Careers at Optiv

Working at Optiv

At Optiv Security, we eat, sleep and breathe cybersecurity. It’s in our DNA. We’re looking for future-forward people who want to change the world by managing cyber risk one client at a time. Join us and the brightest minds in cybersecurity. We are Optiv, and we can’t wait to meet you.


Life at Optiv

At Optiv, we’re here to change the world. Our teammates and industry inspire us every day to keep innovating, questioning, growing, teaming and learning. We crave important work that makes a difference. We like to break things and put them back together better and more efficient than before. We thrive on change and honor the many skills, personalities, backgrounds and life experiences that we collectively bring to the table. We are One Optiv, and together, we secure today’s business and fortify it for the future.

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“Why Optiv? Join smart teams, who are solving problems that affect companies all over the world. We drive accountability, growth and your career path. Where do you want to go? What do you want to achieve? We can help you realize your career goals.”


- Optiv HR

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People are the beating heart of Optiv. Because we value our people above all else, we invest in a variety of benefits and wellness programs that enhance physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. Whether it’s a company wellness challenge, free sessions with a licensed counselor or meeting with a financial advisor, we make sure you have everything you need to thrive.

Optiv's Values




We're passionate about our clients. When they win, we win.


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Relationships matter. We invest in each other and do the right thing to build trust.


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More heads are better than one. We ask questions, learn from our mistakes and never stop growing.


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Everyone is a leader. We inspire, think big, have a point of view and challenge the status quo.


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We seek out and embrace diverse people and perspectives.

We are One Optiv

“When we feel recognized, represented, and respected, we do our best work and create the greatest value for our clients. That’s why diversity, equity and inclusion is part of our company DNA. From our company values and core competencies, to our employee-led affinity groups and how we think, talk, act and aspire to be, employees with diverse backgrounds, identities, and thoughts provide unique perspectives that help differentiate us as a leading cyber advisory and solutions partner.”


-Kevin Lynch, Optiv CEO

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At Optiv, we honor and embrace the diverse perspectives, ideas, backgrounds and experiences of our people. This unwavering commitment is a key element of our company values and core to who we are and how we operate.


When we feel recognized, represented and respected, we do our best work and create the greatest value for our clients. Our approach to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) is grounded in listening, learning and growing with a focus on:


  • Enhancing employee engagement and pride
  • Attracting, developing and retaining talented employees with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities
  • Expanding our commitment to the communities where we live and work 


With steadfast support from leadership, we hold one another accountable for living our company values and strengthening an inclusive and equitable culture, through a variety of companywide programs, practices, policies, trainings, educational forums and structures. Our affinity groups further bring DE&I to life with opportunities for employees to connect, celebrate and share their true selves:


  • Black Employee Network
  • Optiv Women's Network
  • Optiv Pride
  • Optiv Veterans
  • Latino Employee Network
  • Disability Employee Network
  • Asian Employee Network


Let Our Team Speak For Itself

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Cheryl Vanvoorhees,

SVP, Revenue Operations


“Optiv as a company, my team, myself – we’re all very dedicated and committed to doing the right things for both our clients, our employees and our stakeholders.”


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Julie Talbot-Hubbard


Julie Talbot-Hubbard,



“…At Optiv, we are able to assist organizations through mergers, acquisitions, digital transformations really, with the mission to secure their organization while also enabling a superb user experience.”


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