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About Us

AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. Our integrated suite of products is built on our innovative, enterprise-grade App iQ Platform that enables our customers to make faster decisions that enhance customer engagement and improve operational and business performance. AppDynamics is uniquely positioned to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing complex application environments at scale which has led to proven success and trust with the Global 2000.

About You

You are the kind of data scientist that likes to solve real world problems by applying machine learning and statistics. You have a passion for building AI tools that extract insights from various source of data and automate business processes.

You also have,

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning and statistics techniques and algorithms such as supervised classification, unsupervised clustering, and time series analysis, etc.
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distribution, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Proficiency with common data science toolkits, such as Python, R programming languages and their machine learning libraries
  • Extensive experience in exploratory data analysis
  • Experience building and deploying highly scalable machine learning models for streaming and offline processing
  • Familiar with model performance metrics and evaluation techniques to maximize model performance
  • Able to explain to stakeholders the business value & actionable insights that the model delivers
  • Hands-on experience on ML platforms / Frameworks
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience with data visualization tools

    It is a huge plus if you have,

  • Good scripting and programming skills
  • Experience with querying data from both SQL and NoSQL data stores.
  • Data-oriented personality

About the Role

We the data scientists work closely with the product management and engineering team to build intelligent product features that mine insights from application data and automate IT operations. Here are some examples of responsibilities

  • Feature engineering, supervised classification for root cause analysis, and unsupervised clustering for anomaly detection
  • Time series forecasting for trend detection and capacity planning
  • Processing, cleaning, and validating data in preparation for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis/data mining and presenting findings relevant to business context


We know that the award-winning culture at AppDynamics is something to brag about, but here are more reasons that make you excited to get out of bed to come in the morning, like:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401k match (4.5%)
  • Wellness perks (gym, hobbies, education, store discounts, personal finance)
  • 4 weeks PTO, 5 days VTO, 14 holidays (including 1 birthday PTO and 1 floating holiday)
  • Mandatory company shut down between Christmas and New Years
  • Weekly catered breakfast and lunch, and all the snacks, fruits and drinks your heart desires, monthly happy hour events, and weekly massages
  • Brand new state of the art office in downtown San Francisco, centrally located near BART, Caltrain, Muni, the ferry, and a bike share station
  • Free shuttle service and pre-tax commuter benefits

Company Info.


Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Cisco develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
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  • Location
    San Jose, California, USA
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