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Security Engineer

OTC Markets Group Inc
New York, NY
  • Expired: June 16, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

OTC Markets, operator of premier US market places, is seeking an Informix knowledgeble Security Engineer to join our IT Infrastructure team! This is a great opportunity for a technology professional interested in working for an industry leader in financial technology.

Please note, due to COVID-19, OTC Markets is currently operating in a hybrid work environment (3 days in office, 2 days remotely).

Our Core Values are incorporated in each aspect of our Company. We encourage autonomy, professionally passionate discussions of opposing viewpoints, creativity and transparency. We are Open, Transparent, and Connected. We are OTC strong. At OTC Markets, we all win together.

We invest heavily in employee satisfaction and offer all our employees a highly competitive compensation package. As a dynamic, growing company that fosters an open culture, we emphasize autonomy, responsibility, innovation and self-discipline. We are looking for someone who wants to make an impressive impact at a company known for its reputation on quality and achievement.

What OTC Markets offers its Team Members (why you should choose us):

  • Generous vacation policy in addition to 10 annual holidays observed and Summer Fridays.

  • Snacks and sodas and a very chic coffee bar.

  • Annual bonus and stock incentive program.

  • Office refreshments and company happy hours.

  • Monday Bagels and Friday Pizza.

  • Life and disability insurance, including paid parental leave.

  • Health insurance plans designed to meet the various coverage needs and preferences (Medical, Dental, Vision).

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health, transit, parking and dependent care, as well as Healthcare Savings.

  • Accounts for qualifying plans.

    Come as you are and just be you. We are an equal opportunity and e-verify employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political belief, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, family or parental status, gender identity, pregnancy, including childbirth or related medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We encourage applicants of all ages and backgrounds.


  • Assist in the continuous administration and monitoring of security applications and infrastructure to ensure compliance with regulatory, industry, and corporate policies and procedures.

  • Define and implement appropriate security requirements for IT projects

  • Support day-to-day execution of security processes in areas related to perimeter and endpoint security, cloud security posture management, vulnerability management, security observability, and security operations

  • Enforce security best practices across network firewalls, Linux/Unix/Microsoft operating systems, workstations, servers, databases, mobile and other corporate assets.

  • Participate in security team workflow and process improvement initiatives.

  • Supporting product and development teams in the area of application security

  • Provide on-call Incident Response to security incidents.

  • Evaluate technologies for improving security defenses

  • Partner across teams to triage and report vulnerabilities identified through security assessments and penetration tests, as well as assist verifying the exploitability of specific vulnerabilities identified through scans (e.g. Nexpose)

  • Review, analyze and respond to security events triggered through automated security monitoring systems. Validate and track security breaches, along with threats to the firm's logical information, while still allowing for appropriate access. Coordinate responses to information security incidents. Work to reduce information security risks by successfully coordinating the information security processes across the vulnerability scanning, anomaly detection, intrusion detection, security policy and forensic functions.

  • Assist with the research, development, continuous improvement and implementation of security policies, procedures, standards and processes based on compliance requirements and industry standard methodologies. Detail the OTC information security requirements, processes and procedures. Implement information security policies and procedures by reviewing security violation reports, investigating possible security exceptions and detailing security controls.

  • Identify and generate metrics to measure Security controls effectiveness.

  • Provide guidance on building and/or maturing information security programs, responding to and remediating computer security incidents, and operation of tools and technologies used for enterprise security

  • Conduct real-time analysis using the SIEM, Endpoint and Network based technologies, and other security analytics tools with a focus on identifying security events and false positives

  • An ability to work both autonomously, cooperatively, and remotely

  • Champion or strongly contribute to security initiatives and projects


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information Security.

  • Thorough knowledge of industry frameworks (NIST, ISO etc.), security fundamentals

  • Solid understanding of network and web protocols.

  • Nice to have Cyberark, Identity Management, Akamai and SIEM experience

  • Experience with dynamic and static scanning tools

  • Experience with InfoSec frameworks and best practices

  • Experience with common tools: CMDB, vulnerability scanners, tcpdump/Wireshark, code scanners, systems life cycle management

  • Windows and Linux OS knowledge.

    OTC Markets Groups newly redesigned headquarters foster an open and collaborative environment for employees and clients, utilizing more than 33,000 square feet of space. Our NY office is located in Brookfield Place, in the heart of the financial district, surrounded by Hudson River Park and home to luxury retail and dining establishments, featuring extensive public space and world-class amenities.

    OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates regulated markets for trading 12,000 U.S. and international securities. Our data-driven disclosure standards form the foundation of our three public markets: OTCQX Best Market, OTCQB Venture Market and Pink Open Market.

    Our OTC Link Alternative Trading Systems (ATSs) provide critical market infrastructure that broker-dealers rely on to facilitate trading. Our innovative model offers companies more efficient access to the U.S. financial markets.

    OTC Link ATS, OTC Link ECN and OTC Link NQB are each an SEC regulated ATS, operated by OTC Link LLC, a FINRA and SEC registered broker-dealer, member SIPC.

    To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient markets, visit

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