Staff Security Engineer

Position Overview: From software hacking to hardware hacking, we help secure everything from cryptocurrency exchanges and space telescopes to autonomous vehicles and the electric grid. As an Inc 500 | 5000, CyberSecurity 500, and Austin Fast 50 Award recipient, we are seeking an individual that understands the professional and personal growth attached to this opportunity and who has the corresponding internal drive to maximize it. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the best security engineers in the world who hail from organizations such as Amazon, CIA, Facebook, Google, McAfee, Microsoft, NSA, Redhat, Sun Microsystems, and Symantec.

Career opportunity:

  • Join an industry with massive socio, economic, and political importance in the 21st century
  • Work alongside some of the best and the brightest minds in the security industry
  • Partner with prominent clients and help them solve hard security problems
  • Leave an indelible mark on a company where individual input has real impact
  • Align your career trajectory with a hyper-growth company that is on the move 

Core responsibilities:

  • Lead technically challenging projects with complex technology stacks across multiple modalities
  • Interface with clients, establish technical competency, and deliver complex projects
  • Provide technical and ground support to sales team for client inquiries and engagement proposals
  • Coach and mentor junior resources in improving their technical and soft skills
  • Create novel technical content that enforces Praetorian's reputation within the security community

Minimum experience:

  • Prior security consulting experience
  • Experience leading and mentoring technical teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Offensive security and penetration testing experience
  • Background in core software attack patterns
  • Background in core hardware attack patterns
  • 10+ years of cyber security experience

Desired experience:

  • Track record in vulnerability research and CVE assignments
  • Track record presenting at major security conferences
  • Software development and hardware design experience
  • OSCP, OSCE, OSEE, or OSWE certifications
  • BS or MS in computer science or engineering

Aside from technical work, you will be making significant, measurable, and frequent contributions to Praetorian’s growth and development. The work you do here will be fun, challenging, and impactful. We like hearing from people. We encourage you to apply if you see a fit. We ask that you please include a few paragraphs about yourself and what you are passionate about in your application. In addition to everything listed thus far, Praetorian provides:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Annual performance-based incentive compensation
  • Employee stock option plan
  • 20% bench-time for improving our customers, our practice, and ourselves
  • $5,000 annual budget for training, certifications, and conferences
  • 70% company coverage on health insurance premium
  • 4% company 401K matching vested immediately 
  • No formal vacation policy with flexible hours and working environment

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.

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