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Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Venafi
United States of America

The Opportunity:

Venafi is looking for an experienced Senior Threat Intelligence analyst to lead the newly established threat intelligence function. It’s an incredibly exciting time as the scope and scale misusing machine identities and their capabilities by adversaries is only just starting to be understood by experts. TLS certificates, SSH keys, code signing certificates and their abilities to cloak, hide, trick, and deceive are powerful weapons in the arsenal of hackers used everyday.

Venafi is building dominating category leadership in Machine Identity Protection and core to this strategy is educating security leaders and their teams on the very real use of machine identities and their capabilities and how it impacts their understanding of risk and ability to protect their organizations. On a daily basis the Senior Analyst, will track the latest adversary activity, understand their method and intent, and forecast future threats.

As the expert on adversaries and techniques, the Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst will work closely across functions daily with Product Marketing, Public Relations, Global Architects, Product Management and others to educate and share the latest insights. The Senior Analyst will build relations with other industry experts at other cybersecurity vendors and in academia to investigate the abuse of machine identities and their capabilities.

The candidate should be well known in the cybersecurity community, has built partnerships with researchers, and presented researchers at leading industry and research conferences.

Key Result Areas:

  • Establish threat intelligence function with necessary technology, research, and industry connections
  • Operate threat intelligence function and work across Venafi team
  • Educate Venafi team, Global 5000 security leaders, industry researcher, industry analysts, media, and others on the abuse of machine identities and their capabilities
  • Track on a daily basis adversaries and their latest techniques
  • Develop, publish, and present primary research
  • Grow strategic partnerships and relationships with industry threat intelligence analysts and academic researchers

Minimum Skills and Experience required:

  • 7+ years experience in threat intelligence research and operations
  • 3+ years as a senior analyst working across functions and operating as a team lead
  • Proven success with threat intelligence technology and techniques to track and predict adversary methods
  • Equally comfortable working with threat researchers as educating industry analysts and media
  • Ability to travel at least 10% of time
  • Live and work anywhere in the world!

What sets you apart:

  • Enjoy working everyday with threat intelligence technology, research, and experts to better understand adversaries
  • Known throughout cybersecurity community having spoken at industry and research events
  • Amazing communications skills and power of persuasion
  • Love for the business of cybersecurity and protecting the global economy and safety of cyberspace

About Venafi:

Venafi is the cybersecurity market leader in machine identity protection, securing machine-to-machine connections and communications. Venafi protects machine identity types by orchestrating cryptographic keys and digital certificates for SSL/TLS, IoT, mobile and SSH. Venafi provides global visibility of machine identities and the risks associated with them for the extended enterprise—on premises, mobile, virtual, cloud and IoT — at machine speed and scale.

Venafi puts this intelligence into action with automated remediation that reduces the security and availability risks connected with weak or compromised machine identities while safeguarding the flow of information to trusted machines and preventing communication with machines that are not trusted. Internally, we have an exceptional culture built around our core values comprised of honesty, transparency, leading by example, awareness, risk taking, and team before self.

Come join us!