Cybersecurity Specialist

Double Good’s mission is to create joy. We create joy with our delectable and award-winning popcorn. We create joy with our easy-to-use fundraising platform that raises a meaningful amount of money for youth sports and activities, empowering kids to pursue their dreams. We create joy through our Kids Foundation which hosts Double Good Days events across the country to bring all-ability fun to children with special needs and their families.

As featured on the Today Show, Double Good is not just about the product; we have a strong social mission.

In recent years, Double Good has seen 40% year over year growth, and we’re excited about our future! We’re excited about the possibility of you joining our mission. We are looking for a Cybersecurity Specialist to join our growing IT team.

This role will be based out of our Burr Ridge and Elmhurst offices 5 days/week.

About the role:

  • Guard all company data, particularly sensitive information, from both internal and external threats by designing broad defenses against would-be intruders
  • Take the lead in day-to-day monitoring for unusual activities, implement defensive protocols, and report incidents
  • Collaborate with other members of the cybersecurity team to develop new protocols, layers of protection, and other proactive and defensive systems for remaining ahead of cybercriminals
  • Maintain documentation of security guidelines, procedures, standards, and controls
  • Maintain knowledge of current cybercrime tactics.
  • Collect data on current security measures for risk analysis, and write systems status reports regularly
  • Monitor constantly for attacks and run appropriate defensive protocols if a breach occurs
  • Conduct testing to identify vulnerabilities, and collaborate with cybersecurity team to update defensive protocols when necessary
  • Configure antivirus systems, firewalls, data centers, and software updates with a security-first mindset.
  • Grant credentials to authorized users, monitor access-related activities, and check for unregistered information changes.
  • Help lead security awareness employee training to prevent phishing and other forms of cyberattack.

Experience & Skills we value:

  • Three to five years of experience in cybersecurity at a midsize or large company.
  • Deep knowledge of IT, including hardware, software, and network security.
  • Meticulous eye for detail and an ability to perform in a fast-paced growing environment.
  • Strong abilities in critical thinking, problem-solving, logic, and forensics.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Cyber Security Engineering or related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work successfully in both individual and team settings.
  • Ability to think like a hacker in order to stay ahead of threats.

We’re on a mission to create more joy in people’s lives, and that includes our internal employees. We create a place people love to be a part of, where people can discover and practice their unique skill sets, a place where they can contribute and do their best work. We do this by offering our employees:

Benefits and Perks:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account / Health Savings Account
  • 401k with 4% Company Match
  • Generous PTO
  • 11 Holidays in the year
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to all employees 24/7
  • Company sponsored disability and life insurance
  • Monthly Popcorn Allowance (yup, free popcorn)
  • Volunteer opportunities with charity partners and the Double Good Kids Foundation
  • Company events (Happy Hours, Ice Cream Trucks, Summer Shindig, Holiday Party)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We want our employees to reflect the diverse communities we serve. We embrace the uniqueness in everyone, and we encourage each person to be their true selves. Your age, skin color, beliefs, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, parental status, vet status, gender identity are valued here. We do not stand for discrimination or harassment of any kind. Come as you are

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