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DevSecOps Engineer

Chicago, Illinois


Full Time

$130k - $180k

Job Title: DevSecOps Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL (Hybrid, MUST be in the Greater Chicago Area)

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced DevSecOps Engineer to join our team. As a DevSecOps Engineer, you will play a vital role in ensuring the security, reliability, and efficiency of our software development and deployment processes. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security measures into the software development lifecycle, ensuring a secure and compliant environment.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Security Integration:
- Design, implement, and maintain secure CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure.
- Integrate security tools and automated tests into the development process.
- Conduct security assessments, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing.

2. Collaboration and Support:
- Work closely with development and operations teams to address security concerns and provide guidance on best practices.
- Ensure security measures are implemented at each stage of the development cycle.

3. Incident Response and Monitoring:
- Monitor and respond to security incidents, ensuring timely resolution and proactive measures to prevent future occurrences.
- Implement and manage incident response procedures and practices.

4. Automation and Optimization:
- Automate security processes and tasks to streamline operations and enhance efficiency.
- Continuously optimize and improve security measures based on industry best practices and emerging threats.


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent experience).
- 5+ years of experience in DevOps or a related field, with a focus on security (specific years depending on seniority).
- Proficiency in scripting and automation using languages like Python, Shell, or PowerShell.
- Hands-on experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
- Strong understanding of security principles, protocols, and best practices.
- Experience with security tools such as vulnerability scanners, IDS/IPS, and SIEM.
- Relevant certifications (e.g., Certified DevSecOps Professional, AWS Certified Security - Specialty) are a plus.

Preferred Skills:
- Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, agile environment.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proven track record of implementing security solutions in DevOps pipelines.
- Familiarity with compliance frameworks (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, SOC 2).

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the specified location on a full-time basis.

Posted by: Nicolas Butko