At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the worlds largest networks that powers more than 10 trillion requests per month. Cloudflare protects & accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance & a decrease in spam & other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer & named to Entrepreneur Magazines Top Company Cultures list.
We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious & empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves & learning new skills, & we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse & inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential & support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!
About the Department
Information Security at Cloudflare is a focused team committed to helping secure both Cloudflare & our customers. The Detection & Response team is responsible for engineering the systems & programs needed to protect our company & customer from real world threats.
About the Role
We are looking for Data Scientists to join our Detection & Response team to build advanced threat detection capabilities, & to automate security operations. You will train & deploy Machine Learning (ML) models for anomaly detection, user & entity behavioral analysis, & SIEM automation. The role requires experience in statistics, data science & interest in cyber security.
What you'll do
- Understand complex distributed systems & business processes, & work with security engineers to build their threat models
- Analyze & transform large datasets for feature engineering, labeling & improve data fidelity
- Build anomaly detection engines with unlabeled & semi-labelled datasets based on threat models & abuse scenarios
- Work with threat researchers & security engineers to understand Incident Response process, & improve the process with predictive data modeling
- Train & deploy statistical, machine learning, & deep learning models
- Continuously monitor the performance of models though active learning or similar processes, & strive to improve model efficacy
Examples of desirable skills, knowledge & experience
- M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, applied mathematics, or a related engineering discipline
- 4+ years of industry experience in analyzing large datasets, modeling & machine learning algorithms
- Experience in high level programming languages like Python (Numpy, Scipy, Pandas)
- Experience with Spark, SQL, Tableau, Google Analytics, Hive & BigQuery (or any other Big data/Cloud equivalent) etc.
- Familiar with the challenges of collecting, processing & labelling large datasets, preferably in the Security domain.
What Makes Us Special
Were not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. Were a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free & open Internet.
Project Galileo: We equip politically & artistically important organizations & journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflares enterprise customers--at no cost.
Project Athenian: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state & local governments have the highest level of protection & reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information & voter registration.
Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.
Sound like something youd like to be a part of? Wed love to hear from you!
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