Lead Data Scientist (Threat Intelligence)

VilniusNordVPNThreat ProtectionFull Time

Nord Security is a leading cybersecurity solutions provider with a product family of five advanced cybersecurity solutions: NordVPN, NordLayer, NordPass, NordLocker, and NordWL. We have one true goal - to give true online privacy and security to as many people as we can. NordVPN - the fastest VPN on the planet, built to protect your online traffic and privacy with next-generation encryption. Our Threat Protection team combines its expertise and innovative approach to develop advanced, trustworthy products for our users. We acknowledge that success starts with having the right people in the right place. Currently, we’re looking for new team members to join us. The Threat Protection Team’s mission is encoded in its name - we provide threat protection software-defined solutions for our users. Our team is passionate about solving complex systems, network, software development, automation, and programming-related riddles. Our projects vary from the privacy of the user to malware protection. The team writes code that is deployed at scale, serving hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide. That sounds like the challenge you were looking for - read on!

What You Will Do

  • Take leadership over project work according OKRs of data science team;
  • Provide and discuss design of new ideas in the field of cybersecurity;
  • Work closely with other teams by defined contracts;
  • Ensure ML models pipeline from building to production;
  • Balance team members individual goals and team goals;
  • Be transparent and keep stakeholders up-to-date about current status;
  • Ensure monitoring, metric analysis and adjustment of ML models w.r.t. production performance;
  • Ensure clean and well-structured code, code reviews and smooth development cycle in place;
  • Take initiative and contribute to data scientists' personal development;
  • Help to develop team members into senior levels and leaders in the team.

What We Expect

  • Degree in computer science, data science, mathematics or similar field;
  • At least 3 years of experience of data science or mathematical modeling;
  • Solid knowledge of statistics (e.g., Monte Carlo, hypothesis testing, POMDP, Bayesian optimization);
  • In-depth knowledge of classic ML models: polynomial regression, random forests, gradient boosted trees, k-means, etc.;
  • In-depth knowledge of NN models: RNNs, CNNs, autoencoders and their training: loss calculation, optimizers; knowledge of distributed learning is a plus;
  • Proficiency with pydata stack (e.g., pandas, numpy, matplotlib) for analytics/machine learning;
  • Familiarity with large scale data processing tools like Spark and Hadoop;
  • Advanced understanding of testing, deploying and monitoring pipelines of NN models;
  • OOP, design patterns and future-proof solution skills;
  • Excellent problem solving skills (researching, debugging, instrumentation);
  • Team-leading mentality, ownership, responsibility.

What We Offer

  • Access to Nord Security products. We build solutions used by millions of users worldwide, and you’ll get to experience our products firsthand;
  • Professional growth. Internal and external events, online training, conferences, books - everything you need to reach full potential;
  • Health benefits. Private health insurance, online and on-site workouts, consultations to feel and be your best;
  • Mental wellbeing. Access to mental health tools like Calm, Headspace, and Mindletic. Options for therapy to keep your emotional wellbeing in check;
  • Team spirit. Team buildings and parties with games, shows, tastings, food coupons, gifts, and it’s on us;
  • More free time. Stay with us and additional vacation days will be added to your calendar;
  • Additional paid leave. Additional days are covered by us in cases of illness or special occasions;
  • Flexibility. Flexible working time arrangement;
  • Gross salary 4960 - 6940 EUR/month.

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