Assurance Practice Manager

Remote /
Assurance – Software Assurance /
Full-time
About Trail of Bits
Trail of Bits helps secure the world’s most targeted organizations and products. We combine high-end security research with a real-world attacker mentality to reduce risk and fortify code.

As a cybersecurity research and consulting firm, we serve clients in the defense, tech, finance, and blockchain industries. We help with their most difficult security challenges by designing and building new technology, researching new techniques to advance the state of practice, and reviewing the security of the latest available technology products before they hit the market.

Our team consumes, produces, and presents research as a natural part of doing business. When we make new discoveries or developments, we strive to share our knowledge and release our tools as open-source. It’s a practice that’s earned us industry accolades and helped contribute to our double-digit bottom line growth.

Role

    • Continue to build and lead a global team of security researchers.
    • Participate in pre-sales activity to understand client pain points and describe potential solutions.
    • Oversee proposal development and quality assurance.
    • Communicate with internal stakeholders and external clients throughout the audit delivery process.
    • Oversee delivery of all application security services including code review, report building, and client read-outs.
    • Manage your consulting organization to metrics such as utilization, revenue, sales, and customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities

    • Manage, recruit, and develop a high performing consulting team in a fast and continuously changing environment.
    • Enable a team of security researchers to engage with multiple high profile projects in discovering and addressing appsec security problems.
    • Work with CEO and Assurance Practice Lead to oversee cutting-edge application security tool development and research.
    • Support a geographically distributed team of security researchers.
    • Drive practice sales and proposal process by nurturing incoming leads, defining requirements and iterating on proposals.
    • Maintain and improve customer relationships.
    • Ensure technical excellence standards are maintained throughout each project.
    • Update company leadership on projects’ status.

Requirements

    • 7+ years of work experience in application, infrastructure or general security consulting, including 3+ years of proven hands-on management experience of consulting teams.
    • Proven experience building productive relationships with customers and partners. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Experience recruiting and managing geographically distributed security consulting teams.
    • Demonstrated experience for solving complex, systemic issues that require creative thinking and solutions.
    • Ability to work and adapt in a changing and technical industry and work environment.
    • A startup mentality with a bias to action and the ability to flex in a fast-paced environment.
    • Prior experience working remotely. Strong personal organizational skills and a love for self-time management.
    • Deep understanding of security threats and application security in general.
    • Experience running a tech startup or company division a plus.

Benefits for Eligible US Employees

    • Multiple generous health, vision, and dental insurance plans including no-monthly-premium options supporting individuals and families through Justworks
    • Ancillary benefits including life and disability insurance, pre-tax commuter benefits, free Citi Bike membership, access to a HealthAdvocate, a healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA), and a free One Medical membership
    • 3-4 months paid parental leave
    • 401k with 5% company matching through Betterment
    • Moving expenses: $5k one-time
    • Charitable donation matching up to $2,000
    • Bonuses for recruiting, public speaking, tool releases, blog posts, academic posters, proposals, and whitepapers, and end-of-year bonuses based on company, team, and personal performance
    • 14 company holidays and four weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Carbon offsets for your personal and corporate carbon emissions through Project Wren

Benefits for Eligible Canadian Employees

    • Premium health, vision, and dental insurance plans
    • Life/AD&D Insurance options, as well as short- and long-term disability insurance plans
    • RRSP plan with 5% company matching
    • Charitable donation matching up to USD $2000
    • Bonuses for recruiting, public speaking, tool releases, blog posts, academic posters, proposals, and whitepapers, and end-of-year bonuses based on company, team, and personal performance
    • 14 company holidays including provincial statutory holidays and select US holidays
    • 2 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) and 2 weeks of sick time per year
    • Carbon offsets for your personal and corporate carbon emissions through Project Wren