

  • Experience in a query language (SQL/KQL/XQuery)

  • Experience working with structured but incomplete data sets would be valuable

  • Familiarity with enterprise security tools would be advantageous

Key characteristics:

  • This role is ideally suited to someone with a strong academic background looking to apply data science principles to the field of Cyber Security.

  • Flexibility and adaptability is critical as the Global Security Organisation are often tasked to respond to a wide range of technical/security challenges.

  • A keen interest in developing further Cyber Security skills is essential.

What you’re looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It’s a simple philosophy that guides everything we do — including how we work. If you’re an engineer, we’ll give you plenty of ways to test your skills on cutting edge technology. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If this sounds like you then we’d love to talk.

Functional Area:

Data Scientist

About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

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