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Manager - Adversary Readiness and Evaluation Strategies

Company: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Manager - Adversary Readiness and Evaluation Strategies At Palo Alto Networks - everything starts and ends with our mission: Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren't easy goals to accomplish - but we're not here for easy. We're here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we're looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are. We're changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together. - Palo Alto Networks is seeking a Manager to run the Adversary Readiness and Evaluation Strategies (ARES) team within the Unit 42 Threat Intelligence organization. This individual will be managing the production of intelligence from research into vulnerabilities and exploitation, intrusion sets, threat campaigns, and threat actor tracking. Not only will this individual be responsible for the completeness of intelligence production, they will also be responsible for working with product owners to define courses of action associated with threat and align this information with TTPs in intelligence production. Finally, this person will be responsible for providing internal support to the Unit 42 Security Consulting and Professional Services teams as a SME for threat intelligence. - Unit 42 is a recognized authority on cyberthreats, frequently sought out by enterprises and government agencies around the world. Our analysts are experts in hunting and collecting unknown threats as well as completely reverse-engineering malware to support our organization's goals. With this expertise, we deliver high-quality, in-depth research that provides insight into tools, techniques, and procedures threat actors execute to compromise organizations Your Impact Oversee the professional growth and personal development of our industry-expert threat intelligence analysts. Participate in the operational oversight associated with the production and completeness of intelligence information that will be consumed both internally and externally to Palo Alto Networks. - Work with product stakeholders directly on identifying, collecting, and analyzing new threats, vulnerabilities, and exploitation techniques to ensure appropriate product coverage is implemented that assists with keeping our clients safe. Identifies as a subject matter expert in cyber threat intelligence to which you are comfortable speaking publicly either externally or internally with stakeholders or executive teams. BS/MS and 7+ years of in-depth experience in the cyber security space. Your Experience Proven experience being a leader of a team of highly technical security research professionals. Have experience with vetting intelligence observables and creating analytic judgements as from the review of the empirical data. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Prior experience in public speaking at cyber security conferences is desired. Demonstrated experience leading complex projects and initiatives across multiple teams. Strong understanding of security operations: perimeter defense, forensics, incident response, kill chain analysis, risk assessment and security metrics. Expert knowledge of the cyber security concerns facing large enterprises and government agencies. Prior use of intelligence tools such as Maltego, Analyst's Notebook, Palantir, OpenCTI, and MISP.. Prior use of malware analysis tools such as IDA Pro, Hex-Rays Decompiler, OllyDgb, Immunity Debugger, and Yara signature development is desired. Prior use of network analysis tools such as Wireshark, TCPDump and Scapy is desired. Ability to maintain or develop professional contacts in the cyber security community. Candidates must be open to travel requirements (up to 10%). Our Commitment We're trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity's status quo. It's simple: we can't accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com. Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. I am proud to have been raised by parents who spent their careers as janitors because of what their dedication and work ethic instilled in me. I learned that everyone in any company deserves respect and gratitude for what they contribute, and I learned to value what I have along with the opportunities I've been given because of the work my parents did. As many parents and caregivers have experienced throughout the pandemic, the juggle between caring for children and delivering against expectations has shown up every day. Within my first 3 months, there were 2 instances where our youngest son needed to quarantine at home due to a COVID-19 outbreak in his classroom. One of the things I really like about this company is that there's a strong emphasis on individual development plans to help employees determine where they want to be and what steps they ought to take to get there. This is an environment where we are truly encouraged to figure out where our interests lie and explore them. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com . Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

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