Data Scientist (Intern - Summer 2021)

Location: Ottawa, ON

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Job Description:

Position Overview

As a Data Science Intern you will be working with a team to find threat signals in data, design scalable, Machine Learning models and approaches to address the emerging challenges in the Cybersecurity industry. You will work closely with the development team to productize behavioural analytics solutions to support broader go-to-market opportunities.

What you’ll do

  • Perform exploratory data analysis, learn how to develop new models and improve existing ones
  • Work with real Big Data
  • Apply Machine Learning techniques to analyze and identify cybersecurity threats
  • Gain familiarity with the software we use to analyze and identify threats for our customers (R, Python, Spark, Phoenix, HBase, NiFi)
  • Work side by side with some of the smartest minds in the fields of machine learning and behavioural analytics

Who you are

  • You are inquisitive and have a desire to learn new technologies
  • You are interested in getting exposure to all facets of a big data application: data integration, cloud deployments, data science and analytics, search, API, and front end.
  • Your sense of humor, passion and enthusiasm shines through in everything you do
  • You are a creative thinker who wants to answer the question “why”

What we do for you

  • Encourage a creative, fun and flexible work environment
  • Share years of experience through round-table sessions with company executives
  • Include you in all we do, and support you as part of the team
  • Celebrate success with release celebrations like Online Game Day

Due to COVID-19 distancing requirements for your safety, all employees are currently working from home. In more normal times, we’re excited to provide the following:

  • Regular team events (Archery Games, Bubble Soccer, Zip Lining, Go Karts, Paintball...who knows where we'll turn up next!)
  • Weekly lunches
  • Easy commute via public transit and free parking

Your range of skills include a combination of the following:

  • Fast learner with the ability to work independently and in a group
  • Currently enrolled in a quantitative discipline such as statistics, operations research, applied mathematics, computer science, computational biology, cybersecurity, etc
  • Experience in R is preferred, but experience in Python is also acceptable
  • Experience with Hadoop, Big data or large-scale software development would be an asset
  • Knowledge of SQL, Spark would be an asset
  • Desired interest to learn about Cybersecurity and Networking



Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

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