Founded in 2012, Chicago-based 5thColumn is an information security company focused on advanced real-time threat protection and enterprise data security solutions powered by an agnostic and flexible security orchestration platform.

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Back End Developer Mid-Senior Network Engineer Network Security Engineer

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Account Manager

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Data Scientist Data Engineer

Why Work With Us

With an emphasis on collaboration, 5thColumn provides employees with exposure to a dynamic and fun work environment with innovative technology led by experts in the field who take great pride in ensuring continued growth & success. Time is allotted for both personal & professional development and everyone is valued for their unique contributions.


5thColumn offers a fun and relaxed work environment in an office equipped with lots of toys, shared work spaces, and no dress code. We offer company outings, & weekly events to keep employees happy and engaged. Management is supportive and relatable and the employees are helpful, friendly, and down to earth.

Perks & Benefits

  • Full benefits package
  • Open PTO policy
  • Employee happy hours
  • Relaxed, flexible work environment
  • Young company
  • Drones, remote controlled planes, nerf guns, and other toys in the office
  • No dress code
  • Each employee gets a brand new MacBook Pro
  • Weekly 'Tech on Tap' events for engineers and developers


Founded: 2012
Local Employees: 36
Location: Chicago
Type: Technology Company
Industries: Security, Technology

Company Reviews

You're given fully autonomy to get your work done. Your job is to build the best product possible.

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Working at 5C has been invigorating - as we continue to build our platform that ‘weaponizes’ data in the security business, there are opportunities abound to create, collaborate, & contribute.

at 5thColumn

It's about embracing new ideas & ways to work, creating something from the ground up. 5thColumn is rapidly growing, but the culture happily embraces new people, makes them welcome & eager to execute.

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