Senior Data Scientist ( Security, Python) - Remote Northeast US

Company: FireEye
Location: Washington, Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 14.APR.2021
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Company DescriptionFireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operatio...

Description

Company DescriptionFireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. Learn more about FireEye's world-class solutions and global footprint at Job DescriptionThe FireEye Data Science team develops innovative, data-driven solutions. We work across the company, partnering with the best security experts in the industry, to understand hard problems and deliver impactful solutions. FireEye's comprehensive view of the advanced threat landscape provides a unique opportunity for the team to have major impact within our industry, company, and across our customer base.We are looking for a highly motivated Data Scientist to solve challenging problems in cybersecurity through analysis and investigation. The ideal candidate will be an expert in machine learning and statistics, have working knowledge of problems in cybersecurity, and have first-hand experience building models that have been deployed to products.You will partner with subject matter experts who are on the front lines defending against advanced threat actors. After iterating and developing a capability, you will work closely with our engineering team to deploy and maintain it. We encourage sharing the knowledge we gain through publications at academic conferences and talks at industry venues.What you will do:Work with product managers and technical leaders to collect requirements and understand business needsCreate plans to meet project objectives and desired timelineIdentify data sources; iterate and grow datasets over timeExplore and analyze data; perform ad-hoc analyses to answer targeted questionsIteratively develop models and analytics; move from proof of concept to minimum viable product quickly and efficientlyPartner with subject matter experts to inject their in-depth knowledge into the model creation processDocument project goals, results, findings and key decisions to share with others at FireEyeWork closely with the Data Science Engineering team to productionize data pipelines, deploy models/analytics and develop monitoring dashboardsQualificationsRequirements:B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical field (M.S. and Ph.D are preferred)Experience in applying a wide variety of unsupervised, semi-supervised, and supervised machine learning techniques, and the ability to turn bigdatainto actionable intelligenceAbility to analyze, retrain, and improve machine learning modelsFamiliarity with network and endpoint security concepts and technologiesAppreciation for the challenges in applying machine learning in a non-stationary and adversarial environmentSignificant development experience with Python, R, or ScalaAbility to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely (peer-reviewed publications preferredAbility to work as part of a remote teamAbility to provide and receive scientific critiques and work towardsdata-driven solutionsAdditional Qualification:Experience with sklearn, pandas, numpy or similar packagesFamiliarity with malware, host forensics, or network traffic analysis conceptsExperience with Linux command line and bash scriptingExperience with AWS infrastructureand resourcesExperience with a deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or MXNetExperience with GPU-accelerated computing and hardware (e.g., NVIDIA DGX-1)Experience using Hadoop and SparkExperience using relational and non-relationaldatabasesAdditional InformationAt FireEye we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. This is aregionally-based remote role that mustbe located in Northeast/ Southeast/ Southwest/ Midwest Region in the US

 
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