Head of Threat Research

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תיאור משרה

Are you excited about detecting and mitigating the latest cyber & fraud attacks?

Do you want an opportunity to effect change at a leading technology organization?

Join our Threat Research Group!

Akamais Security Technology Group is looking for an excellent technologist to lead our Threat Research Group. Akamai Technologies is the market leader in application security. The Israeli threat research team plays a critical role in Akamais overall Application security group.

Shape internet security

Our mission is to establish Akamai as a global Information Security leader facilitated by outstanding security research and products. Akamai receives 30% of internet traffic. We process and analyze the massive global threat data we see into intelligence in the form of who, what, when, why, how and whats next of cyber threats.

As the Head of Threat Research you will be responsible for:

  • Appling business insight to threat research for C-Level thought leadership stories that define high level trends by industry, vertical or geographic area.
  • Leading the team in deciphering new security threats from data, coming up with innovative ideas to prevent and mitigate those threats.
  • Leading the team to translate ideas into concrete algorithms/research heuristics/machine learning/AI techniques. Subsequently working with core engineering and product management in transforming these techniques into market leading products.
  • Analyzing and investigating threat data, conceptualize stories, and write threat research reports, articles, blogs and threat bulletins.
  • Nurturing hiring and building a world class team of security researchers and data scientists.
  • Playing foundational role to help build Akamais credibility as a security leader.

דרישות תפקיד

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have BA/BS degree with 8+ years of experience or equivalent work experience in security threat research
  • Have an MS or advanced degree - Preferably
  • Have good business acumen including understanding of global markets, US Enterprises and data within industries and verticals.
  • Have the ability to lead teams in analyzing large security threat intelligence datasets to identify key trends, themes, and future products.
  • Have a Technical data processing and analytics experience
  • Have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills , with the ability to educate others about complex technology.

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

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על החברה

Akamai היא פלטפורמת ה-CDN הגדולה בעולם, המשרתת כ-30% מתעבורת האינטרנט הגלובלית. רשת ה-CDN של Akamai פרושה ב-136 מדינות, ב-1,500 חוות שרתים ועם מעל 300,000 שרתים. הטכנולוגיה שלה מאפשרת לספקי תוכן ולארגונים לספק חוויית משתמש מהירה ומאובטחת מכל מכשיר, בכל מקום בעולם.

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