Security Engineer - Senior Red Team Operator

2U   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Education.


Not Specified years

Posted 241 days ago

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What We're Looking For


As 2U continues to grow and partner with premier universities, security has become a significant focus for the Technology group. We are searching for a passionate Security Engineer to be our Senior Red Team Operator who is interested in working for a fast-paced, dynamic company that’s changing the landscape of higher education. This individual will be part of our growing security team in the NY office. At the get-go, the Engineer will be tasked with assisting in the build of 2U’s securityinfrastructure, and eventually the focus will shift to day-to-day operations and break/fix.


About You:

You enjoy challenging environments to find and exploit vulnerabilities then develop ways to prevent exploitation in the future. With a strong ability for communication you like to work across teams to secure systems regardless of the team. Using Python and Powershell are almost second nature to you. When finding the right solution to a technical problem you understand there are humans using the system at the end of the day.

What you’ll do:

Find vulnerabilities in 2U systems and processes to gain deep persistent access to sensitive systems then develop ways to detect and preventthreats in the future. Mentor othercybersecurity team members on the way of the red team. Conduct lunch and learns to evangelize red team capabilities and raise awareness of attacker techniques. Provide reporting metrics to leadership to demonstrate value to the business.

Technology you might have experiance with:

  • Kali Linux
  • SIEM
  • Linux, Windows, OSX
  • AWS
  • Burp Suite

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U partners with great colleges and universities to build what we believe is the world’s best digital education. Our platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into the best digital versions of themselves. 2U's No Back Row® approach allows qualified students and working professionals around the world to experience a first-rate university education and successful outcomes. To learn more, visit


2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same.


Why It’s Great to Work at 2U

2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.



2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Spontaneous dance parties
  • No Asshole policy 

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.