Principal Data Scientist


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 04/02/2021
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  • Company Address: 808 Winslow Street, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About Anomali

AnomaliĀ® delivers intelligence-driven cybersecurity solutions. Organizations rely on the Anomali Altitudeā„¢ platform to harness threat data, information, and intelligence to make effective cybersecurity decisions that reduce risk and strengthen defenses. Anomali arms security teams with machine learning optimized threat intelligence and identifies hidden threats targeting their environments. The Anomali Altitude platform enables organizations to collaborate and share threat information among trusted communities and is the most widely adopted platform for ISACs and leading enterprises worldwide.

Job Description

Company Description:
Anomali delivers earlier detection and identification of adversaries in your organization’s network by making it possible to correlate tens of millions of threat indicators against your real time network activity logs and up to a year or more of forensic log data. Anomali’s approach enables detection at every point along the kill chain, making it possible to mitigate threats before any material damage to your organization has occurred.
Anomali Data Science is the security research and machine learning team at Anomali. We are looking for exceptional data scientists who are willing and able to work in a fast-paced, agile development environment to create game changing data and security products. You will work closely with our threat researchers and security engineers to implement customer facing data products, visualizations and analytics. You will apply advanced machine learning and statistical methods to solve threat hunting and user behavior analytic problems.
Required Skills/Experience:
o  A passion for actionable data analysis and exploration. Your dream job is to sit in an IPython Notebook sifting through data and exploring relevant hypotheses all day long or brainstorming new data analytic techniques to identify security related anomalies in mountains of data.
o  Experience using statistical computer language (Python, R) and distributed computing framework (Spark) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets
o  Experience in applying a wide variety of Machine Learning techniques and an intuition for the strengths and weaknesses of each at turning big data into actionable insights.
o  Experience with machine learning and deep learning to model the behavior of users on corporate networks, and highlights anonymous behavior that could be the sign of a cyberattack
o  You are a great problem solver and a quick learner. You are able to frame a problem out of ill-defined requirements, identify and incorporate each piece of relevant data, plan and execute a path to the solution, and validate your results.
o  Great communication skills. You love making informative graphs to show off how well your most recent experiment performed.
o  A collaborative approach to data analysis, a desire to share information and ideas, and an ability to see the big picture.
o Must have 3 plus years of experience
Bonus Skills/Experience:
o  A background in Applied Statistics, Optimization Theory, or Operations Research
o  A deep understanding of computer systems, networks, protocols, and information security concepts
o  Comprehensive understanding of Linux, big data and networking in modern, heterogeneous environments
o  Data Visualization isn’t just a buzzword to you - it’s an art. You are passionate about making the results of your analysis both intuitive and interactive.
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
It is our policy to ensure that all eligible persons have equal opportunity for employment and advancement on the basis of their ability, qualifications and aptitude. We select those suitable for appointment solely on the basis of merit without regard to an individual's disability, race, religion, sex, age or sexual orientation. Monitoring is carried out to ensure that our equal opportunity policy is effectively implemented.
If you are interested in applying for employment with Anomali and need special assistance or accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Recruiting team at [email protected].

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