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Data Scientist (Cyber Security)
WHO YOULL BE WORKING FOR
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Launch your career with Viasat! Viasat is a global broadband services technology company who securely connects consumers businesses and governments to the internet anywhere in the world via satellite. Viasat is not just an industry leader; we are a market disrupter - pushing the boundaries of whats possible by creating what doesnt exist. We thrive on accomplishing what others have proclaimed the impossible. Our competitive advantage is our people and technology. We attract and retain some of the worlds top talent. At Viasat you will have the opportunity to work on the toughest technical problems alongside leaders of the industry in an informal campus-like atmosphere. The work is demanding but the results are meaningful and rewarding. Come be a part of this exciting company where you will drive your own career without lanes where the possibilities are limitless!
Our Cyber Security Data Analytics Team is dedicated to keeping our customers safe from malicious cyber-attacks while preserving our casual startup atmosphere. On Viasats multiple networks we see cyber attacks every day. We employ the latest technologies (Spark Kafka Impala Hadoop) to analyze the Petabytes of data our operational systems produce. We employ developers data scientists and engineers to gain insight; solving both business and technical problems. Our highly collaborative and energetic team encourages creative solutions to solve business problems.
WHO YOU ARE .
You are an engineer who has domain knowledge or an interest in networking Big Data machine learning and cybersecurity You are ready for an exciting opportunity working hands on with the worlds most cutting-edge communications technologies and thrive in a fast-paced environment where you are being counted on to help to defend a global satellite network from the most advanced cyber threats. More importantly you are looking to innovate the next generation of cybersecurity technology leapfrogging beyond whats out there today.
WHAT YOULL CONTRIBUTE
The Cyber Security Data Science Engineer will leverage cutting edge technologies to perform statistical analysis and inference data modeling clustering and predictive analysis. As a key member of the technical team you will translate cyber and network security related questions into sophisticated models and help derive new insights to drive business decisions and defend against cyber attacks. You will be working with unique data sets security appliances services and product teams to create complete and holistic analyses. You will help create an elaborate model focusing on network traffic due to malware and cyber threat detection that will analyze and predict and their security risks.
WHAT YOULL GET TO DO
+ Parameterization and Abstraction : Use data-driven methodologies to discover/develop and abstract key security and malware metrics across multiple models and network segments to support network traffic due to malware and security threat evaluation and analysis including evaluation of alternate threat detection and network bandwidth consumption due to malware models and future business scenarios
+ Modeling : Architect Design Build and Support data models using both real time and historical analysis approaches to support security business technical planning and decision-making.
+ Visualization : Create visualizations and reports to effectively convey the information discovered through data analysis
AT A MINIMUM YOU SHOULD HAVE
The following are important attributes of a successful candidate:
+ Engineering Mathematics or Computer Science Degree
+ FamiliaritywithBigDatatechnologiessuchasSpark Impala Hadoop
+ Excellent understanding of several statistical and machine learning models
+ Extensive experience with data analysis tools such as R Python Matlab
+ Scripting (e.g. Python)
+ Info Security / Cybersecurity Experience
+ Occasional Travel up to 10%
YOULL BE ESPECIALLY COMPETITIVE IF YOU HAVE
+ MS/PhD in a data related field such as mathematics computer science physics or similar
+ Experience with Machine or Deep Learning and Tensor flow applied to Cybersecurity
Experience with Scala or Java
+ Cybersecurity analysis (e.g. reverse engineering network tools)
+ Programming (Java C/C++)
+ MS/PhD in mathematics computer science physics or similar
+ US citizenship / ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
WHERE YOULL BE WORKING
Want to join a company that dreams big and executes on big ideas? Join us on the corner of imagination and innovation and submit your resume today. Its easy and could launch your career! Once you submit your resume someone from the Talent Acquisition department will reach out to you if they see a fit.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.
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