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Senior Software Engineer

Gurugram, HR, IN, 122008

Engineering

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

 

Job Purpose

We are looking for an experienced engineer in machine learning (including Deep learning, reinforced learning) to help us extract value from immense amount of data that we get and process. You will drive all the processes from data collection, cleaning, and preprocessing, to training models and deploying them to production.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about artificial intelligence and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.

We love to work with someone who can gel with our vision, beliefs, thoughts, methods and values - essentially expected in high energy business unit with ambitious goals.

 

Main Duties

  • Understanding business objectives and developing models that help to achieve them, along with metrics to track their progress
  • Managing available resources such as hardware and data so that requirements are met
  • Analyzing the ML algorithms that could be used to solve a given problem and ranking them by their success probability
  • Exploring and visualizing data to gain an understanding of it, then identifying differences in data distribution that could affect performance when deploying the model in the real world
  • Verifying data quality, and/or ensuring it via data cleaning
  • Supervising the data acquisition process if more data is needed
  • Defining validation strategies
  • Defining the preprocessing or feature engineering to be done on a given dataset
  • Defining data augmentation pipelines
  • Training models and tuning their hyperparameters
  • Analyzing the errors of the model and designing strategies to overcome them
  • Deploying models to production
  • Ensuring feature availability and necessary monitoring of production deployment

 

Skills & Experience

  • Proficiency with Python and basic libraries for machine learning
  • Familiarity with Go and/or Java
  • Must be able to apply deep learning models to our existing security research and develop new methods which are advanced and modern
  • Expertise in visualizing and manipulating big datasets
  • Familiarity with Spring and/or SpringBoot
  • Ability to select deployment models and hardware to run an ML model with the required latency
  • Should have relevant 1-5 years experience of working of real-world problems in research lab or a reputed company or a proven startup

 

Equal Opportunities

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.

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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.