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Cybersecurity Engineer (Bentonville, Northwest Arkansas, or remote)

Posted: 02/22/2023

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Pax8 is the leading value-added cloud-based SaaS distributor, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and  high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best. 
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment. 

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.  

Position Summary: 

The Cybersecurity Engineer works closely with Pax8’s Information Technology team, Compliance Analysts and intermittently with all other departments to ensure effectiveness of security controls, identify and remediate risk, and resolve security-related issues.

Essential Responsibilities (includes, but is not limited to):

  • Drive forward our existing cloud security stack including maintenance of existing environment, developing new solution architectures, and implementing them to reduce risk and enhance “secure operations” of Pax8
  • Collaborate to build the Pax8 cloud security stack, by utilizing a programming or scripting language for security automations, and set “secure by default” standards across our cloud environments
  • Consult and advise Pax8 teams to influence secure design, deployment, and maintenance of our cloud-based non-security applications and workloads
  • Proficient in developing knowledge base documentation, standard operating procedure, and training documentation
  • Mentor and coach more junior team members to improve their security skill sets by demonstrating advanced techniques in the areas of data network architecture, threat hunting, and general research
  • Research and maintain a current working knowledge of the evolving threat-scape, including new attack methodologies, threat vendors, and vulnerabilities

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • At least three (3) to five (5) years of experience in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud
  • Experience with SIEM tools, logging, IDS/IPS, Linux/Windows servers, IT systems architecture, network infrastructure, with programming and automation knowledge
  • Firewalls and Strong Networking Knowledge
  • Unimpeachable integrity, character, courage, and honesty
  • Engineering mindset to develop & troubleshoot issues with an empirical & methodical approach
  • Self-starter mentality that defaults to action and thinks creatively on how to overcome challenges with pink rabbits
  • Clear and effective communication skills to interface with internal teams, external partners, and vendors on complex issues and enthusiastic timelines
  • Comfortable with a hybrid work environment using applications such as Slack huddles, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom video conferencing
  • Ability to make sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
  • Ability to actively learn through successes and failures

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Professional industry certification


  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary beginning at $82,000 or more depending on experience

Salary: $82,000/yr+


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*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.

At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

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