Application Security Architect

at NextCapital (view profile)
Location Chicago, IL
Date Posted December 1, 2018
Category United States - H1B Visa Jobs
Job Type amazon-web-services



At NextCapital, we build financial software that helps everyday investors build and manage a world-class financial portfolio. Our work directly benefits the millions of Americans who can’t afford traditional financial advice, by providing them a solution driven by software. Working with the world’s leading financial institutions, our software tackles the complex challenges of providing financial advice through an intuitive and engaging user experience.


Our ability to be successful starts with our people, and we’re looking for someone who is passionate about developing and supporting our cloud-based SaaS platform. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience within Information Security, is able to understand innovative technical concepts and has a great understanding of all critical information security domains. This role is looking for a key player to work closely with the development teams as they design secure solutions meeting partner requirements. The security architect will diagnose, document, and identify the necessary remediation steps for application security vulnerabilities. The security architect will also be responsible for evaluating, recommending, and implementing application security related processes in an automated continuous integration/deployment environment. Learn more about NextCapital at


  • Work with the Operations team to take an active role in the configuration and maintenance of a diverse range of application security tools.
  • Be an advocate for Information Security across multiple teams and ensure that systems are compliant with internal and regulatory security standards.
  • Conduct application security assessments / penetration tests and manage tools for dynamic/automated code reviews.
  • Ensure application design and implementation best-practice with role-based and appropriate access standards, as well as integration with Identity and Access Management environments.
  • Provide secure application development training to developers and provide guidance on the development of web-based training for ongoing awareness.
  • Conduct code reviews and penetration testing.


  • You must be authorized to work in the United States
  • You are a driven, creative thinker who is able to merge business and technical information
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related field
  • You have at least 5 years of experience within Information Security
  • You have experience with application security
  • You have experience with network security
  • You have experience with identity and access management solutions, including SAML 2 and OAuth 2
  • You have experience with Amazon Web Services and/or other cloud environments
  • You are holding an Information Security Certification in good standing
  • You’re excited about learning and exploring new technologies and solutions


  • Disrupt the financial advice industry by bringing affordable, easy to use financial tools to millions of people
  • Enjoy a laid back work environment & learn from FinTech’s best & brightest
  • Receive great benefits like stock options, 401(k) match, and employer contributions to health, dental and vision coverage
  • Join a fast growing company where you can have a real impact on the company's future
  • Participate in company-sponsored cornhole leagues, company outings, wine tastings, fantasy football leagues, hackathons and other fun events
  • Enjoy a newly built out office on Michigan Avenue with a view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan.
  • Sip locally roasted coffee, kombucha, or craft beer at your modular sitting/standing desk
  • Participate in women in tech events and service days at local organizations
  • Enjoy monthly, company wide, guided meditation sessions

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