Senior Security Engineer

Infrastructure · New York, New York
Department Infrastructure
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Want to work at a fast-growing and award-winning fintech company? In our first two years, we’ve nearly tripled headcount and added two new asset classes to our cutting-edge platform for financial advisors. As a cloud-based company, we transitioned seamlessly into a socially-distanced workforce in 2020 and, with a pace that hasn’t slowed, we’re on the lookout for smart, passionate, and collaborative talent to join our remotely connected team.


Job Description
SIMON is looking for a Security Engineer with 3 to 7 years of experience. In this role, the candidate will establish and manage the Security Monitoring Architecture and enforce Secure SDLC across SIMON technology teams. The ideal candidate would be an independent individual contributor who can do research, design and implement security technologies, and has an ability to empathize and connect to other teams as a business enabler.


How You Will Fulfill Your Potential

  • Manage secure SDLC processes across SIMON Application Development team
  • Build automation capabilities for code reviews, security regression testing, dynamic testing
  • Perform threat modeling and code reviews
  • Infrastructure security automation
    • Establish vulnerability management/patching infrastructure
    • Monitor/alert infrastructure for AWS infrastructure maintenance
    • Proactive infrastructure testing, using Inspec and other testing tools
  • Information security processes
    • Develop policies, procedures, and standards
    • Track implementation to establish SOC2 compliance
  • Incident Management, conduct security training and facilitate client assessments


What We’re Looking For

  • Application security
    • Penetration testing
    • Secure code reviews
    • Threat modeling
    • Web application firewalls
  • Security automation experience
    • Including, but not limited to: DevSecOps (infrastructure security), security testing automation, and AWS security implementation (Cloudtrail, Macie, Guard Duty, etc.)
  • Develop and implement security technologies for identity and access management, cryptography, key management, etc.


Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea district, but are operating remotely through at least fall 2021. 

SIMON Markets is a fast-growing and award-winning FinTech company, on the lookout for smart, collaborative talent to join our team.  

Originally founded within Goldman Sachs, SIMON Markets spun-out in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions. Our team works to build transparency around complex, risk-managed financial products by way of a single, modern platform. Our platform provides financial advisors with access to multi-issuer solutions, a depth of educational tools, and advanced post-trade analysis that hasn’t before been possible.

By combining state-of-the art technology with the leadership of niche industry experts and an agile start-up mentality, SIMON is well-positioned to reshape our industry. We are leading the way in a space we helped create, we are passionate about pushing boundaries, and we are growing like crazy.

No matter which part of the team you join, there is something interesting to work on. Our front-end team is building out our web and mobile presence using React, Redux, and Webpack along with some very sophisticated data visualizations. Our back-end team is using Scala, Akka, Postgres and other open-source technologies to build a micro-services architecture that can scale to handle our ambitious roadmap. Our quantitative engineering team is researching and building novel financial strategies to widen our competitive advantage. Our dev-ops team is creating a development and production environment with Docker and Kubernetes to keep us nimble. Product Management sits in the middle of it all to make it happen. 


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