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Dell Principal Data Scientist, RSA Labs in Bedford, Massachusetts

Principal Data Scientist, RSA Labs

Competitive salary

Bedford, MA

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Principal Research Scientist on our RSA Labs team in Bedford, MA, USA.

Operating at the furthest reaches of the leading edge, our Research Scientists discover and create ground-breaking new technologies. Our goal is to illuminate and inspire through investigation, experimentation, examination, evaluation and testing – but, crucially, our role is also about thought leadership. In presentation, we expand the understanding of both scientific and business audiences. In collaboration, we help to translate the results of our research programs into irresistible commercial propositions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with security subject matter experts and key business stakeholders to identify opportunities to leverage data science

  • Define the problem to be solved and identify the data necessary to solve it

  • Perform exploratory data analysis and work collaboratively with other researchers and security SMEs to develop relevant features

  • When necessary, apply machine learning techniques (supervised, unsupervised, deep learning, etc.)

  • Build, test, measure and refine models until key metrics are achieved

Essential Requirements

  • M.S. in Computer Science or related field and/or 8+ years of equivalent hands-on experience

  • Hands-on experience developing ML-based models

  • Programming experience in either Python or R

  • Strong understanding of algorithms and statistics

  • Effective team player with strong communication skills who can interface with stakeholders throughout RSA

  • Willingness to work on problems in cutting edge areas that involve technical risk

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience in cyber security and threat detection

  • Comfortable in cloud development (AWS, Azure, etc.)

  • Able to quickly learn and adopt new tools


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you’re keen to independently apply data science techniques to explore significant and unique issues, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Closing date: 01 September 2019

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