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Hiring OrganizationMandiant
Post NameSenior Manager
Qualification Any Graduate
Employment TypeFull Time
Work Hours8 Hours
Salary USD 40 To USD 50 Per Hour
Job Location TypeWork From Home

Company Description

Mandiant has been a trusted partner to security-conscious organizations. Effective security is based on the right combination of expertise, intelligence, and adaptive technology, and the Mandiant Advantage SaaS platform scales decades of frontline experience and industry-leading threat intelligence to deliver a range of dynamic cyber defense solutions.

Mandiant’s approach helps organizations develop more effective and efficient cyber security programs and instills confidence in their readiness to defend against and respond to cyber threats.

Job Description

The Mandiant Security Validation division of Mandiant is reshaping how organizations measure, manage and improve cyber security effectiveness. Evangelizing a technology movement like this one takes more than just a good sales pitch. As a team, we obsess over helping our customers: 

  • Assess their current state and expose true security gaps 
  • Establish a means to measure security effectiveness and demonstrate improvement over time 
  • Realize the maximum potential of existing security investments 
  • Raise the bar for the entire security organization               

We are currently seeking a Director of Software Engineering to join our team, focused on supporting our cross-platform endpoint agent.

Do you love complex problems? Does working to help organizations better secure themselves from cyber threats inspire you? We are looking for a new member of our team to transform how our customers use security validation to improve their cybersecurity posture.  

How you know you’ll fit in: 

  • Solving challenging problems in security and software development excites you 
  • Leaning into problems to define solutions is part of your DNA 
  • Interacting with customers is something to which you look forward 
  • You thrive engaging with a fully remote team 

What you will do:                        

  • Develop a masterful understanding of the security validation platform to drive the development of the endpoint agent and propose new initiatives to enhance the product 
  • Drive feature requirements definition and design on the team in coordination with other leads and product management 
  • Manage technical projects for the security validation Actor team and report on progress 
  • Execute part of a metrics-based operational analysis and support function for our SaaS platform 
  • Manage a team of 5-10 individuals and their day-to-day activities, including: 
  • task planning and prioritization 
  • individual development 
  • goal management 
  • Build the team and hire more resources as needed 
  • Support agile development efforts on a weekly basis, including: 
  • Sprint and release planning 
  • Running scrum 
  • Bug and feature request triage 
  • Coordinate sustaining feature and bug fix efforts for the MSV Actor 
  • Interact with customers to troubleshoot technical issues with the product 
  • On a quarterly basis, develop plans for Actor feature development 


Minimum Requirements: 

  • At least 10 years of combined experience in software engineering and management 
  • Experience managing a software development team, including setting goals, ensuring employees have the tools for success and prioritizing work 
  • Project planning experience with tools such as Jira 
  • Documentation and presentation experience using Confluence, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint 
  • Experience working and designing server-side development in a Linux platform 
  • Knowledge of computer networks and protocols, as well as application of common security technologies such as firewalls, endpoint protection, and proxies 
  • Experience with system-level development on at least one of the following OSes –  Windows, macOS, Linux  
  • Experience developing relatively large-scale software in at least one of the following languages – Python, Ruby, Golang 
  • API design experience 
  • Applied use of relational database technologies, preferably PostgreSQL 
  • Experience with unit testing and automated functional tests 
  • User-level knowledge of project planning tools such as Jira  
  • Documentation and presentation experience using Confluence, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint 

What will really set you apart: 

  • Experience working in a cloud environment - GCP, AWS, Azure 
  • Experience building services and applications using Docker and Kubernetes 
  • Familiarity with continuous integration, testing tools, workflows (Jenkins, Github Actions), and source code management tools (git) 
  • Advanced understanding of how to debug issues such as proxy communications 
  • Deeper than user-level knowledge of OS internals and system administration tools 
  • Experience in cross-platform Python development 
  • Bringing a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, participating in internal & external technology communities, and mentoring other members of the engineering community 

Additional Information

As a U.S. federal contractor, Mandiant has adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to comply with our obligations under applicable laws and requirements. This position may be covered under Mandiant’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, as required in order to support federal contracts, access company offices, and/or attend in-person meetings and work events.

If covered under this policy, proof of vaccination against COVID-19 may be required as a condition of hire. At Mandiant we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Minimum Salary: 150,000.00.

The final salary will be determined commensurately with the cost of living, experience level, and/or any other legally permissible considerations. Incentive Compensation: Eligibility for annual bonus subject to individual and company performance; eligibility for the award of Restricted Stock Units subject to eligibility requirements, approval from Mandiant’s Compensation Committee, and vesting terms.

Benefits: Whether you are just starting your career, reaching a milestone, or gearing up for retirement, we offer plans and programs to keep you happy and healthy at any stage of life. We regularly evaluate our options to make sure they’ve got everything you need.

Part of what makes Mandiant great is our diverse team, and we’ve made it our priority to provide benefits that support you on your individual journey at work and at home. Mandiant subsidized benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance. 

Subject to eligibility requirements, Mandiant also offers the ability to participate in 401(k), Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Dependent Care Spending Accounts, and Employee Stock Purchase Program. Mandiant also provides Paid Time Off, Flexible Paid Sick Time and Paid Holidays.

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