Data Science Researcher

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Mar 9, 2018 - Requisition No. 65861

Our Team:

We Protect Bloomberg.

As part of the Chief Information Security Office - our Security Analytics team is dedicated to identifying, researching, and solving complex information security problems using a data-centric approach.

Working closely with the security, development, and product teams - we collect, process, and analyze data generated throughout the company to find new approaches to take on hard security challenges.

What’s The Role?

As a Data Science Researcher, you’ll help research and apply machine learning and statistical methods to solve information security problems.

We’ll Trust You To:

  • Identify and think about hard to solve information security problems
  • Collect and curate data needed to understand and solve the problems
  • Facilitate data and information flow between security teams
  • Explore, research, describe, and analyze data
  • Communicate the insights and results of our analysis

You’ll Need To Have:

  • Strong conceptual knowledge of machine learning and statistics.
  • Familiarity with a programming language like Python or R.
  • Initiative and ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and collaborative environment with minimum supervision
  • An interest in Information Security and Computer Science

We’d Love To See:

  • Solid background in probability, statistics and machine learning
  • Ability to communicate research results and explaining complex concepts to non-experts
  • Deep understanding of computer and networking fundamentals
  • Interest in learning more about our technology stack:
  • Visualization: D3.js, Sigma.js
  • Python 3 (numpy, scipy, pandas), R (dplyr, datatable), Jupyter
  • Javascript, Node, React
  • Apache, Postgres, Elasticsearch
  • Linux

If This Sounds Like You:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, and in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

https://vimeo.com/221034159
Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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