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Network Research Architect

| Austin

Description

 

NSS Labs, Inc. is the global leader in operationalizing cybersecurity. Through continuous security validation and global threat discovery and automation, NSS Labs empowers enterprises to reduce the operational burden of cybersecurity and address crucial gaps in their cybersecurity efforts. Informed by our experience and strong foundation of security product validation, NSS Labs offers CAWS, a cyber threat protection platform that provides businesses with visibility into the cyber kill chain and automated insights into active threats. With global visibility into active threats and vulnerabilities, CAWS delivers a unique cyber risk rating that makes cybersecurity measurable and helps enterprises focus their resources in the areas that make the most difference. Combined, this information enables businesses to continuously monitor and respond to threats, strengthen their cybersecurity posture, and have confidence that they are appropriately securing the enterprise. CISOs, security operations teams, threat researchers, and information security professionals from many of the world's largest and most demanding enterprises rely on trusted insights from NSS Labs. For more information, visit www.nsslabs.com.

This position is based in Austin, TX, relocation is offered.

The NSS Labs Research Architect is a technology evangelist who is experienced and comfortable working with security products from industry-leading vendors. The ideal candidate must possess a solid understanding of technology, trends and the underlying competitive environment. The individual will have a passion for sharing discoveries to various audiences technology insights that help with both operational and strategic decisions.

The position involves fielding technical inquiry from NSS’ enterprise customers as well as producing research reports/blogs that support our clients and improving the security posture of the market at large.

As a part of a company that is chartered with making a difference in the world of cybersecurity, your practical expertise will drive research that fuels enterprise-client discussions and aids in the development of NSS’ world-class test methodologies.

This is an excellent role for a field engineer who desires to up-level their exposure to security technologies, influence the market and work closely with other experts on a common goal.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and support enterprise client engagements ranging from simple inquiry calls to larger architectural engagements; present NSS’ research and expertise to enterprise clients at internal and external events.
  • Prepare clearly articulated, well-researched, and credible reports, blogs, and commentary using NSS test data, primary research, secondary sources and expert opinion.
  • Communicate enterprise requirements for leading security products and communicating findings to both engineering and business audiences.
  • Develop a research agenda in support of the Architecture Group and NSS Labs client research library development.
  • Build relationships and engage with enterprise clients, vendors, services providers, the reseller community, and industry bodies through teleconferences, on-site briefings, and some travel to major industry events.

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • 5+ years experience:
    • Demonstrate technical understanding of one or more security technologies and be able to compare technologies from multiple vendors.
    • Hands-on field work installing, managing, and troubleshooting network security products for medium to large enterprise clients.
    • Familiarity with well-known security testing tools (both performance- and threat-based)
  • Accomplished presentation skills to diverse audiences backed by a genuine interest in enterprise client IT security challenges.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong documentation skills and with the ability to consistently manage and meet deadlines as well as communicate status.
  • Education:
    • Masters degree or equivalent experience.
    • Industry certification; for example, CISSP, etc.
  • Currently reside in, or be willing to relocate to, Austin, Texas.
  • Occasional travel as needed (<25%)

    Please follow us on Twitter @workatnsslabs 

    At NSS Labs, we hire innovative and talented individuals with a passion for leading-edge technology. We have a culture of innovation, where quality, originality, and “thinking outside the box” are encouraged. Our leadership fosters professional growth and support, all within a fast-paced environment. 

    Third party resumes are not currently being accepted. NSSLabs, Inc. will not pay a fee for unsolicited resumes. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases

Location

We are located in the beautiful Barton Creek greenbelt with easy access to walking/hiking trails and bike paths and just a 10 min., drive to downtown.

What are NSS Labs Perks + Benefits

NSS Labs Benefits Overview

A high percentage of the employee cost of medical/dental/vision insurance is paid for by NSS Labs. This can be a savings of hundreds of dollars a month to our employees.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
We have an onsite gym that is available to all employees free of charge.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
All NSS Labs employee are eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on company performance and paid out according to those achieved goals.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
NSS Labs unlimited paid vacation policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, providing they have pre-approval from their manager.
Paid Holidays
Yes! We have 10 paid company holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We are in Austin, the land of flip flops.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Remember when "they" used to say that in life there was no free lunch? Well, there is FREE LUNCH here at NSS Labs, everyday.
Game Room
Ping Pong, Foosball .....you get the idea! Game ON!
Stocked Kitchen
NSS Labs has a fully stocked kitchen including snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Happy Hours
Parking
NSS Labs employees don't worry about where they park - we have our own parking garage.
Pet Friendly
NSS Labs employees can bring their friendly dog to the office.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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