VMware Senior Manager Threat Analysis Unit - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Manager Threat Analysis Unit
VMware Carbon Black, the leader in advanced threat protection, is seeking a Senior Manager to oversee the Threat Analysis Unit (TAU). The Threat Analysis Unit is a global multidisciplinary team that forms the core of VMWare’s Security Business Unit’s research arm. TAU is focused on large scale malware and telemetry analysis, malware reversal, threat hunting, and applied threat intelligence. This team works very closely with VMWare’s product management, sales, and marketing teams.
This is a senior position overseeing and managing highly technical projects and individual contributors. Candidates should have deep technical knowledge of the threat landscape, how to detect and prevent attacks, as well as at least 7 years of experience managing large geographically dispersed teams. Educational and personal experience with network/systems administration and/or information security related work is necessary. Expert understanding of modern defensive and offensive security tools, techniques and methods needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Collaborate closely with the group’s many stakeholders, balancing Threat Research business needs ranging from applied threat research that evolves our security solutions to thought leadership publications and conference presentations.
Grow and manage the globally distributed threat research team (TAU), managing personnel (i.e., hiring, career development, mentoring, performance management)
Help to oversee large research projects and plan long term strategies to improve product efficacy
Plan and prioritize work based on the rapidly changing threat landscape
Foster a collaborative work environment across the VMWare Security Business Unit with groups like Engineering, Project Management, Support and Managed Detection Response.
Being the voice of the Research team to Product Marketing and Engineering, enabling us to respond to real world customer demands and capabilities.
Requirements and Qualifications
B.S. in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent infosec experience
Minimum of 7 years of managing threat research teams
Experience managing a virtual/geographically distributed highly technical teams
Deep subject matter expertise in threat research, classification, and attribution.
Experience and understanding of how to leverage threat intelligence to improve enterprise customers security posture
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, working well with Program and Product managers
Able to work independently, make decisions quickly, communicate effectively with executive leadership
Knowledge of offensive and defensive cyber-security concepts and tactics, secure software development, incident response and/or computer forensics
Work closely with internal and external customers for product and service improvements
Strong understanding using MITRE ATT&CK
Previous experience managing or participating in Intelligence Analyst teams
Excellent communication and presentation skills and being able to present to technical and non-technical audiences alike
Exceptional problem solving, troubleshooting, and analytical skills
Experience working in a fast-paced environment
Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.
Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Product Dev Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2022-05-03
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