Sr. Cloud Security Engineer

| Chicago

The Opportunity

As a Sr. Cloud Security Engineer, you'll be responsible for protecting the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of Vivid Seats information assets in cloud environments such as AWS. This position is best suited for an experienced Information Security engineer with a strong proven understanding of AWS native products and functionality along with other complementary technologies (e.g., CDN) and best practices for cloud security. This candidate will partner with other cloud-focused infrastructure, operations, and devops teams to ensure the safety of Vivid Seats' information systems assets, customer data, and to protect systems from unauthorized access and abuse. Additionally, this position will collaborate with the rest of the Information Security organization to analyze and perform event correlation, create dashboards and reporting content, troubleshoot, and remediate security issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for security in the cloud within Vivid Seats
  • Integrate with internal engineering teams providing frameworks to build, design, and implement products across the organization securely
  • Review new and existing cloud hosted products and services for vulnerabilities
  • Assess the health and security of cloud network architectures
  • Ensure ongoing compliance of cloud hosted infrastructure to security policies and procedures
  • Analyze and prioritize reports from internal and external researchers; facilitate confirmed issues to resolution with engineering teams
  • Assist in the prompt investigation of security incidents and be prepared to isolate and remediate incidents pursuant to established procedures
  • Assist in the design and delivery of business continuity and disaster recovery plans that meet RTO and RPO requirements for cloud-hosted services
  • Drive the integration and ongoing monitoring of cloud systems events and alerts into existing industry-standard EDR and/or SIEM solutions
  • Support and assist in developing ongoing roadmap for security related projects

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Heavy experience with applications running on/in Amazon Web Services a must
  • 5+ years of combined experience in information security, technology, and risk management with at least 2 years' experience securing applications in AWS or equivalent
  • Hands-on experience designing usage and implementation of AWS native technologies such as Security Groups, IAM, S3, Secrets Manager, Cloudtrail monitoring, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with containerized applications running in a Kubernetes environment
  • Hands-on experience with cloud automation-enabling tools such as CloudFormation and/or Terraform
  • Understanding of application security concepts (such as the OWASP top 10) with the ability to articulate concepts to technical and non-technical staff
  • Strong knowledge of networking and web related protocols (e.g., TCP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, network routing protocols)
  • Experience working with many network security controls (Routers, Firewalls, Proxies, ACL's, Wireless networking protocols), in particular their cloud-native equivalents
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery and business continuity principles and practices
  • Understanding of current encryption standards and implementation procedures
  • Ability to work with engineering teams to weigh business risks and enforce appropriate security measures in support of a Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment environment
  • Ability to handle multiple complex, long term projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge with control frameworks such as ISO, SOX, NIST, CobiT, and PCI
  • Passion for technology and information security
  • A. or B.S. in Computer Science, Information Management, or relevant field
  • CISSP is a plus

What We Offer

Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter- which is why we continue to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats puts you front and center at the opportunity to scale our best in class platform that allow our fans to sit closer and experience more. 
At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and speed of a startup; while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, allowing each and every employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications daily. Good ideas are heard and implemented, and hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means having the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that connects our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that only live events create. 

We are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our fans… and the best in class experience for our employees. Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, individual and team-based bonus opportunities, generous benefits package and Flex PTO policy plus a variety of workplace perks. The most exciting one: We offer our employees $100 worth of credits each month to spend on Vivid Seats tickets along with promotional discounts. At the heart of it, we are all fans of great live events. We want to help you get there more often. 
Location 
111 N Canal Suite #800 
Chicago, IL 60606 
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Location

Located in the Loop near major transportation lines including Ogilvie and Union stations, as well as the Brown, Purple, Green, and Blue CTA lines
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What are Vivid Seats Perks + Benefits

Vivid Seats Benefits Overview

We make it easier for you to give it your all. While you are transforming the live event industry, we will take care of you and people who matter to you.
We've got you cover with a variety of Health, Dental and Vision packages to help fit your needs; 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance, AD&D and EAP; STD and LTD.
One of the most competitive 401 (k) programs on the market.
Continuing education opportunities and rewarding performance incentives
PTO, Maternity and Paternity policies that afford you the flexibility to take planned time off as needed.
In-office happy hours, holiday and summer events, company-sponsored sports leagues, catered lunches.
Stocked kitchen with healthy snacks!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Committed to partner with organizations and causes that are important to our employees and our communities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Corporate Social Responsibility is important to us - we have a team dedicated to leading these efforts both in a local and national scope.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vivid Cares, Vivid Cleats, the FUN Committee are just a few examples of how we partner to execute initiatives that are important to our employees!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Employees trained on best practices supporting data-driven decisions - starting with recruiting and hiring.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer discounts on tickets to attend your favorite events along with great health insurance plans with healthy employer subsidies, and pre-tax commuter benefits. . We host catered lunches and regular happy hours to recognize birthdays and celebrate successes. Our corporate office provides a fully paid in-building gym membership for your morning yoga or lunchtime run. For those with strong balance skills, we also have treadmill and bike desks!

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