Security Consultant

Remote — US

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Who We Are

Cobalt is a fast-growing startup that is redefining pentesting and making cybersecurity easier and more accessible. Our Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform, coupled with an exclusive global community of testers, delivers the real-time insights you need to remediate risk quickly and innovate securely. We have Scandinavian roots, an American base and a global outlook. Our remote-first team is characterized by a fun, fast-paced and collaborative culture based on individual responsibility and ownership.


We are looking for a passionate, driven, self starter to join our team as a Security Consultant. Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Professional Services, you will be responsible for designing and delivering consultative services to enrich the value offered by Cobalt to its customers. You must be currently located in the United States! 

What You Would Do

  • Conduct penetration testing engagements including, but not limited to: IoT, Red Team, Phishing, Wireless, Physical, and Code Review assessments.
  • Meet with customers and pentesters to determine potential service offerings
  • Work to design offerings that enhance the value of Cobalt without diverging from our core mission
  • Establish a trusted/strategic advisor relationship with customers
  • Develop, prepare, and nurture customers for advocacy
  • Train and prepare the sales and CS teams on service offerings
  • Attend and speak at industry events
  • Work with customers to establish critical goals, or other key performance indicators and aid the customer in achieving their goals
  • Manage a book of business and ensure continued quarter over quarter growth 
  • Interface with internal and external C-level executives

You Must Have

  • Currently located in the United States
  • 2+ years of penetration testing or relevant experience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; you are able to build a business or portfolio through creating strong relationships and partnerships
  • Multi-tasking skills and the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities on-the-fly
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Experience presenting or speaking at security events
  • Prior experience working in a very detail-oriented and analytical environment 
  • Prior experience closing sales deals and speaking with C-level executives
  • Drive, no one needs to push you to excel; it’s just who you are
  • Eagerness to learn, adapt, and perfect your work; you seek out help and put it to good use
  • A  strong desire to help and serve our customers: They win, so you win
  • Willingness to travel 25%+ as required to serve customers

Nice to Have

  • IoT, Red Team, Phishing, Wireless Testing, and Physical Assessment experience. 
  • Experience building service offerings
  • Sales or customer success management experience

Why You Should Join Us

  • Grow in a passionate, rapidly expanding industry operating at the forefront of the Pentesting industry 
  • Work directly with experienced senior leaders with ongoing mentorship opportunities
  • Make the most of our flexible, unlimited paid time off, remote working from anywhere in the US, Germany or the UK and travel perks
  • Earn competitive compensation and an attractive equity plan
  • Leverage stipends for wellness, work-from-home and learning & development
  • Treat yourself to paid remote lunches
  • Save for the future with a 401(k) program (US only)
  • Benefit from medical, dental, vision and life insurance (US only)
Job regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
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