Security Data Scientist

cylanceinc Cylance, Inc.

WHO WE ARE

Cylance is one of the fastest growing companies in the history of cybersecurity. By successfully applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to crack the DNA of malware, Cylance has redefined the endpoint protection market, garnered acclaim from industry analysts and won numerous awards including “Best Emerging Vendor” from SC Magazine. If you have the passion and desire to disrupt industries, protect the world from cyberattacks, and be at the forefront of a revolutionary new technology, we want you to join us!

THE POSITION

Cylance is seeking expert security researchers to help solve long-standing problems in the computer security space. We’ve developed a cross-disciplinary team from the fields of statistics, computer science, mathematics, physics, bioinformatics, topology, machine learning and other related fields, with the goal of pushing the bleeding edge of artificial intelligence in security.

At Cylance, our data science team is at the core of our business. You will be part of a critical, highly visible, agile, and high-impact team that directly affects the company’s success. Our researchers regularly publish and present at various global conferences and are some of the most sought-after thought leaders in the security industry. As part of the data science group at Cylance, you will leverage your deep understanding of the security domain to drive and collaborate on artificial intelligence based solutions.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Build and develop intellectual property through the research and implementation of new approaches to security problems

Identify patterns and trends from large, high-dimensional datasets

Approach security from an adversarial mindset in an effort to circumvent prediction systems

Work with internal product and engineering teams to drive development of new products

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Proven experience solving a variety cybersecurity problems

Strong experience in software engineering

Interest in artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and related topics

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

Experience with large volumes of data, algorithms and prototyping

Background in mining large sets of data

Familiarity with harvesting data from different endpoints, databases, APIs and other sources of information

Public track record of thought leadership in the security domain

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU TO APPLY

Current resume

Cover letter/summary expressing:

Why you are interested in working at Cylance

The skills, strengths and expertise you will contribute to our diverse team of extraordinary talent and humble hearts

BENEFITS AND PERKS

In addition to medical, dental, vision and 401(K), we offer other great benefits and a slew of perks such as casual dress attire, plethora of employer-sponsored food and snack items, gym membership discount, etc.

Cylance, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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