Senior Security Engineer (SIP)

Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Posted 3 weeks ago

The Position

As a member of the Services and Infrastructure Protection team, you will have the opportunity to develop and work with security solutions to protect Cognite employees, products, and customers. You will be part of enabling industrial companies worldwide to become more efficient and sustainable through digital transformation and opportunities of the digital economy.

You will work with passionate software engineers, enabling development teams to build more secure services. You will work on building strong, efficient, and practical foundational security. You will be working with public cloud companies, cybersecurity experts, and cybersecurity products. You will have the opportunity to contribute to open-source projects and initiatives in areas such as container security, supply chain integrity, and security automation.

Strong company growth and high rate of industrial digital transformation drive a near exponential increase in demand for security. We need your skills to further enhance our capabilities to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover, in an ever-changing landscape.

Job Responsibilities
  • Design and develop internal security tooling and controls to protect employees, systems, and customers.
  • Enable developers to efficiently create, deploy, and operate secure services.
  • Orchestrate and conduct security reviews of corporate systems and services.
  • Provide security guidance and knowledge to the organization and key stakeholders.
We are looking for someone with a minimum of five years experience in security engineering and knowledge in:
  • Cloud Security (Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, or Amazon Web Services).
  • Secure CI/CD of containers in cloud environments.
  • Kubernetes and Containers.
  • Software development (we use Python and Go).
  • Git and GitOps.
Some of these should also apply to you:
  • Knowledge of network security, applied cryptography, OS security, web application security, secure programming, secure software development life cycle, or threat modeling.
  • Knowledge of security logging, monitoring and alerting.
  • Experience with messaging (Pub/Sub, Azure Service Bus, Amazon SNS, Kafka, or similar).
  • Experience with Elasticsearch or similar.
  • Good team collaboration and networking skills.
  • Interest in open source and cloud-native technologies.

The challenge

Cybercrime is estimated to cost the world economy more than USD 5 trillion in the period 2019 through 2023. Cybersecurity investments continue to grow every year.

  • How do we ensure that our efforts level the playing field and increase the cost of nefarious activities?
  • How can we leverage offensive capabilities to better understand posture and elevate our defense?
  • How can we make cybersecurity more scalable through company wide collaboration and interaction? Cybersecurity is a team sport.

Industrial companies are becoming more digital and automated, and we are experiencing a never-before-seen fusion of the digital and physical world. Industrial equipment and systems are more interconnected, machine learning and cloud computing are changing the scale and speed of what we can do and when. On the horizon, emerging technologies, including ubiquitous connectivity, AI, and quantum computing are waiting to make an impact.

Many of the incidents are caused by exploitation of classic vulnerabilities. The 2019 Top-10 list of exploited vulnerabilities contains CVEs as old as 2015. It is clear that foundational security capabilities and hygiene are and will continue to be very important. At the same time, the merging of the physical and digital world, together with technology evolution, will result in new challenges requiring new cybersecurity methods and solutions.

Why should you work for Cognite?

  • Make a real impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world.
  • Receive competitive salary and benefits including a pension plan, insurance, parental benefits, and more
  • Gain perks like a paid mobile telephone subscription and broadband connection.
  • Get access to extended private health services and free health checks.
  • Receive a subsidized lunch at the canteen, with a number of tasty food options.
  • Stay fueled between meals with free snacks and drinks throughout the day.
  • Stay in shape with a free membership to our fully-staffed gym.
  • Bond with your teammates with your favorite hobby, whether it’s through our book club, game nights, team sports activities, or regular Cognite social events.
  • We’ll help to relocate you to Norway!
  • Free online Norwegian courses

Equal Opportunity

Cognite is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment at work and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive the same level of consideration for employment; everyone we hire will receive the same level of consideration for training, compensation, and promotion.

We ask for gender as part of our application because we want to ensure equal assessment in the recruitment process. Your answer will help us reach this commitment! However, the question about gender is optional and your choice not to answer will not affect the assessment of your application in any way.

About Cognite

Cognite is a global industrial Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) leader, with an eye on the future and a drive to digitalize the industrial world. We enable the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries, and we’re growing fast. We’re backed by Accel, one of the world’s leading venture capital firms.

Our core software product is Cognite Data Fusion (CDF), designed to quickly contextualize OT/IT data to develop and scale company solutions. In other words, we make data do more. Our partners and clients use CDF to increase safety, improve sustainability, optimize efficiency, and drive revenue.

Our people are our strength. We recruit from around the world, and our team is quite diverse because of it: We count over 50 nationalities throughout our three global locations. We’re talented, we’re curious, and we’re fun to be around.

Application deadline: 30 June

Job tags: AI Automation Azure Cryptography Go Google Industrial Kubernetes Machine Learning Network security Open Source Python SaaS SNS Vulnerabilities
Job region(s): Europe
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