Sr. Security Engineer

| Chicago
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Purpose of the Role

Sr Security Engineer plays a critical role in completing our mission every day by ensuring that Pampered chef maintain and deploy new software/systems in a secure manner to reduce information security risks. The Sr Security Engineer take charge of the selection and deployment of world-class cyber security technologies with focus on Secure SDLC & Cloud Security. Acts as the evangelist for cyber security throughout Information Technology, consulting with the application development and infrastructure team on secure systems and applications design.

Key Responsibilities

  • Secure Development – Build strong relationships and be deeply embedded within product management and software engineering team. The Senior Security Engineer will drive the design and adoption of secure software development lifecycle practices across the areas of secure architecture and design, secure coding, security testing, and secure software release management.
  • Cloud Security: Build a secure cloud environment and help drive the adoption of secure deployment practices in Amazon Web Services Cloud.
  • Penetration Testing – Strong knowledge of network and web application exploitation, ethical hacking, penetration testing, computer forensics and tool development. Configures, schedules, manages and reviews internal and external network and application vulnerability scans and penetration tests. Monitors and reviews industry related vulnerabilities reviewing findings with appropriate teams, creating remediation plans and tracks and reports on progress
  • Infrastructure Security - Works closely with the Infrastructure and Application Development teams to ensure proper configurations are implemented and tested on WAF, FW, IDS/IPS and platform
  • Incident & Cyber Threat Management – Works with the appropriate teams to ensure all appropriate data is aggregated into the logging and monitoring tool and that the appropriate reports are produced and reviewed. 

Competencies for Success

  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Decision Quality
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Manages Complexity

Measures of Success

  • Delivery on information security roadmap and projects
  • Number of vulnerabilities and issues
  • Secure SDLC

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or Information Security
  • 5 to 10 years of experience working in technology and development with a specialty in security in a complex environment, focusing on protection of intellectual property and sensitive data.
  • Experience with static, dynamic and interactive application security testing platforms. (SAST/DAST/IAST)
  • Experience with web application security best practices (e.g. OWASP, CWE/SANS)
  • Cloud Security experience (AWS, O365)
  • Strong knowledge of network and web application exploitation, ethical hacking, penetration testing, computer forensics and tool development
  • Strong knowledge of vulnerability assessment, scanning (Rapid7, Qualys, Tenable)
  • Experience creating and maintaining security policies and standards
  • Working knowledge of security best practices and standards such as ISO27001, ISO27002, PCI-DSS, NIST
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent priorities and meet deadlines within a dynamic, fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to clearly articulate complex technical scenarios to a non-technical audience

More about Pampered Chef

We are a global brand delivering curated, high-quality kitchen solutions through a network of over 40,000 independent consultants and a rapidly growing online business. We began as a Chicago-based start-up in 1980 and today are part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Now we’re leveraging our company’s strong foundation to reinvent our company and our brand for future growth. We’re searching for top talent to help reshape our company to deliver on our purpose of enriching lives one meal and one memory at a time.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • OracleDatabases


We get to mix it up! PC has offices in Addison and in downtown Chicago.

What are Pampered Chef Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Pampered Chef hosts Help Whip Cancer fundraisers with the American Cancer Society and is a proud partner with Feeding America's Round-Up from the Heart Program raising more than $26 million since 1991
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our FUN Committee plans monthly events from game nights, happy hours, Halloween contests, and summer BBQs.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker, and 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Pampered Chef hosts occasional Lunch and Learns for employees.
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Each and every coworker makes a difference every day by asking tough questions, finding the answers, and then making it happen—our entrepreneurial employees are the key to our success! Pampered Chef is big enough to implement cutting-edge technology, and small enough for all ideas to be heard and challenged.
We are a learning focused environment—we want you to learn from us, and we expect to learn from you and what you’re passionate about! We even provide training and development for added brainpower.

We collaborate every day in a high-tech space with writable walls, open collaboration zones, quiet “I need to contemplate” zones, and fun zones with ping pong, basketball, and bags, of course. No boring cubicle farms here!

We are concerned about your physical and financial well-being and offer BC/BS PPO or HMO health plans, dental, disability, matched 401K, life insurance, on-site fitness center, comfy chairs, on-site cafeteria, and dry cleaning valet service.

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