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McAfee Data Analyst Intern

Primary Location Santa Clara, California Date posted 10/01/2019
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Job Title:

McAfee Data Analyst Intern


US, California, Santa Clara

Role Overview:

At McAfee, we’re building groundbreaking technology to help Consumers protect their digital assets at home from malicious elements. 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 include:

- Collaborating with engineers to formulate innovative machine learning solutions to identify anomalous network behavior
- 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
- Mining complex datasets to identify network behavior patterns
- Working collaboratively with a team as well as independently
- Communicating complex concepts and results in a clear and effective manner

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:

The program is a 12 week assignment where you will undertake a challenging project designed to blend strategic and operational work. 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.

About you:

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or similar analytical field or similar level of work experience is required
  • Graduating between December 2020 and August 2021
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • High level of proficiency in Excel and SQL
  • Passion for number crunching and logical problem-solving intellectual challenges
  • Ability to learn and understand various new data flows quickly
  • Ability to structure/work on exploratory problems, with innovating approach and creative solutions
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, identifying issues and raising them to management, as well as offering potential solutions
  • Ability to do quick quality checks on the data and automate the same
  • Strong business sense and strategic thinking
  • Ability to build and present evidence-based stories
  • Able to work with different business units, across multiple time zones and countries, to communicate findings and practices company-wide

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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