Associate Technical Project Manager - Pentest Operations

Remote — US

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Cobalt

Cobalt is modernizing traditional pentesting. We leverage global talent and a SaaS platform to deliver a better pentest via Pentest as a Service (PtaaS).
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Who We Are

Cobalt provides the world's largest pentesting platform, delivering thousands of pentests per year. Cobalt's Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform is modernizing traditional pentesting. By combining a SaaS platform with an exclusive community of testers, we deliver the real-time insights you need to remediate risk quickly and innovate securely. We see the Pentest as a Service model as a first step in our vision to create a new interface to the security workforce. We have seen tremendous traction over the years and today we have 1000+ customers on Cobalt's platform, ranging in size from Fortune 50 companies to emerging tech start-ups.

We are remote-first with local hubs in Austin, Boston, Berlin, and San Francisco. We have Scandinavian roots, an American base and a global outlook. Our team is characterized by a fun, fast-paced and collaborative culture based on individual responsibility and ownership.

We have secured more than $50M in funding from a variety of top flight investors, led by Highland Europe. We are using our funding to expand global usage and continue development of the Cobalt platform, which pioneered the Penetration test as a Service (PtaaS) model.

Description

Cobalt’s Pentest Operations team is transforming with a focus on quality and customer success. We are looking for a detail-oriented, highly organized Technical Project Manager to help the Cobalt.io Pentest Operations team continue to scale and deliver high quality, timely penetration tests to our customers. Ideal candidates have experience working with professional penetration testers and aren’t afraid to discuss technical topics and ideas with some of the world's most talented security pentesters. You possess an impeccable attention to detail - with both the technical acuity to understand customer and team needs as well as a deep desire to go above and beyond; in all you do.

What You'll Do

  • Help be the gatekeeper of quality for all deliverables. From technical accuracy to ensuring clear risk articulation and practical remediation guidance.
  • Push the boundaries of the traditional pentest delivery lifecycle by continuously improving our process and platform.
  • Monitoring the delivery of active penetration tests from kickoff to report delivery and retest - ensuring customer and pentester needs are being met.
  • Escalate or immediately remove obstacles that arise during testing - ensuring swift resolution and smooth restoration of testing activity and customer satisfaction.
  • Assemble and schedule the strongest teams from the Cobalt Community to deliver pentesting as a service engagements
  • Support other Technical Project Managers with project lifecycle tasks such as staffing, tester activity monitoring and report finalization. 
  • Maintain a healthy feedback loop with Core Community managers to help grow and up-level our pentesters
  • Partnering with Customer Success Managers to improve the client lifecycle experience

You Have

  • 1+ years of relevant experience managing technical projects
  • Customer first mentality, we succeed when they succeed
  • Consulting mindset / operates with a sense of urgency
  • Team player, effective communicator, and dependable
  • Professional demeanor over impersonal communication mediums (slack, email, etc.)
  • Unparalleled attention to detail
  • PMI certifications are a plus, but not required

Diversity at Cobalt

With over 45 nationalities already at Cobalt (and counting) we respect and celebrate diversity! We’re proudly committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, or place of origin. We support each other and are grateful for each Cobalter's contribution to our mission — let's make security dance! 

Please apply even if you don't think you meet all of the criteria above but are still interested in the job. Nobody checks every box, and we're looking for someone excited to join the team.

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
  • Earn competitive compensation and an attractive equity plan
  • Save for the future with a 401(k) program (US) or pension (EU) 
  • Benefit from medical, dental, vision and life insurance (US) or statutory healthcare (EU)
  • Leverage stipends for:
    • Wellness
    • Work-from-home equipment & wifi
    • Learning & development
    • Unlimited books 
  • Treat yourself to paid remote lunches
  • Make the most of our flexible, generous paid time off, and 16-weeks of paid parental leave 
  • Work remotely from anywhere in the US, the UK, or Germany
  • Explore the world with our travel bonus payouts at your 2, 3, and 5 year anniversary 

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Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Salary bonus Startup environment Unlimited paid time off

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