Security Data Scientist


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Role DescriptionThe Dropbox security team is responsible for securing data at a massive scale. Over half a billion users and 300,000 teams trust us to keep their private data safe. To be worthy of this trust, we have a well staffed security team of talented individuals. If you are looking to join a strong and growing team with interesting, high-impact and varied work, this is a good choice.We are looking for data scientists who are passionate about security and will work hand-in-hand with engineers to detect and mitigate any malicious activity on Dropbox. Our Security Data Scientists research and strategize how to prevent and remove malicious activity such as account takeovers, malware, and spam. If you are driven, have a deep understanding of the e-crime/abuse area, and want to make a large impact across Dropbox, this could be the role for you.ResponsibilitiesYou will perform data analysis and investigations of account security, product abuse, and other security issuesYou will design algorithms and rulesets for malicious activity detectionYou will build machine learning models for abuse prevention systemsYou will contribute to the build of product abuse metrics and alerts, while improving and monitoringYou will understand abuse mechanisms throughout the product. Assist other teams with using abuse prevention toolsRequirementsBS(or higher, e.g., MS, or PhD) in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding(e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience8+ years of technical industry experience You are independent and enjoy working in a fast-paced environmentYou have strong data analysis skills, capable of writing complex SQL/Hive queriesMachine learning skills, capable of training and evaluating machine learning modelsBasic programming skills including understand python code and make minimal changesExperience working on/investigating cybercrime, malware, and the underground economyBenefits and Perks100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage401k + company matchMarket competitive total compensation packageFree Dropbox space for your friends and familyWellness ReimbursementGenerous vacation policy10 company paid holidaysVolunteer time offCompany sponsored tech talks(technology and other relevant professional topics)

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