Software Engineer (Machine Learning)

  • Category: Research & Development
  • Team: Engineering
  • Location: Waterloo, Ontario

Description

Position at Trustwave

Trustwave is a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider that helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of managed security services, security testing, consulting, technology solutions and cybersecurity education, Trustwave helps businesses embrace digital transformation securely. Trustwave is a Singtel company and the global security arm of Singtel, Optus and NCS, with customers in 96 countries. For more information about Trustwave, visit https://www.trustwave.com.

Introduction:

Trustwave, a leader in cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, is seeking a highly talented and motivated Software Engineer to join our Machine Learning team.  You will be responsible for extending a platform for the analysis of our customer's security data.  These models will be used to monitor our customer environments and detect & respond to security threats.  Your challenges will be handling a high volume of data (Petabyte scale), effectively processing it in near real-time, and finding substantiated signals within the noise to present to our threat response team.  You are comfortable reviewing the related ML literature.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in small, agile teams to design, prototype and build new product offerings and enhance existing products and tools
  • Work with Research Lab to transform academic publications to production grade software
  • Contribute code to our custom ML Platform
  • Design, development and explanation of ML tasks for network security and automation use cases
  • Data science of new models and proof-of-concepts to determine suitability for deployment
  • Work with our QA team on system, performance and acceptance testing
  • Create robust automated unit/functional test suites and deployment scripts

Technical Requirements:

  • Strong programming skills - Java is preferred
  • Database skills
  • Experience or significant project work with ML technologies
  • Proficiency with Linux or BSD OS
  • Systems and networking knowledge

Nice to have (but not required):

  • Experience in the development of high-speed streaming applications
  • Experience working with distributed systems
  • Experience with large scale storage and retrieval systems

General Requirements: 

  • Ability to work with distributed teams in a dynamic, iterative development process
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with the security industry is desirable but not required

Education:
We prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

Trustwave is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

To All Agencies:

Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Trustwave outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Trustwave’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Trustwave Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Trustwave and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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Trustwave is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Trustwave is a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider focused on threat detection and response. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of managed security services, consulting and professional services, and data protection technology, Trustwave helps businesses embrace digital transformation securely.Trustwave is a Singtel company and the global security arm of Singtel, Optus and NCS, with customers in 96 countries.

To All Agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Trustwave outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Trustwave policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Trustwave Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Trustwave and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.