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Associate Principal, Platform Security

Full Time


Associate Principal, Platform Security

Salary: $140k-$150k + bonus

Location: Chicago, IL/Dallas, TX

Hybrid role: 3 days remote, 2 days in-office

*We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role*

*Bonus Eligible*

A prestigious financial company is seeking an Associate Principal, Platform Security who will support the architecture, design and governance of a secure infrastructure ecosystem, focused on automation and proactive IaaS security best practices in collaboration with other teams


  • BS in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Security or other comparable technical degree from an accredited college/university OR equivalent work experience
  • 5+ Years’ experience in Information Assurance or Information Security environment
  • Proficient in creating content with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Proficient in basic document management in a Microsoft SharePoint or similar environment
  • Understanding and experience utilizing Cloud Services and Architecture (AWS/Azure)
  • Ability to learn and review Infrastructure as code (Terraform/Hashi Vault)

Preferred Experience

  • Experience managing infrastructure in public cloud environments like AWS (preferred), Azure or GCP
  • Experience providing visibility using monitoring and alerting tools like Splunk
  • Experience with Terraform, Infrastructure as code
  • Programming/Scripting experience in languages like Java, Bash, Python or Go
  • Experience with using Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools like Jenkins, Travis, Harness, Spinnaker, Appveyor, CodeBuild or CodePipeline
  • Experience with cloud/technology deployments in general
  • Experience with NIST CSF/COBIT and related control framework
  • Experience with IT-security/risk/governance
  • Excellent proficiency in network, application, wireless and physical security
  • Experience with dedicated document management tools (eg, DMS, PolicyTech)
  • Experience with using ServiceNow?
  • Experience with encryption technologies and products (Key Management/Certificate Management)
  • Exposure to IAM and PAM services and applications (CyberArk/ForgeRock/Sailpoint)


  • Collaborate with development, operations and infrastructure teams to analyze security change control Processes, Controls and Guardrails
  • Search for opportunities to integrate and automate security best practices within processes to deliver secure software and infrastructure
  • Support cloud infrastructure teams with security observation remediation and proactive strategy to improve security posture
  • Work to reduce cycle time on remediating security observations within cloud and enterprise platform teams
  • Support automation for any security-related objectives within IT
  • Assess the production security readiness of services we plan to deploy
  • Support operationalization of shared security services and tools to improve automated monitoring capabilities
  • Contribute to the team’s continuous improvement through research, retrospectives, discussion groups and performing architecture assessments
  • This role will provide hands on support architecting cloud security technologies, native AWS monitoring and auditing services, and improved cloud security governance and control

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