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Mid-Level Cyber Security Engineer

Motion Recruitment
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Growing Chicago start up is seeking a Mid to Senior level Cyber Security Engineer in Chicago. This will be the first security hire, looking for board security background. You will work closely with the Global Infrastructure and Engineering teams as a Security Subject Matter Expert (SME) to assist with the security design, consultation, and technology implementation for various projects and initiatives. You will also be helping to protect from the latest information security threats by assisting with developing, enhancing, and executing documented security procedures and focusing on real-time system security alerts to ensure the optimal operation of each system. A strong candidate for this role should be capable of performing regular pen tests and vulnerability assessments against company resources.
Required Skills & Experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience working with developing and maintaining high-security solutions in a professional work environment
  • Proven ability to use opensource tools to validate vulnerability scan results (Kali, Metasploit framework, nmap, etc.)
  • Ability to script repeatable tasks using scripting languages Python, bash, batch, or automation platforms ansible, salt stack, terraform, etc.
  • Experience processing and solutioning the full lifecycle of security tickets from submittal to completion
  • Stay abreast of new security threats and prepare systems and team members accordingly to ensure safety
  • Passion for collaboration and proven success working in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor's of Science in Network Technologies or related field
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Interest in the FinTech industry highly preferred
What You Will Be Doing

This will be the first security hire; therefore, we will be building out the team and taking
  • Engineer, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and confidential company information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs
  • Prepare and document all standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot complex security infrastructure devices
  • Develop innovative technical solutions and new security tools to mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
The Offer
  • Competitive Salary: Up to $150k /year, DOE with discretionary Bonus.

You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

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