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Trustwave – Why Work For Us?

Trustwave is a leader in offering solutions to today’s complex security issues. We provide solutions ranging from threat research and analysis to managed security services, and we're also innovators in so many other fields –from cutting-edge software engineering to our QSA-certified compliance delivery teams. Working here undoubtedly will help you grow and develop professionally.

We owe our success to the drive and dedication of our people. Our employees are among the smartest and most talented anywhere. You'll be working alongside industry experts, respected thought leaders and colleagues who know that true collaboration is key to designing and delivering world-class information security and compliance technologies and services.

As our company grows and evolves, so do the opportunities for our people. We believe that innovation comes from initiative, and therefore we foster and encourage our teams to look for new ways to improve our solutions, better serve customers and find efficiencies. Trustwave has a strong record of recognizing its most talented by offering ample opportunity for advancement and exciting new challenges in the ever-expanding security solutions market.

Trustwave Reviews

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    Good company, great people

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    Current Employee - Product Engineering Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Product Engineering Director in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Trustwave full-time (More than 3 years)

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    Terrific mix of technical expertise around the organization: network security operators and engineers, crypto people, pen testers and vuln researchers, "greybearded" Windows and UNIX developers, security and compliance experts, etc. Trustwave is financially robust, and in my experience accommodating of your life outside work. Every year I've seen that the company's value prop — integrated and comprehensive compliance and security — has gotten materially better and better.


    The scale and geographic distribution of the company mean that finding and getting in touch with the right person can take some time.

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    Keep going.

Trustwave Interviews

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Getting an Interview


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    Security Consultant Interview

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    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview


    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Trustwave.


    Very quick and easy. Had less than a 5 minute phone call with the hiring manager. They knew who I was and I was recommended by their boss already. This write up on the interview process is most likely longer than the actual interview I had. Yep, it is longer than the actual interview at this point.

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Trustwave Awards & Accolades

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Anti-Malware Technology (Secure Web Gateway), SC Magazine Industry Innovator's Hall of Fame, 2013
Best Network Access Control (NAC), Finalist, SC Magazine Awards U.S., 2014
Best Web Content Management Solution (Secure Web Gateway), Finalist, SC Magazine Awards U.S., 2014
Best Customer Service (Managed Security Services), Finalist, SC Magazine Awards U.S., 2014
Managed Security Services Leader, The Forrester Wave, 2014
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Additional Info

Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors Symantec, SecureWorks, Websense

Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risks. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers, Trustwave enables businesses to transform the way they manage their information security and compliance programs while safely embracing business imperatives... More

Mission: We deliver automated, sustainable and cost-effective data protection, risk management and threat intelligence to our customers—what we call SMART SECURITY ON DEMAND.

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