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At Monsanto you will enjoy a team-focused environment that thrives on innovation and encourages you to do extraordinary things. By incorporating cutting-edge technology and your experience, you will push the limits of agricultural technology and help change the world. Are you ready to begin?

  • Full-Time
  • Level: All
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Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Software Engineer at Monsanto? Check out the traits below to see if you have the right combination of talents.

  • Software/Infrastructure Skilled
  • Embraces Inclusion & Diversity
  • Team Player
  • Self-Motivated
  • Entrepreneurial Aptitude
  • Driven & Organized
  • Loves to Code
  • Working in a Matrix

Monsanto encourages us to think outside of the box to solve complex issues. I really enjoy working for Monsanto: I feel that I am a part of something really important.

– Nicole, IT Product Manager

Rewards

  • Compensation:

    Monsanto offers competitive pay and benefits, as well as other exciting rewards.

  • Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision):

    Monsanto offers a Health and Insurance Benefits Program that allows you to tailor your own benefits package.

  • Paid time off:

    We believe we can all be more effective individuals if there's a proper balance among the various demands of work, family and life.

  • Paid training:

    Internal and external seminars and conferences are available to increase your technical, professional and managerial skills.

  • Savings Plan:

    We provide you an opportunity to save up to 25% of your eligible pay in a personal savings program to which Monsanto also contributes.

  • Variety and Collaboration:

    Opportunities to participate in varied types of projects and get new experiences from partnerships with many organizations within Monsanto.

Responsibilities

Monsanto’s Information Technology group is seeking a Data Scientist to join its Enterprise Analytics Team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Cyber Security Intelligence Team in IT to rapidly advance the use of Predictive and Prescriptive analytics for cyber security.  We are seeking candidates with passion to learn and implement cutting edge technology and methodologies as well as the ability to work in both an individual and group environment.This position requires a highly motivated individual who will relish working to improve the organization’s use of data to reduce risk as part of a business-aligned, threat-based cyber intelligence program.

Responsibilities:

·Develop advanced analytic techniques for security analysis including anomaly detection, intrusion detection, behavior analysis, etc.

·Implement advanced security analytic techniques to preempt threats utilizing social, behavioral, geopolitical information, etc.

·Define & manage the process to onboard new systems into our security analytics portfolio

·Work with information security personnel and IT engineering teams to define and implement standards for access and activity logging to support our operations and security analytics practices

·Define models that describe appropriate and inappropriate use of information systems

·Provide insight to senior leadership teams as information security transforms to implementing a comprehensive data-driven intelligence-based cyber security program

·Collaborate with IT partners to implement analytic solutions into digital products including data and models automation using cloud technologies for scalability

Required Skills:

Bachelors Degree is required

Strong working knowledge of system and application logging

 2+ years experience of utilizing Machine Learning statistical analytics techniques for anomaly,

intrusion detection, social and behavioral analysis, etc.

Experience with Perl, R and Python and the use of regular expressions

Experience working with data in NoSQL database platforms

Good understanding of all layers of the OSI Model

Ability to learn complex computing environments quickly

Broad understanding of all aspects of IT and enterprise systems interoperability

Excellent verbal and written communication, problem solving and analytical skills, including the

ability to produce usable and maintainable documentation

Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing environment

Time management skills with proven ability to effectively coordinate multiple tasks under pressure


Preferred Skills:


Knowledge of network security concepts, best practices, and procedures is preferred

Experience in Information Security Incident Response, intrusion detection and firewall

technologies

Strong working knowledge of Windows client/server, Unix/Linux systems, Mac OSX, and VMware

Information security experience preferred

Strong working knowledge in cloud solutions and security (e.g., Infrastructure as a Service

Software as a Service)

Knowledge of collaborative research tools and data exchange formats (e.g., TAXII, STIX) is

preferred 

Doing Great Things

  • Putting Military Skills to work

    Putting Military Skills to work:

    At Monsanto, we value the leadership, tenacity, adaptability, teamwork, and performance orientation skills and attributes that veterans and service members bring to the table.

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  • Inclusion & Diversity

    Inclusion & Diversity

    Creating an inclusive environment where employees of all genders, ethnicities, backgrounds and orientations feel welcome and able to contribute is core to creating a Great Place to Work.

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  • Making a difference

    Making a difference:

    Giving is a natural part of what we do at Monsanto. As a company, we are committed to making lives better.

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