Director Of Competitive Intelligence (Ci)

Mcafee San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Title:

Director of Competitive Intelligence (CI)


US, California, San Jose

Role Overview:

The McAfee Director of Competitive Intelligence (CI) is someone who works as part of the Portfolio Management (PM) team - responsible for leading a team of analysts who perform technical competitive analysis for strategic planning and competitive positioning. You will build and nurture a center of excellence for competitive intelligence and analysis. You will develop the team's charter to conduct detailed technical analysis of top McAfee competitors across the enterprise portfolio. This includes installing, configuring, and testing competitor equipment or software, documenting results, and disseminating the information in multiple formats. You will work with a team comprising of Product Management, Engineering, Sales, Business Development, and Marketing. You will report to the Vice President of Product Marketing, Technical Marketing and Competitive Intelligence.

Company Overview

From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. We help businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats, both at home and away. We want to continue to shape the future of cybersecurity by working together to build best in class products and solutions.

About the Role:

  • Design and maintain a center of excellence for Competitive Intelligence and Analysis.

  • Lead a team of subject matter expert (SME) across Endpoint, Data, Cloud and Network Security.

  • Support key stakeholders across product management and development, sales, partner and marketing leadership to aid in R&D and GTM initiatives.

  • Help develop R&D strategy.

  • Enable field and marketing with competitive positioning for GTM success.

  • Help with, and participate in, product launches, product demonstrations, partner/customer conferences, and strategic planning sessions.

About You:

  • Your background includes 10 + years of competitive intelligence or technical product management (TPM) or technical marketing experience (TME), in the Cyber Security Industry.

  • 5+ years of experience leading a team of diverse and geographically dispersed CI analysts or TME or TPM.

  • Experience with Cybersecurity industry and technologies.

  • Strong track record of innovation, creative thinking and delivering business outcomes.

  • Security certification such as CISSP or CompTIA Security+ is a bonus.

  • Experience configuring and installing Unix, Linux, Windows, Mac OS, and FreeBSD.

  • Proficiency with virtualized server infrastructures for managing test environments.

  • Approximately 10% travel(when safe to do so).

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Job Type:

Experienced Hire

Primary Location:

US, California, San Jose

Additional Locations:

Remote United States

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