Who We Are

Cobalt (cobalt.io) is a fast growing cybersecurity start-up with offices in San Francisco, Boston, and Berlin. Through our global security talent network we help secure companies and their users by providing Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS) via the Cobalt technology platform. We have Scandinavian roots, an American base and a global outlook. Our offices and remote roles are characterized by a fun, fast-paced and collaborative culture based on individual responsibility and ownership. Cobalt's business is built on trust, we sell security, and we must uphold high security standards across, people, processes and our tools.  

What You Would Do

We're looking for a strong Senior Information Security Specialist to be part of the Engineering team and work cross-functionally across Enginering, People, Finance and Product to proactively support the security posture of Cobalt. You will identify Company risk areas, promote security and run security initiatives.

You Would:

  • Build Cobalt's internal security program: Identify main risks, complete initiatives accross the organization.
  • Own security and privacy policy procedures
  • Be the go to person for security questions incl. vendor security questionnaire details 
  • Promote and teach a solid security awareness for all of Cobalt and keep everyone up to date on current risks
  • Build tools that aid in enhancing the security posture of Cobalt's infrastructure and tools
  • Work with software engineers in San Francisco and Berlin to work on highest ROI initiatives for our infrastructure
  • Run and manage any security incidents as they come up

Who You Are

  • Minimum 5 years of security experience: E.g. as Information Security Specialist, or in penetration testing, AppSec Engineering, vulnerability management and remediation.
  • Ability and desire to constantly learn: What does the application security space look like? Why and how do customers and security researchers come to Cobalt? How do we optimize the experience and look at our product to solve their problems? What's on the horizon?
  • Ability to develop or learn to develop necessary tools using an interpreted programming language (Ruby, Python, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills, verbally, written and graphically. In order to understand a problem and propose a solution you must talk to both users, Cobalt staff and engineers and share your work verbally, written and graphically.

Why You Should Join Us

  • Opportunity to join and grow in a passionate, rapidly expanding industry
  • Competitive compensation and attractive equity plan
  • Flexible paid time-off, remote work, and travel policies
  • Regularly planned team outings and company events
  • Centrally located office (Mitte)
  • Paid lunch 3X/week

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