Machine Learning Scientist

  • Location:
    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    AI or Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Analytics, Security
  • Job Id
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What You'll Do

You will design and implement new ways of tracking down threat actors and infection vectors using  a variety of Machine Learning techniques, often modified or invented inhouse to tackle unique problems of data scale and complexity. The impact of your work will affect millions of users across the globe. We support our team members to publish at scientific and industrial conferences and to continuously learning new skills. We strive to make Internet a safer place.

Who You’ll Work With

We are a bunch of 5 former startups collectively called Advanced Threat Solutions and we keep an agile, fun, passionate upstart culture within Cisco. You will work in an international environment in downtown Prague, Czech Republic, closely cooperating with teams spanning across Prague, CZ, Silicon Valley (San Jose), CA, Calgary, Canada, and London, UK. We balance collaboration and integration with autonomy and innovation to deliver the most effective solution to our customers’ problems. The unique mix of our disruptive approach to security and Cisco’s industry dominance surpasses what any other security startup could ever achieve on its own.


Who You Are

We are looking for a Machine Learning Scientist to join our team of scientists, engineers and threat researchers that builds and maintains the core threat discovery engine of Cisco Cognitive Intelligence, and are passionate about doing cyber security at global scale.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • making innovation real end-to-end: from idea through prototypes to working product
  • cooperate to invent, design, develop and evaluate innovative models on very-large-scale data
  • design and implement scalable, efficient, automated Machine Learning pipelines
  • cooperate closely with software engineering teams and customers to maximize impact
  • be ready to learn specifics of cybersecurity data analytics
  • communicate results through blogs, customer-facing reports, scientific papers and conference talks


Desired Skills:

  • MSc level command of one or more of the following Machine Learning fields: supervised, semi-supervised or unsupervised learning, explainability of models, advanced statistics, graph theory, game theory
  • excellent logic and problem solving capabilities
  • passion to get the right stuff done and make things work
  • fluent English
  • software engineering team experience a plus
  • PhD level experience a plus


Why Cisco 

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. #cognitiveintelligence