Job Title: Security Engineer / DevSecOps
Company Overview: We are a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm with a global presence. With a focus on innovation and a wide range of asset classes, instruments, and strategies, we maximize opportunities in financial markets. Our Chicago headquarters and international offices house a collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment where high expectations, curiosity, and teamwork thrive.
Job Overview: We are seeking an exceptional Security Engineer with a diverse skill set to join our team. We value individuals who are not only skilled programmers but also have a keen interest in DevOps and Security. As a Security Engineer, you will contribute to the success of our security team in various capacities, including deploying new infrastructure, leading technical problem-solving projects, and driving software development initiatives. While prior experience in the trading/financial industry is preferred, it is not a requirement.
- Collaborate with software, IT, and trading support teams to address security-related challenges.
- Identify and evaluate solutions to technical problems, considering both internally developed and purchased options.
- Develop software projects, working on both legacy systems and greenfield projects.
- Provide on-call support as necessary.
- Comprehensive understanding of various areas within security.
- Proficiency in at least one programming language.
- Experience with DevOps principles and building tools/applications.
- Knowledge of Linux systems and associated facilities.
- Strong automation and scripting skills on the Linux platform.
- Demonstrated initiative and a track record of independently driving projects to completion.
- Excellent problem-solving and debugging abilities.
- Familiarity with the layers of the OSI model.
- Working knowledge of languages such as Python, GoLang, Rust, C#, Java, or git.
- Experience with monitoring and logging tools like Prometheus, Grafana, Splunk, etc.
- Proficiency in automated deployment tools like Ansible, Chef, Capistrano, or Puppet.
- Experience utilizing AWS for delivering solutions.
Join our team of talented professionals, and contribute your skills to enhance our security practices and drive meaningful results. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and an environment that fosters continuous learning and growth.