Lead Information Security Engineer

Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolf

Pleasant Grove, UT, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Arctic Wolf, with its unicorn valuation, is the leader in security operations in an exciting and fast-growing industry—cybersecurity. We have won countless awards for our excellence in security operations and remain dedicated to providing an industry-leading customer and employee experience.

Our mission is simple: End Cyber Risk. We’re looking for a Lead Information Security Engineer to be part of making this happen.

The Lead Security Engineer role works within the Internal Security Operations team and is responsible for the implementation and operation of security technology used in the protection of Arctic Wolf. This role will work closely with other Cloud Security and Security Architecture teams to deploy and operationalize critical technical security capabilities.


  • Provide critical input into the selection of security technologies, in line with strategic and tactical objectives.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills required to clearly articulate and explain proposed solutions to senior stakeholders.
  • Implement and configure off-the-shelf security technologies in the Arctic Wolf internal environment.
  • Create technical approaches to implementing security control technologies.
  • Continually strive for improved integration between technologies to enhance capabilities from existing investments.
  • Build. Run. Retire. Repeat.
  • Work closely with vendors for outsourced solutions. Review vendor solutions and recommendations.
  • Provide on-call after hours support for security incident escalations as needed.
  • Contribute to a world-class security program that supports Arctic Wolf’s tremendous growth.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related technical field; or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in security and infrastructure engineering including assessing and escalating to vendors for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Ability to work and collaborate well across multiple stakeholders.
  • Good understanding of software development, scripting, and API integration.
  • Strong experience in deploying security technologies such as SIEM, SOAR, content filters, Threat Intelligence Platform, EDR, Threat Detection / MITRE ATT&CK mapping, etc.
  • Good familiarity with cloud infrastructures, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) considered a strong plus. We’re a cloud-first company.
  • Knowledge of industry adopted frameworks and methodologies (MITRE ATT&CK, CIS, NIST, ISO 27002:2013, PCI-DSS, etc.)
  • Strong in-depth technical knowledge of security engineering, computer and network security, authentication, security protocols, and applied cryptography.
  • Can write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.
  • Uses rigorous logic and methods to identify potential problems. Probes all fruitful sources for answers; tries to identify hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and does not stop at the first answers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with cloud infrastructures and managing Security Information Event Management solutions with certification in Amazon Web Services (AWS) considered a strong plus.
  • Strong experience with setup and administration of Linux systems within AWS cloud environment.
  • Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding all phases of incident response

About Arctic Wolf:

At Arctic Wolf we’re cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and ideas to make our teams even stronger as we grow globally. We’ve been named one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the world for 2022 (Fast Company)—and the 2nd Most Innovative Security Company. This is in addition to consecutive awards from Top Workplace USA (2021, 2022), Best Places to Work - USA (2021, 2022) and Great Place to Work - Canada (2021, 2022).

Our Values

Arctic Wolf recognizes that success comes from delighting our customers, so we work together to ensure that happens every day. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and truly value the unique qualities and unique perspectives all employees bring to the organization. And we appreciate that—by protecting people’s and organizations’ sensitive data and seeking to end cyber risk— we get to work in an industry that is fundamental to the greater good.

We celebrate unique perspectives by creating a platform for all voices to be heard through our Pack Unity program. We encourage all employees to join or create a new alliance. See more about our Pack Unity here.

We also believe and practice corporate responsibility, and have recently joined the Pledge 1% Movement, ensuring that we continue to give back to our community. We know that through our mission to End Cyber Risk we will continue to engage and give back to our communities.

All wolves receive compelling compensation and benefits packages, including:

  • Equity for all employees
  • Bonus or commission pay based on role
  • Flexible time off, paid volunteer days and paid parental leave
  • 401k match
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Agreement
  • Voluntary Legal Insurance
  • Training and career development programs

Arctic Wolf is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law. Arctic Wolf is committed to fostering a welcoming, accessible, respectful, and inclusive environment ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. As such, we strive to make our entire employee experience as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for candidates and employees with disabilities and/or other specific needs where possible. Please let us know if you require any accommodations by emailing recruiting@arcticwolf.com.

Security Requirements:

  • Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with AWN’s Information Security policies, standards, processes and controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of AWN business information (in accordance with our employee handbook and corporate policies).
  • Background checks are required for this position.