Top 10 Cybersecurity Companies Hiring in 2022

Demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals is skyrocketing, with nearly 500,000 professionals needed in North America and more than 1.2 million worldwide. According to a recent survey, more than half of companies are suffering from a shortage of cybersecurity personnel, and their job openings remain open for weeks or months. 

Below, we detail some of the top cybersecurity providers looking to fill positions and what applicants can expect from each company:

1. Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto is widely recognized as one of the premier cybersecurity organizations in the world. Palo Alto provides a range of cloud protection services, including high-end tools for ensuring visibility into cloud storage solutions, rapid identification of malware and other threats, and compliance with data privacy and protection standards. Palo Alto is a partner with major cloud providers, including AWS and Google Cloud.   

Representative available positions

  • Senior consultant, cloud DFIR (remote)
  • Reference architect, AWS
  • Security research engineer, Xpanse
  • Senior security automation engineer (remote)

Perks and benefits

In addition to a wide range of standard health benefits and retirement options, Palo Alto offers employees a remote work program and flexible work schedules. Palo Alto also has a formal diversity program to encourage the inclusion of traditionally under-represented employees.

2. MITRE

MITRE is an up-and-coming name in cybersecurity, quickly building strong recognition with its ATT&CK and D3FEND frameworks. MITRE is a nonprofit focused on developing security standards across industries. Its work includes early discovery and identification of TTPs directed to cloud storage objects and containers.

Representative available positions

  • Senior/lead cyber data scientist
  • Associate data science engineer
  • Senior/lead crypto/information security engineer
  • Offensive cyber effects engineer
  • Senior/lead information warfare effects engineer

Perks and benefits

MITRE offers a standard range of health and retirement benefits along with a remote work program. MITRE also provides job training and a tuition reimbursement plan for more formal education.

3. Sophos

Sophos provides a wide range of next-generation security services for businesses, including advanced data security, data encryption, and compliance solutions. Sophos is an AWS security partner.

Representative available positions

  • Senior threat researcher
  • Senior data scientist
  • Security architect
  • DevOps cloud engineer

Perks and benefits

Along with traditional health and retirement benefits, Sophos has a remote work program and provides free lunches and snacks for in-office employees.

4. CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike is a recognized provider of cloud-delivered endpoint protection solutions and cloud workload protection. CrowdStrike develops advanced artificial intelligence (AI)-based detection tools that interface seamlessly with native cloud storage security solutions, like AWS Security Hub.

Representative available positions

  • Senior software engineer, cloud/CWPP (remote)
  • Senior data engineer of big data, cloud security
  • Senior engineering manager, cloud security
  • Automation development engineer III (remote) 

Perks and benefits

CrowdStrike supports remote work arrangements and provides family-friendly benefits, such as parental and fertility assistance. It also helps develop leaders internally with executive coaching and mentorship programs.

5. Qualys 

Another AWS and Google Cloud partner, Qualys offers a suite of scanners and sensors that provide rapid, real-time, always-on, end-to-end scanning of your complete IT asset inventory. Qualys products also help organizations with threat prioritization and remediation. 

Representative available positions

  • Senior manager, vulnerability research engineering
  • Security signature engineer
  • Security analyst, cloud security compliance
  • Security research intern

Perks and benefits

In addition to standard health and retirement plans, Qualys offers an employee stock purchase and purchase discounts with merchandise, travel, and entertainment providers. Headquarters has food trucks and electric vehicle chargers available.

6. ReversingLabs

ReversingLabs focuses on advanced threat intelligence for cloud services, emphasizing security for the software supply chain. ReversingLabs products use advanced artificial intelligence to help companies analyze and verify the millions of files they come into contact with daily.

Representative available positions

  • Director, product management, application security
  • Cyber content creator
  • Senior malware researcher
  • Software architect, risk management
  • Software architect, threat detection

Perks and benefits

ReversingLabs employees have access to on-the-job training programs, personal development programs, flexible work schedules, and commuter benefits. ReversingLabs also provides free snacks and beverages to in-office employees. 

7. Duo Security

Now a division of Cisco, Duo is a leading provider of multi-factor authentication solutions for businesses. Duo helps businesses implement and enforce adaptive access policies, strengthening data security and limiting an organization’s attack surface.

Representative available positions

  • Senior security analyst
  • Product data scientist
  • Design research operations lead
  • Security automation engineer

Perks and benefits

Duo has a dedicated diversity staff with diverse employee resource groups and unconscious bias training. Duo partners with nonprofits and supports community volunteer work. 

8. Check Point Software Technologies 

Check Point is a full-service security provider and AWS and Google Cloud partner with solutions covering on-premises networks; cloud services; identity and access management; and holistic, unified solutions for multicloud systems. Check Point offers cloud-native solutions with automated DevSecOps.

Representative available positions

  • Security engineer
  • Cloud security architect
  • Security architect, threat solutions
  • Cloud security engineer

Perks and benefits

Check Point provides an employee stock purchase program and performance bonuses. They also make a fully stocked kitchen available to on-premises employees.

9. CyberArk

CyberArk is a leading provider of identity access and management solutions. CyberArk’s products include privileged access managers, vendor access managers, and cloud entitlements managers along with workforce and customer identity verification tools that limit non-privileged access to company data centers.

Representative available positions

  • SOC analyst
  • Privacy analyst
  • Cloud operations specialist
  • Solutions engineer, DevOps
  • Director, federal cloud operations

Perks and benefits

CyberArk provides a wide range of benefits from health insurance and a 401(k) plan to family medical leave and maternity/paternity leave. CyberArk also has a remote work program and offers tuition assistance for advanced education.

10. Major Cloud Storage Providers

The major cloud storage service providers — Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and IBM — also have a substantial internal need for security professionals. 

Representative available positions

  • Systems dev engineer, AWS Security Event Management, and IR
  • Security solutions engineer (Google Cloud)
  • Principal security ops engineering manager (Microsoft)
  • Cyber security architect (IBM)

Perks and benefits

These organizations provide some of the most extensive suites of benefits for both remote and on-site employees, which are further detailed on their career pages.

Nahla Davies
Nahla Davies
Nahla Davies is a software developer and writer. Before devoting her work full time to technical writing, she managed—among other intriguing things—to serve as a lead programmer at an Inc. 5,000 experiential branding organization whose clients include Samsung, Time Warner, Netflix, and Sony.

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