Information Security Architect

| Chicago



We are looking for a security professional to lead our efforts in providing data and infrastructure security at Syndigo. This person will be experienced in and comfortable with network monitoring, scanning and remediation, policy documentation and communication, advanced concepts in IT networking and systems administration and leading audit efforts such as SOC, NIST, ISO and others deemed necessary by the business. You will need to be comfortable speaking with other IT professionals as well as other sponsors / executives within the business on a regular basis.

This is a remote role - it can be based anywhere in the United States.  Business travel to Syndigo's offices around the United States will be necessary.

Job Duties

  • Lead all security and audit related projects
  • Ensure all deadlines are realistic and completed in a timely fashion
  • Lead scanning and remediation efforts across all Syndigo’s networks
  • Take ownership of the IT Security Budget
  • Automate tasks and alerting for constant visibility into our security posture
  • Lead MDM, encryption, email and other security projects (including physical security)
  • Work with IT support to ensure user device and data security
  • Work with IT infrastructure to ensure infrastructure and data security
  • Work with IT Infrastructure on projects as needed (including non-security related projects)
  • Create and communicate security focused SOPs for Syndigo
  • Work with Sales, Operations and Legal to complete and standardize items such as client security questionnaires, DPAs, and security template documents required by clients and vendors
  • Present detailed security information, budgets, projects and status to senior executives

Job Requirements

  • 5+ Years in IT infrastructure / Security required
  • Experience in an IT Security role required
  • Experience working through SOC, NIST and/or other audits required
  • Knowledge of firewalls, networking and systems administration in both a Windows and Linux environment required
  • Scripting and Automation experience is a plus
  • Azure/AWS experience is a plus
  • WebApp Pen Testing experience is a plus


Travel Required

Yes. Will need to travel to Syndigo's offices around the United States

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases


We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

No two days are alike at Syndigo! There is always someone I can turn to for support. We are all willing to collaborate and listen to one another, and this goes all the way to the leadership team; their doors are always open. At the end of a day, be it long or rewarding you can always find friends in the kitchen ready to cheers and share some laughs


Account Partner

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed.  The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal.  That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.


Vice President, Business Development

What makes someone successful on your team?

Syndigo is constantly evolving, which makes it an exciting place to work with unlimited potential for growth. Collaboration and willingness to learn are key to success. We are disrupting an industry and our clients look to us as thought leaders in the space - we can’t be experts without thinking strategically and learning from each other every day.


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What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Syndigo provides 4 weeks of paid maternity leave and 1 week of paid paternity leave.
Adoption Assistance
Syndigo offers up to 4 weeks of paid leave for Adoption Leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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