We are hiring


Bayesian Machine Learning and Cybersecurity Researchers and Developers

Full-Time / Post-Docs /  Internships

 

Akheros S.A.S. is a newly created start-up developing innovative behavioral learning technology for cybersecurity. Located in Paris’s Agoranov incubator in the 6th arrondissement, Akheros develops autonomous learning components for IDS, IPS and APTs detection and deterrence. We are seeking new employees, PhDs and interns, to help us develop further our prototype engines for behavioral learning in adverse environments. In this particular position, the selected candidates will contribute to the creation, maintenance and upgrade of machine learning and network algorithms and frameworks; development, testing, and conception.

About you



You can code and you enjoy coding. You believe that there are unsuspected alleys for innovation in the field of cybersecurity. You practice machine learning, and you are familiar with Bayesian networks, their conception, their deployment and implementation. You believe you have a great future as an innovator and you would like to participate in the launch and growth of an international start-up in machine learning and cybersecurity.

You are

– A methodical problem solver, willing to defend your ideas and perspectives, even against all odds.

– Someone who enjoys working in a dynamic and team oriented environment.

– Willing to take technical and software challenges that others would consider out of reach.

– Proud of your ethical values concerning cybersec, and willing to join a company that shares them.

Qualifications

You must possess the minimum qualifications listed below to be initially considered for this position. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

– Experience writing software in the areas of cybersecurity (IDS, IPS) and machine learning and/or research at leading conferences/journals (ie. TPAMI, Rec Sys, KDD, ICML, NIPS ,AAAI, AI STATS, etc.)

– Graduate or currently pursuing an MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Math (Algorithmic prefered).

– Minimum of 3 months experience with software programming languages/framework (i.e. C++, Python, Java, Matlab, Octave, Language R, WEKA, Rapid Miner, WinBUGS, etc.)

– Research focus in probabilistic graphical models, deep learning, probabilistic programming, data mining, statistical inference and knowledge discovery.

About us

At Akheros, we seek out problem solving solutions for which others have dropped the ball. We believe in intelligent infrastructures beyond morphing and beyond counter-morphing. Our patented breakthrough technology will raise your curiosity and will contribute to a unique learning experience. We believe in rewarding talent. Join us while we are still a young start-up, in the heart of the Paris Latin Quarter, in the relaxed and dynamic atmosphere of Paris’s incubator Agoranov, with its 40+ start-ups and ultra-modern facilities.

Primary Location: 96 Bis boulevard Raspail 75006 PARIS – France

Full/Part Time: Full Time / Internships / Post-Docs / PhD grants

Job Type: Full Time, PhD first employment, PhD grants

Regular/Temporary: Regular and Temporary (possibly leading to full time employment).

Posting Date: August 10, 2013 – Applications are welcome throughout 2nd & 3rd quarter 2013.