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Threat Analyst

Budapest, HU, 1117

Technology Office

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

 

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.

The Sophos AI team is seeking a threat analyst to help ensure the quality of the machine learning technologies we ship to protect our customers.  Sophos AI is an international organization within Sophos responsible for all machine learning research, development, deployment, and operations.  As a threat analyst on the Sophos AI model quality team you will:

  • Work with an international data science organization to protect tens of millions of Sophos customer endpoints from cyber attacks
  • Drive improvements to the quality of Sophos AI’s machine learning training data through improved data labeling
  • Drive improvements to the quality of Sophos AI’s model predictions by discovering and analyzing model false-negatives and false-positives
  • Create, test and deploy rule-based guardrails for Sophos’ machine learning models
  • Regularly report on overall findings with respect to what Sophos’ machine learning models are and are not detecting in the threat landscape
  • Help write blog posts and other outward facing materials on what you are seeing in the cyber threat landscape
  • Help write blog posts and other outward facing materials on what you are seeing in the cyber threat landscape and in the performance of Sophos’ machine learning models

 

Requirements:

  • Background in cybersecurity threat analysis
  • Relevant security certifications and/or the ability to learn relevant security domain knowledge quickly
  • Ability to write regular expressions to match discovered cyber threats and false positives
  • Strong English communication skills

 

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.