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Information Security Data Scientist
Capital Group | San Antonio, Texas
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Job Description

Req ID:  8826
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): N/A   

Come grow with us


At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.


As an Information Security Data Scientist based in San Antonio, you will use data science to successfully mine, interpret and ultimately protect Capital Group’s data. The Security Data scientist will be expected to uplift our current data science program by using skillsets such as mathematical modeling, machine learning and data manipulation to aid Capital Group in discovering anomalous activities and behaviors that span across IT infrastructure, user groups, and geographical locations. You will work alongside the rest of Capital Group’s cybersecurity team in the purpose built cybersecurity command post: the Capital Group Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT), who are based in San Antonio, TX. The SIRT preempt, detect and respond to cyber related security threats by seeking actionable intelligence in our internal and external environments.
  • Develop the SIRT’s understanding of normal and anomalous behavior in Capital Group’s diverse event data sets, to lower risk to the Capital Group IT environment.
  • Drive the process of using data science to mine, interpret and ultimately protect Capital Group’s data.
  • Design and develop systems to manage, query, process and interpret big data.
  • Devise algorithms to identify trends buried in big data.
  • Identify, prioritize and direct tool and process requirements.
  • Proactively identify, analyze and report on behavior and trends that could be indicative of risk.
  • Use real-time and historical data to solve real-world cyber security problems.
  • Choose and incorporate appropriate data mining and analysis techniques to solve specific problems.
  • Maintain cutting edge knowledge of data science techniques and practices.
  • Communicate trends, metrics and actionable recommendations in verbal briefs, dashboards and reports to a wide ranging IT and business audience. 
  • A degree level qualification Data Science or equivalent. 
  • Proven track record or demonstrable agility in providing value gained through data science to a large organization and or complex datasets.
  • Excellent analytical skills. 
  • Computer Science concentration or joint major at Bachelor’s or Master’s degree level.
  • Experience in one or more of the following toolsets: Splunk, Matlab, Maple, SPSS/R, Hadoop, Mahout and Qlikview. 
  • Ability to provide data analysis and visualization solutions using cutting edge tools, algorithms and languages like Python or Java.
Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 


About Capital Group

Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ICG) is focused on acquiring and building Internet software and services companies. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company hold ownership interests in 14 companies that are considered to be the partner companies. The results for the operation of the partner companies are reported in two business segments: the core reporting segment and the other holdings reporting segment. The core reporting segment includes those partner companies in which ICG's management takes a role in providing direction and management assistance. The other holdings reporting segment includes partner companies over which the Company have less influence, because they are public companies and/or have a relatively small ownership stake in those partner companies. (Source: 10-K)

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