Data Mining Engineer- Threat Detection
|12 November 2011|
The Global Threat Intelligence team at McAfee Labs is looking for an addition to their team, located in Alpharetta, GA, for researching and developing novel threat detection systems.
. Data mining of security data sets
. B.S. or M.S degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics. PhD is preferred.
. Familiarity with at least one common data mining tools. R or Weka is preferred.
. Good programming skills in Java.
. Proficient with Linux.
. Experience with SQL databases.
. Experience with supervised learning techniques (e.g. Logistic Regression, Linear Discriminate Analysis, Support Vector Machines, Decision Trees, Neural Networks, Bagging/Boosting) and unsupervised learning techniques (e.g. k-Means, Hierarchical Clustering) is a big plus
. Background in network security research (e.g. malware detection, malicious url detection, botnet detection, spam email filtering) is a big plus
. Background in underlying math and statistical theory (e.g. Bayesian learning framework, Markov models, Principal Component Analysis, Factor Analysis) is a plus
. Familiarity with Hadoop and map/reduce is a plus
. Programming skills in Python, Perl, C/C++ are a plus
Team Lead, Talent Acquisition, R&D
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