Information Security Engineer
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Boston, MA (Headquarters)
  • Department: Engineering

Rakuten Loyalty is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Boston. We are the inventors of the world’s most innovative rewards acceleration platform – servicing the largest loyalty programs around the world. We develop technology that gives loyalty program members the opportunity to earn rewards for their every day online activity – opening up explosive new revenue opportunities for our clients – and giving their members the opportunity to earn the rewards they love anywhere, anytime. Selected by Forbes as the 7th most Innovative Company in the world – Rakuten is focused on rapidly expanding its services to new markets around the globe – Rakuten Loyalty is at the forefront of this effort. Rakuten Loyalty received numerous awards last year – including Best Places to Work, the Best and Brightest Award for our Employees and the Most Innovative Small Company of the Year – as well as having our CEO win the distinguished Innovative All Star award given by the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech. We have created a wonderful environment that supports free thought, open communication, the celebration of innovation, and a dedication to moving quickly. Entrepreneurialism is in our blood – and we expect everyone who joins our team to exhibit an attitude that says that no mountain is too high, no problem unsolvable – because with great ambition, ideas, and technology – anything is possible.

Job Description

As the Information Security Engineer, you will provide awareness, prevention, detection, and response services to the variety of computer, network, and information security issues affecting corporate and production infrastructures. As a key member of the Operations team, you will work closely with developers, quality engineers and internationally with fellow information security experts in order to develop, implement and harmonize information security policies across the company.

  • BSc degree in Computer Science.
  • 5-10 years of experience in information technology security, including infrastructure, network and application security.
  • Strong experience with security engineering and affiliated technologies, including authentication, cryptography, firewalls and intrusion-detection tools.
  • Detailed understanding and direct experience with PCI and ISO27k series compliance.
  • In-depth knowledge of network and web-related protocols, including TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, etc.
  • Working knowledge of cybersecurity topics such as PKI, STS and SAML.
  • Understanding of cloud computing services, architecture and security concerns.
  • Experience interacting on a technical level with developers.
  • CISSP or other relevant industry certifications.
  • Experience working within a global firm.