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Data Scientist Machine Learning, Cyber

  • Technology & Data
  • Full time
  • R-246094

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Specialty Software Engineer - Data Scientist. This individual will be building advanced models with the goal of detecting Cyber Security anomalies, reducing false positives in the existing Cyber Security data landscape, and helping improve the overall security posture.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with cross functional teams to identify, strategize, and execute Machine Learning initiatives focused on Cyber Security.

  • You will be working with the team to design, code, train, test, deploy, and iterate on large scale cloud-native machine learning platforms, focused on cyber security related use cases

  • Use Data Science skills to investigate data, develop models and analytics in order to detect and prevent cyber security driven anomalous behaviors

  • Use Link Analysis and Graph based analytics to discover account abuse and identify fraudulent activities

  • You will be shaping the direction of machine learning and artificial intelligence in Cyber Security at Wells Fargo

  • Decision key issues which may arise during development or implementation

  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve and achieve goals 

Required Qualifications

  • 4+ years of Specialty Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of real-life experience with end-to-end machine learning projects

  • In-depth knowledge of statistics and machine learning (required: supervised and unsupervised learning)

  • Understanding of current challenges surrounding artificial intelligence: A.I. ethics, fairness, data leakage, model drift, etc.

  • Understanding of Learning subfields:

    • Reinforcement learning,

    •  Multi-task learning,

    • Transfer learning, and

    • Semi-supervised learning

  • Experience using Python and related libraries is desired

  • Strong grasp of distributed systems and cloud technologies (Azure, GCP, AWS, etc.)

  • Understanding of relational databases

  • Knowledge of data streaming and messaging frameworks (Kafka, Spark Structured Streaming, Flink, etc.)

  • SQL experience (any dialect)

  • Experience with containers and container-based deployment environment (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment and coach other team members on coding practices, design principles, and implementation patterns that lead to high-quality maintainable solutions.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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