Threat Intelligence Technical Leader - 1325575

October 18, 2021 - Offsite, Fulton, MD

Are you interested in solving dynamic cybersecurity problems? Are you passionate about threat intelligence systems that handle tons of data that is constantly growing? Come join the Talos Data Analytics Engineering Team as we move our threat intelligence platform to the cloud and position it for the future.

Who We Are

Talos Data Analytics Engineering organization plays a pivotal role in providing critical security intelligence, data, and tools to both the research teams and Cisco security email, web, and firewall products to protect our enterprise customers from cyberattacks.

What You’ll Do

You will be part of a team who is responsible for a portfolio of applications and data sets that provide critical threat intelligence data to our research and hunting teams. You are required to collaborate with a wide-range of multi-functional teams, both within and outside the organization to cover product management, architecture, and support during all phases of the platform’s life cycle.

About You

  • You are experienced in providing technical leadership to solve business problems.
  • You have 12+ years of product development and delivery, with expertise in security, application programming, big data, threat intelligence data, and threat intelligence research.
  • You have strong communication skills to proactively represent the team in meetings, write detailed functional requirements, give a tech talk to other specialists, present a high-level product plan to executives, and report project status to managers.
  • You are passionate about winning over the bad guys.
  • You get a rush from providing the capabilities to tame and analyze millions of email and web transactions a day.
  • You look at the big-picture and are able to turn ideas into demos, demos into shippable products, and data into efficacy.
  • You are comfortable with early- and late-phase software development, from concept to execution and performance optimization
  • You take hands-on ownership of your products from top to bottom: architecture, design, development, documentation, test, deployment, and operations.
  • You have the discernment to know when you need a rocket ship and when you need a bicycle, and the organizational skills to plan and deliver either one.
  • You are team oriented and will enthusiastically unite diverse teams across the globe to tackle complex problems effectively.
  • You can provide mentorship, motivation, and vision to senior engineers.

Technical Qualifications & Experience

Must Have:

  • Strong experience with Threat Data
  • Python or Spark coding skills
  • Strong AWS architecture skills
  • Strong experience with Big Data architectures and data types

Nice to Have:

  • Other coding languages like Java, C, or Scala are beneficial
  • ActiveMQ/RabbitMQ/Hadoop/MapR is beneficial
  • Experience in Linux and FreeBSD environments
  • Experience with big data databases
  • Cloud, Email and Web security experience a huge plus
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum/Kanban development

Role & Responsibilities

  • Working in a multi-functional team (Dev, Sec, Ops), you will be a hands-on senior-level engineering leader and drive, design, and administer cutting-edge cloud security products.
  • You will be one of the technical owners for the design and architecture of the next generation backend intelligence systems to deliver security intelligence to Cisco security platforms
  • Help the team build backend security services for Cisco platforms such as web & email security appliances and cloud services, firewall, and next-generation backend intelligence systems.
  • Design storage, retrieval and analysis of big data.
  • Define the threat intelligence platform’s technology roadmap and influence its adoption among various teams within Cisco.
  • Provide technical leadership representing Backend development organization and work with teams of bold, motivated, and innovative engineers. * * * Help perpetuate a culture of innovation, execution, and excellence.

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