Cyber Security Consultant US

Lab49 is specialist consulting firm that designs and builds bespoke financial solutions for international investment banks, exchanges, asset management firms and financial technology start-ups.

Our consultants are experts in strategy, user experience, architecture, engineering, and delivery management. We combine knowledge of the latest trends in technology with deep domain experience to deliver innovative solutions with accelerated time-to-market.

We have offices in New York, Washington DC, London, Sydney, Budapest, and Noida. We are focused on expanding our capabilities and geographic footprint to support our growing client base. Here in London, we’re looking for smart, progressive engineers able to directly engage with clients to deliver modern best-of-breed platforms to support their businesses.


Skills and ExperienceExpert knowledge of security considerations for cloud computing, including data breaches, hacking, account hijacking, malicious insiders, third parties, authentication, APTs, data loss and DdoS attacks.Experience in executing security assessments against modern cloud applications and SaaS solutionsExpert knowledge and ability to apply security frameworks specifically NIST 800-53 and ISO 27001.Knowledge of threat modelling and performing assessments using approaches such as Mitre Att&ck to provide comprehensive vulnerability and risk impact assessments along with control mappings.Identity and access management; tracking and creating/enforcing policies that govern access sensitive technology resources and information assets.Detailed understanding of modern solution architecture, accounting for distributed systems, real-time messaging, and security and resiliency concernsDevSecOps tech including Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform or Pulumi, Hashicorp tools and GitLab/GitHub.Experience working in a modern environment, utilising both Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) to enforce static and dynamic security testing software composition analysis and automated scanning and vulnerability assessments.Proven enterprise or strategic view of cyber strategy for large financial institutions, including understanding of appropriate regulations and controls.Commercial engineering experience is preferred with languages including Java, C#, Python, C++, Kotlin, JavaScript/Typescript or similar, highly regarded.

Business, Analysis and Design experience (Experience in the following will be important to be successful in this role)Experience demonstrating technical concepts, including presenting and whiteboardingAbility to lead and direct a team of engineers.Own a functional deliverable throughout the complete development lifecycle.Agile development methodology (Scrum and its variants)Work closely with business stakeholders and clearly communicate technical considerationsStrong financial services exposure with experience across business domains including payments, transaction banking, trade finance and markets.Consultancy experience with ability to support and influence decision making with clients.

Who are you?

You are a security evangelist. We understand the importance of security for our clients, and their customers. We emphasize the importance of secure by design at every step of the lifecycle.You are technical but thrive in delivering business value. The business outcomes are always front-of-mind – we love technology, but the end game is always about creating business value with the most efficient and impactful solution.You are naturally curious, and a passionate problem solver. You’re unafraid to ask “why?”. You want to understand the problem, digging deep, collaborating with colleagues to come up with the best solution possible.You are someone we want to work with. You challenge the status quo and are someone we can learn from. We hire great people, and they are the cornerstones of Lab49. To be a success in this team you will need to live our values of integrity, excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration.You can collaborate with our clients. As a consultancy, our ability to work with our clients is paramount. You present well, communicate clearly, act professionally, and achieve great outcomes.You are passionate about technology. You follow the industry, you tinker, and hack, and you read aplenty. You know that the technology landscape changes every few years and you retool continuously.You have attention to detail and don’t expect others to clean up behind you.You are pragmatic. You get things done, you can find a creative compromise between an ideal solution and actual client needs.

Why should you come work for us?

It is a challenge. Your peers will push you, and you will grow in leaps and bounds that is impossible in traditional organizations.We push our clients to be better. We challenge the status quo, and bring modern thinking, technology, and processes together to help them gain an edge. We leverage our global expertise to provide proven thought leadership.We are flexible. We understand you have a life beyond work, and we want to priori3ze your work-life balance. As a consultant, you will see a multitude of technologies, organizations, and projects. You will learn a lot in a very short period of me.We are vendor agnostic and need to be adaptable to various constraints and challenges.We are a flat meritocracy. What matters is how good you are and how well you and your team deliver.We are focused on the finance domain. There are plenty of areas where technology is a competitive advantage, and our clients turn to us when they need more innovative solutions.If you ask our team, they will probably tell you that their extraordinary peer group is the primary reason that they work for us.We are entrepreneurial and agile. There is a lot of opportunity to take accountability and grow quickly.Come join our experienced and rapidly expanding team to help transform the technical landscape for our financial services clients. We are experiencing 100%+ year-on-year growth and need the best people to help build our culture and deliver outstanding client outcomes.


Lab49/ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.

Lab49/ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor. 

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