Cybersecurity Specialist at | Powderkeg

Location: Atlanta, GA

Employment Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

At Ninety, we're relentlessly focused on building great companies.

Ninety is an innovative, cloud-based business operating system (BOS) that helps organizations focus, align, and thrive.

Our platform makes it easy to store, access, track, and archive information and automates everyday operations so organizations can seamlessly progress along the path toward becoming great companies.

As Ninety continues to experience exceptional growth, we are looking to bring on a Cybersecurity Specialist that will work with our Engineering Team to continue to build, maintain, and audit our cybersecurity policies and practices. This role reports directly to the Head of Engineering and is crucial to continue providing our users with a safe and secure platform.

Ninety works in a small team structure, where Product, Design, Engineering, QA and Product Marketing all work in one or more "pods" together through the full product life cycle. All Responsibilities below are relevant to the pod(s) you are on.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Building and enforcing security policies across the organization
  • Continued security-related researching, testing, and auditing of the platform
  • Ensure all security and threat mitigation tools are configured and running properly
  • Staying up to date on emerging security threats and mitigation strategies
  • Implementing and rolling out security training for the organization
  • Developing, documenting, and testing SDLC security best practices
  • Defining and enforcing least privilege access controls across the organization
  • Mitigating, auditing, detecting, and rapidly responding to breaches

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Self-motivated with the ability to own and execute cybersecurity best practices
  • In-depth understanding of OWASP testing methodologies along with static and dynamic security testing testing
  • Experience with security testing tools such as Metasploit, Nmap, Qualys, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to breakdown technical issues thoroughly and efficiently and be able to articulate steps to reproduce issues
  • Ability to maintain a keen attention to detail, multitask and work well under pressure
  • A dedication to being part of a team that puts their customer's needs first
  • The ability to work within the United States' Eastern time zone

Nice to have:

  • Experience working at a fast-growing SaaS company
  • Previous experience with the SOC2 certification process
  • Cybersecurity professions certifications (CISSP, CISA, CISM, or similar)
  • Experience leading an organization's cybersecurity practices
  • Experience with AWS, and serverless technologies

What Success Looks Like:

  • Maintaining a high trust environment for our customers
  • Best-in-class SaSS cybersecurity program
  • Robust threat detection/mitigation systems at every level of the organization
  • Forward-looking cybersecurity roadmap that ensures security as the company rapidly grows
  • Continued personal development and growth

About Us as an Employer:

  • Ninety's focus on helping organizations focus, align, and thrive isn't just for our clients. We also believe deeply in helping our employees flourish. At 90, we focus on attracting, developing, and retaining our kind of great people. How?

  • We believe in Work From Anywhere, giving our employees the freedom and flexibility to work from wherever they need to live their best life.

  • As-needed vacation. Don't worry about punching the clock or losing days.

  • Health and Dental insurance with employer contribution toward premiums

  • FSA and DCFSA accounts available.

  • Productivity/Wellness allowance.

  • Paid 90-Day Parental Leave

  • Professional development allowance.

  • Technology allowance.

  • Company gatherings with travel allowance.

  • Why we love doing what we do: Small to midsize businesses are the foundation of almost every healthy community. They provide not just employment but opportunities for people to learn, grow and become leaders who take responsibility for the well-being of the community.

  • Our values:

G​…Get Smart Stuff Done


R​…Resilient ​

I​… Inquisitive​

B​…Best ​

E​…Extra Mile

The "Seat" we have open

Once we are confident we have someone who is a great core-value fit and well suited for the seat they are in, we provide a high degree of autonomy so they can master their seat leveraging their Unique Abilities™ and then take on more and more responsibility.

If the above sounds appealing to you, we invite you to apply and see if you are well suited to help us help companies achieve real, healthy, and sustainable growth!

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    Cybersecurity Specialist
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