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Cyber Threat Manager (Remote -West Region)

Company: Mandiant
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Since 2004, Mandiant has been a trusted partner to security-conscious organizations. Effective security is based on the right combination of expertise, intelligence, and adaptive technology, and the Mandiant Advantage SaaS platform scales decades of frontline experience and industry-leading threat intelligence to deliver a range of dynamic cyber defense solutions. Mandiant's approach helps organizations develop more effective and efficient cyber security programs and instills---confidence in their readiness to defend against and respond to cyber threats.

Job Description
If you have a strong background in program management, cyber threat management, and cyber threat intelligence, and are looking to be at the forefront as part of an industry-leading intelligence-led security program, then we want to hear from you! The successful candidate should be an independent, critical thinker skilled in working across a diverse set of client stakeholders as part of an integrated threat management center. The ability to be a humble expert and a strong focus on teamwork is a must.
Responsibilities:
Serves as a trusted senior advisor to Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) and CISO Staff Directors regarding all aspects of advanced Threat Management Programs
Utilizes all available tools, data and resources to support advanced Threat Management Programs
Provides master-level support for Threat Management activities, initiatives, and projects
Mentors the client on the production of operational, tactical and strategic cyber threat intelligence about threat actor groups, the methodologies they use, and the motivations behind their activity
Works with client stakeholders to determine their intelligence and threat management needs and requirements
Directs cyber threat analysts to identify the origins, pathways, and methodologies of malicious cyber activities to attribute, model and predict future intrusions
Provides expert guidance regarding cyber threat indicators and warnings and support to networks
Manages client relations to ensure that service expectations are developed and met. Maintains regular contact with clients and coordinates and reports on project progress and accomplishments
Develops detailed project plans and schedules for projects, including goals, risks and resource allocation
Ensures continuity of program activities and deliverables to support large and multi-faceted customer projects
Prepares and delivers briefings, assessments, lessons learned, after action reports, and other program documentation, both verbally and in writing, to client executives, security teams, and other key stakeholders
Serves as an expert resource for other staff to draw on, as needed
Possesses the ability to work with little direct oversight

Requirements:
A minimum of 5 years of experience leading complex cybersecurity programs and initiatives
At least 3 years of experience in cyber threat management - CTI or IR
Bachelor's degree preferred, preferably with a computer science or cybersecurity focus
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills; will require tracking of progress and outstanding issues across multiple projects
Strong analytical skills
Thorough understanding of network protocols and operating systems
Ability to successfully interface with C-suite level clients (internal and external)
Ability to document and explain technical details in a concise, understandable manner
Ability to convey results clearly in formal technical reports and deliver briefings
Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

Qualifications
Ability to travel up to 40%
Experience, understanding of and interest in cybersecurity and privacy and CISSP, CISM, or CISA or related certifications are a plus.
PMP or equivalent certification a plus
Strong knowledge of tools used for wireless, web application, and network security testing
Reliable team player
Independent / capable of working effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
Strong time management skills
Highly organized and detail oriented
Ability to manage and balance own time among multiple tasks, and lead junior staff when required
Experience with modern project management tools
Prior experience working with or in-state, local or federal government is a plus.

Additional Information

As a U.S. federal contractor, Mandiant has adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to comply with our obligations under applicable laws and requirements. This position is covered under Mandiant's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and therefore proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required as a condition of hire. At Mandiant we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

This is a regionally-based role that must be located on the West Coast of the United States

Keywords: Mandiant, Dallas , Cyber Threat Manager (Remote -West Region), Executive , Dallas, Texas

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