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Senior Security Data Engineer
  • Python
  • Spark
  • Big Data
  • Apache Spark
  • Kafka
  • Business Intelligence
  • Azure
  • Conda
Boulder, CO
103 days ago
Req ID: R16189
Date Posted: 07/08/2020
Job Category: IT
Location: US Remote
City, State: Boulder, Colorado
Country: United States of America
Senior Security Data Engineer

Job Title

Senior Security Data Engineer


Remote – United States

Job Type

Full Time

Your role

Reporting to the global head of cloud security at IHS Markit, your work will focus primarily on AWS with a secondary focus on VMC, Azure and/or GCP as needed. You will drive the design and implementation of solutions used to collect, correlate and perform inference on a wide variety of security telemetry and use the results to inform development of detection, prevention, response and prediction capabilities at IHS Markit. You will partner with other stakeholders to determine the best course of action for the usage of big data and AI/ML for the betterment of security.

Emphasis will be on the following objectives:
Design, implement, and support platform(s) to collect, normalize and provide access to a variety of security telemetry from public cloud and onpremise solutions
Develop automation such as CI/CD and MLOps pipelines using cloud native tools for the purpose of data delivery and advanced analysis on datasets
Use anomaly detection algorithms to proactively find anomalies and hunt for threats in timeseries security telemetry
Identify and deliver requirements to other members of the information security organization for the purpose of retrieving data sets and enriching or enhancing existing data feeds
Serve as the technical product owner for any data related project within the global cloud security function and more broadly the entire information security organization
Advise on a strategic direction of security big data processes and technology and mentor current and future members of the team on their usage

Your expertise

You have

Basic grasp of security and cloud computing concepts and technologies with a strong desire to learn more independently or at the guidance of other team members
5+ years of growing experience in the Data Engineer role, ideally using cloud native tools in whole or in part for the development of big data solutions
Deep expertise with Python
Experience in building algorithms to detect known threats, anomalies and/or malicious user behavior
Experience working with large and complex data sets
Experience building and maintaining CI/CD and MLOps pipelines
Experience in building infrastructures for data acquisition and analysis with high degree of automation
Business intelligence experience with either PowerBI or Amazon QuickSight is highly desirable
Experience with a broad set of cloud native and/or open source tools such as Amazon Kinesis, Amazon SageMaker, AWS Glue, Amazon DynamoDB, Azure Log Analytics, Apache Spark, Storm, Zookeeper, Kafka, MXNet, Jupyter or equivalent
Knowledge of graphbased technologies such as Amazon Neptune or Neo4j and Graph Neural Networks (GNN) is optional, but highly desired
Knowledge of building search applications on Elasticsearch or Amazon Elasticsearch Service is optional, but highly desired

You are

A naturally curious selfstarter you can develop and deliver on requirements with little to no supervision
A relentless learner you actively seek to add to your skillset and knowledge base while challenging the status quo to drive efficiency in the team
Strong interpersonal skills – you can communicate with a wide range of technical and nontechnical teams
Insist on the highest standards within the team and actively share your perspectives with the team and the larger information security organization

What we offer:
Access to the most interesting information technologies
The ability to implement your own ideas and solutions
Participation in conferences and training for Information Security and Data Science qualifications

Flexible Working

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us during the interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can and in accordance with local and regional practices.

Your colleagues

About us

We are over 14,000 analysts, data scientists and specialists armed with realtime technology and data, working together to uncover deeper sources of information. The unique insights we provide help the industries and markets that drive our economies operate more efficiently, outpace competition and secure longterm success. Our global insights impact nearly every major sector from aerospace to automotive. We empower our customers by isolating cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways so they can make wellinformed decisions with greater confidence. This is a force we call The New Intelligence.

Join us

Boundaries belong on maps, not in your work. Start every day at IHS Markit with the excitement of what’s next, by working with people from across the globe on interesting, cuttingedge projects and gaining onceinalifetime learning experiences. It is easy to be passionate and invested in your work here, knowing you are causing an effect for some of the world’s most influential companies. You’ll get to be handson with, and see the direct impact, of your work. Career satisfaction just comes with the territory here.

IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a casebycase basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and followup.

IHS Markit maintains a substancefree workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the EVerify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

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