Cyber Security Engineer

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ThinkMarkets is a global online brokerage firm, specializing in providing multi-asset trading solutions to thousands of clients around the world. With our flagship ThinkTrader platform, we allow our clients to trade the world 24-hours a day. Our mission is to disrupt the brokerage industry by allowing access to global markets and thousands of products to allow our clients to trade the world in the palm of their hand. We use the latest technologies to give traders seamless access to our proprietary trading platforms. Our Chicago office is in the heart of the financial district in the Loop, and is made up by our Leadership, IT, Analytics, and R&D teams.  

We are seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join our rapidly growing global workforce in Chicago. In this role, 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 ThinkMarkets 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Ensure infrastructure team members are aware of any and all possible security incidents or potential threats in a timely manner
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security enhancement
  • Liaise with third party security consultant groups to execute third party scanning and pen-testing activities as defined by industry regulation

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Network Technologies or related field
  • 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
  • Interest in the FinTech industry highly preferred
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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Ashley

Executive Assistant to the CEO

What does your typical day look like?

We start the day with a web call summarizing portfolio risks, exposures & order flow with our teams in Dubai & London. We track, measure, & report any trade issues with our clients; we’re always aware of changes in the risk profile of the firm portfolio. We're constantly checking on pricing, liquidity & execution across all our product offerings.

Pat

Head of Options

What makes someone successful on your team?

Above all, having passion for what you do will make an individual successful in any position! Specifically here at ThinkMarkets, we value a collaborative and innovative mindset to make our team run the most efficiently.

Theresa

Human Resources Associate

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

At ThinkMarkets, ideation that challenges the norm and status quo is embraced! We prioritize growth and innovation to drive the business forward. As a Marketing Team, our mission is to bring the brand personality to life across the globe with a lean methodology that enables ThinkMarkets to proactively and constantly drive progress and efficiency.

Rich

Head of Performance Marketing

What projects are you most excited about?

It's amazing to design a web-based trading platform, providing users with the most effortless and exciting trading experience! I enjoy collaborating with a team of professional and smart co-workers, whose expertise in different domains solve user problems, fuel creativity, gain industry value, and shoot for more exciting outcomes for the company!

Athens

UI/UX Designer

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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