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Employer: Palo Alto Networks

Expires: 05/01/2021

Our MissionAt Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.Job DescriptionWe are looking for a brilliant Data Scientist that wants to make a career out of using machine learning to address security problems. Our team finds solutions to hard problems, is innovative in finding data, builds models, and puts them into production. We produce several patents every year.Your ImpactApply Machine Learning in a production environmentPerform research related to security and malwareWork on distributed clusters and GPUs with large amounts of dataInteract with teams of expert engineers, security researchers, and data scientists  Build models that protect our customers from malicious code and actorsQualificationsYour ExperienceBS, MS, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or related field  Be an excellent programmer; experience with distributed cloud systems like GCS or AWS and containers like Docker a big plusHave a strong working knowledge of machine learning algorithms that may include XGBoost/CatBoost, CNNs, LSTMs, Byte Pair Encoding schemes, etc.Be comfortable working independently, have the ability to come up with novel solutions to difficult problemsExcellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills  Additional informationThe TeamTo stay ahead of the curve, it’s critical to know where the curve is, and how to anticipate the changes we may be facing. For the fastest growing cybersecurity company, the curve is the evolution of cyberattacks, and the products and services that proactively address them. As a predictive enterprise environment, we analyze petabytes of data that pass through our walls daily and we hire the most talented minds in data science to build creative predictive analytics and data science solutions for our cybersecurity solutions.Our CommitmentWe’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.