Information Security Engineer at pymetrics (Greater NYC Area, NY or Remote)

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Using behavioral science-based assessments and machine learning algorithms, pymetrics is reinventing the talent industry by matching job-seekers with roles where they are most likely to succeed. We are at the forefront of an evolving industry, and growing our amazing team to support the mission of using data to unleash one's full potential and remove bias from hiring and talent management.
If you are passionate about solving one of the most fundamental problems of our society, working on hard business problems and being part of an amazing growth story, pymetrics is the place to be!
We are seeking an Information Security Engineer to join our InfoSec team in New York City. You will work closely with the IT, Engineering and Product teams using modern technologies and cloud platforms like AWS to assess the security of our platforms, prepare for and handle security incidents, and implement tools and processes to measure and improve security. You will also work with our data science teams to secure our data, our DevOps teams to identify and remediate security vulnerabilities, and the rest of the organization to drive global information security and compliance. We are trusted by hundreds of employers to securely manage their company data, so this is a crucial role in the company.
About our Team:
The IT and Security team is tasked with maintaining the Information Security Program at Pymetrics by collaborating closely with the rest of the organization to ensure data integrity, security and compliance. We put the right systems in place to monitor security events, scan for vulnerabilities and respond to security incidents. We also help maintain compliance programs like ISO 27001 and GDPR.
Who you are:
    • You are a dedicated, highly organized and motivated person who is passionate about technology and security
    • You are inquisitive, have a can-do attitude and a remarkable knack for figuring things out and getting things done
    • You work well within a team but also individually and with little direction
    • You can communicate effectively in both written and oral forms to technical and non-technical audiences
    • You can work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • You use scripting languages to automate tasks and integrate systems
    • You have working knowledge about modern web application architecture and how to secure it (OWASP)
    • You understand security frameworks like NIST, and CISYou possess a solid understanding of Linux, network protocols and operations engineering

What you'll do:
    • Work closely with various engineering teams to establish, implement and promote security standards to properly secure applications
    • Perform regular application vulnerability assessments and guide initiatives to resolve any security flaws
    • Examine security logs, improve collection and analysis
    • Establish and promote security best practices and general security awareness across multiple development teams
    • Work on the improvement and integration of existing tools and development of new toolsInspect, escalate and remediate security incidents
    • Correlate suspicious activity, identify false positives and alert on key security metrics
    • Audit controls and company standards
    • Build things you'll be proud of

What you have:
    • 3+ years of experience in information security or related field
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience
    • Advanced knowledge and understanding of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application security
    • Advanced knowledge of security tools such as intrusion detection systems, vulnerability scanners like Burp Suite, traffic analysis tools and packet sniffers like Wireshark, log collection and analysis like the ELK stack or other SIEM tools
    • Knowledge of industry security standards, principles, techniques and technologies (OWASP, NIST, CIS, etc.)
    • Knowledge of Linux, scripting and automationKnowledge of cloud computing platforms like AWS
    • Proven ability to guide projects that involve multiple development teams

What sets you apart:
    • SANS or Certified Ethical Hacker certifications
    • Experience using BurpSuite

#LI Remote
- Healthcare plan (medical, dental & vision)
- Flexible paid time off
- Family leave (maternity, paternity)
- 401k
- Stock option plan
- Commuter transportation benefits
- Fun, diverse and mission oriented coworkers
Finally, 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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1250 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10001

What are pymetrics Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Although not certified yet, we have submitted the paperwork to become a Certified B Corporation.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Culture Club does far more than just plan parties- they ensure an inclusive community for the entire py-family.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning

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