Cybersecurity Data Scientist, Cyber Risk Analytics -San Mateo, CA

Analytics and Data Services San Mateo, California

Data Scientist - Cybersecurity

Guidewire’s Cyence Risk Analytics products help the property & casualty (P&C) industry to model new and evolving risks such as cyber. By combining internet-scale data listening, adaptive machine learning, and insurance risk modeling, Cyence Risk Analytics provides insights that help P&C customers face new risks, take advantage of new opportunities, and develop new products. To learn more about Cyence Risk Analytics, please visit

We are seeking a dedicated data scientist to explore cybersecurity data and trends. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Applying cyber-domain knowledge to improve the quality of our data and product
  • Exploring data, analyzing and extracting valuable features
  • Creating appropriate visualizations and communicating impact to various audience levels
  • Working together with other data scientists, data engineers, modelers, and product managers

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Cybersecurity
  • 1 or more years of industry experience
  • Experience using different data science tools for data exploration
  • Scripting language proficiency (Python or R)
  • Basic understanding of various ML algorithms
  • Familiarity with common vulnerabilities and security fundamentals
  • Ability to think critically and to work independently in a dynamic environment
  • A positive attitude, and a growth mindset


  • Experience with security concepts in operating systems, cross-platform systems, software, and network protocols
  • Familiarity with port scanners, vulnerability scanners, exploit frameworks
  • Experience in fuzzing, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, or incident response
  • Deep understanding of ML and risk modeling techniques
  • Experience with Cloud infrastructure (e.g. AWS)
  • Participation in Capture the Flag (CTF) events

Guidewire InsurancePlatform is the P&C industry platform that unifies software, services, and partner ecosystem to power our customers’ business. InsurancePlatform provides the standard upon which insurers can engage their customers, optimize their operations, drive smart decisions, and innovate quickly. We are privileged to serve more than 350 P&C insurers in 32 countries. We invest heavily in R&D to build a technology platform that combines three elements—core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement—to enhance insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees. 

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it’s applicable to the position.