Principal Security Engineer - Operational Technology & IoT at Immersive Labs

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Be part of a high performing team with a supportive inclusive culture

We prepare businesses to counter the latest cyber threats by helping their people to develop powerful, practical cyber skills.

Join an inclusive team changing the face of cybersecurity.

 

About Immersive Labs

Immersive Labs are the cyber skill experts. We equip, exercise and evidence the cyber skills of entire workforces, preparing organisations to counter the latest cyber threats. Our game-changing platform transforms the way people learn by engaging their curiosity and unleashing their potential with content informed by real-world events and threats.

https://www.immersivelabs.com/why-immersive-labs


Where we are now

Immersive Labs was founded in 2017. Since then we’ve grown to over 250 employees and announced funding of more than £80 million. Our technology is already helping enterprises, including security teams at KPMG, Sophos and the NHS, to power up their cyber workforces.

We encourage people of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you and do your very best work.

 

The opportunity

This is a brand new role for a Principal Operational Technology (OT) & Internet of Things (IoT) specialist with expertise in both hacking and defending connected devices or embedded hardware to join the Content team reporting directly to our VP of Content

Our mission is to evolve and disrupt within the OT & IoT space by creating emulated environments within our platform that will simulate both hacking and defending connected devices in an engaging and intuitive way for our community.

You will be applying your expertise to create practical and theory content to gamify OT & IoT and make it engaging and fun for the end user. You'll shake up traditional training and teach complex concepts in an innovative way.

If you have an interest in and passion for cyber security, understand the area of OT & IoT, and want to disrupt how employees learn about this technology we will appreciate your input and give you the space to innovate.


Your main responsibilities (these are likely to evolve as we grow):

  • Researching OT & IoT, cybersecurity, technology and technical concepts to understand and translate to a non-technical audience across firms.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Product & Cyber teams to learn how to create labs and content. 
  • Work closely with our enterprise partners, clients and the community at a strategic level, gathering information to influence product development
  • Define a roadmap & build out a curriculum of content that our community can use to engage with IoT & OT in our platform
  • Build a small team to support you in the creation and delivery of this content
  • You will take complex concepts and teach them in a simple and engaging way to a varied audience via multi-format content utilizing various teaching methods; written, exercises, questions and gamification.
  • Use gamification and game creation to educate, 'telling stories' through technology - if you've created gamified e-learning material before then that's a bonus

To be successful:

If you like the sound of what we’re doing and have a passion for cyber security we want to hear from you

  • Deep knowledge of OT, IoT or Industrial Control Systems (ICS)
  • Able to think strategically and have commercial awareness around trends in the OT & IoT space
  • Clear, accurate and articulate English writing skills - you're confident presenting to and engaging with technical and non-tech audiences
  • Able to set technical direction and support others to achieve

Immersive Labs’ growth has been fuelled by our values that underpin everything we do, here's how they relate to this role:

  • Inclusive - Valuing different opinions and beliefs. Creating content that appeals to everyone in the organization
  • Driven - Continuously improving on who we are and what we do. Exploring your curiosity through research
  • Agile - Embracing organizational challenges. Being inventive and disrupting the learning of OT & IoT content

What Immersive Labs offers:

As well as an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you. We offer an extensive range of benefits so you can do your very best work:

  • Time off, flexible and remote working so you can work when is best for you, includes 25 days annual leave + volunteering days, birthday half day
  • Look after your family and yourself with enhanced parental leave, mindfulness groups, critical illness cover, pension, health plan and more. 
  • Career and learning development through the platform and our ‘Learn Anything’ fund
  • Recognition & Rewards for doing great work and living our values and behaviours
  • Informal or formal flexible working options, e.g. flexible start and finish times, reduced hours, job share, remote working
  • We’re a sociable, tight-knit team with monthly socials, sports clubs and quarterly parties. Our socials have included everything from dance lessons, pottery painting and paper mask making, to movie nights and escape rooms.
  • When you do visit the UK hub getting there is easy: we’re based in the centre of Bristol, just a 10 minute walk from the train station. We also offer railcard loan and cycle scheme to buy a new bike

Find out more at https://careers.immersivelabs.com 

Help change the face of cybersecurity, apply now!

 

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
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    • SqlLanguages
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    • ReactLibraries
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    • SagaLibraries
    • Apollo Libraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SeleniumFrameworks
    • JestFrameworks
    • EnzymeFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
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    • GraphQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
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    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

One block from the Green Line, two blocks from Back Bay Station, close to 90 and 93, and a few steps from a bike share station.

An Insider's view of Immersive Labs

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The unique thing about being in our office is that we are a tightknit team working in a collaborative space. It has that true start-up feeling. We've all grown so close in such a short amount of time. At the end of the day, you can feel that everyone is truly invested in working towards the ultimate goal. Growing our company!

Jasmine

Strategic Account Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I'm lucky because I get to work with all the teams here at Immersive Labs. Sales, finance, legal, talent, marketing, you name it. I'm currently working with the talent team who sits in the UK, to build out our US headquarters. The goal is to ensure we are hiring really smart individuals in Boston with our core values.

Morgan

Executive Assistant

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

IL has given me the opportunity to work on projects with varying specialties. This has given me skills in every aspect of Cyber Security. The most exciting is analyzing malware and exploits - all day, everyday! IL keeps me completely up to date in the industry & encourages me to explore all avenues.

Ben

Senior Content Engineer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Being accessible is even more important in these unusual times. So how do you create an "open-door policy" while being remote? I changed one aspect of my team interaction. I transferred ownership of my 1x1s to the individuals - which means, they control the meeting agenda, content, and tone. Also, I always end with "What can I do for you?"

Stuti

VP, Customer Success

How does the company support your career growth?

Immersive Labs has been a major step forward in my career. Joining a rapidly growing startup like Immersive offers more opportunity than an established company. I've already had the chance to take a leadership position as we expand into the US market and at no point have I felt discouraged in sharing my opinions even to our CEO.

Harry

Strategic Account Manager

What are Immersive Labs Perks + Benefits

Immersive Labs Benefits Overview

Immersive Labs’ mission has always been to develop professional cyber skills and provide a safe and secure
digital landscape, globally. Doing what we do requires some pretty remarkable people – that’s why we
employ the same commitment to safety and security to better the lives of our world-class talent. Here’s how
we will empower and enable you to thrive, both in and out of work

Alongside a competitive salary, 25 days holiday + 8 federal days, 401(k) contributions, and free snacks and drinks, we offer a wide range of great perks with more coming every month.

Check out our summary of benefits here: https://immersivelabs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/US-Benefits-Summar…

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Immersive labs have several committees including culture, social, and D&I along with special interest guilds which all meet regularly and influence the companies direction and events.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A Health Care Flexible Spending Account (HC FSA) and Dependent Daycase Flexible Spending Account (DC FSA) covering over 500 services.
Disability Insurance
Should you have a long-term disability following an accident or injury, our LTD insurance is designed to look after you by covering a percentage of your salary until retirement.
Dental Benefits
Several dental plans available, offering in-and out-of-network benefits for an annual fee of as little as $50 and $150, respectively
Vision Benefits
Four carefully selected voluntary vision plans to meet your eye care needs
Health Insurance Benefits
You will gain access to a number of United Healthcare plans designed to cover you and your immediate dependents, with several voluntary options so you can build a plan to suit you.
Life Insurance
Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (ADD) insurance with the option of further voluntary cover if you need it.
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
We have TriNet’s 401 (k) plan, provided by Transamerica where we will make a safe harbor matching contribution equal to 100% of the first 5% of eligible pay that you contribute to the plan.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Our competitive parental leave package allows you to take the time to introduce your little one/s to the world.
Flexible Work Schedule
Immersive Labs provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We have an enhanced adoption policy to support you with the new family addition.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Everyone needs a break, so you will receive 172.5 hours of paid time off, as well as nine federal holidays and the day after Thanksgiving off.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
No one chooses to get sick, which is why our paid sick leave is front-loaded and starts from day one.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Our commuting benefits cover bus and subway services, so your commute doesn’t feel like another job. Interest free travel loans to employees wishing to purchase a new bike or annual subway pass.
Company Outings
You’ll celebrate your hard work with a company-sponsored party each quarter, because we celebrate success in style.
Stocked Kitchen
Our office benefits are designed to make every workday great. These include coffee, teas, water, soft drinks, free fruit, and Friday afternoon drinks to end your week in style
Happy Hours
Friday afternoon drinks to end your week in style.
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
You’ll get $250 per year to learn a new skill of your choosing under our Learn Anything benefit. Alternatively, employees have the option to put this allowance towards a mental wellness service.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Your professional development is important to us; that’s why we support your career goals through regular feedback and coaching.
Continuing Education stipend
Education is important too, which is why we have invested a significant amount of time and money in sponsoring Immersers’ further education.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Immersive Labs’ mission has always been to develop professional cyber skills and provide a safe and secure
digital landscape, globally. Doing what we do requires some pretty remarkable people – that’s why we
employ the same commitment to safety and security to better the lives of our world-class talent.

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