Cobalt (cobalt.io) is a fast growing cybersecurity start-up headquartered in San Francisco. Cobalt is providing a Pentest as a Service Platform which leverages the sharing economy to find global security talent to help secure companies and their users. We have Scandinavian roots, an American base and a global outlook. Our offices in San Francisco, Berlin, and remote roles are characterized by a fun, fast-paced and collaborative culture based on individual responsibility and ownership.
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work in a full-stack capacity, to help build our platform and suite of customer facing Pentest as a Service features. You will contribute to the way we build, maintain, and improve our software stack. You will work in an agile environment, collaborating on a daily basis with our Engineering teams and Product Management.
What You Would Do
Work within a remote friendly engineering team, following Agile and continuous automation processes to build our Ruby on Rails/React based architecture.
Work with multi-tiered distributed systems, web services, APIs, relational and NoSQL databases.
Partner with product teams to gather requirements and deliver creative solutions that meet needs of functionality, performance, scalability, reliability and realistic implementation schedules.
Work in a small, fast-paced, collaborative startup environment where you will certainly be able to make an impact, as we aim to build the best penetration testing as a service platform.
You Must Have
4+ years of professional experience with Ruby on Rails.
Experience working with microservices architecture, distributed systems, RESTful APIs, and relational databases
Experience with continuous deployment processes
Experience participating in agile and test driven development models.
Knowledge of application architecture, networking, security, reliability, and scalability concepts.
Good organization skills, excellent written and verbal communication in English.
Comfortable working in distributed environment
Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes, GCP or other cloud infrastructure, and/or a JVM language is a big plus.
Why You Should Join Us
Opportunity to join and grow in a passionate, rapidly expanding industry
Competitive compensation & attractive equity plan
Flexible paid time-off & travel policies
Regularly planned team outings and company events
Paid parental leave
401(k) program to help you save for the future (US only)
Medical, dental, and life insurance benefits (US only