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.
Build Cobalt's internal security program: Identify main risks, complete initiatives accross the organization.
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