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Director, AI Products - Cybersecurity



Software Engineering, Data Science
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Who is SimSpace:

SimSpace launched in 2015 with a singular purpose – addressing the most urgent and sophisticated cybersecurity challenges to reduce risk for our most vulnerable and valuable infrastructure. The organizations around the world that we depend on every day to keep our loved ones safe and secure. Our healthcare facilities, schools, financial institutions, transit centers, grocery stores, and workplaces just to name a few. To deliver global resiliency, we provide an elite cyber range platform to curate unassailable cyber defenses, data driven decisions, cutting edge training labs, live attack scenarios, and extensive individual and dynamic team readiness training.

SimSpace works as OneTeam to elevate humanity around the world. We are committed to continuously improving and delivering a cultivated member experience whether that is accomplished through focusing on supporting our client’s teams or our own mission driven SimSpacers.

We are an international hybrid, remote, and in-person company headquartered in Boston's Fort Point in the U.S. If you are interested in elevating the technology and creative solutions necessary to secure and safeguard our future while working alongside others who share your passion for purpose and development, we want to meet you!

Why should you choose a career at SimSpace?

We are an organization that is focused on building our culture and mindfully enhancing our atmosphere everyday which is why we have collaborated on an integral value system. Our governing philosophy of being Human Centered is deeply embedded within our value system. We apply this philosophy to every one of our internal team members, external clients, and their customers.

Our core values:

  • Serve to Protect – We provide safe space, deliver on the mission, and elevate humanity
  • Acquire Understanding – We seek and provide clarity 10x, cultivate comprehension, and believe information goes both all ways
  • Operate as Innovators – We stay curious, practice consistency over intensity, and continue to be the change we need in the world
  • Teamwork Without Borders – We are never alone, we solve for all, and keep people at the heart of everything we do

We are looking for:

A dynamic and experienced cyber security product leader to lead our efforts to dramatically change security operations and risk management outcomes using new and disruptive AI-driven cybersecurity solutions. This role is pivotal to our vision, encompassing product management, product discovery, and product delivery of this emerging product area. You will be responsible for overseeing the entire product lifecycle, from ideation to market delivery, while coordinating cross-functional teams to ensure the success of our new AI cybersecurity products in the market.

What will you be doing as a Director, AI Cybersecurity Products at SimSpace?

  • Executive Partnership: Partner closely with the CPO and CEO to deliver successful AI cyber security products to market that support the overall company long term vision.
  • Product Strategy and Roadmap: Develop and execute a comprehensive product strategy and roadmap for our AI-driven cybersecurity solutions, aligned with company goals and market demands.
  • Product Development: Collaborate with engineering, data science, and design teams to drive the development of innovative features that leverage AI and ML to automate SOC activities.
  • Go-to-Market Strategy: Own the development of the go-to-market (GTM) strategy, including market research, positioning, pricing, and competitive analysis.
  • Create Partner Ecosystem: Develop and recruit “Design Partners” that will provide the critical feedback loop needed to iterate towards success in the market. Partner with our alliances and business development teams to drive partner adoption and channels of new business growth.
  • Cross-Functional Leadership: Lead cross-functional teams, ensuring seamless collaboration between product, engineering, professional services, marketing, sales, and customer support to deliver a cohesive product experience.
  • Customer Focus: Engage with customers and stakeholders to gather insights, validate requirements, and ensure the product meets the needs of SOC analysts and cybersecurity professionals.
  • Performance Metrics: Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure product success and inform continuous improvement efforts.
  • Industry Expertise: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape to inform product development and strategic decisions.

What are the qualifications to apply? To be successful as a Director, AI Cybersecurity Products, you need:

  • Experience: Minimum of 7 years in product management, with at least 3 years in a leadership role. Direct experience with AI and ML-based cybersecurity products is essential.
  • Cybersecurity Background: In-depth experience with Security Operations Center (SOC) personas such as security analyst, incident responder, or threat hunter.
  • Technical Acumen: Strong understanding of AI and ML technologies and their application in cybersecurity.
  • Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams, driving projects from concept to successful market delivery.
  • Strategic Thinking: Demonstrated capability in developing and executing product and GTM strategies.
  • Product DIscovery: Experience leading product discovery efforts to frame, develop, and validate early stage product ideas using rapid prototyping and “lean startup” style experimentation
  • Customer-Centric: Passion for understanding and solving customer problems, with a focus on delivering exceptional user experiences.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.
  • US Citizenship is required.

We provide the following:

  • Salary Range $195,000-$280,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package that start on day one
  • 401k match with immediate vesting
  • Flex time, the time off you need when you need it
  • Equity options at hire and potential for additional based on performance
  • Generous employee referral bonus program
  • Peloton Interactive Wellness Program
  • LinkedIn Learning Membership
  • Monthly reimbursement for meaningful connections with other SimSpacers

SimSpace is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

SimSpace does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression and identity, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military/veteran status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups only apply to jobs if they meet all of the qualifications. However, no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. SimSpace encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. We look forward to your application!

We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in accordance with applicable law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact careers@simspace.com.

SimSpace does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.

Actual compensation for the position is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to affordability, skills, qualifications and experience, and may vary from the range.