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Santa Clara, CA US
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Job Description

The role:

Data Scientist

Work Location:

Santa Clara, California

Business Introduction:

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

This is where you come in. We are looking for a new team member who defined by his/her unique and innovative skills, style or point of view. You can be an architect, scientist , threat researcher, or a coder as long as you design things that matters.

As a Data Scientist in the Mobile Threat Team a typical day might include following:

  • Analyze source data and data flows, including structured and unstructured data
  • Manipulate high-volume, highdimensionality data from varying sources to highlight patterns, anomalies, relationships, and trends .
  • Apply Machine Learning technology to solve security problems
  • Analyze and visualize diverse sources of data, interpret results in the security context and report results clearly and concisely
  • Teach and mentor others in the use of Machine Learning
  •  MS/PhD in a relevant discipline - or BS with 2+ years experience Interest in cybersecurity, product development and data visualization
  • Experience in software for data manipulation, analysis and visualization (MATLAB, R, TensorFlow, NLP, etc)
  • Experience with large volumes of data, algorithms and prototyping Requires the ability to work independently with substantial latitude for action and decision while maintaining focus on achieving optimal outcomes as part of a collaborative development effort ABOVE AND BEYOND Prior experience applying machine learning algorithms at scale in products
  • Background in mining large sets of data Software engineering experience and familiarity with one or more of the following (C/C++, C#, Java, Python, Assembly) Familiarity with harvesting data from different endpoints, databases, APIs and other sources of information

You are good at:

  • Scripting in python

You are awesome at:

  • Published papers in leading industry journals or publications
  • Been a speaker in conferences and workshops
  • Have patents in security space

Our Mission:

To relentlessly protect all that matters through leading edge cyber security, from your workplace to your home and everywhere in between.

Our Vision:

To enable a world where cyber security is so consistent, reliable and  effective that it becomes a trusted foundation in our lives – like clean air and water. Our technology enables the world to fully realize the  transformative power of the digital age, by protecting all that matters. By doing our job well, we drive limitless innovation, securely.

Our Values:

We live our values day in and day out, do you think you can live our values with us? If you can, don’t think, just connect with us. Together is power.

  • We achieve Excellence with Speed and Agility
  • We Play to Win or Don’t Play
  • We Innovate without Fear
  • We Practice InclusiveCandor and Transparency
  • We Put the Customer at the Core

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