MANAGER, SECURITY RESEARCH (JOB #308) Tripwire
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Tripwire achieved record revenue in the last twelve months, growing 20 percent over the prior comparable period. Over 5,700 enterprises and government institutions in 94 countries, including 46% of the Fortune 500, have turned to Tripwire to protect their IT systems and ensure compliance.
The Manager, Security Research is a creative leader and a change agent. A leader committed to researching the changing landscape of computer security, building an understanding of the needs, and the drive to make the vision a reality. The expectation is that this individual would possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy and be able to effectively communicate research findings to people across various business functions and work collaboratively to implement solutions.
Key Responsibilities & Duties
? Drive and integrate security research into Tripwire?s software development process. Operate at both a strategic level on where the computer software industry is headed and be able to translate into tactical activities for the team.
? Partner with cross-functional team (Product Management, User Experience Design, Product Owners, Software Development and QA). Leverage the security research team (subject matter experts) and provide guidance and insight in defining requirements for product enhancements.
? Includes real world research methods in all phases of the software development process.
? Organizes and facilitates meetings with external customers and internal stakeholders to investigate and identify customer needs, preferences, and priorities. Communicates and promotes important research data from customer interactions as part of the product development process.
? Provides project management and oversight. Follows up with cross-functional teams on system impact and feasibility for tasks, nominations and issues raised. Participates in defining goals and fix targets for hot-fixes and service packs.
? Clearly communicates to all stakeholders on goals and get feedback on how their area might be impacted. Consult with system domain experts on affected areas.
? Provides leadership and direction for team. Delegates, coordinates, and creates a motivational environment for the team to effectively meet their deliverables and achieve results. Track team?s deliverables and commitments. Inspires commitment, high energy and a positive attitude from the team.
? Leverages an understanding of customer needs and workflow processes to propose strategic enhancements to products.
? Apply independence and creativity to problem solving across project assignments.
? All other duties as assigned.
The Manager, Security Research will thrive in a matrixed work environment and gracefully move between both strategic and tactical activities. Transforms strategy into actions for self and team. Partners with leaders across R&D and other business functions to support initiatives and bring leading products to market. Effectively communicates research findings to the organization and develops plans for implementation. Determines necessary resources required and develops goals and metrics for function.
Direct supervision of a team of Security Research Analysts and Security Policy Analysts.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
4 year Bachelor degree in Business, Information Technology or related field with 8+ years of experience working in a Security Research function on software projects, with a minimum of 4 years in a management role.
? Proven leadership skills defined by the ability to create and translate vision into specific functional or departmental initiatives and tasks. Inspires commitment, high energy and a positive attitude from the team. Sets and communicates challenging team goals. Delegates, coordinates, and creates a motivational environment for the team to effectively meet their deliverables and achieve results. Partners with cross-functional team to understand matrixed dependencies in schedules and deliverable expectations.
? Strong team management and team building skills with demonstrated experience with leading and managing a variety of teams. Utilizes alternative techniques for maintaining enthusiasm, energy and focus. Communicates verbally and in writing within team and across and up the organization to appropriate stakeholders. Ensures that team is energized, unified, and moving towards a common goal.
? Demonstrated organizational savvy with the ability to predict impacts, avoid derailments and pursue actions that are likely to succeed. Shares information to gain common commitment and understanding in achieving objectives. Proven ability to compare and contrast own company's 'how to get things done' to other organizations as well as identify key players and potential actions for high-impact, sensitive situations or issues.
? Strong written, presentation and verbal communication skills. Must have the professional polish and poise to communicate at a level appropriate to the audience (customers, staff, peers and senior management).
? Effectively communicates with staff, with peers across the department, with peers outside of our group and to senior management. Is able to break down complex technical concepts into easy, understandable terms and effectively communicate appropriate to audience
? Software development life cycle and project management experience.
? Excellent facilitation, negotiation and consensus building abilities.
? Experience working in an Agile product development environment.
? Real world IT security experience.
? Hands-on Security Operations Center experience preferred
? Familiarity with IT audit, artifacts, and audit workflow
? Preference: CISSP, CISA, GCIH, GIAC L4
? Experience with one or more of the following compliance domains: PCI, CIS, DISA, HIPAA, COBIT, ISO 27001, GLBA, FFIEC, SOX, NERC, NIST 800-53/FISMA, Standard of Good Practice
? Technical skills in variety of operating systems, networking, database technologies, auditing, authentication, encryption, security protocols.
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