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Security Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $109K
Min: $80K
Max: $135K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $109,214. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $4,867. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Chicago is $114,081. Security Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Security Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Security Engineer jobs in Chicago

Information Security Architect

1 week ago
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.

Information Security Manager

1 month ago
The Information Security Manager is responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality and availability of an organization’s assets, including its information, services, and people. Because the role of Information Security Manger encompasses a wider scope than IT services, he/she will work with stakeholders at all levels and across multiple business entities. Through investigating and reporting, the Information Security Manager will evaluate security technology products, services, and technical trends and their potential benefits to the overall hardening of the IT environment. In addition, the Information Security Manager proactively communicates and collaborates with external and internal customers to analyze security needs and functional requirements.

Information Security Engineer

1 week ago
We are adding another member to our security team at either our Deerfield or Chicago Loop location to further extend and protect an already highly secure environment. As an Information Security Engineer at Vail, you'll review security alerts, analyze security threats, find vulnerabilities, and offer solutions. You will also participate in projects requiring full security assessments, including reports on findings and proposals for improvement. You are not yet expected to be an expert in security, but you do need to have developed an intermediate level of experience in system and/or network administration, have hands-on experience, and know how to configure Linux systems from the ground up with a strong security posture. You will be working alongside a group of professionals with extensive backgrounds in security, networking, systems administration, and software development to design and deliver solutions to complex technical problems, so it is a great opportunity to develop expertise in security and compliance.

Lead Application Security Engineer

1 week ago
Cvent's Information Security team is rapidly growing and seeks a Lead / Senior Application Security Engineer focused on driving and owning our application security programs with the Cvent product and development teams. This person will be conducting regular security reviews (e.g. threat modeling, SAST, DAST), working closely with our internal product and development teams to ensure timely resolution of found security gaps, and providing security assurance to our external clients. This position requires both strong technical and communication skills, with experience in finding and advising on fixes for application security vulnerabilities, and excellent oral and written communication skills to coherently relay security information to both business clients and technical audiences. This person must be able to handle multiple deadlines and high priority issues at the same time, be able to adapt quickly against shifting priorities, and drive security resolution in a fast-paced and high-profile technology landscape.

Application Security Engineer

1 week ago
As an Application Security Engineer, you'll be responsible partnering with multiple web and mobile engineering teams to drive security practices and principles in a fast-paced Agile development cycle. This is a hands-on technical position best suited for a professional with developer expertise and a background collaborating with multiple groups (project, business, architecture, and operational teams) across an organization to enable business goals by melding security into solutions.

Sr. Cloud Security Engineer

1 week ago
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.

Manager, Sr. Information Security Engineer

1 week ago
· Providing recommendations to Information Security policies and defining governance procedures for secure application development. · You will craft and deploy application security tools and processes to support OWASP Top 10 alignment of critical central Secure Software Development Lifecycle controls. · Collaborating with internal and external development teams (Java, .Net, etc.) to integrate security tools, standards, and processes into the product life cycle. · You will ensure that developers and QA personnel have the appropriate level of security knowledge and support to perform their daily activities. · You will assist application owners and development teams with analysis and interpretation of identified vulnerabilities. · Providing application security expertise to support the incident response and architecture review processes. · You will establish a governance framework to benchmark the state of said program and the performance of development teams against McDonald’s current program.

Security Architect

2 weeks ago
As the Security Architect within the Product Security team, you will develop and drive security strategy and vision across the various sub teams within the group. You will work to solve diverse and highly complex information security problems, leading a great team comprised of Software Security Engineers. You will select methods and techniques for identifying and advocating effective security solutions while developing approaches to address critical information security issues.

Information Security Intern

2 days ago
 Assist with the monitoring and reporting on the DLP controls. Assist with the maintenance of the Patch and Vulnerability management program. Support the security awareness training program by scheduling training for employees across. the organization and reviewing phishing test report. Support ISO 27001 implementations or the support of existing Information Security. Management Systems throughout Infutor. Activities could include helping to perform risk assessments, implementing controls, designing metrics for measurement, and supporting internal audits. Exposure and limited hands-on to monitoring and response technologies such as SIEM and Cloud-based monitoring tools. Contribute to the development and maintenance of information security controls and processes. Perform ongoing control audits. Perform special projects and/or activities as assigned.

Director of Application Security

2 months ago
We’re looking a Director of Application Security engineer.  The Application Security teams are relied upon to provide engineering and product teams with the security expertise necessary to make confident product decisions. The team manages our code vulnerability programs including red teaming, manual review, static and dynamic code analysis as well as interfacing with external researchers as part of our bounty program.  

Technical Lead - Cloud Security

2 months ago
Develop and coordinate a Cloud Security strategy by communicating with stakeholders to effectively convey requirements of technical and process improvements. Utilizing a deep understanding of cloud-native technologies, help create requirements and guardrails for implementation of new technologies.  Examples include securing kubernetes or highly available and distributed secret stores. Create and implement a cloud governance program over AWS and GCP (amongst others). Monitor and assess new and emerging threats posing risk to our cloud environments and recommend tactical and strategic initiatives to address those risks. Provide technical guidance and leadership for security standards relating to cloud environments and cloud-native services.

Security Engineer

1 month ago
In this new role, you’ll have a tremendous opportunity to help design, build and shape Guaranteed Rate’s evolving security program. We’re looking for a hands-on, experienced Senior Security Engineer who can think, design and execute across a broad set of security disciplines and domains. If you’re interested in a predictable, mundane job with few surprises than this is not the role you are looking for. If you’re up for discussing the merits of different security approaches, debating architecture/design and implementation tradeoffs, and jumping into execution to make it happen while remaining nimble to incoming security requests, then this could be a potential fit. You’ll spend about 20% of your time on security architecture and design, 70% on building and implementing solutions, 10% on operations and any remaining time playing ping pong, hanging out with your colleagues and petting dogs in the office.

Security Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Security Engineer salary in Chicago is between $130k - $140k.

Average Security Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Security Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $112,000 on average.

Security Engineer Salary by gender

The average Security Engineer salary for women is $101,000 and the average Security Engineer salary for men is $109,909.

Security Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $130,400. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $82,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,717
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $78,065
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $90,435
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $90,484
Min: $55K
Max: $133K
Android Developer $96,077
Min: $65K
Max: $122K
iOS Developer $100,848
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $102,783
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $103,447
Min: $73K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer $107,647
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $110,673
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
DevOps Engineer $113,368
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $115,380
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $129,532
Min: $89K
Max: $180K
Data Architect $137,094
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Engineering Manager $145,460
Min: $101K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $149,541
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $179,741
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $201,920
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $208,526
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

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Recent Security Engineer salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A CyberSecurity Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
< 1 Year of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $84,000
3-5 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$6,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
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