Advisor/Lead, Crypto Security Engineering

Crypto Engineering is a newly formed DevOps team that will focus on building first-of-its-kind security products and services for the enterprise. As a member of this innovative agile team, you will collaborate with others to develop and maintain capabilities required to secure data and applications operating in dynamic computing environments. You will construct and integrate security solutions with many popular vendor and open source technologies, internally developed applications and cloud native services.

Required Experience:


+ Years
Job Locations:

Chicago, IL/Remote

Location Restrictions:


Basic Qualifications and

Engineers on this team will be challenged to provide technical and thought leadership in an effort to improve corporate culture and development practices, simplify processes and optimize platforms. To succeed in this role, you need to be courageous, eager to learn, able to work through ambiguity, communicate effectively, problem solve, and foster idea generation.

  • Develop a global secrets management service that securely and dynamically manages secrets to eliminate sprawl, apply access controls and provide visibility to all actions and events
  • Implement a modernized PKI service to standardize the management of creating, storing, distributing, revocating and renewing digital certificates across the enterprise
  • Lead the technical direction of data encryption in all areas of policy, standards, strategy, architecture, solutions and governance
  • Improve critical security capabilities to simplify compliance and provide value-added security enhancements for enterprise IaaS, PaaS and SaaS

Required Skills and Experience


  • 4+ years of software development and/or full-stack engineering experience
  • Hands-on expertise operating with cloud environments and container platforms
  • Advanced understanding of micro-service principles and immutable architecture
  • Robust knowledge and application of secrets management, data encryption, key management, PKI and tokenization
  • Expertise with deploying and maintaining various cryptographic services and tools in the cloud and on-prem
  • Ample experience with designing, deploying, maintaining and integrating HashiCorp Vault infrastructure
  • Written and/or maintained data encryption policy and standards for their Information Security organization
  • Proficient with popular scripting and programming language frameworks such as python, java, golang, scala and ruby
  • Ample experience with CI/CD best practices and technologies such as git, jenkins, drone, terraform, ansible and chef
  • Passion for innovation and the drive for creating something new
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and lead large and complex endeavors
  • Possess a mindset for building incrementally and delivering business value quickly
  • Stays current with evolving technologies and effectively educates leadership on trends and opportunities
  • Continuously finds opportunities to simplify and optimize technology and processes
  • Drives collaboration and continuously finds value and methods for up-skilling others
  • Experience with successfully building and managing a team of high-performing engineers  
  • Understands the value and importance of providing career development and performance management to direct reports
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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