Uptake is the actionable insights platform that makes the world more productive, safe, secure and reliable. We create products and solutions to achieve measurable results and outcomes to enable insight and predictive analytics across key industries by leveraging a common platform.

Security Researcher at Uptake

What We Do:

Uptake is a Chicago-based predictive analytics SaaS platform provider that empowers major industry leaders to optimize performance, reduce asset failures, enhance safety and detect security issues. At Uptake, we combine our strengths—machine learning, analytics, data visualization and software development—with the expertise of our industrial partners. The result is enormous savings in development time and resources for Uptake’s partners and a proven industrial grade software platform that delivers value to partners and their end customers.

What You'll Do:

​The Security Researcher is responsible for working within our security product team and directly with Product Management, Engineering and Data Science teams to build intelligence into Uptake’s security product offerings. You will be exploring a wide variety of technologies that spans both Operational Technology, Industrial Systems, and Information Technology. At times, you will be one first people to look at certain pieces of technology through a security lens and will be uncovering previously unknown vulnerabilities. You will also be learning and teaching our teams how to extract data from various technology stacks for analysis within the Uptake platform. 

Some of the things you may find yourself doing:

  • Participate in focused security research and evidence gathering activities against common and uncommon industrial assets
  • Build prototype tools to extracting meaningful data from industrial components and systems
  • Research and prototype integrations with technology partners
  • Tell and demonstrate clear and easy to understand stories based upon activity results to drive a continuous education process internally
  • Travel into the field to test and perform research against assets in their native habitat 


  • At least 2-5 years of experience in all things hacking, reverse engineering, responding to incidents.
  • Deep knowledge of practices and methods of IT strategy, enterprise architecture and security architecture
  • Ability to work in a fast paced collaborative environment
  • Think through complex problem and develop creative solutions

Nice to Have’s:

  • OT security experience / expertise
  • Active member of the information security community.
  • Be bad-ass in what you do.


Company Reviews

What binds us is a passion for tackling hard problems and having a lot of fun along the way.
Nick Singh
UX Researcher
at Uptake
We have access to resources the moment we need them, and we can tap into an amazing talent pool at a moment’s notice.
Brad Nicholas
Lead Innovation Architect
at Uptake
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Perks & Benefits
Health/dental/vision coverage
401(k) match
Open PTO policy
Parental leave
Commuter benefits
Speaker series
Lunch stipend
Happy hours

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