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Principal Data Scientist (Public Cloud Security)

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

**Our Mission**At 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.Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We're changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.Are you passionate about using cutting-edge data science techniques to help protect the world against cyberthreats? What makes this problem so challenging is the dynamic nature of the threat landscape. Join us and you'll work with unique data sets to develop innovative security analytics for the public cloud.You will bring strong knowledge of using a variety of Machine Learning and AI techniques to build and implement models, algorithms, and simulations. Your expertise and passion will keep us ahead of the newest cyberthreats. You will mine, interpret, and clean our data; and we will rely on you to stay curious, ask questions, connect the dots, and uncover opportunities that lie hidden. You will be part of the design and development of new groundbreaking solutions that will guide the next generation of cloud security solutions.**Your Impact**+ Use analytical rigor and statistical methods, programming, data modeling, simulation, and advanced mathematics to analyze large amounts of data, recognizing patterns, identifying opportunities, posing security questions, and making valuable discoveries+ Understand and analyze data sources including sampling biases, accuracy, and coverage+ Break apart problems scientifically, providing insight into your recommendations and findings to both technical and non-technical partners+ Research new ways for modeling and predictive behavior for large scale security projects+ Generate and test hypotheses, designing experiments to answer targeted questions of advanced complexity+ Collaborate with data engineers to identify data preparation, cleansing, and ETL pipelines+ Document projects including business objectives, data gathering and processes, leading approaches, final algorithm, and detailed set of results and analytical metrics+ Validate score performance**Your Experience**+ Advanced degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Statistics, Applied Math, or other quantitative fields+ Working experience in analytics, data mining, and/or predictive modeling, and data interpretation+ Proven track record in modifying and applying advanced algorithms to address security problems+ Deep understanding of algorithms, machine learning, and data science+ Confidence interacting with peers to understand and identify security use cases, with a strong ability to articulate solutions and present them to business partners+ Strong coding skills in one of the following: Python, Java, or Scala+ Experience with SQL and Spark**The Team**To 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, as well as 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 Commitment**We'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.Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, 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 accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com .Palo 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.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara , Principal Data Scientist (Public Cloud Security), Other , Santa Clara, California

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