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Data Analyst, Security at Procom

Data Analyst, Security

Procom Waterloo, Ontario Contractor
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Data Analyst, Security Procom KW is seeking a Data Scientist with strong Security Analytics experience for a contract role with one of our global clients in the financial services sector.

Data Analyst, Security Job Details

The data scientist will help discover the information hidden in vast amounts of network and security log data, and help the client improve monitoring and control of advanced cyber threats and implement User and Behaviour Analytics (UEBA) solutions.

The primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products on AWS.

Success for this role will be achieved by identifying previously undiscovered intrusions or by improving the organization’s security posture or the measurement thereof. The goal is to create new strategic and tactical value from security-relevant data through the dedicated exploration, analysis and investigation of that data using leading edge analytic technologies and techniques.

Data Analyst, Security Responsibilities

• Cyber security use case requirement gathering, perform large-scale data analysis and develop effective statistical and machine learning models for improving Cybersecurity at Sun Life
• Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
• Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
• Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
• Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
• Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
• Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
• Data mining using state-of-the-art methods

Data Analyst, Security Must Have Skills

• Bachelor’s Degree in a highly quantitative field (Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics) and 3+ years’ experience in data science and predictive modeling OR Phd/MTech/MS in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Mathematics or Statistics and 1+ years’ experience in data science and predictive modeling
• Experience using Python and/or R
• Previous experience in a ML or data scientist role and a track record of building ML or DL models
• Experience with Tableau Desktop

Data Analyst, Security Nice To Have Skills

• Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
• Experience with Data Visualization and Reporting tools (Tableau Desktop, Power BI)
• Experience with machine learning or statistical libraries: SparkML, scikitlearn, caret, mlr, MLlib
• Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
• Effective communication and strong collaboration skills
• Commercial security solutions such as web application firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, DLP, DDOS mitigation
• Implementation experience with enterprise security solutions such as WAF, IPS, Anti-DDOS, and SIEM

Data Analyst, Security Start Date


Data Analyst, Security Assignment Length

6 month initial contract, likely extension beyond


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