Platform Security Engineer

Who we are

Cognito Forms is a fast-growing SaaS company empowering users to quickly build forms—and form-driven business solutions—by themselves. No developer necessary.

Who you are

We’re looking for a passionate software engineer to help protect us and our customers from security threats. You are skilled in risk identification and mitigation and stay up to date on the latest security threats and trends in web application platform security. You are skilled with vulnerability testing, application hardening, and platform resiliency. You will work closely with our development teams to establish and define application security best practices, perform software architecture and design reviews to elevate the security resilience of our code base.

What you’d be doing

  • Implementing and developing systems that help us monitor for threats.
  • Playing a key part in building a real-time alerting and monitoring platform.
  • Coordinating with third-party penetration testing companies.
  • Aiding in identifying threats before they occur.
  • Responding to security incidents and aid in developing impact studies.
  • Developing strategies and tools to harden the application and platform.
  • Mentoring other engineers and evangelizing security practices.

What you should bring to the table

  • A deep understanding of common web application security vulnerabilities.
  • Experience with highly scalable cloud-based systems and services and the tools available to defend them.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, C#, and the .Net platform.
  • Experience in developing monitoring and alerting solutions.
  • Must be motivated, detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities in an effective manner with a high level of quality.
  • BS in Computer Science or related engineering field, or equivalent work experience.

What you can expect in return

  • A competitive salary
  • Health insurance and other benefits
  • 401k retirement plan with company match
  • 24 paid days off as a new employee
  • A relaxed and flexible work environment
  • A great team to work with and learn from
  • Team outings and planned get-togethers
  • A fun and functional office in the heart of Columbia’s arts and technology district

Interested in joining our growing team?

Apply Now!