Director of Threat Intelligence (Remote - Anywhere in the US)

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Posted 3 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing! _We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business._ As a Proofpoint Director of Threat Intelligence, you will lead a team of threat researchers and intelligence analysts tasked with leveraging Proofpoint threat data to serve our most important customers. This team of dynamic and creative threat researchers is focused on contextualizing threat information from our TAP product to produce valuable intelligence ready for our customers. Using a variety of research techniques, threat intelligence, and data sources, they produce valuable information to help protect and inform Proofpoint customers. The successful candidate will direct the team of threat researchers and managers responsible for this work. The successful candidate will have prior experience in leading a team of individual contributors and managers who create threat intelligence deliverables. The director of this team understands a wide variety of areas including threat detection, malware research, data analysis, and host or network forensics. This role will not only be a people manager but ensure excellent quality of the campaigns and threat actors we track for threat landscape briefings. This role requires prior people management experience, and experience managing people leaders. This leader will be responsible for the hiring, training and professional development of talented threat analysts. This manager will lead the team to tackle the demands of the changing threat landscape. This team covers both crimeware threats and APT. Your day-to-day + Working with threat researchers, malware analysts, data scientists, support personnel, sales and other outside teams to deliver uncompromising service in timely threat intelligence. + Analyzing data to create intelligence documents for our customers + Reviewing accuracy of deliverables created by threat intelligence teams + Provide project management for projects and initiatives as it pertains to delivery of internal and external customer requests + Ensuring Proofpoint solutions are clearly understood and effectively communicated with the ability to effectively position value to external customers. + Use of excellent analytical skills to work in a diverse team environment, exchanging ideas and data with developers, support, product managers, and customers + A deep understanding and up-to-date handle on the evolving threat landscape, giving briefings to customers, prospects, and internal groups to spread threat intelligence landscape awareness What you bring to the team + 4+ Years of people management + 3+ Leading a cyber security team focused on technical collection + Experience in managing an intelligence team focused on technical collection + Ability to find and hire the best technical talent + Background in security, especially around threat actors and malware families + Knowledge of the overall threat landscape + A passion for surfacing threats, understanding them and communicating them to internal teams and senior leadership + Experience growing technical talent and developing professional growth strategies for highly technical personnel + Skills with reporting and metrics tracking + Familiarity with big data and scripting technologies + Focus on how threat intelligence lends value to our customers and products + Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences + Bias for action and willingness to take risks + Experience making things happen in a fast-paced dynamic environment Nice to have + Past presentations at industry conferences and events + Experience working with customers and understanding product problems + Experience talking to CISOs, security operations, and IT security roles on security risks and threat intelligence + Experience working with enterprise account teams and solution engineers + Experience at an enterprise information security vendor + Experience with PR processes and working with public spokespeople + Prior media training + Python, lucene, regex, network packet capture skills _If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!_ _If you are a Colorado Resident:_ _Proofpoint carefully considers a wide range of compensation factors, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary._ _The hiring range for this position is typically:_ 181 600.00 USD _Actual offer will be based on the individual candidate. Bonus, commission, and/or equity may be eligible for this position._ _Additional benefits for this position can be found at _This statement is being provided in accordance with the Colorado Pay and Benefit Disclosure requirements of sb19-968._ Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.