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Data Science Intern

Primary Location Santa Clara, California Date posted 01/13/2020
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Job Title:

Data Science Intern


US, California, Santa Clara

Role Overview:

McAfee is currently hiring a Data Science Intern for the McAfee Cloud Security business unit based in Santa Clara, CA. You will be provided with a full network of individuals to ensure you have an incredible internship experience and be assigned a mentor and peer-level buddy to help you navigate through the organization. Specific projects and responsibilities will be assigned based upon your skill set. This is a summer internship starting May/June to August/September 2020 lasting 10-12 weeks full time.

Company Overview

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

At McAfee Cloud Security, we’re building groundbreaking technology to help enterprises enable and accelerate the safe adoption of cloud services. We have a work hard, play hard culture that fosters a fun, energetic, and collaborative work environment. Most importantly, we all check our egos at the door. We have the following opportunity for a creative, innovative and results-oriented person willing to go the extra mile in a fast-paced environment. The Data Scientist Intern will develop and enhance advanced machine learning techniques, which will help drive data analysis for a wide range of information and product features. Some of the responsibilities of the role are:

  • Collaborating with engineers to formulate innovative machine learning solutions for cloud security
  • Developing of machine learning techniques on large datasets
  • Working on a Hadoop and Spark technology stack
  • Mining large and complex datasets for insights and converting the insights into product features
  • Working collaboratively with a team as well as independently
  • Executing a project from scratch to production on a timely basis
  • Communicating complex concepts and results in a clear and effective manner

About You

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Software Engineering or Information Technology
  • Graduating between December 2020 to May 2021
  • Classes taken related to machine learning, data science, or data analytics
  • Working knowledge in programming in one or more of Java, Python or Scala
  • Working knowledge in model development using one of R or Python (pandas, scikit-learn) is highly preferred
  • Working knowledge in exploring data in using Hive, SQL or SprakSQL.  Is highly preferred
  • A good understanding of one or more of Bayesian Statistics, Deep Learning, Time Series Analysis, Unsupervised Learning and State Space Models is preferred
  • Authorized to work in the United States without restrictions (F1Visa) now or in the future.
  • Must be able to commute to Santa Clara, CA; a relocation package is not provided.

Company Benefits and Perks:

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 our 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.

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Perks may include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs

  • Paid Time Off

  • Support for Community Involvement

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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.

Job Type:

Student / Intern

Primary Location:

US, California, Santa Clara

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