Facebook Manager, Threat Investigations in Washington, District Of Columbia


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Facebook seeks a highly motivated team player to serve as Manager of Threat Investigations. This person will be responsible for leading, developing, and scaling a technical investigations team with the goal of predicting, tracking, and responding to advanced cyber threats against Facebook's community of users.

Required Skills:

  1. Staff and manage a high-performance team in a technical investigations and intelligence organization

  2. Develop and hone strategy to discover, investigate, track, and disrupt online bad actors with the interest and capability to target Facebook's users

  3. Develop a program to maximize the team's impact, to include creating team policies, making process improvements, and working with partner engineering and solutions teams

  4. Systematically work to apply insights gleaned from investigations and other inputs to proactively mitigate risk

  5. Develop, coach, mentor, and ensure high performance in a fast-paced environment

  6. Ensure maintenance of knowledge base regarding present and past investigations

  7. Work closely with partner teams and technical investigations staff across the company and collaborate with broader security industry partners

  8. Scale investigative processes through innovations in tools, procedures, and workflow

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of investigations work experience involving technical online threats or computer network operations

  2. 5+ years of leadership experience

  3. Experience in computer forensics, security engineering, security operations, and other network defense and cyber intelligence frameworks

  4. Experience tracking threat campaigns and identifying, developing, and implementing countermeasures

  5. Knowledge of using and writing scripts in Bash, Perl, or Python

  6. Knowledge of relational databases and SQL

  7. Analytical and problem-solving experience

  8. Management experience

  9. Experience shaping strategy and executing against that strategy, with prioritization of people and resources

  10. Knowledge of a variety of Internet research tools

  11. Experience working cross-functionally with security engineers, analysts, project managers, technicians, and customers

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience managing and/or working with high-performance teams focused on investigations, analytics (including developing data pipeline architecture, organizational metrics, and insights into problems) and engineering (infrastructure, tool development, and system design)

  2. Demonstrated success presenting complex data (qualitative and quantitative) in a clear and compelling manner that inspires action

  3. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities and global teams

  4. Knowledge of network security

  5. Knowledge of Web-oriented programming languages: HTML, JS, and PHP

  6. BA/BS or Master's degree in an analytical field such as Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, or Information Systems

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.