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Sr. Data Scientist, Cyber-Security LT Contract

Location : Phila., PA
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Reference Code : 63043
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 4+
Required Education : MS
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

SUMMARY


Senior Data Scientist will assist the core Cybersecurity team in the overall data strategy for Security products and in-house solutions to consolidate vulnerabilities across the enterprise.


They will provide technical expertise and leadership on designing and developing statistical/machine learning models to analyze multiple data sets in a big data environment.  This will involve leading, developing, and deploying a robust cyber-security vulnerability data strategy.


 


RESPONSIBILITIES


· Lead data engineering with proven techniques, including design, development, and efficacy testing


· Apply statistical, machine learning and big-data techniques to security, specifically in anomaly detection, pattern recognition, behavior-based analysis, and correlation


· Responsible for designing, deploying, and maintaining mission critical security analytics solutions to make vulnerability data more actionable for remediation


· Creates prototypes in a lean/agile manner in order to influence product direction


· Documents development efforts through system design flows, data models, etc.


Required Qualifications :

REQUIREMENTS


· Ph. D. or Masters in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, or related quantitative discipline


· 3+ years experiences as data scientist with strong fundamentals in applied statistics and probability


· Extensive experience designing and executing machine learning models and applications


· Working  experience in big data environment including AWS, Apache Spark, and Hadoop


· Programming language experience including Python/scikit-learn/matplotlib, R, Scala or Java


· Experience devising and driving applied research projects from proof-of-concept through implementation


· Experience with manipulating data and ETL in parallel processing and distributed computing  environments


· Excellent presentation and communication skills


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