Security Engineering Manager, Investigations

Security Engineering Manager, Investigations
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Are you interested in solving complex problems that lead to safer experiences for people using Meta’s family of apps? Do you have an adversarial mindset and are excited about investigating and analyzing potential threats? Come join us at Meta! Meta is seeking a security engineering manager with experience investigating and analyzing cybercrime and adversarial actors to support our Child Safety and Human Exploitation team in Integrity Investigations and Intelligence (i3). This person will be responsible for supporting, developing, and scaling an investigations team to identify and respond to threats posed to Meta’s users. The team investigates complex threats, scales investigative insights, and uses innovative research approaches to understand adversarial actor behaviors and deter this activity. The impact of this work is substantial, with the potential to affect billions of people who use our products.
Security Engineering Manager, Investigations Responsibilities
  • Support a team of security engineers and security analysts who discover, detect, investigate, and respond to threats from bad actors
  • team is focused on child safety and human exploitation.
  • Influence the organization’s vision and strategy, while engaging the team to develop and deliver specific roadmaps and projects. Ensure prioritization, resourcing, and timely delivery of work within a fast-paced business environment.
  • Coach, mentor, support, and care for the teams to enable long-term career development and success at scale.
  • Track operational metrics, key performance indicators, and team health.
  • Work with, partner, and influence other teams to solve challenges related to a broad spectrum of threat actors based on investigative findings and key intelligence.
  • Build, cultivate, and maintain positive relationships with internal partners to bolster the impact of the team's work.
  • Identify and develop areas to scale aspects of our investigations.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years of work experience, including hands-on technical management, experience leading a global security/investigative teams, and proven contribution at both strategic and operational levels.
  • 3+ years experience of people management and organizational leadership.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with security engineers, analysts, product, engineering, legal, policy, and comms.
  • Experience in functional or scripting language (JavaScript, PHP, Python, OCaml, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications
  • BA/BS or Master’s degree in an technical discipline or equivalent practical experience.
  • Knowledge of or experience in child safety and/or human exploitation issues, or similar.
  • Experience querying large data sets and SQL.
  • Experience working with diverse communities and global teams.
  • Demonstrated interest in understanding the intersection of global security risks and technology, especially as it pertains to Meta.
  • Experience in crisis management or incident response environments.
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$177,000/year to $251,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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