Director / Head of Cyber Security R&D
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Manage, grow and foster Custodio’s Cyber R&D team. 2. Lead the company’s technological vision and roadmap, including novel research activities and projects. 3. Update and implement R&D methodologies, approaches and tools. 4. Prepare proposals for new R&D projects. 5. Manage risks, deliverables, and reporting to stakeholders/sponsors for R&D projects. 6. Support the commercialization process of R&D project results into solution and products. 7. Support marketing and presales efforts, including:
a. Participate in the process of answering tenders/PFIs/RFPs/unsolicited proposals with a focus on the technical chapters, architectural and design approaches, discussion with partners, etc.
b. Development and maintenance of proofs of concept (PoC) and demonstrators. c. Participate in the production of marketing collateral, such as brochures, product descriptions and
Desired Skills and Experience:
• Experience in leading research work in cybersecurity and developing new patentable solutions/products which offer novel capabilities to cyber defenders
• Minimally 10 years of experience in Cyber Security • Good understanding of Agile methodologies which are adopted to develop our new solutions/products. • Familiar with cyber threats, malwares, APTs, exploits and vulnerabilities (computer as well as mobile
platforms) • Knowledge and basic proven experience in the following
o Cyber incident handling o Network and computer forensic o Good understanding of attack lifecycle & how the adversaries operates – e.g. MITRE ATTACK
framework o COTS security products solutions implementation o Designing well-architected cyber solution o Coding best practices and standards o Risk assessment and management (advantage) o Programing capabilities (advantage) o Participate in a real-time evaluating of security products/solutions (advantage) o Penetration testing (advantage) o Vulnerability research (advantage)
• Free, original and critical thinker who can identify technological gaps for doing R&D • Excellent researching and analysis capabilities • Team player, able to work in a multidisciplinary team • Self-confident, Self-learning and independent • Passionate and be able to do self-learning of new technologies and new business requirements • Excellent communication skills • Understanding of Agile methodologies. • Operational experience in cyber security environment is preferred • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer engineering/science preferred.