Master Security Engineer (Leading Financial Services Firm)

Richmond, VA 23114

Posted: 11/30/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 88
Job Description and Synthesis
Our client, a leading financial services firm based in Richmond, VA, is seeing an experienced Master Security Engineer to join their growing team. 

The person they' re looking for:
  • has a sense of intellectual curiosity and a burning desire to learn
  • is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done
  • is deliriously customer-focused and passionate about security
  • values data and truth over ego
  • develops strong partnerships within and across the organization
  • has a strong sense of ownership, takes pride in everything delivered
  • has great communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices
  • Industry recognized Security certifications preferred (like, CISSP, CEH, GSEC, CISM, other.)
  • You might notice that there’ s no mention of specific languages or technologies. That’ s because your commitment to learn new things is every bit as important to us as what you have already done. Maybe even more so because we don’ t want to be doing the same thing tomorrow that we’ re doing today. You accept change, want to grow, and evolve into a better member of the team. But just in case, here are some buzzword-worthy tools and technologies we currently use, so the search engines can help you find us: Agile, DevOps, AWS, Docker, micro-services, API, iOS, Android, Go, Java, Scala, Clojure, C#, Security.
Key Requirements
  • Bachelor' s Degree or Military experience
  • At least 5 years of technology experience; security engineering or security infrastructure with secure coding practices.
  • 1+ years of experience with AWS
  • SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]
    • AWS
    • CISSP 
    • CEH 
    • GSEC 
    • CISM 
    • Java 
    • Scala 
security engineer, information security, CISSP, CISM, Java

Spencer Knibbe
Managing Partner

Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.

Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.

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