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Director, Threat Research - Secureworks - Remote, US

Primary Location: Remote - Georgia,
Additional Location(s): Remote - Colorado, United States; Remote - Florida, United States; Remote - Texas, United States; Remote - Virginia (COUNTY - Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William)

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Director, Threat Research - Secureworks - Remote, US

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) a global cybersecurity leader, enables our customers and partners to outpace and outmaneuver adversaries with more precision, so they can rapidly adapt and respond to market forces to meet their business needs. With a unique combination of cloud-native, SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, informed by 20+ years of threat intelligence and research, no other security platform is grounded and informed with this much real-world experience.

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Supervise daily operations of a security research team focused on creating detections to power Secureworks managed detection and response technology and services.
  • Provide expert assistance to Secureworks security operations center front line analysts for customer escalations and questions related to detections and alerts.
  • Represent team research in collaboration with other organizations across Securewo to include Software engineering, Product Management, Security Operations, and Security and Risk Consulting practices.
  • Develop and contribute to the strategic planning process including the development of Objectives and Key Results at the organization and team level.
  • Establish a cohesive team culture that embraces new and challenging problems, values diverse opinions and works together to achieve results.
  • Guide and enable senior members of the threat research team providing ample room for individual and team creativity while maintaining alignment with corporate objectives.
  • Participate in cross team initiatives as a leader and representative of the research team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Security Research, Incident Response, Red Team engagements, or Cyber Risk Management.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing research or security consulting team.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong technical communication skills (oral and written) and client demeanor, including experience briefing executive management and a desire to work with customers and teammates to solve complex cybersecurity challenges.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skill with ability to convey complex ideas and guide tenuous interactions toward a positive outcome.
  • Strong understanding of cyber threat actor intrusion techniques and technology used to perform detection, investigation, and remediation tasks.
  • Experience leading geographically diverse teams consisting of highly creative career level security experts in a fully remote capacity.
  • Proven track record in developing/cultivating strong inter and intra team culture focused on company success.


Remote, US

Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworks here.

Job ID: R074626

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