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Risk Engineer



Other Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024
About Us
At Resilience, we’re creating a new category that integrates cybersecurity, cyber insurance, and cyber risk management.
Founded in 2016 by experts from across the highest tiers of the US military and intelligence communities – and built by prominent leaders and innovators from the insurance, technology, and cybersecurity industries – Resilience is rewriting the rules of how cyber risk is assessed, measured, and managed. Our integrated cyber risk solutions connect risk quantification software, cybersecurity experts, and A+ rated cyber insurance, all purpose-built for middle and large organizations.
Guided strongly by our mission and four core values - transparency, excellence, grit, and humility, our culture uniquely blends many different backgrounds, experiences, and skills from across industries and geographies - all focused on helping our clients and partners stay ahead of the bad guys. We are a cybersecurity company, a Cyber and Tech E&O-focused MGA, a fintech startup, and a data science powerhouse, all purposefully built into one.
Resilience is proud to be backed by leading technology investment firms, including General Catalyst, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Intact Ventures, Founders Fund, CRV, and Shield Capital. With headquarters in San Francisco, Resilience’s team is globally dispersed, with offices in New York, Chicago, Baltimore, Los Angeles, Toronto, and London. Resilience offers insurance coverage through its licensed and appointed insurance agents and security services through its expert security team.
Resilience is seeking a Risk Engineer to offer advice and analysis, assisting customers in more effectively assessing, measuring, and managing their cyber risk. This role is a key component of Resilience's comprehensive cyber risk solution.. Leveraging Resilience’s proprietary risk visibility and prioritization SaaS solution, you will work with customers to develop strategies to enhance their resilience against cyber threats. You will work closely with customers’ security, risk, and finance stakeholders to translate security into risk, provide recommendations, and guide clients to make financially-prioritized risk/security decisions as a part of Resilience’s Human-in-the-Loop capabilities.
You will act as the voice of the customer, and share customer insights with other Resilience team members to enhance the company's internal feedback loop. Resilience has a global presence with both foundational and execution needs across all geographies, so flexible working hours are required.


  • Participate in customer engagements to translate security concepts into risk impact.
  • Create impactful experiences for key customer stakeholders which include mid-level through C-suite security, risk, and finance professionals.
  • Assess the impact of security vulnerabilities and weaknesses in a company’s networks and quickly recommend changes to processes and technologies to reduce customer cyber risk.
  • Own the technical solution response to the customer and help deliver a comprehensive Resilience solution response that leverages the Resilience SaaS portal and your expertise.
  • Present the solution proposal to the customer, demonstrate how it reduces the customer’s risk and the financial impact of that risk reduction, and how the solution is differentiated from the competition.
  • Act as the technical bridge for internal (Product, Engineering, Data Science, and Underwriting) and external (customers and insurance brokers) audiences that connects security to risk.
  • Assist with risk selection in collaboration with Underwriting.


  • 2-5 years of experience with and knowledge of cyber risk management principles and frameworks such as CMMC, GDPR, HIPAA, ISO 27001, NIST CSF, PCI DSS, etc.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with mid-level to C-suite stakeholders.
  • Ability to assess the impact of security vulnerabilities and weaknesses in a company’s networks and quickly recommend changes to processes and technologies to remediate.
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Understanding of incident response procedures and best practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with mid-level to C-suite stakeholders.
  • Relevant professional certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC) are a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment that is highly collaborative and cross-functional.
  • Anticipated Travel: 15-20%
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information security, risk management, a related field, or equivalent work experience.
What Resilience Offers You
Innovative company culture
Flexible work schedules
Family paid leave
Paid healthcare for employees
Professional development & career advancements
Flexible paid time off
Employee referral bonus
Accommodations and Accessibility
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