Cyber Security Engineer at ShopRunner

| Chicago
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We connect customers to the brands they love by way of a thriving marketplace and a members-only service that provides benefits across 140+ of the best online stores. Our members save time and money with benefits including free 2-day shipping, easy 2-click checkout, and free returns all while we help them stay up on the latest trends that appeal.

For merchants, we’re driving eCommerce business, producing insights with a growing data analytics practice to boot. With a powerful two-sided network and a robust data platform, we’re creating an eCommerce win-win, helping retailers compete. The landscape of retail is changing and we’re here to empower retailers to take their place in that exciting evolution.

We have people in offices around the world: Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Conshohocken, PA (Philly area), New York, San Mateo and Krakow, Poland. We hustle to get things done, creating wins for customers, merchants and each other.


As a Cyber Security Engineer at ShopRunner, you will be responsible for the design, build and enforcement of cyber security policy within the organization. You will be required to collaborate with multiple teams to understand our business landscape and data needs in order to build a robust security program and minimizes our risk and exposure. You will be responsible for implementing protections that prevent malicious or unwanted access to our systems as well as protecting sensitive information from leaving our environment. Additionally, you will be working closely with external resources, like our PCI-DSS assessor, to plan and implement vulnerability and penetration testing, security scanning, and other assessments and compliance artifacts required by our business.

This role will be primarily based in our Chicago, IL office with limited travel to our Conshoken and Krakow based offices.


  • Build strong relationships with business and engineering peers in order to understand our environment
  • Continuously develop a long term Cyber Security program that meets the changing needs of the business
  • Work with IT and desktop support to ensure all controls and compliance are in place for end user assets
  • Work with DevOps and other engineering teams to ensure our infrastructure platforms are secure and compliant
  • Build monitoring and alerting for security events
  • Set up proper security controls and standards for the entire organization
  • Take a lead role on PCI and other external assessments required by the business
  • Lead and develop security training for the organization
  • Build and maintain proper data security policies and procedures
  • Maintain and build a secure infrastructure platform within the AWS environment
  • Support a 24x7 production environment


  • 5+ years of experience working in technology or similar field
  • 3+ years of experience working in Cyber Security, IT Governance & Compliance, or similar field
  • Strong background and experience with Linux and/or Windows systems administration
  • Strong background working within the AWS environment
  • Experience with desktop and corporate IT technologies
  • Experience with PCI and other compliance assessments / audits
  • Working knowledge of penetration and vulnerability scanning and remediation
  • Background designing, implementing and securing single-sign-on and other directory services
  • Experience with programming languages like Ruby, Python, Java, and PHP

We want you to bring your whole human self to work every single day. We accept you for who you are and consider everyone on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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The beauty of our office is you can get everything you need, without ever having to leave the building. Food, post office, gym.... take that, winter!

What are ShopRunner Perks + Benefits

ShopRunner Benefits Overview

From generous PTO to weekly work-from-home, amazing parental leave, and volunteer time off, we've crafted the kind of benefits plan that supports a stellar employee experience! When you join ShopRunner, you get best-in-class healthcare for you and your family, 401k matching that vests immediately, an annual educational budget, and meaningful company options that give all Shoprunners some skin in the game. It’s all part of our culture of creating an environment that allows you to be your best self at work.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity manifesto
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
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
ShopRunner values what our employees can do, not what time they sit down at their desks. We work hard and we show up, but we don't punch in and out.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Baseball games, holiday parties, darts, trivia, parties on our patio -- we make time to get to know one another and have fun.
Game Room
No game room, but we do have board game and trivia nights!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Thursday.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We sponsor conferences, our teams speak at conferences, and we offer an annual reimbursement program for continuing education.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Our lunch and learns run the gamut, and have included everything from product demos, to financial advising, trends in ecommerce, and interview training. We make time to learn from one another.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
ShopRunner sets up quarterly hack weeks, where we focus on new ideas and special projects.
Online course subscriptions available
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