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Security Engineer

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Summer 2022

Our formula for success is to hire exceptional people, encourage their ideas and reward their results.

Our global Security Engineering team is looking for a talented Security Engineer to join the team in our Montreal office. To flourish in this role, you will need a strong drive to learn and improve.  When it comes to new technology, you’ll enjoy researching and evaluating new solutions using custom and commercial testing tools. You will be given the freedom and resources while being mentored by industry-leading engineers, all to provide you with the best possible environment to succeed at DRW.

How you will make an impact…

  • Handle incident response for security alerts generated from various sources (IPS, Web Security, Endpoint Protection, Event Logs)
  • Analyze and respond to global security events
  • Perform SIEM product administration for event correlation and detection
  • Perform SOAR playbook management and product administration
  • Perform periodic vulnerability scans and associated remediation
  • Reverse engineering Malware and identifying Indicators of Compromise (IoC)
  • Drive automated detection, response and configuration through various scripting and programming languages.
  • Evaluate commercial and open-source tools
  • Attend security conferences, seminars and regular training to stay ahead of the ever-changing security landscape.
  • Assess security risks as they relate to new projects and initiatives
  • Collaborate with internal Infosec peers to continuously improve security posture
  • Educate users on security best practices

What you bring to the team…

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, systems security or related discipline graduating between December 2021 and June 2022
  • Interest in computer forensics and physical security
  • A passion for security
  • Knowledge of Windows, MacOS, and Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of core networking concepts
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) products
  • Experience with data analysis of even data in security related sources such as IPS, Web Security, Endpoint Protection, Event Logs
  • Experience with an interpreted language such Python, Ruby, or Perl
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 30 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1,200 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

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