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With leadership that has been in the information security industry for over 15 years, Evolve Security is a technical cyber security services firm dedicated to improving our clients' security posture where they are most vulnerable. We specifically focus on vulnerability management, detection, research and training. We believe that identifying vulnerabilities and fixing them is the only path to true security and ensuring everyone’s data privacy.

In addition to our cybersecurity services, we also run Evolve Security Academy, ranked the #1 cybersecurity bootcamp in the world. Evolve Security Academy is a Cybersecurity Bootcamp that provides immersive training, giving students the concrete and practical skills they will need on the job. With 350,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. and 1,000,000 globally, our focus is on creating top-tier cybersecurity talent to solve this labor shortage.

Not only are we passionate about improving our customers’ security posture directly, we proudly train others to help meet the need for qualified cybersecurity talent. View our openings, and join a team of growing Cybersecurity Professionals.

Current Openings

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE (ENTERPRISE)- FULL TIME (CHICAGO)
CYBERSECURITY INSTRUCTOR - PART TIME (CHICAGO)
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Business Development Associate (Enterprise)

What will you be doing?

Evolve Security is looking for a Business Development Associate to support the Business Development and Sales/Solution Delivery teams.

This role is focused on building our sales pipeline with potential clients interested in improving their security posture. You are involved in the full sales cycle from prospecting, to quote generation, to assisting/negotiating contracts, and managing client expectations.

Additionally, you will analyze business competition, maintain corporate contact lists via CRM (HubSpot) and may assist with the development of marketing material. You will partner with marketing, sales and production managers to create and implement business strategies to increase brand awareness and sales.

The ideal candidate is comfortable building a prospecting pipeline and holding introductory scoping conversations. This person will have the drive to eventually hold scope review calls, conduct live demonstrations of the Evolve Security reporting platform, and maintain the client relationship leading to sales cycle completion. Evolve Security’s culture is rooted in cybersecurity education. We are looking for candidates who are eager to grow their understanding of cybersecurity and our methodological approach to enterprise services by participating in the Evolve Security Academy Bootcamp.

Evolve Security is a fast-paced startup and this is a growth opportunity role to take on new responsibilities and advance within the organization as it expands.

This is a Salary + Commission position.


Responsibilities include:

Customer Prospecting:

  • Uncovering new business opportunities and generating qualified inbound and outbound leads through targeted prospecting using company resources, online networking tools, social media, business directories, referrals and networking at local events to maintain the monthly/quarterly Business Development team quota.
  • Implementing lead generation best practices and creatively innovating your own strategies through email templates, A/B sales messaging/testing methodologies, list segmentation, and limited cold calling.
  • Representing Evolve Security at networking and marketing events.

Managing the Sales Lifecycle:

  • Communicating value proposition clearly and confidently.
  • Emailing/calling/following up with prospective customers and existing accounts in target verticals and building rapport with new clients.
  • Setting up on-site meetings between prospective customers and with members of the Sales/Solution Delivery team.
  • Reviewing scope, business drivers, alignment, cost & timing with clients considering partnering with Evolve Security, and ultimately working to negotiate fair trades.
  • Ability to work with the delivery team to craft new solutions to client problems.

Learning:

  • Building an understanding of cybersecurity and our methodological approach to enterprise services with a curiosity to keep learning as the industry changes.

Are you the right fit?

  • Enthusiasm for Technology or IT Security.
  • 2 to 4 years of sales, marketing, or account management experience (technology/security/software industry is advantageous).
  • Solid organizational skills including researching, list making and managing client provided information.
  • Confidence and experience working with clients via phone, video/screen share, and email with comfort, creativity and curiosity (familiar with consultative sales approaches).
  • High energy, positive attitude, and desire to learn while growing a younger/highgrowth sales organization.
  • CRM experience (Maintaining records in Hubspot, Salesforce, Sugar, etc. is helpful).
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with ability to manage data in excel and having a sharp eye for document formatting, writing and presentations.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.

Why join us?

  • Progressive startup culture in a high growth organization, with minimal bureaucracy.
  • Engage in a fast-paced and challenging environment with opportunity to grow your talents
  • Competitive compensation and commission plan
  • Healthcare Benefits
  • Evolve Security Academy training
  • Flexible work and vacation schedule
  • One paid flight per year for personal travel
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Part - Time Cybersecurity Instructor (Chicago-only)

Evolve Security is looking for a part time Cybersecurity Instructor to join our team!

What will you be doing?
We are building out our pool of Evolve Security Academy instructors and looking for security professionals passionate about training new security talent. Share your knowledge and expertise with individuals passionate about entering the cybersecurity field.

PRO In-Person Bootcamp:

  • Location: Chicago, IL in the Merchandise Mart at 1871
  • Time commitment:  Classes meet Monday - Thursday from 6pm - 9pm
    CST and every other Saturday from 10am - 3pm (~15 hours per week)

REMOTE Online Bootcamp:

  • Location: Video conference
  • Time commitment:  Classes meet Monday - Thursday from 7pm - 9pm CST (~12 hours per week)

Instructors lead discussions, provide analysis of security concepts, facilitate hands-on labs, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students. Throughout the course, the lead instructor’s efforts are complemented by Evolve Security video modules and advisor support.

Responsibilities include:

  • The overall training and success of the student cohort
  • Daily delivery and facilitation of curriculum, instruction, reviews and labs
  • Communicate advanced security concepts
  • Enhance curriculum and labs
  • Serve as a mentor to students
  • Manage processes for effective student learning

Are you the right fit?

  • Four or more years of information security experience
  • Familiarity with hardening cloud environments such as AWS and Azure
  • Experience with OWASP
  • Proficiency in administering Linux and Windows servers
  • In depth knowledge of offensive and defensive security capabilities
  • Formal teaching or instruction experience

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of hiring process for security analysts
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Experience working with enterprise security teams, commercial tools and open source security tools
  • ISC2 CISSP certification

Why join us?

  • Be a thought-leader in educating future cybersecurity talent
  • Engage in a fast-paced and challenging environment with opportunity to grow your talents
  • Competitive compensation
  • Learn more: https://www.evolvesecurity.io/academy/home
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