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Machine Learning Developer

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

This is an opportunity to be part of one of the teams at Fortiguard team focused on detecting zero day threats. FortiSandbox product analyzes the runtime behavior of files when executed in an virtual environment, similar to real world client computers. In a safe and monitored virtual environment, this behavior is recorded and analyzed for any potential malicious pattern.

As part of this role you collaborate with Security Developers and Fortisandbox developers to enable Fortisandbox with AI technologies. This ranges from using decision trees to more involved deep learning methods to analyze sequence of behaviors and identify potential malicious ones.

This role is a combination of a Software Developer role as well as Machine Learning Research and Development. As a Software Developer you port the machine learning engines into existing products and maintain performance of it. You also collaborate with other teams to develop and maintain data pipelines needed for machine learning projects.

In this role, the success candidate will:
    •Be a member of Fortisandbox team •Own design, implementation, and maintenance of machine learning solutions •Do research into existing deep learning methods and how they best fit cybersecurity needs •Write reports, blogs, and patents •Have an opportunity to be creative and explore new methods while supervised by team manager •Collaborate with QA team to troubleshoot customer issues related to AI

    •Masters or PhD degree in computer science, software engineering or related discipline •At least 2 years of experience implementing applied machine learning products •Hands on skill with implementing data pipelines, handling large data sets, interface with SQL databases •Proficiency in Python, C++, and object oriented concepts •Practical understanding of machine learning algorithms like decision trees, Bayesian inference, linear regression, deep learning, graph convolutional networks, recursive neural networks •Strong communication skills

    •Practical familiarity with Docker, Kubernetics •Experienced with developing in Linux and Windows environment •Reverse engineering skills when applied to reversing windows PE files, Office documents, etc. Familiar with sandboxing technologies



About Fortinet

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2010 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet’s flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet’s broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise – from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-19

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