Security Engineer

Position Overview: From network hacking to 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. Best Places to Work, 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.

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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
  • Work 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:
  • Provide technical assistance on challenging security projects
  • Help perform security assessments and penetration tests
  • Learn as much as possible about the industry and the work we do

Accountable for:
  • Individual project engagement value score objectives and key results
  • Individual project net promoter score objectives and key results
  • Individual self-improvement and career advancing objectives and key results

Required qualifications:
  • Demonstrated passion for cybersecurity
  • BS in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or physics

Desired qualifications:
  • Software development or information systems exposure
  • Internships with high-tech companies
  • Internships with start-up companies
  • Capture-the-flag, CCDC, or other security related competitions
  • OSCP, OSCE, OSEE, or OSWE certifications

Desired behaviors:
  • Fanatical passion for cybersecurity and the challenges it presents
  • Customer centric focus with an obsessive need to wow and delight each client
  • Ability to maintain high levels of output and work ethic
  • Personable individual who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment
  • Self-starter and independent learner that is able to spin up quickly

If this position is wildly successful, in one year you will have:
  • Been promoted to a Senior Security Engineer
  • Successful passing of the OSCP exam
  • Developed subject matter expertise in a specific security domain
  • Achieved 90% or greater net promotor score
  • Achieved 90% or greater engagement value score

Compensation package includes:
  • 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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