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Research Manager at Recorded Future
Boston, MA, US

Want to be part of shaping the future? Our breakthrough ability to unlock insights from the web radically improves intelligence and cyber threat visibility for our commercial customers. We’re a high-energy, fast-paced, and fast-growing company. You’ll need the ability to understand and adapt to rapid product and technology developments, as we improve our products in close partnership with customers. You’ll have the support of a seasoned executive management team and world-class investors.


Recorded Future's Insikt (research) group seeks a manager to lead a distributed team of experienced security researchers in the Boston office.  Are you a unicorn that is as comfortable with leading a team as doing new research? Have you published security papers or blogs in the past? Are you part of the security research community? This is an opportunity to define, grow, and manage a highly visible security research team that drives cutting edge new security research and product additions for Recorded Future.  The ideal candidate demonstrates a thorough understanding of security incidents, the state of malware and hacking, and how to conduct security research. If you are a SME that has a keen interest in people and either is a team lead or manager or interested in moving in that direction - this job may be for you!

The Insikt-r manager has the following core responsibilities

  • Manage a staff of 6-11 security researchers centered in the Boston office but with members around the world
  • Manage escalations for critical research
  • Liaise with internal teams
  • Manage research projects according to best practices, maintaining the highest quality
  • Work with clients on critical, sensitive incidents spanning multiple geographies
  • Demonstrate enduring quality and highly efficient operations to internal and external clients
  • Produce and lead executive-level briefings with Recorded Future's clients
  • Research to add needed tools, data, and functionality for Recorded Future's produc
  • Occasionally produce own research on an area of expertise

Other responsibilities include:

  • Supervise the activities of researchers with responsibility for repeatable quality, client satisfaction, and investigative integrity
  • Manage workload among team members
  • Guide Recorded Future  product teams - representing research in product evaluations and continuous feedback
  • Identify new data sources for Recorded Future product teams
  • Mentor researchers
  • Assume a leadership role in Recorded Future with cross-functional teams to drive research delivery and product improvements
  • Participate in major cross-functional projects affecting Recorded Future's business, product, or service leadership
  • Provide guidance to all levels of employees on setting and accomplishing goals
  • Work is reviewed and measured based on attainment of objectives and overall success of departmental required skills
  • Lead oversight of analytic research
  • Manage staff and career development

What we're looking for:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage critical, time-sensitive incidents requiring coordination across multiple teams and geographies
  • Proven business and technical expertise and extensive experience with information security & research
  • Ability to formulate and deliver complex presentations within Recorded Future both  to customer's and in support of industry conferences

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