VP, Cyber Risk Research

Remote, Americas
General and Administration – Strategy and Operations /
Full-time /
Our vision is to be the Champions of a Safer Digital Future and the Champions of Change. We believe in empowering individuals and teams with freedom and responsibility to align their goals such that we all row in the same direction. We are uncomfortably transparent, autonomous & accountable; we have zero tolerance for brilliant jerks; we have an unlimited vacation policy and more. For us, our Culture Is Our Strategy - check out our Culture Memo for more details and surprises.

Do you thrive at the forefront of cybersecurity research? Are you passionate about translating cutting-edge threat intelligence into actionable insights? If so, then Safe Security wants to hear from you!

Safe Security is the leading provider of AI-driven cyber risk management solutions. Our real-time, data-driven platform empowers organizations to predict, prevent, and quantify cyber breaches. As VP of Cyber Risk Research, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our industry by leading a world-class research team and spearheading innovative research initiatives.

Core Responsibilities

    • Develop and oversee a comprehensive cyber risk quantification research strategy that aligns with the organization's objectives and the evolving threat landscape.
    • Lead a team of quantitative analysts and cybersecurity researchers in developing models that accurately assess cyber threats' financial and operational impacts.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including risk management, cybersecurity operations, and product development, to integrate quantitative risk analysis into decision-making processes.
    • Establish partnerships with academic institutions, industry groups, and technology partners to advance research initiatives and stay at the forefront of cyber risk quantification methodologies.
    • Drive the adoption of advanced analytics, machine learning, and statistical modeling techniques to enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of risk quantification.
    • Communicate complex quantitative concepts and research findings to a broad audience, including senior executives, clients, and external stakeholders, to influence risk management strategies and practices.
    • Represent the company as a thought leader in cyber risk quantification at industry conferences and in professional publications.

Essential Skills/Qualifications/Experience

    • Minimum 10 years of experience in cyber risk research, threat intelligence, or a relevant domain.
    • Demonstrated expertise in cyber risk quantification methodologies.
    • Strong understanding of the current threat landscape and emerging cyber risks.
    • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills.
    • Passion for translating research findings into practical solutions.
    • Bonus Point: Experience in developing and deploying machine learning models for cyber risk analysis.
    • Bonus Point: Experience working in the cybersecurity industry, particularly with CRQ solutions.
    • Bonus Point: Strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals and industry conferences.

Why Safe Security?

    • Be a part of a passionate and innovative team revolutionizing cyber risk quantification and management.
    • Work on cutting-edge research that directly impacts the security posture of Fortune 500 companies.
    • Make a real difference in the fight against cybercrime.
$250,000 - $300,000 a year
Enjoy a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a stimulating work environment. The salary offer will depend on the skills and experience of our selected candidate.
Safe Security is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Join our rocket ship if you want to learn, make your mark and work with incredible talent!