Data Scientist

Budapest, HU, 1117

Technology Office


We are seeking a Data Scientist to join our Global team! The position will be based in Budapest, Hungary and we are eager to hear from candidates with a good understanding of statistics / machine learning / data science and some exposure to security-related problems.


Main Duties:

  • Implementing experiments and tasks given by more senior staff.   
  • Documenting results of experiments and assisting the supervisor in interpreting and drawing conclusions 
  • Contributing to basic development and maintenance of internal tools – suggesting improvements, reviewing pull requests, integrating models into production frameworks. 
  • Contributing to group publications and presentations, both academic and general audience 
  • Continuing to develop familiarity with both ML and Security fields 
  • Under supervision, examining data cleaning, merging, and featurization problems 
  • Assisting in model transfers to production 


Knowledge/experience required:

  • Familiar with basic machine learning concepts and basic statistical concepts.   
  • Can write basic Python code.   
  • Able to grasp concepts in the scientific literature
  • Able to contribute to scientific papers with supervision.   
  • Basic domain knowledge of either security or machine learning




Equal Opportunities & Privacy

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. If you choose to explore this opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Sophos.  If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights.  If you have any questions about Sophos’ data protection practices, please contact dataprotection@sophos.com.

At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.

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