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Lead Data Scientist

Job ID: 150633 
Required Travel :Minimal 
Managerial - Yes
Location: Israel- RAANANA (Amdocs Site) 

Who are we?

At Amdocs, our purpose is to enrich lives and progress society. With our creativity and technology, we help make a better-connected world. Amdocs and its 25,000 employees serve the leading players in the communications and media industry, enabling next-generation experiences in 85 countries. Our cloud-native, open and dynamic portfolio of digital solutions, platforms and services brings greater choice, faster time to market and flexibility, to better meet the evolving needs of our customers as they drive growth, transform and take their business to the cloud. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $4.1 billion in fiscal 2019. For more information, visit Amdocs at

Amdocs Data organization is at the heart of the telecommunications industry, helping the largest Telco operators in the world to modernize their data platforms, Our teams use the latest cloud technologies to optimally organize the data  and build AI analytics  solutions to provide valuable insights,  create exceptional customer experience and drive significant growth.

In one sentence

Telco operators deal with zettabyte of data and hundreds of billions of data connections. We are leading their transformation to data-driven decisions by providing solutions and applying advance analytics, AI & machine learning.
Are you passionate about data and want to create amazing ML models and apply you Data Science and Analytics knowledge on the largest scale and the most sophisticated problems?
This is a hands-on position for a motivated and talented innovator. The Data Scientist designs and develops sophisticated machine learning solutions and algorithms that provide insight from data.
If you are up to the challenge, join our team! 

What will your job look like?

•    You will be a leader and source of knowledge/ subject matter experts for the Data Scientists group to design AI/ML use cases and models.
•    You will be leading and inspire Data Scientists to build innovative AI/ML models and POCs with clients
•    You will be integrating deeply with business leadership as a trusted and influential contributor to ensure maximum impact of Data Science / Machine Learning outputs
•    You will be engaged with partners and clients to develop new business and future AI/ML Use case catalog.
•    You will support and showcase a long-term research agenda aimed at generating innovations to solve critical business needs and challenges
•    You will be working closely with internal and external groups, understand the needs and work with the team to identify the solution using AI/ML models and use cases, working with the Pre-sales/sale on prospecting opportunities and the overall pre-sale cycle.
•    You will present results, including the preparation of patents and white papers and facilitating presentations during conferences.
•    Collaborate with our customers’ business and IT teams to implement business and IT requirements through new data strategies and designs across all data platforms (relational, dimensional, and NoSQL)
•    You will hands-on working with the team and support them during the work life cycle, end-to-end flow from data research to creating the AI/ML Models and algorithms supporting the need to provide the best outcomes.
•    This is a full time position.

All you need is...

•    MA in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or related field, PhD – advantage
•    5-7 years’ experience in tasks related to data analytics and machine learning
•    1-2 years’ Experience in leading Data Scientists /Analysts team
•    Programming experience with Python. 
•    Experience with Data Science frameworks: NumPy, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, XGBoost, Keras/Tensorflow/PyTorch Experience of Big data Systems and ETL processes
•    Knowledge in the product (ACC or other) application knowledge and configuration knowledge
•    Knowledge in Oracle SQL, MySQL, or another SQL
•    Talent in analytical storytelling with exceptional ability to convey complex analytical results to business stakeholders in relevant and accessible language
•    Customer facing skills, represent the unit within the customer’s environment, Present solution, drive discussions and share feedback.
•    Excellent Customer facing, communication and presentation skills in English
•    Experience with Agile/iterative process in the context of research and analytics
•    Knowledge in Cloud ML – advantage 
•    Knowledge of telecommunications, BSS, billing, Telco and of the subject area being investigated - advantage
•    Familiarity in the Telco Networking - mobile, landline, cable TV, Internet - advantage

Why you will love this job:

•    We are a multi-cultural organization that constantly innovates and empowers our employees to grow. Our people our passionate, daring, and phenomenal teammates that stand by each other with a dedication to creating a diverse, inclusive workplace!
•    You will ensure timely resolution or critical issue within the agreed SLA. This includes creating a positive customer support experience and build strong relationships through problem understanding, presenting promptly on progress, and handling customers with a professional demeanour.
•    You will be able to demonstrates an understanding of key business drivers and ensures strategic directions are followed and the organization succeeds
•    We offer a wide range of stellar benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as paid time off, sick time, and parental leave!

 Amdocs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce                  

reasons to work for amdocs

Card image cap Join a leading global software and services provider championing creativity and technology to build a better connected world

Card image cap Touch the lives of over 3 billion people by enabling connectivity, stimulating commerce and economic growth, and inspiring people through the power of entertainment

Card image cap Work for a company that serves the world’s largest communications and media companies, including AT&T, Orange, Sky, T-Mobile, and Vodafone

Card image cap Be part of a company that engages in relationships with over 600+ leading film studios, TV networks and producers like Disney, Warner Bros and Sony

Card image cap Help drive partnerships with some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, IBM, Google and Microsoft to take the industry to the cloud

Card image cap Immerse yourself in one of the largest end-to-end DevOps departments in our industry

Card image cap Join a diverse and inclusive work environment, advancing the communities in which we work while creating sustainable products and services

Card image cap Grow with a global leader with opportunities to develop, learn and upskill yourself


Perks And Benefits

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Treat yourself with generous holidays gifts from Amdocs

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Access tons of complementary learning and upskilling programs to stay on top of what's new in your field

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Enjoy our generous paid parental leave policy

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Enjoy a wide range of fun company activities for you and your family

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Secure your and your family's future with Life and Disability insurance

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Take paid time off to volunteer for the causes that you're passionate about

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Explore internal mobility opportunities. Experience different roles within Amdocs

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Stay grounded with wellbeing and mediation courses, lectures and self-development tools