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Software Engineer - Data Science


As a Data Scientist at Surfline, you will create value from data. You will be expected to extract compelling insights from our proprietary and public data sets in order to most effectively serve our user base. Your primary focus will be in applying machine learning to meteorological, camera and sensor data in order to derive the most high value data sets for ocean goers globally.

Our culture is one where we pursue achievement with humility and never lose touch with our roots. All candidates must keep our core values of being passionate, humble, human, focused and growth-minded at the forefront of their minds. This position will report to Surfline’s Director of Data Science and work out of our beachfront headquarters in Huntington Beach, CA.

What You'll Do:

  • Leverage machine learning techniques in order to develop high-value proprietary data sets
  • Optimize data collection procedures to ensure timeliness and accuracy
  • Process, cleanse, and validate the integrity of data used in our products
  • Extend the company's data with third party sources where valuable and applicable

What We're Looking For:

  • A BS/MS in Computer Science or related degree
  • Extensive experience working with Python
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms
  • Extensive experience with common data science toolkits, including: Keras, Tensorflow, and Google ML Cloud
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and ability to learn/adapt to new technologies
  • Genuine interest in deriving data sets that help answer the questions surfers ask

You May Also Have:

  • Understanding of AWS technologies and infrastructure as code (Chef/Puppet/Ansible, Terraform/Cloudformation).
  • A passion for surfing and ocean-going activities
  • Passion for building compelling product experiences
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