Threat Operations Manager
|3 April 2012|
Sophos has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2006-2011 as well as BC’s Top 50 Employers from 2006 to 2012. As a global company, Sophos provides solutions that enable enterprises to secure and control their IT infrastructure. Sophos’s network access control and endpoint solutions simplify security to provide an integrated defense against malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications and policy abuse. Sophos complements these solutions with innovative email and web security products that filter traffic for security threats, spam and policy infringements.
With over 20 years of experience, Sophos’s reliably engineered security solutions and services protect more than 100 million users in over 140countries. Recognized for its high level of customer satisfaction, award-winning channel program, and powerful yet easy-to-use solutions, Sophos has an enviable history of industry awards, reviews and certifications.
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, MA and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.
We’re looking for an energetic and experienced Threat Operations Manager for a team of computer Threat Researchers located in Vancouver, BC. The ideal candidate will have an operational background in computer security with experience in developing proactive approaches against file, web and spam threats. This manager will be responsible for developing and leading the general direction of the team in achieving departmental goals and objectives. You will be in charge of day to day responsibilities, organizing daily workflow, setting team objectives and managing priorities to make sure all employees are reaching their full potential.
As a Threat Operations Manager you’ll have the responsibility for SophosLabs threat research operations in the region, ensuring timely protection available to our customers and optimizing our current team’s efficiency.
Provide leadership for a team of Threat Researchers, particularly toward excellent customer response and highly effective, proactive detection.
Team management or leadership experience working with technical teams
Working experience in the computer security industry
Excellent verbal and written communication skills of technical information
Strong problem solving skills
Windows OS internals expertise
Solid understanding of modern computer threats landscape and computer security industry.
Owning short and medium-term projects and tracking milestones of others involved in the project
High-level malware analysis
Persuading, influencing and motivating others
Reverse engineering or malware analysis experience
Developing, implementing, documenting and monitoring process changes
Data mining and data analysis skills
Software development or script programming
Caitlin Murphy @ [email protected]
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