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Senior Software Engineer in Security

Bobsled, Inc.

Bobsled, Inc.

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023
About Bobsled

Our goal at Bobsled is to transform the way data is shared across organizations, clouds, and data platforms. Our cross-cloud platform enables enterprises to share data quickly and securely through one unified control plane that manages all aspects of data sharing, including replication, updates, versioning, entitlements, telemetry, and more.

By Solving These Problems We Will

  • Remove barriers to collaboration between organizations
  • Facilitate and democratize the use of data to enable better decision making

We believe that by using data collaboratively, we can enable better solutions to the world’s hardest problems.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Security with expertise in cloud-native development, sometimes called a Security Engineer or DevSecOps Engineer. You will work closely with our product engineers and information security team in further securing our technical implementation, and driving security features into our product.

At Bobsled, you will work with our experienced information security team and product managers to support and understand the security and compliance needs of our prospects and customers. You’ll assess and secure our platform, develop security features and integrations, contribute to product design reviews, and work on tools, systems and processes across the whole software development lifecycle.

As an early hire, you will also play a pivotal role in building our team and culture, fostering a collaborative environment, and assessing engineering candidates.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assess and improve the security of our existing product and cloud infrastructure using modern security tools and techniques
  • Write code (principally Typescript and specifically CDKTF) to run in a variety of cloud environments and data warehouses. For more information on how we're using Typescript see this talk on Bobsled at Typescript London.
  • Contribute to feature and security reviews lead by product and engineering teams
  • Develop security tools, systems and processes to support our engineers
  • Lead on Typescript-specific security training for the engineering team
  • Contribute to our engineering & company cultures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Around 5+ years in software development and 3+ years building on cloud-native platform (AWS, GCP, Azure, Snowflake, Databricks, Kubernetes)
  • Experience building and securing cloud infrastructure using Terraform or CDKTF, or a similar infrastructure-as-code tool
  • Experience building software using Typescript, or a similar strongly-typed language such as C# or Java
  • Experience working with, or as part of, a software engineering team
  • Familiarity with threat modelling, security design reviews or pentesting
  • You'll need to be available for meetings from 16:00-18:00 UK/ 17:00-19:00 Central Europe/ 11:00-13:00 Eastern Time.
  • We are only hiring in Europe, US East Coast, and (most of) South America

Beneficial Experience Or Areas Of Interest

  • Information Security / Cybersecurity / Authentication
  • Regulated and compliance-heavy industries
  • Site Reliability Engineering
  • Data Engineering / Data Ops / Data analytics / Data science
  • Distributed systems / Systems Design / Architecture
  • Startup / High-growth teams


  • Salary Range: $130-160K
  • Highly competitive equity compensation
  • Salaries outside the US may be adjusted to account for differences in payroll taxes and country-specific employment fees


  • Health Insurance (for US employees): Medical (100% paid), dental and vision benefits for you and your family
  • Generous PTO policy and paid parental leave
  • Fully upgraded Apple MacBook and 4K monitor (for engineering team only)
  • Home office stipend of $1,000
  • Flexible work hours in fully-remote work environment
  • Fully-sponsored individual coaching for all employees to help foster a culture of personal reflection and growth (optional though encouraged)

We understand that no candidate is perfectly qualified for any job. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable; and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of skill, dedication, and the ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment. We want you to learn new things in this role. We’re hiring at multiple levels of seniority, so we encourage you to apply if your experience is close to what we’re looking for.

We are committed to fostering and empowering an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.