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Chevron Corporation Cyber Intelligence Data Scientist in Houston, Texas

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of [[title]] located in [[filter5]] , [[filter4]] / [[filter3]] through September 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

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Company is seeking a Cyber Security Data Scientists to be part of a dynamic Cyber Threat Intelligence Team within Chevron’s Cyber Intelligence Center (CIC). The Cyber Security Data Scientist role will primarily focus on cyber security and insider threat advanced data analytics to better detect and help predict pending cyber threats targeting Chevron.

The Data Scientist is expected to have previous experience working with large dynamic data sets, developing and architecting cyber security related data models, and have a good understanding of the cyber security threat landscape and how threat adversaries operate, i.e. adversary reconnaissance, phishing attacks, how malware operates, exploitation, lateral movement and data exfiltration.

The successful candidate will possess strong data science, analytic and programming skills, good foundational knowledge in cyber security threats, good communication skills, creative, work both independently and as part of team and in some situations work under pressure to detect imminent threats. Additionally, all candidates considered must have experience in applying data science to solve cyber security related problems.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze security logs to identify information and features that can be used in correlation and threat detection

  • Develop use cases using advanced analytic techniques that help detect threats and generate insight for our cybersecurity operations

  • Work in high pressure situations and within a team environment.

  • Provide creative and innovative solutions and serve as a thought leader

  • Develop proof of concept hunting and/or detection workflows

  • Automation of hunting and/or detection

  • Helping other develop data science solutions to automate or simply decision making

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related technical field

  • 3+ years of experience working with supervised and unsupervised machine learning

  • 3+ years performing anomaly detection

  • 3+ years programming in Python

  • 3+ years working with data visualization and ability to communicate findings

  • Experience in data wrangling

  • Statistics

  • Demonstrated ability to use scripting skills to automate routine tasks

  • Experience working in a Linux environment preferred

  • Strong technical troubleshooting/problem solving skills

  • Advance Splunk knowledge (implementing data science models within Splunk)

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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