Sr. Manager, Vulnerability Research Engineering

Product Management Requisition ID 5216 Foster City, California Washington, Washington Washington Texas, Texas Arizona Pennsylvania Raleigh, North Carolina


Qualys is looking for a Senior Research Manager, to lead our vulnerability research engineering teams (Vulnerability Automation, Strategic Projects, Vulnerability Database).

• 5+ years of experience in security research as an individual contributor. 3+ years prior experience in a Manager or higher role with measurable success

• Prior experience working with international and remote teams, especially team sizes greater than 15 (direct and indirect)

• Solid experience working with large and small customers for escalations 

• Business development orientation, and robust interpersonal communications and organizational skills

• Ability to collaborate and drive efforts from teams across multiple organizations

• Adaptable and able to shift priorities among initiatives, as needed

• Prior experience leading and performing open-ended security research when given high level details of the desired outcome

- Ability to attract and hire great senior researchers and managers, lead and mentor them and make them successful

• Strong knowledge of cybersecurity threats, risks, mitigations, and products

• Experience managing managers (including remote managers w/ remote teams)

• Track record of success in delivering quality products from concept to launch

• Direct and manage multiple concurrent research projects

• Ensure all team members are communicating effectively on technical issues and have a coordinated approach

• Must possess the ability to solve problems logically, research options, and focus on meaningful data to draw the right conclusions under pressure

• B.S. degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience; M.S. preferred

• Strong understanding of all of the security response challenges associated with Vulnerability Management

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