Senior Data Scientist and Machine Learning EngineerPrimary Location Bangalore, Karnataka Date posted 05/20/2020
Job Title:Senior Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer
Senior Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer
McAfee is seeking an experienced data scientist to work on our next-gen threat assessment platform. In this position, you will work with experienced developers, security researchers and data scientists to understand, design and implement solutions to the problems found in today’s fast-changing security landscape. You will also work with development teams in Oregon, UK and India as they maintain and extend our existing classification systems.
From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats at home and away. 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 best in class cyber security solutions.
About the role:
In this role you will collect and analyze data to spot trends and help the company face the challenges of an evolving security landscape. Design, develop, debug & test complex software in the field of data science. Manipulate large volumes of data, create new solutions for data collection, usage and malware classification. Work with stakeholders (developers and malware researchers) to develop and review designs and requirements to analyze data and build effective ML models. This position requires knowledge of security practices, procedures and capabilities in order to perform non-repetitive, analytical work.
• You have the following required knowledge, skills and abilities:
Displays understanding of and ability to use programming languages: C++, Python, C#, and SQL.
Possesses a strong knowledge of security research (malware analysis tools, filetypes), statistics, programming, data mining, machine learning, algorithms and advanced mathematics.
Demonstrated ability to think and research creatively.
Displays exceptional organizational skills and is detail oriented.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Able to convey “stories” told by the data and presents them to other scientists.
• Education and Experience
Master’s degree in an advanced computer programming field.
5+ years’ experience working in security research, data mining or natural language processing.
Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring your true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee. Perks include:
• Pension / Retirement Programs
• Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
• Support for Community Involvement and Programs
From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. We help businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats, both at home and away. We want to continue to shape the future of cybersecurity by working together to build best in class products and solutions.
Uses predictive modeling, statistics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, and other data analysis techniques to collect, explore, and extract insights from structure and unstructured data . Develop software, algorithms and applications to apply mathematics to data, perform large scale experimentation and build data driven apps to translate data into intelligence, solve a variety of business problems and enable business strategy. Assists business with casual inferences & observations with finding patterns , relationships in data. Must possess strong understanding of internal business segment (stakeholders) and possess strong written and communication skills. Typically requires expertise in relational database structures, research methods, machine learning, Cloud based technologies, Big Data technologies (i.e. Hadoop , HBase, Lucene/Solr), analytics packages (i.e. R, Mahout, Matlab, Octave, Weka), scripting languages (i.e. Python, Perl), programing languages (i.e. Java, C/C++, SQL). Typically possesses advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Operation Research, and Statistics or equivalent expertise.
Company Benefits and Perks:
We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.
- Pension and Retirement Plans
- Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
- Paid Time Off
- Paid Parental Leave
- Support for Community Involvement
We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.