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Senior Information Security Content Writer

Red Canary

Jul 14

Who We Are
Red Canary was founded to create a world where every organization can make its greatest impact without fear of cyber attack. Our combination of market-defining technology, processes, and expertise are preventing breaches every day. We are completely changing the way security is delivered and setting the new standard for security. If our mission resonates with you, let’s talk!  

What We Believe In
- Do what’s right for the customer
- Be kind and authentic
- Deliver great quality
- Be relentless

Challenges You Will Solve
As a leader on our Educational and Research Programs team, your mission is to partner closely with operational teams at Red Canary and identify opportunities to empower the broader information security (infosec) community by sharing our subject matter and operational expertise via a variety of mediums. You partner individually with a variety of security-related teams at Red Canary to help disseminate data, information, and insights that range from timely and tactical to visionary or strategic. 
You’ll write, review, and edit content in collaboration with other contributors, editors, including our content and social media teams. This includes partnering within and across teams to ensure technical accuracy, quality, readability, and consistency in everything that we publish. 
As a leader and a senior member of our team, you will also:
*Mentor others on the Community team and on the Red Canary team at-large. 
*Participate in cross-functional projects and programs, such as our annual Threat Detection Report 
*Help to define and execute new programs
In doing the above, you positively impact our ability to grow while continuing to improve quality. 

What You'll Do

    • Author or create resources in collaboration with internal teams and external contributors
    • Define and share ownership of our editorial standards, including our style guide
    • Lead projects focused on creation of educational or research resources using a variety of mediums, including written, speaking, or multimedia
    • Specialize and focus across multiple subject matter areas (i.e. intelligence and response and other areas)
    • Help to refine, guide, and provide feedback related to resources during ideation, production, or post-publication
    • Mentor other team members
    • Report team performance indicators and success metrics on a weekly basis
    • Speak as a subject matter expert and on behalf of Red Canary at conferences to media and other external sources on an as needed basis

What You'll Bring

    • You actively contribute to the information security industry and/or community through writing, speaking, or creating other forms of educational, intelligence, or technical content. 
    • You have a good working understanding of security operations, including threat intelligence, detection engineering, threat research, and incident handling/response. You are eager to expand your knowledge and expertise in this domain by embedding with the various highly operational teams that comprise Red Canary’s security organization.
    • You are an exceptional written communicator and are equally adept at writing about technical topics and abstract concepts in a variety of styles. 
    • You are an avid reader and consumer of InfoSec content ranging from social media and conference talks to books on relevant topics.  
    • You enjoy teaching and learning, and getting paid to do both while helping Red Canary customers and the broader InfoSec community is your idea of an ideal job and career. 
Targeted base salary range: $120,000 - $145,000 + bonus eligibility and equity depending on experience.

Why Red Canary?
Red Canary is where people embody our mission to improve security outcomes for all. People work hard to maintain a culture that encourages authenticity in order to do your best work. Our people are driven and committed to finding the best security outcomes, delivering real and actionable answers, and being transparent along the way. 

At Red Canary, we offer a very rich benefits program to our full-time team members so they can focus on their families and improving our customers’ security. For a full list of benefits, please review our Benefits Summary:

Individuals seeking employment at Red Canary are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.