Data Scientist

Israel - Tel Aviv Ref #2583 13-May-2019

Job description

ViaSat’s Israel Data Science center works on improving our broadband services and focuses on gaining the understanding of end user behaviors for all businesses including residential, small & medium business and mobile services. The team engages in statistical analysis to better understand our customers, gain insight into what drives their satisfaction and find ways to can continuously increase the customer experience. By designing experiments, building advanced models and testing different hypothesis in the field, the team is able to make recommendations spanning across multiple departments to improve our business processes and add value.

The Role:

We employ the latest technologies (Spark, Kafka, Impala, Hadoop) to analyze the Petabytes of data our operational systems produce. We employ developers, data scientists, and engineers to gain insight; solving both business and technical problems. Our innovative solutions are a result of the diversity of our team.

As a team member, you'll build a breadth of knowledge including distributed systems, predictive analytics, and machine learning. You will design, develop, and deploy analytic pipelines to answer questions across multiple business areas and disciplines 

We encourage learning through immersion, collaboration and action. We value adaptability and curiosity. Our ideal candidate is someone focused on solving tough problems using data and loves doing so.

Job Responsibilities

As a Data Scientist, you will contribute with:

  • Exploratory Analysis: Architect, design, and build data analysis pipelines working with large and complex data sets.
  • Visualizations: Create visualizations to effectively convey the information discovered through analysis.
  • Product Operations: Design experiments, build dashboards, and evaluate & define metrics to improve business performance.


  • Excellent understanding of several statistical and machine learning models
  • Extensive experience with data analysis tools such as R, Python, Matlab
  • Familiarity with Big Data technologies such as Spark, Impala, Hadoop
  • BS in a data related field such as mathematics, computer science, physics or similar


You'll be especially competitive if you have any of:

  • Experience with Scala or Java
  • MS/PhD in a data related field such as mathematics, computer science, physics or similar
  • Experience in a mid-large size high tech company preferred

Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

1-3 years


Up to 10%





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