Security Engineer

| Chicago
DialogTech provides the leading AI-driven conversation intelligence platform for marketers at businesses that value inbound phone calls. When consumers call, DialogTech turns those conversations into actionable insights businesses use to improve marketing ROI, increase sales conversions, and deliver more personalized customer experiences, both online and over the phone. Recognized as the leader and pioneer in call analytics since 2007, DialogTech is the trusted conversation intelligence platform for many of the world's most successful brands and agencies.

DialogTech is a venture funded, growth stage, digital marketing technology company with over 4,000 customers and 200 employees. Since the beginning of 2014, DialogTech has experienced over 300% growth in its enterprise customer base and doubled its average customer size.
DialogTech is looking for a Security Engineer that is passionate about securing highly reliable, flexible and scalable systems that support our most meaningful systems. As Security Engineer, you will work with the technology team on the continuous development and hardening of our infosec program. You will also engage in cross collaboration with various departments including our engineering, operations, development and legal team. You will think both tactically in dealing with security incidents and strategically in anticipating future threats against our infrastructure. 

As a member of our team, you will:

  • Collaborate with technology leadership to deliver against agreed upon security goals.
  • Assess vulnerability management, scans (configuration and compliance), patching status, secure baselines, penetration test results\remediation, phishing-social engineering assessments and tests.
  • Configure tools to be successful in achieving security goals.
  • Attack and test Internet infrastructure and web-based applications utilizing manual and automated tools.
  • Assist the organization with understanding of security defects and risk.
  • Clearly document and communicate risk to the business.
  • Assist in the development of security standards as required.
  • Actively participate in improving the security culture and education throughout the organization.
  • Contributes in development, documentation and maintenance of cybersecurity policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Accountable for escalating issues in a timely manner and creating and maintaining detailed documentation.
What you will need for success:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Security, Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years as a Security Analyst / Engineer or in an equivalent enterprise security role.
  • Hands-on experience delivering and/or implementing security solutions, such as Identity & Access Management, Data Protection and DLP, SIEM, and IDS/IPS
  • Some knowledge of various frameworks/regulations such as PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, NIST 800­53, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, SOC, or similar.
  • Ability to work with a team or solo on various audit or security related projects.
  • Can learn effectively using self-teaching material.
  • Excellent communication, organization and documentation abilities.
  • Stay up to speed on 3rd party known security vulnerabilities.
  • Maintain a broad understanding of security technologies and products.
Nice to have:

  • Be a person with vision by staying abreast of current and emerging technologies and industry trends.
  • Certifications, such as: CISSP, CISM, GSEC, CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate).
  • Previous SOC / NOC experience.
If you have been a strong team player - you’ve administered security standards, implemented a WAF solutions, deployed/managed IP Firewalls, had exposure to PCI-DSS & SOC audits, live and breath information security best practices and hold end users to them. You are challenged by what growth and change feels like and you embrace them rather than run from them. If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk.

Why DialogTech?

Be a part of a team pushing the boundaries of technology. Join us at one of the nation's Best and Brightest Companies, 10 years running, a 101 Best Places to Work in Chicago and an Inc. 500 fastest growing company!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Location

Right across the street from Union Station. A short walk to all CTA train and bus lines. And down the street from Ogilvie Train Station.

An Insider's view of DialogTech

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I really value how DialogTech encourages a healthy work-life balance. We recently added a new meditation room to the office. "DT Chill" is a space where you can stretch, meditate, do yoga, or just chill out. It is amazing what ten minutes of quiet time away from screens and busyness can do for your creativity and energy level!

Charity

Events Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

My team is building a Sourcetrak offering that allows customers to use their own phone numbers and telephony while leveraging DialogTech's data and analytics. I'm excited to implement new serverless and scaling technologies to enhance Sourcetrak.

Brad

Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

My experience at DialogTech has taught me many lessons, but most importantly to not be afraid to ask questions. Remaining curious has been the secret sauce of my success at DialogTech.

Darius

Lead Software Engineer

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

Our Product Marketing team strives to find and communicate hidden stories that support DialogTech's vision. Whether through in-depth market research with analysts, candid feedback from customers, or strategic planning insights from within, we always seek to find unique patterns that communicate why our technology deserves attention.

Jen

Vice President, Product Marketing

What is your vision for the company?

We will stand out as the leader in conversation intelligence by evolving and breaking new ground in NLP techniques. Our data science team is best in class and is constantly finding new ways to help our customers get the best value from their marketing spend.

Lori

Data Science Product Lead

What are DialogTech Perks + Benefits

DialogTech Benefits Overview

At DialogTech, our top priority is our team. We believe in hiring the right people and rewarding our employees for their hard work. From benefits to office perks to team activities and beyond, DialogTech is dedicated to investing in creating the most supportive and innovative tech work culture in Chicago.

That's why we have benefits like an unlimited vacation policy, 100% paid 12-week maternity leave, and a $1,000 yearly professional development stipend for every employee.

For healthcare, DialogTech offers three different plans to choose from: a BlueCross BlueShield $250 deductible PPO medical, a $2,500 deductible HSA plan (with employer contributions), and a BlueAdvantage HMO plan. Dental insurance is through Guardian Dental PPO plan and VSP Vision Insurance which provides the option of seeing any provider you choose within the network, without referral.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We’re committed to making DialogTech a diverse and equal workplace. Our Employee Resource Groups include the Women's Group, Minorities in Tech, and an LGBTQ+ Group.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
DialogTech's vision insurance plan provides the option of seeing any provider you choose within the network, without referral and a Wellness Exam Copay of $20.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
DialogTech's 401(k) retirement plan offers investing into a Roth/Pretax retirement account.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We offer 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks and 3 weeks paid paternity leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
At DialogTech we have unlimited PTO for all our employees.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
We have weekly Beer Bashes in our office every Friday at 4 pm to start the weekend off right with our colleagues.
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
DialogTech provides free in-office premium beverages, fruit, cereal as well as healthy snacks.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annually for continuing education.

Additional Perks + Benefits

At DialogTech we work to live, not live to work. We believe hiring the right people is our most important job and we believe in rewarding you for your hard work.

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