Senior Cybersecurity Engineer


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This is a hybrid role based in our Chicago office and will require you to be in office Tuesdays and Thursdays.

What’s so interesting about this role?

Our Senior Cyber Security Engineer will be primarily responsible for many aspects of keeping Grindr’s information assets secure and well-managed. Primarily focused on securing our cloud infrastructure but additionally focused on ensuring our software development life cycle is properly implementing security in each step.  Collaborating with team members both inside and outside of the security team will be critical to the success of this role.

What’s the job?

  • History of implementing security best practices into our cloud infrastructure and software development life cycle
  • Administration of our security incident and event management platform
  • Vulnerability management and threat protection
  • Security awareness training and education
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to help build a culture of security
  • Working around in and around security operations to build automation tooling for remediation
  • Implementing controls to align the company’s security program to industry leading frameworks
  • Threat Hunting to assess Grindr’s attack surface
  • Threat modeling with a focus on Product Security
  • Security Development mindset

What we’ll love about you

  • 5+ years of experience within any information security domain, preferably security operations and/or engineering
  • Strong understanding of cloud platforms, AWS & GCP preferred
  • Experience with container platforms and orchestration like Kubernetes and familiarity with securing these types of environments, EK S preferred
  • Deep knowledge of modern deployment pipelines and experience with implementing security controls into the SDLC. Github Actions and Terraform modules preferred
  • Contribute to the development of security standards and policies
  • Scripting experience in languages like Python, Javascript, and shells like Bash
  • Knowledge of Terraform, Helm, Ansible, Chef, Cloudformation and/or other configuration management tools
  • Experience with vulnerability management tools and other scanning tools
  • Working knowledge of offensive security tools like BurpSuite, Metasploit and Kali Linux
  • Experience leading employees through security training and awareness

We’ll really swoon if you have

  • CISSP or other equivalent certification or qualification
  • Experience working in fast paced, highly transactional, online environments     

Base salary is an important part of the overall compensation package, but there is so much to love about Grindr

  • Mission and Impact: Grindr is the world-leading LGBTQ social networking service. Your role will impact the lives of millions of LGBTQ people around the world
  • Family Insurance: Insurance premium coverage for health, dental, and vision for you and partial coverage for your dependents
  • Retirement Savings: Generous 401K plan with 6% match and immediate vest in the US
  • Compensation: Industry-competitive compensation and eligibility for company bonus and equity programs
  • Queer-Inclusive Benefits: Industry-leading gender-affirming offerings with up to 90% cost coverage, access to Included Health, monthly stipends for HRT, and more
  • Additional Benefits: Flexible vacation policy, monthly stipends for cell phone, internet, wellness, and food, one-time home-office setup stipend, and company-sponsored events

Location: We are looking to hire someone in the Chicago area. 

About Grindr

Grindr is the world’s largest dating app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. With around 13 million monthly active users, Grindr has become a fundamental part of the global LGBTQ community, and we take pride in empowering our users to connect, express themselves, and discover the queer world around them.

Our next evolution is underway as a newly public company looking to expand and continue to build meaningful experiences for our users. From social issues to original content, we’re blazing innovative paths with impact for our community, all while leveraging the latest tech stacks and striving for engineering excellence. At the heart of our work in this new chapter is a shared set of core values: openness and exploration, a bias for action, and strong support of the LGBTQ community. 

With a track record of strong financial performance and plans for continued headcount growth, we’re looking to build a team of talented, passionate, and open-minded people who believe in our mission, align with our values, and are excited to work at the intersection of innovative technology and social impact. Come be a part of this exciting journey with us.

Grindr is an equal-opportunity employer

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Grindr is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, location, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role will also be eligible for equity, benefits, and a company bonus program.

Base Pay Range
$135,000$190,000 USD

Tags: Ansible Automation AWS Bash Burp Suite CISSP Cloud GCP GitHub Helm JavaScript Kali Kubernetes Linux Metasploit Offensive security Privacy Product security Python Scripting SDLC Terraform Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Cell phone stipend Competitive pay Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Gear Health care Home office stipend Salary bonus Team events Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States
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