Head of Threat Intelligence

US - Remote USA

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We’re building our Security Research practice and looking for a leader. As a Head of Secuirty Research, you and your team will help protect the global business community - and importantly, our customers - by exposing new email threat tactics, identifying trends in user behavior and investigating known threats through continuous analysis of Tessian platform data and research into global hacking activities.
The output of your work will be used by our product and engineering teams to bolster our platform and build new capabilities. Your research will also fuel marketing and communications activities by positioning Tessian as a thought-leader in the industry. We’re looking for a smart, self-motivated, technical and curious person to join our team and help build out this critical function. 
Head of Threat Intelligence at Tessian:
The output of your work will be used by our product and engineering teams to bolster our platform and build new capabilities. Your research will also fuel marketing and communications activities by positioning Tessian as a thought-leader in the industry. We’re looking for a smart, self-motivated, technical and curious person to join our team and help build out this critical function.
Create a Tessian Security Research Unit:
Create process for regular reporting & promotionPublicly launch branded threat intel UnitReports month delivered by analyst/team to Marcomms All reports published on blog by Marcomms
Please note: we require Security / CyberSecurity experience for this position

On a day-to-day basis, you’ll get to:

  • Manage & lead the Security Research team - be responsible for hiring, training, and ongoing team coaching & development
  • Working in close collaboration with Data Science, Product teams, Marketing teams and our CISO to ensure research 1) is appropriately fed back into product development and 2) is appropriately communicated and promoted publicly
  • Magnify our unique dataset into intelligence to enable Tessian Communities (prospects and customers)
  • Researching and authoring threat reports (and more), delivered as compelling presentations and written in plain English
  • Ability to represent highly technical research and threat information to a range of audiences

We’d love to meet someone who:

  • 6 plus years experience as a full time intel analyst, incident responder,  or similar role
  • A passion for- and domain knowledge in cybersecurity, including the ability to speak with authority on the broad threat landscape, and in detail on email-based threats, exploits and threat actors, and incident analysis. Knowledge of other technologies such as networking, internet technologies, and web servers is nice-to-have.
  • Hands on data analysis skills and fluency in a development language (preferably Python) 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills suitable for varied audiences including both management and technical
Why we think you'll love it here 😍...
For summer 2021, we’re excited to announce what we call "Refreshian Summer" - where every single Tessian will be able to down tools at 1pm every Friday in July & August, and enjoy a long weekend during the sunniest months of the year!
All Tessians are part of the journey we’re on, so we offer equity options with every role and benchmark against other VC-backed companies to provide above market rate salaries for companies of our size.
Beyond this, there’s plenty more that makes Tessian a great place to work: 
- A full week of work-remote a year (for those who aren't fully remote!), in addition to 31 days of paid holiday (20 days PTO + 11 federal holidays)- An extra day of paid holiday (up to 5) for every year you're with us!- Curate your career with development experiences uniquely suited to you- We’re family friendly, with policies built to support you in all stages of life- High-quality MacOs tech kit for you to work on- Comprehensive & generous health insurance options- If you're relocating to join the team in person, we'll provide a contribution to help with your costs- On Fridays we stop early for a virtual happy hour (or, to just log off for the weekend!) 
- Classpass subsidy - which you can use for either in person or virtual classes 
Coronavirus has changed how we work, and we’re currently working from home. During these times we’re supporting our team with: 
- A work-from-home subsidy for every new joiner to cover all your home office must-haves- Amazing Remote socials with food and drink budgets 
And there’s plenty to look forward to once we’re back in the office too (we expect to have an East-coast (Boston), Central (Austin), & West-coast (San Francisco) office presence: 
- An array of breakfast options, delicious snacks, drinks and a top-of-the-range coffee machine- Flexible work from home policy (for those who aren't already fully remote)- Team lunch provided once a week- Whole team socials every quarter- Dinner budget for those times you just can’t tear yourself away
Equality & diversity ⚖️
Tessian is an equal opportunity employer, committed to equality and diversity amongst both our employees and prospective applicants. The Human Layer we're securing is diverse, and we know we need to be diverse and inclusive to successfully create HLS that reflects this. You can read our equality and diversity statement here.
As part of our commitment to equality and diversity, we're also a corporate member of the WISE Campaign for gender equality in STEM & we're a founding member of the WEDS network driving diversity & inclusion in startups.
#humanfirst 🙋‍♀️💁‍♂️
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