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Threat Ops Team Leader

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Akamai’s Threat Operations Team is comprised by security analysts responsible to spot irregularities and trends in the web security domain, utilizing Akamai's Threat Research's extensive platform and unprecedended visibility into worldwide web traffic.

Threat Operations Team Leader role is to manage and lead the team of experts and challenge Akamai's Threat Research group with new insights and findings.

Team Responsibilties:

* Spot & Investigate irregularities found by Akamai's cloud-security products and advise on improvements, in case of need.
* Sustain security expertise and thought leadership.
* Develop techniques and frameworks that will enable the team in its missions.

Role Responsibilities:

* Manage the team of experts in their missions.
* Plan and and execute tasks, special events and orchestrate with other research teams.
* Research, architect, and execute solutions that will advance security research monitoring.
* Work closely with several research teams throughout Akamai's cloud-security products.
* Be a security subject matter expert in the domain of Web Security.
* Support the team members' training, study and personal development plans.

Must-Have Qualifications:

* True passion for security, data analysis and fighting bad guys relentlessly.
* Past experience in working in a professional security environment.
* Thorough knowledge in web security attacks techniques and understanding attacker's mindset.
* Practical knowledge on databases, SQL and data extraction.
* Experience in programming automation tools and work-supportive scripts.
* Creative, innovative and independent.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Past experience in traffic analysis, SOC, or Network Forensics.
* Experience with Big Data systems.
* Experience in developing monitoring systems.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @Akamaijobs on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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