Technology, Technology Risk, SIRT Security, Sr. Data Scientist, Vice President - Bengaluru

Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Vice President/Executive Director
Technology Risk
Employment Type



Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.



 Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creation of innovative methodologies for extracting key parameters from big data coming from various sensors.
  •  Utilize expertise in machine learning, statistical data analytics, and predictive analytics to help implement analytics tied to cyber security and hunting methodologies and applications
  • Design, develop, test and deliver complex analytics in a range of programming environments on large data sets
  • Apply latest technologies in machine learning, data mining, and predictive analytics to correlate the big datasets and events, and derive dynamic cybersecurity rules. 
  • Generate highly accurate and near real-time security alerts based on the dynamic rules.
  • Collaborate with a global team to continually operate and improve a world-class cyber program by driving the uplift of sensory tools, detection tuning, and access to data sources to increase detection effectiveness by applying data analytics.
  • Experience in statistics, visual analytics, machine learning algorithms, data mining, text mining, customer analytics, optimization and risk analytics.
  • Experience in setting up Hadoop Clusters, and working on large data sets in a distributed computing environment.
  •  Experience with programming languages including Java, Python, R,& SQL
  •  Convey complicated technical analysis to senior management via investigation synopses, graphical depictions of attacks, and comprehensive presentations.
  •  Participate in a 24x7 coverage model to prevent and remediate security threats against Goldman Sachs’ global business network.


Basic Qualifications

  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who can provide thought leadership in big data analytics.
  • Responsive to challenging tasking.
  • Ability to document and explain technical details in a concise and understandable manner.
  • Strong sense of ownership and driven to manage tasks to completion.
  • Minimum 7 years full time work post graduate work experience with minimum 2 years work experience leading small teams of less than 10 employees.
  • 3 - 5 years of big data analytics techniques and methods for identifying uncovered information and ability to communicate effectively through visualization and multivariate statistics.
  • 3 - 5 years experience with scalable distributed data processing, management, and visualization tools (e.g. Hadoop, Apache Spark, Accumulo, graph databases, etc.).
  • Proven knowledge of industry leading scripting tools such as Python, Powershell, R and SQL


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, System/Computer Engineering, Cyber-Security, or Information Security is preferred. Four (4) years of additional work experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree. Bachelors of Science/Arts in Forensic Computing, System/Computer Engineering, Data Science, Engineering, Operations Research, or Decision Science will be considered.
  •  Strong mathematical background (linear algebra, calculus, probability and statistics).
  •  Previous work experience in Cyber Security field is a plus.
  •  Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills required.
  •  For positions within the US, possession or ability to possess a SECRET or TS/SCI clearance from the US government.



The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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