Data Science Intern

Cylance Portland , OR 97228

Posted 7 days ago

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!

With machine learning at the heart of Cylance's products, the Data Science team is a critical, highly visible, and high-impact team within the company. The team brings together experts from machine learning, stats, computer science, computer security, and various applied sciences, with backgrounds including deep learning, Bayesian statistics, time-series modeling, topology, scalable data processing, and software engineering.

At Cylance, we protect millions of computers from security threats, and as an intern here, you'll do real, meaningful research. Previous interns have seen their work directly impact our products, have published papers based on their research at Cylance, or have been inventor on a patent application related to their work.

THE POSITION

Cylance is seeking grad students in machine learning, stats, and related fields to intern with our data science team for summer 2019.

At Cylance, we develop state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to solve long-standing problems in computer security. We discover novel ML techniques and applications, build systems to handle petabytes of ludicrously high dimensional data, and protect people from bad guys

Prior experience in security is a plus, but not necessary; the right candidate will be able to gain domain expertise during the internship, surrounded by some of the computer security industry's leading minds.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Applying, improving, and inventing machine learning techniques to solve important problems in computer security.

  • Writing maintainable, readable code for running experiments and proofs-of-concepts.

  • Working with very large datasets, often with millions of dimensions.

  • Collaborating closely with other data scientists, as well as security experts.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Current PhD and master's students studying machine learning, statistics, or related fields. PhD students are strongly preferred.

  • Strong math skills in general, especially linear algebra and statistics.

  • Experience with python.

  • Excellent communication skills. You can clearly convey your ideas to others in speech and in writing.

  • Kindness, and a deep willingness to help and collaborate with others.

  • Industry experience is a plus.

ABOVE AND BEYOND

  • Experience working with the following:

  • Python, and libraries like sklearn, numpy, scipy, pytorch, and tensorflow.

  • Various other languages, including Scala, C/C++, C#, Java, and x86 assembly.

  • Git

  • Spark

  • Various AWS services, like EC2 and S3

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) matching, we offer other great benefits and a slew of perks such as casual dress attire, plethora of employer-sponsored food and snack items, toll road/public transportation subsidy, gym membership discount, etc. We're proud to be certified as A Great Place to Work for 2017-2018!

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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