Research Team Lead

Tel Aviv

R&D

Come join the battle against web threats!   We are looking for driven and talented Research Team Lead. You will join a leading team fighting off cybercriminals from our customers' traffic and help clean up the internet from bad bots and web threats.

What will you do:

  • Manage a team of cybersecurity researchers, who's responsible for fighting cybercriminals, threats, and attacks.
  • Threat management - understand the threats our customers face and the mitigation needed for each case.
  • Responsible for product accuracy - improving the product's ability to detect and mitigate real-time cyberattacks.
  • Lead and be on top and research new campaigns, trends, and techniques.
  • Actively challenge, review and assist the team members of all disciplines
  • Lead the detection, response & mitigation, working on some of the most advanced security technologies

What makes this position unique?

  • Leading an amazing, cross-functional team
  • A versatile and broad range of challenges and threats, from different disciplines (Sophisticated account takeovers, highly persistent scalpers, automated attacks, and distributed scrapers are just a few)
  • The variety: Writing code in multiple languages, analyzing big-data, researching attacks, providing thought leadership, working with other global teams.

What do you need to have?

  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience in cybersecurity research
  • At least 2 years of proven experience of leadership and management of technical security research
  • Degree in computer science, information technology, statistics, mathematics or equivalent experience
  • Deep understanding of the cybersecurity landscape
  • Experience with identifying and analyzing trends or patterns related to security incidents in datasets with strong SQL and data analysis capabilities
  • Knowledge of web architecture and protocols (DOM, JaveScript, HTTP/HTTPS, IPv4/v6 etc.)
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills in English
  • Organized, excellent multi-task management, good communication skills, independent and very responsible

Nice to have

  • Experience with Python (specifically in data analysis) Pandas, NumPy, R, ElasticSearch, and/or BigQuery 
  • Experience in web-security research, specifically
  • Familiarity with OWASP top 10
PerimeterX is the leading provider of application security solutions that keep your web business safe in the complex digital world. Delivered as a service, the company’s Bot Defender, Code Defender, and Page Defender solutions detect risks to your web applications and proactively manage them, freeing you to focus on growth and innovation. Bringing together an elite engineering team, security research to continually update its solutions with current intelligence, and best-in-class customer enablement and support, the world’s largest and most reputable websites and mobile applications count on PerimeterX to safeguard their consumers’ digital experience. PerimeterX has offices in San Mateo, California, Miami, Florida and Tel Aviv, Israel. You can also find us on the web at www.perimeterx.com.
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